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You hardly indulge in those sinful burgers and barely go out for dinners. You track your daily calorie intake and you are conscious about what you eat. So how does the weight pile on you? Well, the fault may still be with your diet. Those extra calories sneak in when you think it is OK because it is just a bite or a nibble.
So you won't buy a bag of chips, but someone at work has it and you just grab a couple of chips.
|Potato chips||1 piece = 8.1 cal|
|Banana chips||1 piece = 10.7 cal|
|Baked tortilla chips||1 piece = 12.5 cal|
You can instead go for these low-calorie office snacks.
Your meal may be incomplete without that spoon of a pickle. But, that one spoon may be adding a lot of calories.
|Mango pickle||1 piece = 14.7 cal|
|Amla pickle||1 piece = 55.6 cal|
|Onion pickle||1 piece = 37.7 cal|
|Brinjal pickle||1 piece = 39.3 cal|
Replace your pickle with a low-fat yogurt.
You cannot do without pairing your idli or dosa with chutney, but forget to add it to your calorie tracker?
|Coconut chutney||1 tablespoon = 44 cal|
|Tomato chutney||1 tablespoon = 10.5 cal|
|Groundnut chutney||1 tablespoon = 61.1 cal|
|Pudina chutney||1 tablespoon =6.2 cal|
Here are some low-calorie South Indian recipes for weight loss.
That box of cookies comes out when you want to have something with your hot cup of coffee. Here is the number of calories you will consume in just 2 pieces of cookies.
|Butter cookies||2 pieces = 87.5 cal|
|Chocolate chip cookies||2 pieces = 197.8 cal|
|Milk cookies||2 pieces = 73.8 cal|
Go for biscuits made of wheat flour like Marie.
You must be warned several times on colas, but somehow you can t swallow your food without taking a sip of the cola. That one sip of cola can be adding these many calories.
|Coca cola||1 sip = 18.5 cal|
|Pepsi||1 sip = 17.3 cal|
|Sprite||1 sip = 20.1 cal|
|Dairy milk||1 square = 22.5 cal|
|Ferrero Rocher||1 piece = 74 cal|
|Bournville, Raisin and Nut||1 square = 24.5 cal|
Ever thought how many extra calories you are consuming when you dip that sandwich in tomato sauce?
|Tomato sauce||1 tablespoon = 18.1 cal|
|Pesto sauce||1 tablespoon = 90.9 cal|
|Chilli garlic sauce||1 tablespoon = 38 cal|
|Schezwan sauce||1 tablespoon = 19.9 cal|
Before you know it, your calorie intake in a day goes up by 215 calories, which means you have to skip a meal of roti and sabzi to make up for it -- 1piece of potato chips + 1 piece of pickle + 1 tablespoon of chutney + 2 pieces butter cookies+ 1 sip of cola + 1 square of chocolate + 1 tomato sauce = 215 calories.
So, the next time you indulge in these quick bites, do your own math!
These calories are calculated using HealthifyMe Calorie Counter, the world s first Indian nutrition tracker.
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