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The lowest calorie foods have been named

Elena KozlovaLS Food
Yogurt is great for creating light sauces
Yogurt is great for creating light sauces

Cucumbers, zucchini, mushrooms, and blueberries are among the lowest-calorie foods, as they contain no more than 50 kcal per 100 g. They are ideal for preparing light meals in the summer.

Given the high temperatures, the body needs healthy food and high levels of water to improve digestion and hydration, according to alimente.elconfidencial.com.

The lowest calorie foods have been named

Apple cider vinegar

It is one of the best low-calorie foods (4 kcal per 100 g). Apple cider vinegar helps enrich the taste of your favorite dishes, speed up metabolism, reduce flatulence and diarrhea, and improve insulin sensitivity. In addition, thanks to pectin (a natural fiber), it helps to eliminate toxins from the body.

Cucumber

This is one of the most refreshing vegetables of the season. It contains 12 kcal per 100 g and consists almost entirely of water. It also provides the body with potassium and phosphorus, which are very useful for muscle recovery and cognitive function.

Pickled cucumbers

Pickled cucumbers contain a lot of water (over 90 g), as well as potassium, phosphorus, and calcium. At the same time, they have 16 kcal per 100 g of product. However, it is necessary to control consumption for those who suffer from hypertension, as they contain a large amount of sodium (960 mg).

Zucchini

This is a healthy food product. Zucchini can be used as an alternative to pasta, added to various salads, or cooked in the oven. It contains 17 kcal, promotes detoxification, and provides the body with vitamin C, potassium, phosphorus, and calcium. In addition, its mild flavor allows it to be perfectly combined with other ingredients in many recipes.

Tomato

The caloric content of tomato is 19 kcal per 100 g. It contains fiber, vitamin A and C, potassium, and phosphorus. However, it is important to keep in mind that the way it is cooked will affect the final energy value.

Mushrooms

Mushrooms contain 26 kcal per 100 g and are an ideal product for various dishes. They have a high amount of water (91 g) and also contain fiber (2.5 g), potassium (470 mg) and phosphorus (115 mg). They can be cooked with a little olive oil and spices or eaten raw, retaining their crunchy texture.

Chickpeas

Chickpeas are the lowest in calories among legumes (31 kcal per 100 g). It is often used to make hummus, salads, or various sauces. It contains fiber, vitamin A, calcium, potassium, and phosphorus. If you choose canned chickpeas, you should look for those with a low salt content.

Blueberries

The calorie content of blueberries is 33 kcal per 100 g. They are rich in vitamins A and C, but also contain fructose. They can be eaten as a dessert or used to make salads, juices, and even sauces.

Low-fat yogurt

Low-fat yogurt is rich in calcium and can be used as a snack or breakfast mixed with fresh fruit and oatmeal. It contains 50 kcal and is ideal for creating light sauces with a sour tang.

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