by Marshaneil Soumi D’ Rozario | 19th Nov, 2018
Obesity is described as a condition of the body which is characterized by storage of excessive fat in the adipose tissue. The major cause of obesity is the consumption of excess food (calorie) in comparison to our physiological needs.
Certain types of eating habits (overeating) lead to consuming more calories than you burn, thus resulting in obesity. Nibbling between meals, fast eating/ taking less time for chewing, eating when surrounded with food rather than actually being hungry, attending frequent business lunches, eating the leftover foods of other family members, eating outside food very frequently, eating more of junk food, eating too many sweets during festive occasions, eating processed, concentrated and high fat food; emotional eating, consumption of sugar added beverages, personnel who work in different shifts, whose body clock is disturbed—all these result in overeating. Overeating (consuming more calories) is not the only cause of obesity. The body’s hormonal and metabolic regulation system also plays a major role. Hormones play an integral role in metabolism and your body’s ability to use energy.
Shweta Diwan, Dietician and founder of Slimage Diet Clinic and Aum Sharnam shares an Indian diet plan to lose weight in one week. She said, “If you are looking to lose weight, it is important to understand that it may not be an easy process. It needs hard work, willpower, and patience to lose weight and cut down belly fat. While it may be a gradual process, some people may not have the patience to wait till long to shed some kilos; especially, when you have to attend a wedding”.
Day 1- Empty Stomach- 3-4 pepper seeds plus a glass of water
Breakfast till 9 am: Lobia chaat (1-1 ½ bowl) + tea/coffee without sugar
Mid Morning: ½ orange
15-20 minutes before lunch: a cup of water +2-3 pinches of cinnamon powder
Lunch till 1:30 pm: Lobia chaat ( 1 -1 ½ bowl) + Salad + Green Chutney
Evening till 5:30 – Tea /Coffee + 4-5 tsp Bhuna Channa
Pre -Dinner 6:30 to 7 pm - 4 Prunes
Dinner 8:30 pm: 200 gram of plain squeezed dhokla + Sprouts + Salad
Post dinner – 1 Tsp of Apple Vinegar + 1 cup of Water + Mint Leaves.
Day 2- Empty Stomach-2 tsp of Amla Water Diluted in ½ cup of warm water.
o Breakfast- 2 Rajmah Vegetable Tikki cooked on non-stick pan with less oil + Green Chutney and Tea/Coffee (No Sugar)
o Mid Morning: Lemon water + 7 Almonds
Lunch: 2 vegetable Moong Dhal Cheela + Green Chutney + Salad
Evening: 10 Makhanas + Tea/coffee
Pre -Dinner- Vegetable Soup (No Butter)
Dinner: Rajmah Chaat + Salad
Post-Dinner-Lemon Water without sugar.
Day 3- 1 cup of water + ½ tsp of ginger juice
Breakfast: 2-3 egg whites + Tea/Coffee+ ½ bowl of Sprouts
Mid – Morning: Lemon Water
Pre-Lunch- A cup of green coffee
Lunch: Black Channa Chaat +150g of Chicken+ Salad
Evening: Tea/ Coffee + 1-2 Marie Biscuits.
Pre-Dinner: 4 Prunes
Dinner: 2-3 egg whites + 1 Wheat Bread Toast + Salad
Post Dinner: 2 tsp of Amla Juice diluted in a cup of water.
Day 4- Empty Stomach: 3-4 black pepper seeds plus a glass of water
Pre-Breakfast: A cup of Green Tea
Breakfast: 1 Veg Sprouts Chilla + Green Chutney + Tea/Coffee
Mid Morning: Fruit
Pre-Lunch: Green Coffee
Lunch: Multi Grain Roti + Vegetable (Potatoes+sprouts)
Evening: Tea/Coffee + Bhuna Channa (1 bowl)
Pre-Dinner: 4-5 Prunes
Dinner: Up to 200 grams chicken + salad/soup (roasted/grilled/baked/steamed)
Post Dinner: 1 tsp of Apple Cider Vinegar diluted in warm water
Day 5 - Empty Stomach: 2-3 tulsi leaves soaked overnight with one cup of water
Pre-Breakfast: A cup of green coffee
Breakfast: 2-4 Boiled Egg Whites + Tea/Coffee
Mid Morning: Coconut Water + 7 Almonds
Lunch: Sprouts + Soup + 1 Wheat Brown Bread toast
Evening: Tea/Coffee + Bhuna Channa Chaat
Dinner:180 grams of Fish + Salad
Post Dinner:1 cup of water +juice of ½ a lemon
Day 6- Empty Stomach-: 2-3 Black pepper seeds + glass of Water
Breakfast: 1 Veg Besan Chilla + Tea/Coffee + ½ orange
Mid-Morning: Lemon Water + 2 Walnuts
Lunch : Sprouts/ Lobia Chaat + Soup + Salad
Evening: Tea/Coffee and 40 grams of paneer
Pre – Dinner: 3-4 Prunes
Dinner: Cauliflower rice + 2-3 boiled eggs
Post Dinner: 1 tsp of Apple Cidar Vinegar with warm water
Day 7- Empty Stomach: 2-3 tulsi leaves soaked overnight with one cup of water
Breakfast: 1 Paneer Stuffed Roti + Tea/Coffee
Mid Morning- Water of 2 coconuts + 2 walnuts
Pre -Lunch: A cup Green Coffee
Lunch: 1 Veg Moong Daal Chilla + Green Chutney + Salad
Evening: Bhuna Channa Chaat + Tea/ Coffee
Pre -Dinner: Soup
Dinner: 180 grams chicken + Salad + Soup
Post Dinner: 2 tsp amla juice diluted in warm water.
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