6. Green plantain
When you are trying to lose weight, there are some forbidden foods, and fried plantain is one of them. But plantain lovers can still enjoy a healthy meal of boiled or grilled green plantains. Or if you want something a little bit interesting, you can make plantain porridge with your green plantain.
Avocados provide the healthy type of fat known as monounsaturated fats, which are easy to burn off as energy. Consider using avocados as a spread for your wheat bread — yummy!
Consider replacing your bottle of soda with a glass of lemonade. Lemons have detoxifying properties that help to aid weight loss.
Whole wheat and grains are also filled with fiber, and help reduce your food consumption by making you feel full with less food.
10. Vegetable soups
Nigerians are also blessed with different types of vegetables that can be used to make delicious and filling. Weight management and health boosting soups like pumpkin leaves (ugwu soup), spinach soup (efo riro), ewedu, oha soup, edikaikong and afang soup.