Try these 5 food habits for quick weight loss
First Published 21, Aug 2020, 4:49 PM
There’s no denying to the fact that the prolonged quarantine phase has changed the dynamics of life, from making your active life passive, to making you adapt to the new rules of life, a lot has been changed due to this pandemic scare.
But as the world resumes to normalcy, the agony and desire to lose weight may leave you perplexed about how to embark on the fitness journey.
Well, if you too have been looking for some easy ways and simple adaptions to get started with your weight loss goals, then here are a few easy food tips to boost up your weight loss efforts!
Stay hydrated: Yes, this may be the most minimalist way to lose weight without putting in much effort! Drinking luke water early in the morning can flush out all the toxins present in your body that too naturally. At least, 75% of our body is made up of water, thus the right electrolyte balance helps in managing weight effectively. To amp the nutritional composition of water and accelerate your weight loss targets, you can also add some herbs and spices to your water like cumin seeds, holy basil, fenugreek seeds and drink that detox water throughout the day to lose weight.
Add more proteins to your diet: If you want to improve your immunity as well as lose weight organically, adding protein rich foods is a great idea. Protein rich foods like lean meat, fish, eggs, bananas and nuts etc; are also rich in omega 3 fatty acids that help in boosting immunity and keeps you satiated for a longer duration of time and helps in managing weight effectively. A moderate protein intake helps in giving your body the much-needed strength and energy with adding on to your weight.
Eat fiber-rich foods: If you don’t want to exert too much, then add more fiber to your diet, the presence of dietary fiber helps in improving digestion by accelerating the weight loss process and breaking down food molecules and binding them together to flush out the toxins from the intestines. Moreover, fiber-rich foods like oats and barley are rich in beta glucans that help in improving heart health by reducing the LDL (bad cholesterol level). You can also include more grains, vegetables, fruits and cereals to amp up the fiber intake in your diet.
Switch regular tea/coffee: Yes, this might sound a bit offensive to you if you are a tea or coffee fanatic, but as much as your cup of joy makes you happy, it can also be the reason for your increased weight. There’s no denying the fact that caffeine helps in accelerating your metabolism and helps in managing weight effectively, but the addition of sugar and milk can lead to bloating and discomfort. Well, a perfect fix for this is either by replacing your regular tea/ coffee with herbal or decaf options or cold brew or else you can replace your regular full fat milk with healthier alternatives like almond or soy milk.
Replace/ reduce sugar intake: The key to speeding up your weight loss journey is by managing your sugar intake. If you still feel lazy to workout or go out for brisk walks, then this can be the best solution to lose weight effortlessly. You can also replace the intake of sugar by going for natural forms of sugar like jaggery or stevia or dates.