Opting for complex carbs
These fullness-boosting foods include whole grains, starchy vegetables, fruits, and legumes
Keeping portions of high-calorie foods low
Pair nuts, seeds, and healthy fats with lower-calorie foods to avoid overeating
Eating mostly whole foods
Unprocessed foods like whole fruits and vegetables, don’t contain any added ingredients.
Limiting highly processed foods
Healthline experts suggest avoiding meat alternatives, frozen meals and other ultra-processed foods, as they likely host unhealthy additives, extra salt, and added sugar.
A balanced vegetarian diet that emphasises whole plant foods and limits refined carbs and highly processed products can help people lose weight.