14 not-so-obvious foods to eat when you're trying to lose weight

One of the worst parts about trying to lose weight is dieting. We get bored of bland and repetitive salads, instead daydreaming about a greasy and cheesy slice of pizza or a good chocolate bar. No one said it would be easy.

When we're dieting, it's assumed we have to stick to fruits, veggies and lean meats. But did you know some of our favorite foods are actually on the green list? These yummy foods are beneficial for our diets and help our bodies in a variety of ways.

Watch the video above to learn about some of the most popular, but not-so-obvious, foods for dieting.

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