Healthy Shopping List for Weight Loss

Knowing what a healthy shopping list looks likes can help you to achieve a lean, strong and healthy body much quicker than if you struggle to know what to put in your shopping basket.

Which foods help to best burn fat? Which foods provide the most nutrition? Which foods lead to improved health and happiness? Which foods will help us to avoid nasty health conditions that are far too common these days?

This article aims to clear up those questions for you.  These are the healthy foods used by elite athletes and their coaches to help them to become winners and champions.

These are the foods that would be acceptable on a healthy shopping list for weight loss.

You will not find any highly processed, man made, ‘food imitating’ products. You will not find any refined sugars or man made harmful fats and preservatives – just wholesome, fresh, healthy foods provided by nature, which your body desperately needs and desires every single day.

Take a look at the Healthy Shopping List for Weight Loss:

Starchy Carbohydrates

  • Medium grain brown rice
  • Long grain brown rice
  • Quinoa
  • Sweet potato
  • Wild rice
  • Amaranth
  • Parsnips
  • Lotus root
  • Winter squash
  • Onion
  • Beets
  • Carrots
  • Butternut squash
  • Spaghetti squash
  • Turnips

Fibrous Carbohydrates

  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Asparagus
  • Green onion
  • Kale, zucchini
  • Bell peppers
  • Bok choi
  • Artichokes
  • Green cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Courgette
  • Red cabbage
  • Aubergines
  • French beans
  • Mange tout
  • Collard greens
  • Egg plant
  • Fennel
  • Green beans
  • Green peas
  • Swiss chard
  • Turnip greens
  • Sea vegetables

Leaves

  • Spinach
  • Rocket
  • Watercress
  • Red chard

Salads

  • All lettuce
  • Chinese leaf
  • Bean sprouts
  • Celery
  • Cucumber
  • All mushrooms
  • Tomato
  • Radish

Dairy and Dairy Alternatives

  • Free range eggs
  • Organic butter from grass fed cows
  • Coconut milk
  • Almond milk

Thin Skinned Fruits

  • Cherries
  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries
  • Raspberries
  • Blackberries
  • Redcurrants
  • Blackcurrants
  • Cranberries

Thick Skinned Fruits

  • Banana
  • Pineapple
  • Orange
  • Mango
  • Pear
  • Apricot
  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • Kiwi
  • Grape
  • Melon
  • Grapefruit

Meat

  • Chicken
  • Turkey
  • Fillet beef steak
  • Lamb
  • Pork
  • Extra lean mince beef
  • Flank beef steak
  • Top sirloin beef steak
  • Wild game
  • Pheasant
  • Venison
  • Buffalo
  • Kangaroo
  • Ostrich
  • Duck
  • Veal

Organ Meat

  • Liver
  • Kidney
  • Heart
  • Brain

White Fish

  • Cod
  • Pollack
  • Haddock
  • Plaice
  • Coley
  • Lemon sole
  • Halibut
  • Cat fish
  • Red snapper
  • Sea bass
  • Tinned tuna (in spring water)
  • Skate

Oily Fish

  • Salmon
  • Trout
  • Mackerel
  • Herring
  • Sardines
  • Pilchards
  • Kipper
  • Eel
  • Whitebait
  • Fresh tuna
  • Anchovies
  • Swordfish
  • Bloater
  • Cacha
  • Carp
  • Jack fish

Shellfish

  • Clams
  • Oysters
  • Crab
  • Crayfish
  • Lobster
  • Mussels
  • Prawns
  • Shrimps
  • Scallops

Nuts

  • Pistachios
  • Macadamias
  • Pistachios
  • Almonds
  • Brazil nuts
  • Pecans
  • Walnuts
  • Hazelnuts
  • Chestnuts
  • Pine nuts
  • Cashew nuts
  • Pecans

Fluids

  • Water
  • Fruit tea
  • Coconut water
  • Green tea

Herbal Teas

  • Peppermint
  • Liquorice root
  • Chamomile
  • Fresh mint

Fats and Oils

  • Fresh avocado
  • Avocado oil
  • Fresh olives
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Organic raw butter
  • Coconut oil
  • Walnut oil
  • Macadamia nut oil
  • Ground flaxseeds
  • Chia seeds
  • Almond butter
  • Cashew butter
  • Walnut butter
  • Macadamia butter
  • Sesame seed
  • Pumpkin seed
  • Sunflower seed
  • Flaxseed

Pastes and Spices

  • Green pesto
  • Red pesto
  • Thai green curry paste
  • Thai red curry paste
  • Chilli
  • Mexican paste
  • Jerk spice

Vinegar’s

  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Wine vinegar
  • Rice vinegar
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