(During Covid-19 Lockdown)
It is said that we are what we eat and keeping in view the ongoing lockdown 2.0 due to Covid-19, this statement will be really proved. So, to help everyone make right food choices without going out much, I have jotted down a list of foods for maximum weight loss during lockdown 2.
These foods will help you to rip fast. If you are fit and healthy, you would still want to become healthier :). Include them not only in your meals, but your lifestyle forever. These will bring you good health and weight loss too !
Almonds are high in protein and help to build muscle. They are healthy snacks. I generally take 7 soaked almonds in the morning. You can add them to practically everything in our Indian meals.
Walnuts along with almonds are called king of nuts. They have good fat and keep us full for long time. Thus , they help in fighting cravings.
Eggs contain rich protein – albumen. This is my favourite food item on the list because they are so versatile, can be cooked in many ways. They are more effective in building muscle and also burning fat.
Beans and Sprouts
Black bean is said to be the most nutritious beans. Beans help to fight various diseases like obesity, cancer, high blood pressure etc. Beans are rich source of protein and fat. In addition to beans in daals, I love sprout salad and bean bhel( tomato and onion chopped in beans along with spices, yummy J )
Oats are rich in fibre and low in cholesterol. They are good for breakfast as well as for late night cravings. Always choose unsweetened oatmeal for maximum benefits.
Olive Oil and Coconut Oil
Olive oil is well known for its health benefits -lowering cholesterol and curbing food cravings. Another good alternative is Coconut oil. It is extensively used for cooking in South India.
Milk and Cheese
Milk and cheese are known for their nutritious value. One should consume dairy products which are as lightly pasteurized as possible. The high heat during pasteurization destroys nutrients along with bacteria.
This is my favourite dairy product. Yoghurt contain probiotics(good bacteria) which help with digestion.
Whey protein powder
This is my favourite protein powder. It gives the most protein for the fewest number of calories. It is versatile and can be added to breakfast items, shakes , smoothies , cereals etc.
Leafy Green Veggies
These are low in calories and rich in fibre, vitamins and minerals. These help in flattening stomach. Include them in your salad or your main course ! You can read about buying in bulk and storing cauliflower for future use here….
This is how my veggie shopping looks J –
Hope you liked my list of 12 Foods for Maximum Weight Loss. Till then, Stay Home, Stay Safe.
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