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(NaturalNews) Health magazines, both online and offline, always run articles about losing weight and staying fit. For the summer, tips abound on what foods to eat to maintain a slim figure. Compiled here are 5 delicious low-calorie summer foods from several online magazines that can help anyone achieve the ultimate summer figure.

The secret to losing weight and staying healthy is to eat healthy foods. When one cuts down on the calories, you cut down on the fat so you stay fit and healthy.

You can reveal your bikini-body this summer if you add these 5 delicious low-calorie summer foods:

Watermelon is one of the ultimate summer and diet fruits

This fruit has high water content so it keeps you hydrated during the hot summer months. It's filling, so if you snack on it, your food cravings are met. It also tastes good.

Grilled salmon

Fish are good sources of protein and other essential vitamins and nutrients your body needs to stay fit and healthy, but salmon is always the best choice. Salmon tastes good and it is one of the healthiest kinds of fish. Grilled salmon is best served with fresh greens like lettuce and some fresh tomatoes.

Chicken is easy to cook and can be cooked any number of ways

Grill some chicken breast and serve with cherry tomatoes and that will be enough for a hearty lunch. This meal is rich in proteins and all the vitamins and minerals needed throughout the day.

Fresh vegetables should always be a part of one's daily diet

You get the necessary nutrients from them, plus they make you fuller and healthier. Grill your favorite veggies on your barbecue for you to enjoy a good meal and lose weight in the process. Veggies like eggplant, zucchini, and asparagus are your best alternatives.

Salads are still among the best low-calorie foods you can eat

They are simple and easy to prepare. Simply toss a few greens and fruits and you're done. For added crunch, you can toss in some roasted almonds and add in a light vinaigrette dressing and you're done in minutes. Almonds have recently been proven to aid in the weight loss process. Seafood can also be used for added flavor. Toss in grilled or steamed shrimps for some protein. Shrimps are not just great-tasting but also low in fat.

These are five great-tasting summer foods but you can still serve them during any season. These are best paired with low-calorie cold drinks like fresh fruit juices or smoothies. If you want to indulge in desserts, you can still do, but go for the low-calorie ones.

These 5 delicious low-calorie summer foods are not difficult to find and they are not very expensive to prepare. More importantly, they can actually help in the weight loss process.

Sources for this article include:

http://travel.cnn.com

http://abcnews.go.com

http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com