An effective fat-burning food, garlic contains the sulphur compound allicin,
which has anti-bacterial effects and helps reduce cholesterol and unhealthy fats
This is a thermogenic herb that increases metabolism and helps burn body fat.
Cardamom is considered one of the best digestive aids
Raw or cooked cabbage inhibits the conversion of sugar and other carbohydrates
into fat. Hence, it is of great value in weight reduction.
The probiotic food contains just 2.2 grams of fat and about 99 calories. Regular
intake provides the body with all essential nutrients and does not add fats and
calories to the body.
Chilies contain capsaicin that helps in increasing the metabolism. Capsaicin
is a thermogenic food, so it causes the body to burn calories for 20 minutes
after you eat the chillies.
CINNAMON and CLOVES and ANISE
The spices have been found to improve the function of insulin and to lower
glucose, total cholesterol, LDL and triglycerides in people with type 2
diabete CURRY LEAVES
Incorporating curry leaves into your daily diet can help you lose weight. These
leaves flush out fat and toxins, reducing fat deposits that are stored in the
body, as well as reducing bad cholesterol levels. If you are overweight,
incorporate eight to 10 curry leaves into your diet daily. Chop them finely and
mix them into a drink, or sprinkle them over a meal.
It is a home remedy for obesity. It mobilises the extra fat deposits in the body
allowing it to be utilised as energy for normal functions. One should start with
about 10 grams or a tablespoon, taken with hot water early in the morning.
Fibre rich foods such as millets – jowar, bajra, ragi, etc – absorb cholesterol
and help increase the secretion of the bile that emulsifies fats.
The bean sprouts are rich in Vitamin A, B, C and E and many minerals, such as
calcium, iron and potassium. It is a rich source of protein and fibre, which
helps lower blood cholesterol level. The high fibre content yields complex
carbohydrates, which aid digestion, are effective in stabilising blood sugar and
prevent its rapid rise after meal consumption
This has low saturated fat compared to other cooking oils. It has fatty acid,
oleic acid, erucic acid and linoleic acid. It contains antioxidants, essential
vitamins and reduces cholesterol, which is good for the heart.
Its regular intake may help reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and high BP,
increase blood circulation and prevent blood clotting, helping to prevent heart