Grandma said ” Roti ko Peeyo & Panni ko Khao ” …
and guess what, this could be the secret that could always keep you fit and healthy. Chewing your food slowly and ensuring that you bring the texture and consistency like water in your mouth will ease your digestion process.
This is another great way that way you’ll avoid eating high-fat food on the run. Good options to keep handy in your personal kit include nut- or protein-based snack bars, hard fruit such as an apple or a few wholegrain rice.
Green tea is high in antioxidants and can help increase metabolic rate. Do not overdo on Green Tea though. It could be the first thing that you have in the morning, though not immediately after meals and definitely not the last intake for the day.
Go for the best-quality unrefined wheat ( if possible buy the grain and get the flour made out of the local flour mill like mothers used to), unpolished rice and insist on freshly prepared meals , as these are foods which ensure that in a nourished body, lies a nourished soul .
Fresh home-cooked meals like eggs on grain toast, yogurt and fruit, Poha, Upma, Paratha with homemade ghee /butter and wholegrain bread with tuna or chicken( if you are residing out of India or cooked meals are a challenge) are very high scorers.
The truth is that there is no reliable evidence to suggest that calories are burned more efficiently at certain times of day. The secret yet is to keep your physical activity up by being more active and less sedentary.
The most important thing is to choose a time of day that you can stick to with a disciplined approach, so that exercise becomes your habit.