Sunday, October 14, 2012

Have you heard about an “Idli Diet” ?

The Idli diet has been introduced after knowing its health benefits and its major contribution in aiding weight loss. As most of us know Idlis are a staple South-Indian dish that is made for breakfast and also enjoyed as a snack in the evenings. In North India, idlis are a healthy and filling snack idea. If you love to eat idli, then you would like to know how it aids weight loss.

Idlis and Weight loss:
  • This south-Indian breakfast dish is effective in weight loss. Many people have lost weight after eating idlis for a month.
  • Idli diet doesn't mean having idlis 3 times a day. You can include this in your breakfast and as an evening snack.
  • Idlis help in weight loss as they are steamed. Steamed food doesn't have fat and calories that can increase your weight. Idlis should be cooked in healthy method to enjoy its weight loss benefits.
  • Idlis are made with urad dal and rice. Thus, this south-Indian dish is easy to digest and healthy. They digest and flush out easily.
  • Idlis if made only with rice batter can be little heavy on the stomach. Moreover, just having urad dal and rice may not compensate for the other nutritional supplements that are required on a regular basis. Add some green vegetables and Indian spices to make idlis tasty and more nutritious.
  • If you steam idli and have it with citrus juice (like grape, orange or lemon juice), you can burn fats and also prevent carbs of rice from depositing in the body.
This is how an Idli diet helps in Weight loss and also benefits your Health.


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