Foods That Are Virtually Devoid Of Calories

When a food is 95% water, it is a strong indicator that there are few calories present.

1. Celery

In this manner, celery has approximately 15 calories per cup. However, it also contains nearly 15 distinct antioxidants, a significant advantage over water.


Chard, also known as Swiss chard, is a leafy green that resembles spinach but belongs to the beet family.

2. Chard

A cup of minced chard contains only 35 calories, so don't hesitate to incorporate it into your next salad, broth, or stir-fry.


If the entry about bell peppers made you curious about chile peppers, you'll be pleased to learn that they are also very low in calories.

3. Chili peppers

Since chile peppers are even less sweet (and spicier!) than bell peppers, they contain even fewer calories.

Chili peppers

There is a good reason why cucumbers are substituted for tortilla chips, crackers.

4. Cucumbers

It also contains vitamins K, C, and B, so be sure to include some the next time you consume a salad or dish.


Although it resembles an onion, fennel is botanically a member of the carrot family and has a flavor similar to anise or black licorice.

5. Fennel

If so, you're in luck, because each cup of sliced fennel contains only 27 calories! Try roasting fennel with olive oil and parmesan if you've never tried it before.


Some individuals continue to abide by the century-old "grapefruit diet" — a low-sugar, low-carbohydrate.

6. Grapefruit

It makes sense, as grapefruits are low in calories (37 per half-fruit) and are a rich source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and dietary fiber.


Foods That Are Basically Calorie-free