Diwali is known as the festival of lights, but this time you should look forward to maintaining your diet completely by maintaining your regular diet. Many people are tempted by the delicious dishes and cuisines such as mithai, namkeens and other food which are rich in calories.
This blog will help you to celebrate your Diwali in a guilt-free manner. Take a break from this heavy diet by going through the below healthy diets and by this you can reduce the consumption of the calories.
- Eat a less amount of sweet
It will rather be a crime to reduce the consumption of sweets in the festive seasons, but you have to stick to a single piece of sweets for an entire day which can reduce your body calories. By simple sweets which consist of fewer fats such as laddoos and mithais. Try to go for the sugar substitutes.
- Choose the homemade sweets with low caloric value
The sweets that are brought from store tend to be over sweet which results in body fat and also it is blended with the artificial flavours. So go for the homemade sweets by using many low caloric ingredients such as jaggery (gud) instead of taking sugar. Use the low-fat milk and bajra for making laddoos and other sweets which will give high protein.
- Staying hydrated
Consume proper amount of water at a regular interval period which will help you with overeating.
- Don’t take too much chai (Tea)
If you are consuming a small cup of tea, then you must be aware of the fact that it contains 40 calories. So skip your tea sessions for this festival.
- Consume the food which is rich in fibre
Without giving you a weight gain, the fibre gives you enough protein. Try to eat the vegetables, grains, and lentils. If you are consuming fried food, then forget your meals and start taking the carbs such as rice and chapattis.
- Eat healthily
You don’t have to give up on the barfi and the kebab. You should stick to the healthy foods like oats which will help you to fill up your stomach. And thus it will help you to exercise your self-control.
- Think a thousand times before you consume alcohol
Diwali is a festival which is known for large family get together and house parties. Before raising your glass, you should know about its consequences. The alcohol is made up of the fermented sugar which has more than 150 calories per glass. Red wine has 125 calories whereas the shots of whiskey, rum, vodka, and gin consist of 100 calories. So choose your drink accordingly.
- Watch out your diet
If you are facing problem in controlling your diet, then manage to make a list of what you are consuming. Start with a small plate which will boost you to take fewer calories. According to the studies, larger plates tend to consume more numbers of calories and overeating.
- Don’t talk while eating
While talking with your family members, try not to indulge in any conversation otherwise it will simply allow you to chew faster and you can face certain problems.
- Choose nuts in place of dry fruits
As the festival is all about sweets, if anyone offers you dry fruits try to consume the nuts like walnuts and almonds which have great health benefits.
If you are unable to make any fixed routine, then try to indulge in doing various physical activities such as cycling and jogging.