Indian Diet Plan For Weight Loss


Have you always struggled with losing weight but ended up with hopelessness? Well, if you want to reduce weight quickly,  here is an effective plan that can be the right one for you.

Weight Loss and Diet



A lot of researchers and experts have conducted various research on the relationship between weight loss and diet. While diet actually helps in weight loss, you do have to understand the kind of diet that suits your body type, your BMR and BMI and your weight loss goal.

Below is a 1200 calorie weight loss diet plan for Indians. The diet plan aims for a weight loss target of 5 -7 kilos per month.

Meal Type Meal Time Diet Plan Kcal. Protein Carbohydrates
Early Morning 6-7 am 1 Glass Lime Juice in Lukewarm Water 5 2 1
Breakfast 8-9 am 1 bowl Oats Porridge with 5 almonds 285 13 35
Mid-morning 11:30-12 pm Papaya 50 2 10
Lunch 1:30-2 pm Chapati (2 pcs) & 1 cup of Whole Moong Dal, Green Leafy Vegetables, 1 bowl Curd with Green salad 430 15 58
Evening 5:30-6:30 pm Chana Dal Tikki (1 pc) with Green Chutney & Ginger Tea without Sugar 120 12 15
Dinner 7:30-8:30 pm 1 bowl Lentil Soup, 1 bowl of Gourd Vegetable with 2 Chapatis, Green Salad 330 12 44



Important Things To Remember

  1. BMR- Basal Metabolic Rate is the calorie that is burnt during resting phase. Research shows that BMR is responsible for 60 to 80% of energy expenditure, 10% by digestion and only 10 – 30% of energy or calorie burnt by physical activity.
  1. Physical Activity- Being fit and maintaining muscle mass can raise the BMR.
  1. Diet- Reducing the input of calories can help you lose weight fast. The calorie deficit can in fact help in shedding those extra kilos.

This is a list of weight loss food-

  1. Oats- It contains soluble and insoluble fibre which helps in reducing cholesterol and triglycerides.
  1. Spices- Certain spices like cinnamon, black pepper, ginger powder help in burning food. But, consume these in moderation as they are thermogenic food.
  1. Protein- Protein is a thermogenic food and therefore helps in reducing weight.
  1. Nuts- These are magnesium-rich fatty nuts and are useful for weight loss. It also helps in reducing carb carving.

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