What to eat at dinner to lose weight – Ultimate Bollywood Secrets!
What do your favorite stars have for dinner? How do stars manage to keep themselves fit and healthy? Much has been said and written about the importance of having breakfast daily. This is also the reason people have started having ‘heavy breakfast’ and skipping dinner.
Have you been ignoring dinner lately hoping to get the trimmed and toned body of your favorite Bollywood celebrity? Stop doing so before it’s too late!
Dinner is a matter of discipline. But more than half of the world’s population treats dinner as a social event. And unfortunately, most of socialising is at night. Right from eating at home to joining friends at a restaurant, attending a party, hosting a party, and celebrations, a major share of socializing is done at night. In a typical household setting of working parents and students, dinner is the only event that joins the entire family around the table.
According to a research, it has been proved that over eating beyond 4 pm leads to adiposity (the state of being fat). As the day progresses; metabolic rate of the body decreases. Hence, it is crucial to pay attention to our body’s slowed metabolic rate and eat accordingly. So starving at night will slow metabolism and decrease weight loss process. But make sure you do not over eat. Actress Kareena Kapoor prefers to eat light foods for dinner. She focuses on soups and fruits for the dinner.
It is important to eat just enough to keep your energy throughout the night till breakfast. Actor Anil Kapoor prefers to have grilled fish or chicken with 1 bowl mixed vegetables and 1 multi grain roti for dinner.
The Calorie Count
Did you decide on caloric count for the day? If yes, then the dinner you have should not exceed 20-25 % of the total calories fixed for the day.
Your major emphasis should be on having dinner that is rich in protein and fiber, low in fat or fat free. Most Bollywood celebrities prefer having protein rich yet light dinner.
It is crucial that you eat 2 hours before you retire to bed. Make sure the dinner time doesn’t go beyond 8 pm.
Here are some super healthy options for dinner ‘Bollywood’ style:
• Grilled fish or chicken with 1 bowl mixed vegetables and 1 multi grain roti
• Soup and salad/boiled daal/vegetables
• Chapattis and dal/ soup and green vegetables and salad
• Soup, salad and grilled chicken or fish