How to eat corn for a weight loss dinner meal – Dos and Dont’s for a high fibre, low calorie meal   |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock
New Delhi: If you are on a weight loss diet, you do realise the importance of the right dinner. A heavy, oily, or calorie-rich dinner can not only sabotage your weight loss plans but also lead to poor digestion, bloating and an unfresh morning.
If you are looking for the right dinner food and ingredient, here is something you can try. This food item is extremely rich in fibre and complex carbohydrates and is very light on the stomach. However, you must know the ideal way to cook it so that it aids your weight loss efforts.
Recipes with corn for weight loss
There are several ways you can cook corn and use it to aid your weight loss diet.
Make the classic corn chaat with corn kernels, salt, a pinch of chilli, and lemon juice. Enjoy the chaat as dinner and keep your stomach light, digestion strong and weight loss goals going. Read – Weight loss tips: Giving up THIS food for Lent will help you lose belly fat and get a flat tummy fast
Corn kernels can add the crunch and crisp in your salad and give you the perfect dinner. Add corn to salads like green salads or a Caesar salad and enjoy a great fibrous meal for weight loss.
Stir fry veggies
Another way is to simple stir fry nutritious veggies like the corn, capsicum, spring onions, etc. to give you a great meal for dinner. Veggies provide the body with nutrition, ensuring that even when you eat less, your body does not suffer in terms of nutrition. Veggies are also extremely fibrous and can help in improving digestion and aiding weight loss.
Recipes to avoid on a weight loss diet
There are certain ways that you should definitely not eat the corn, especially when you are trying to lose weight
A very popular breakfast is cornflakes with milk. However, cornflakes are very high in carbohydrates and very low on protein, which makes them unfit for a weight loss diet.
Plain theatre popcorn contains a large number of calories, let alone buttered or caramel popcorn. You must steer clear of popcorn from such places as it will sabotage your weight loss plans and diet.
Creamy corn dishes
Heavy curries, made with cream, butter or milk can be really harmful to your weight loss plans. Such corn dishes do more harm than good. The calories from the cream and butter may overpower the benefits from corn.
Disclaimer: Tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purpose only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or a dietician before starting any fitness programme or making any changes to your diet.