Fats and Carbohydrates increase body weight. The increased body weight can be reduced after cutting down foods such as carbohydrates and fats. It is possible to cut down fat by avoiding consumption of fatty substances. But it is difficult to reduce the carbohydrate level in the body since some quantity of carbohydrates is almost present in every food that is eaten daily. Best part is to eat foods which contain beneficial carbohydrates, which leads to weight loss.
There are three types of carbs present in food, such as fiber, sugar and starch. To reduce weight, avoid taking sugary substances and eat carbohydrate in less quantity. Foods which are rich in fiber and starch help in reducing the weight. So try eating those foods which contain starch and fiber.
Following are the foods which contain beneficial carbohydrate
We eat chickpeas in the boiled and roasted forms. Since the chickpeas are low in glycemic index, which helps in curbing the hunger. Chickpeas can be taken as curry and salad. Chickpeas are useful in reducing the bad cholesterols.
2. Sweet potatoes
Sweet Potatoes (Meethe Aloo) contain starch and high quantity of complex carbohydrates. It is a tremendous source of beta-carotene, fiber, and it is much preferred after vitamins. Sweet potatoes are considered as a great source of recovery food.
Oats are consumed mostly at breakfast. It contains beta-glucan super fiber, which is an essential component for cutting the cholesterol level. Oats are easily digested in our bodies which make a person feel fuller for a longer duration of time.
Weight gainers do not prefer banana in their food because it adds weight to body. But its hidden goodness is very rarely recognized. It is enriched with fast-acting carbohydrates. Bananas apart from fiber contain potassium, fiber, Vitamin B6, and manganese. It is eaten a lot since during cricket matches, players are given many bananas to eat, it is because they are pre and post workout snacks due to their property of easy digestion.
Peas are widely consumed as vegetable in India. It is used in burgers, patties, stuffing pizzas, and many other fast foods widely consumed. Since peas contain high quantities of carbohydrates and sugar, weight conscious people must avoid eating it.
Before saying no to peas we should know they contain antioxidants and phytonutrients. It is also known as an anti-inflammatory food.
Some researchers claim peas are helpful in preventing stomach cancer.
Corns are very rich in antioxidants. This whole grain is helpful in moderation and therefore it forms a good source of energy.
Blueberries are known for its fat burning feature. It is also one of those fruits which are highly rich in carbohydrates. They also contain essential minerals and vitamins.
8. Greek Yoghurt
Greek Yoghurt is internationally renowned food which helps in keeping carbohydrate, low in bodies and it also boosts a good quantity of protein in body. The important feature of Greek yoghurt is that it’s a non-sugary food.