When I asked registered dietitian Leslie Langevin, MS, author of The Anti-Inflammatory Kitchen Cookbook, what’s the simplest thing people can do to start losing weight — something sustainable they can do every day — she said “eat more vegetables.”
Eating more veggies isn’t just good for losing or maintaining weight. The fiber helps improve digestion by preventing constipation and bloating, which helps you feel lighter. The nutrients in veggies give you energy and the antioxidants help prevent disease. Here’s how many veggies you need a day to lose weight.