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How to eat rice without gaining weight; tips and tricks by nutritionist

Published on Oct 28, 2023 03:39 PM IST

You can eat your rice and lose weight at the same time if you follow these tips by Nutritionist Nmami Agarwal.

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Weight loss journey can be arduous with many dietary restrictions and difficult lifestyle choices that we have to make. For instance many people avoid rice or roti when they are trying to shed kilos. But is it the right approach? Nutritionist Nmami Agarwal shares tips and tricks to eat rice without gaining weight.(Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 28, 2023 03:39 PM IST

Weight loss journey can be arduous with many dietary restrictions and difficult lifestyle choices that we have to make. For instance many people avoid rice or roti when they are trying to shed kilos. But is it the right approach? Nutritionist Nmami Agarwal shares tips and tricks to eat rice without gaining weight.(Freepik)

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"Do you love rice as much as I do and are worried about gaining weight? Well don’t be. Let me teach you how to eat rice without gaining weight. Here’s the trick!" writes Agarwal on her Instagram page.(Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 28, 2023 03:39 PM IST

"Do you love rice as much as I do and are worried about gaining weight? Well don’t be. Let me teach you how to eat rice without gaining weight. Here’s the trick!" writes Agarwal on her Instagram page.(Freepik)

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Portion size is the key when it comes to enjoying rice without guilt. Agarwal says that we generally do not realise the portion size while eating rice, so the best thing is to take a medium size bowl and mind the portion size of rice.(Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 28, 2023 03:39 PM IST

Portion size is the key when it comes to enjoying rice without guilt. Agarwal says that we generally do not realise the portion size while eating rice, so the best thing is to take a medium size bowl and mind the portion size of rice.(Freepik)

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If you are having rice along with high-protein lentils and loads of veggies, you need not worry about weight gain. "Balance your plate with proteins and vegetables. Take a lot of protein like Dal, Rajma, Chola etc and have it with rice. Also add any vegetables of your choice to pair it with rice," says Agarwal.(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 28, 2023 03:39 PM IST

If you are having rice along with high-protein lentils and loads of veggies, you need not worry about weight gain. "Balance your plate with proteins and vegetables. Take a lot of protein like Dal, Rajma, Chola etc and have it with rice. Also add any vegetables of your choice to pair it with rice," says Agarwal.(Pinterest)

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While having your favourite meal of dal-chawal-sabzi, be mindful of adding dal and veggies first before filling your plate with rice, as this will make you mindful about your portion size. "If you wish to take second helping of rice.. add dal and vegetables first then rice. This will help you control the portion size while adding fibre and protein to prevent insulin spikes," says Agarwal.(Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 28, 2023 03:39 PM IST

While having your favourite meal of dal-chawal-sabzi, be mindful of adding dal and veggies first before filling your plate with rice, as this will make you mindful about your portion size. "If you wish to take second helping of rice.. add dal and vegetables first then rice. This will help you control the portion size while adding fibre and protein to prevent insulin spikes," says Agarwal.(Freepik)

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Adding probiotics to your dal-chawal plate can be highly beneficial. "Lastly, finish of your meal with curd. Curd will add probiotics to your meal and help you digest everything well," concludes the Nutritionist.(Photo Instagram) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 28, 2023 03:39 PM IST

Adding probiotics to your dal-chawal plate can be highly beneficial. "Lastly, finish of your meal with curd. Curd will add probiotics to your meal and help you digest everything well," concludes the Nutritionist.(Photo Instagram)

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