Weight Loss Diet: Leafy Vegetables You Should Not Miss

Green leafy vegetables may not be loved so much because of their bland taste but they are highly beneficial for the body in so many ways.  For those who don’t know, literally, every green leafy vegetable can help you in your weight loss journey. Experts believe that if one wants to lose weight quickly, he or she should fill half of the plate with veggies, and if it is the leafy greens, it can work like magic.  

Green leafy vegetables are loaded with protein, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants and all these components form an essential part of a diet. From kids to adults, leafy green veggies are boon for everyone. Your kids may not like it, even though I didn’t like it when I was a kid, but surely, these veggies hold so many benefits. Coming to weight loss, there are some green leafy veggies that can work like magic because of their low-calorie and high-nutrition content. Let us see some green leafy veggies that you must include in your diet. 


One of the most popular green leafy veggies in India is spinach or what we call palak. It is a great source of thylakoids which helps in suppressing appetite and keep hunger pangs at bay. Thylakoids also prevent the spike in an insulin spike. Besides, spinach is a great source of protein, fiber, vitamin C, antioxidants, and other important minerals and vitamins. 


Moringa leaves have been used as a remedy for several illnesses in the traditional medical system. This is because moringa leaves are rich in antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins. Besides, it is high in iron, zinc, protein, and copper. In addition to this, moringa leaves burn fat and boost metabolism.  


Another green leafy veggie that can benefit the human body in so many ways, is kale. It is loaded with antioxidants and has a high fiber content. Because of these contents, kale can help in cutting extra fat from the body. Besides, kale also contains high water content which keeps the body hydrated.  

Fenugreek Leaves 

When it’s winter, we can’t forget fenugreek or methi leaves. Fenugreek is power packed with fiber as well as antioxidants. Thus, considered ideal for weight loss.  You can make so many dishes out of it. From methi dal to methi paratha, this leafy green is a delicious way to lose weight.  

Amarnath leaves or Chaulai 

We all know how popular amarnath seeds are but their leaves are equally beneficial. It comes in several colours from green to dark red and is credited as a superfood because of its health benefits. It has vitamins A, C, K, and B, minerals such as protein, lysine, iron, copper, and antioxidants. Because of its contents, it can work miraculously for weight loss. 

Try including these veggies in your diet and let us know what worked for you!