Raw vegetables – raw food speeds up your metabolism helping you to burn calories more quickly and feel less sluggish.
Nuts and seeds – these are a great source of unsaturated good fats which will actually help you lose excess weight
Hoummos on rice cakes – this is a healthy filling snack containing unsaturated good fats.
Oats – they’re full of nutrients that promote weight loss. Try porridge for a healthy breakfast.
Parsley – full of nutrients. It contains high levels of vitamin B12 and more vitamin C than citrus fruit.
Fruit – blueberries are low in calories and fat, and contain antioxidants. Use them in smoothies.
Avocados – they contain vitamin E and fatty acids which keep your metabolism functioning properly.
Nettle tea – stimulates your liver and is a good source of vitamin B which boosts energy levels.
Wild salmon – salmon is low in calories and saturated fats and great for regulating your blood sugar levels.
Rocket – its packed with nutrients that help guard against heart disease and has virtually no calories.
Mayo – for low calorie mayo or salad cream mixed with low fat yoghurt (save 8g fat per tablespoon)
Jam – for mashed banana for extra fibre, potassium and Vit B6
Cheese – for humus or falafel for extra fibre and iron
Lettuce – Rocket, watercress or Lambs Lettuce for extra iron, folic acid and vitamins A and C
Bacon and ham – for chicken, turkey or salmon (lower salt filling)