Let me introduce 12 important foods to add to your daily diet chart which will not only make you full but also curb all those food pangs and cravings. Seems like nowadays everyone is obsessed with losing weight. Every second person we meet wants to shed those extra kilos, especially the ladies!! In addition, those who are slim want to maintain their lean figure forever. Often, dedication towards being slim is not a problem but what to eat is a bigger challenge.
The idea is to eat nutritious low calorie foods that will fill up thereby making you eat less, keep your metabolism up throughout the day thereby making you fitter. Lets meet these magical foods!
1. Stay Lean With All Types of Beans
Super-rich in Proteins, adding Beans in your diet chart will never make you feel deprived, but full. In addition, all types of beans are composed of two of the most important ingredients that makes you fuller quickly – water and fiber. 1 cup of bean has 12g of fiber which is almost equal to half of the daily dose of 25g per day. Beans like Rajma and chana can be eaten cooked and boiled. Try a bean salad with olive oil, veggies and light seasoning for the perfect snack and to curb your appetite.
2. Time To Go Nuts and Add Nuts
Surprised to see nuts here in the list? Well, you can keep aside all your prejudices about nuts, because it is a healthy food. The secret of nut is that since it is full of fiber and the necessary fat(especially omega 3), the dieter feels full and do not feel like eating more or breaking their dieting plan. So add some walnuts, cashew nuts and almond in your die chart, but, but, but, make sure you don’t over eat them.
3. In a Soup – Try Soup
Sipping soup before starting a meal will help you to eat less. However, make sure it is broth based and without any dollops of butter or cream. In the west, a complete Cabbage Soup diet for 7 days quick weight loss programme is hugely in trend, but for long term plans, I guess it is better if you stick to soup along with low cal meals. Fad diets are not the best for your health – so change to good eating habits for the long term.
4. Go Raw With Fruits
Fruits juices and sauces might come to your rescue, but nothing can beat the power of a raw fruit. A fruit when eaten raw provides you with great amount of nutrition and also curbs your appetite. Make sure you add low-carbohydrate fruits such as watermelon, apple, peach, papaya and cantaloupe in your diet chart so that you do not tax your body with surplus sugar but make the fruits workout to remove the excess fat. All berries like strawberry and raspberries are low in glycemic index which are good for managing weight. An expensive but very healthy option.
5. Yo-Yo Yoghurt
Yoghurt is a boon to all you flat abs lovers as it keeps your waistline in check. Besides, loaded with phosphorous, bone building calcium, vitamins, zinc, iodine, protein and healthy bacteria, it helps you to recover quickly after your workout session.
6. Eat Pureed Vegetable and Stay Slim Stable
Pureed vegetable is not just good for infants but for your diet plan too. A healthy addition, to your diet chart – pureed vegetables rich in dietary fibers can decrease the total calorie intake of your body by as much as 360 calories a day, according to the research and study carried out in the Pennsylvania State University.
7. Dry Fruits will only make you high and not dry
A healthy weight loss will be incomplete without the addition of dried fruits like dates, prunes and raisins. Rich source of minerals and vitamins, these fruits are very effective in cutting down cholesterol and burning unnecessary fats in the body. Moreover, they also help in detoxifying the body and boost the immune system.
8. Sunday Ho Ya Monday Roz Khao Ande (Eggs)
Starting your day with an egg or two for breakfast will shield your body with the offender calories who are keen to enter your body. A Perfect nutritious food with all the necessary nutrients, Iron, Protein, Zinc, Vitamin – A, B12, D and E along with a vitamin C rich juice and wholemeal toast will be the right start of your day as a hardcore dieter.
9. Eat a Healthy Meal with Oatmeal
Being a vegetarian you do not wish to eat eggs? Well, in that case how about a bowl of oatmeal for breakfast? Non vegetarians should also make sure that they have oat in their diet chart so that they stick have adequate intake of whole grain in their diet.
10. Green Tea
This mild beverage through the flavonoids it contains will decrease inflammation and reduce your waistline. , the EGCG that green teas has, helps in reducing fat. Say no to Cola in your diet chart and yes to Green Tea.
By: Deepti Verma
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