Low Calorie Foods

25 Shockingly Low-Calorie Foods

Load up on these ridiculously low-cal options that are packed with tons of antioxidants, fiber, protein, and more

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What is the calorie count of cabbage?

To match the number of calories in four ounces of its St. Patrick's Day companion, corned beef, you'd have to eat more than eight cups of chopped cabbage. But you don't need that much to reap major nutritional benefits. One cup is loaded with a type of isothiocyanate called sulforaphane, which increases your body's production of enzymes that disarm cell-damaging free radicals. Sulforaphane actually boosts your levels of these cancer-fighting enzymes higher than any other plant chemical, according to Stanford University scientists. What makes cabbage smell?

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