by Timothy Jackson
Avocados are rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, dietary fiber, potassium and phytochemicals.
Eggs are rich in high-quality protein, fats and essential nutrients, like vitamin D and choline.
All beans are high in fiber, which is your friend when you're trying to lose weight because it helps you feel fuller longer, thus controlling hunger.
Yogurt is protein-packed and full of probiotics, which are good for gut health and may help your weight loss efforts.
Salmon is a rich source of high-quality protein and provides plenty of "good" omega-3 fatty acids.
Fruit gets a bad rap sometimes because of its naturally occurring sugar. You'll get a naturally sweet treat, plus reap the benefits of fiber and antioxidants.
As long as this popular crunchy treat isn't doused in movie-theater butter, it makes an excellent weight loss snack.
Rich in vitamin E and a good source of heart-healthy mono- and polyunsaturated fats, almonds are a great choice to sprinkle over a salad or soup.