Best Root Vegetables For Weight Loss

1. Carrot

Carrots are low in calories, high in dietary fiber, and rich in nutrients such as vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium, and beta carotene.


They can be eaten fresh, in soups and salads, roasted, grilled, and added to curries.

2. Radish

There are only 16 calories per hundred grams.


Radishes are also rich in vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, folate, potassium, etc.

3. Onion

They enhance the flavor and aroma of meals without contributing extra calories.


Onion is an excellent source of prebiotic fiber, which promotes the growth of healthy gut flora.

4. Sweet Potatoes

The best part about sweet potatoes is that you can eat the peel, which is full of fiber.

Sweet Potatoes

Although not precisely low in calories (86 calories per 100 grams), they are delicious and nutrient-rich.

5. Ginger

It is essentially a rhizome, a form of underground stem that grows horizontally just beneath the soil's surface.


Ginger has thermogenic properties, which is the process by which an ingredient generates heat by consuming calories in the body.

6. Beetroot

Incorporating beetroot into a weight loss diet ensures adequate nutrient intake without increasing caloric intake.


There are numerous diet-friendly ways to consume beets, including beetroot salad, beetroot smoothie, juice, and even baked fries.

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