When on a diet, we often load up on vegetables and… well, vegetables. Some people tend to avoid all types of fats all together, whether good or bad. However, it doesn’t have to be that way.

These five foods are often shunned by dieters, but avocado, banana, flageolet beans, chickpeas and walnuts are nutritious foods that can be enjoyed as part of a healthy diet, even by those trying to lose weight. In fact, these foods can be great choices for dieters looking to fill up with healthy options.

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