First Published Feb 10, 2023, 1:15 PM IST
Many people try to lose weight. However, there are many people who do not lose weight. There are a few reasons why this is not going down. Experts say that eating foods that prevent weight gain will not result in weight loss. No matter how hard you try to lose weight, if you eat salads, fruits, etc., you will not lose weight. Because empty calorie foods contain no nutrients. Calories from sugar and fat in these foods deplete their nutrients.
In fact, empty calories provide instant energy. But they don’t help build muscle, supply vitamins, or make you feel full. Empty calories that aren’t used for energy are stored as fat in your body. Now let’s know what foods should be avoided by those who want to lose weight.
Fast food, french fries
Fresh fries are loved not only by children but also by adults. But salty foods can harm your body. Because these are highly processed. These do not contain any fiber content. These are high in salt. If you eat foods that are high in salt and oil, you may overeat. It leads to obesity.
Soft drinks, energy drinks
Soft drinks are very tasty. But soft drinks, energy drinks, sports drinks are high in sugar. These do not contain any nutrients. These empty calorie drinks can raise your blood sugar. Liquids that are high in calories don’t satisfy your hunger like food does. So your brain signals that you haven’t eaten yet. This may cause you to overeat.
Chocolates, jam-stuffed, creamy, cookies, pastries, donuts, cakes are high in sugar, salt, refined flour, and saturated fats. All these substances cause inflammation. If you stop taking these you will lose weight easily.
Alcohol is high in calories. Moreover, hunger increases cravings. Alcohol contains seven calories per gram. It is the same as pure fat. Especially alcohol has no nutritional value. Your body slows down your metabolism to detoxify alcohol. Many types of alcoholic beverages, especially cocktails, are high in sugar. This will further increase your weight.
Meats such as ham, sausage, hot dogs, and bacon are high in saturated fat. It clogs the arteries. It also causes inflammation in the body. It prevents you from losing weight. Nitrates are also present in these meats. These cause DNA damage. Causes inflammation in the body.
Last Updated Feb 10, 2023, 1:15 PM IST