It is really difficult to stick to the weight loss programme and healthy diet all the time because you crave form many foods which are more spicy and tastier as compared to boiled and less spicy food. But, there are some foods which will not make you feel guilty and even helpful in satisfying your taste buds as well. Let’s take a look at some of the comforting and friendly foods which are even helpful for your weight loss programme as well.
Roasted potatoes: Generally, we blame potatoes for weight gain and increasing fat in our body. However, potatoes are not that harmful to your body. They contain essential nutrients that help in fighting inflammation in the body. Eating the right quantity of boiled or roasted potatoes will not create any problem in your weight loss programme.
Sweet potatoes: Eating sweet potatoes will not create any problem in your weight loss programme if taken in a controlled manner. Besides, it will help in preventing sugar from getting stored around your waistline. These sweet potatoes are rich in carotenoids, which is very helpful in reducing the body’s release of glucose and insulin. Even, it helps in controlling your blood pressure level.
Cheese macaroni: Yes, you read it right. Cheese macaroni is loaded with calories, but if you cook it in the right manner, it could be best comforting food for your weight loss programme which you can eat without having guilt in mind. To prepare your low-fat macaroni use low-fat milk, low-fat cheese, and low-fat butter. You can also use pureed cauliflower instead of adding cheese in your macaroni and enjoy a bowl full of it as it will not affect your weight loss programme.
Dark chocolate: If you love chocolates, then you need not feel bad about enjoying your favorite chocolate. As a square or two of dark chocolate is actually very good for your health. It will not affect your weight loss programme in any way. Dark chocolates are rich in antioxidants and improve your health. It is also helpful in controlling your cholesterol. So, if you are craving for chocolate, then don’t feel bad about it.
Soups: If you think that soup will increase your weight and will affect your whole weight loss programme then you are wrong. You can enjoy your vegetable or non-vegetarian soup if you are fond of soup. It will help in getting the essential nutrients as a bowl of soup is good enough to provide you required nutrients. It is really healthy and good for you. So, you are not required to skip your bowl of soup because of your diet plan, but try to avoid packaged soups as they contain the higher level of starch and preservatives.
Coffee: Having a cup of coffee will not affect your weight loss programme, besides, it will help in reducing your weight and belly fat. According to different research, a cup of coffee before the workout will provide you desired results. It is also helpful in lowering the glucose level into the bloodstream.
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