Low-calorie foods that will promote overall health

One of the most important aspects of getting healthy is reevaluating your diet and filling it with foods that will help you maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle. You want to incorporate foods that aren't just low in calories but are also packed with vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that support your body.
These 10 low-calorie foods won't magically make you lose weight, but if you incorporate them into a diet that fulfills the basic food groups and gives you the vitamins and minerals you need, you will see improvement in your health. So take a look at these low-calorie foods to see how they can support your healthy diet.
1. Radishes 
Radishes are packed with vitamin C but few calories — making them a great addition to any meal. Bodybuilding.com explains that our bodies need lots of vitamin C to help with tissue growth and muscle mass, so radishes go a long way in helping you get healthy.
2. Arugula 
Arugula, rocket — whatever you call it — this peppery, leafy green is low in calories but packed with flavor. It's also loaded with vitamins A, C and K and other nutrients, including potassium, according to Health. Arugula is a great addition to soups and salads.
3. Cucumber 
They might be 95 percent water, but that doesn't mean cucumbers don't have benefits. Bodybuilding.com says cucumbers can help keep you hydrated and fill you up. Add them to salads or plop them in your water for a yummy and hydrating addition.
4. Grapefruit 
These pink citrus fruits are packed with vitamin C, folic acid and potassium. Health also says grapefruit can help with heart health because of its lycopene, a phytochemical that protects 
the arterial walls in your heart from oxidative damage.
5. Kale 
If you haven't already jumped on the kale craze, it might be about time. This leafy green is packed with a wide variety of phytonutrients that may prevent cancer, including breast cancer, according to Health. It's also full of vitamin B, manganese and folic acid. 
6. Black rice 
This isn't a typo: Black rice is the new healthy white rice alternative. It might not be as notable, but the Daily Burn says it's full of fiber and antioxidants and has fewer carbs and calories than white, and even brown, rice.  
7. Watermelon 
It's summer, so instead of reaching for a cookie at the next barbecue, grab some watermelon instead. It's going to satisfy your sweet tooth and hydrate you, and best yet, the Daily Burn says 2 cups is less than 100 calories and packed with vitamin C.
8. Bulgur
This is really just whole-grain wheat that's been parboiled, dried and cracked. Bodybuilding.com says it's quick and easy to cook, and it will give your body the blood sugar stability it needs so you don't reach for the sugary options you know are bad for you.
9. Broth 
Health says that clear broth like chicken, beef, seafood, veggie and even miso is actually a secret weapon for nourishing your body with few calories. Cook in some leafy greens (like kale or arugula) to amp up this meal. 
10. Mussels 
Don't save mussels for a special occasion; work them into your weekly diet. Bodybuilding.com says these are packed with omega-3 fatty acids, offer a superb protein-to-calorie ratio and are one of the most sustainable seafood options.
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