Yellow bell pepper: Peppers come in different colours depending on how ripe they are. Yellow bell peppers are slightly sweet in taste but are extremely low in calories. They also contain capsaicin that helps speed up the metabolism by raising one’s body temperature. Add bell peppers to salads, make dips or use it in sandwiches.
Turmeric: Known as ‘haldi’ in Hindi, this herb has multiple health benefits including fastening the weight loss process. It breaks down fat and also prevents the body from retaining fat deposits due to the presence of the compound curcumin in it. Add a dash of turmeric to your curries for results.
Lemon: These are high in vitamin C and can assist in weight loss. It has the fibre called pectin that helps keep you feeling full for a longer time and also helps the body break down fat. In order to reap in its benefits, squeeze the juice of a lemon in a glass of water warm and have it first thing in the morning. Also add honey for more benefits.
Banana: Many people shun this fruit away thinking it is high in number of calories but banana makes for a great post workout snack, helping your body regain energy instantly. If you want to speed up your weight loss process, mash half a banana and mix dry-roasted jeera or cumin seeds to it. Have two spoonful of this mixture every day.
Toor dal: This lentil is very commonly found in most Indian households. It has very few calories and is a good option for weight watchers. The dal also packs in fibre and protein. Pair it with brown rice to reap in all its benefits.
Honey: This golden liquid is an excellent substitute for sugar. Add honey to your tea which has lesser calories than sugar. Also, honey helps cut down fat and speeds up the digestion process. Take spoonful of ginger juice and add honey to it. have this once every day for effective weight loss.