Lose weight in healthy manner: A lot of people all around the world are sick and tired of wanting to lose their weights but doing nothing about it.
Most of them stay unsuccessful at this point of time, either by not following a healthy lifestyle or not even trying for it. Well, losing weight does not always revolves around reducing the amount of calories that you consume, rather ensuring that the food you take is also healthy, loaded with fibers and good fats.
But actually swimming headlong into the world of dieting without arming ourselves with the right information would be of zero use. And when you look at the people having a very perfect health, they just actually not avoid their favorite dishes, go crash diets etc. but are aware of all sort of correct information.
To lose weight, you need not necessarily go for some medications, follow a strict diet plan or something but in fact, the truth is that our everyday Indian foods are equally healthy and can help to lose weight. So, to all the fitness enthusiasts, we bring five low calorie foods that you should try if you want to lose weight.
Here are some low-calorie desi recipes that you can treat yourself with in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
An easy, delicious, light, refreshing and healthy breakfast recipe, Poha is very popular in Maharashtra. It’s ingredients mainly include onions, potatoes, and seasoning like chilies, crushed peanuts, lemon, and curry leaves. All these ingredients are put and mixed together well to make up a tasty and easy one-pot meal of diet, especially when you don’t feel like cooking.
- Ragi Dosa-
It is a delicious gluten-free alternative to its fattening grainy counterparts. Ragi Dosa is usually made with rice or lentil batter and it also makes use of Ragi that is rich in fiber. This Fiber-rich food helps promoting the feeling of satiety since it takes time to digest. To add a little more taste, you even can enjoy this healthy South-Indian treat with piping hot sambhar or yummy coconut chutney.
A famous snack originating in Gujarat, Dhokla has become a favorite food of people throughout the country. The ingredients include Bengal gram flour, yogurt, semolina, lime juice, and some baking powder. It is garnished with curry leaves and coriander and is served with chutney. The oil content is low because it is steamed and not fried. Also, the fermentation of the flour enhances its nutritive value. Moreover, it is delicious and fulfilling.
- Green pea upma-
Upma is a famous South Indian breakfast item that is not only nutrient-dense but also friendly to lose weight. This version of upma also makes use of protein-rich green pea. Protein helps regulate the hunger hormone ghrelin and check cravings.
- Kheera Raita-
This yogurt-based dish is good for gut and digestion. Moreover, Indian summers and a bowlful of cooling raita share an inseparable bond and result in healthy digestion which is an important component of a weight-loss regimen. Well to be a little more specific a hundred grams of yogurt have only 60 calories and also packs the goodness of cucumber, which is full of nutrients and fibers.