5 best foods for weight loss during winters

  1. CARROTS

Carrots are crunchy, tasty and contain a high nutritious value. They contain a number of health benefits. Carrots contain soluble fiber and insoluble fiber.

Insoluble fibers take more time to digest and hence one feels full and insoluble fibers keep our digestive tract clean. (If someone is suffering from constipation, hemorrhoids)

The water content in carrots ranges between 86-95%  and the edible portion contains about 10% carbs and the fat content in carrots is very less.

  • 100gms- 41 calories
  • 500gms-41×5=205calories
  • RADISH

Radish is mostly eaten raw as a crunchy salad vegetable with bite. Radish was first domesticated in Europe in pre-roman times. Radish is composed of water and fiber which helps in fat digestion and helps cleanse our gall bladder, liver and blood.

  • 100gms-15 calories
  • MUSTARD GRAM

Mustard gram is locally known as ‘SARSO KA SAAG’. It contains a lot of Vitamin C and fiber and is rich in Iron, Potassium, Magnesium.  Green vegetable contains a rich amount of iron in it which helps in the formation of blood.

  • 100gms-27calories
  • BEETROOT

Beetroot is fat-free, low in calorie and contains a lot of fiber. Besides being used as a food, beets have used as a food coloring and as a medicinal plant. 

Beetroot can usually be eaten raw as in salads and can be taken in liquid form as juice.

  • 100gms-43calories
  • FENUGREEK

Fenugreek is one of the basic ingredient or herb used while cooking. Fenugreek should be consumed regularly as it increases the risk of serious medical side effects. Fenugreek contains a lot of iron content in it, vitamins and essential minerals and helps in improving our digestion. Fenugreek leaves can be consumed in the form of sabzi or either mixed with flour i.e methi ki chapatti.

Benefits of fenugreek seeds:

  • Cholesterol
  • Reduce appetite
  • Menstrual cramp
  • Reduce fat mass
  • Reduce fever
  • Improve digestion

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