This was in spite of the changes in my lifestyle Like becoming a vegetarian, Not eating white rice, having only ragi for breakfast. walking in the morning for 1 hour and at night for ½ hour after dinner. Even after these disciplines for over 20 years, I was not able to shed weight.
Till one fine day when Dr. Ravi Jandhyala and I were on a Holiday at Pondicherry I decided to have him as my mentor
Not all carbohydrate foods are created equal, in fact they behave quite differently in our bodies.
The glycemic index or GI describes this difference by ranking carbohydrates according to their effect on our blood glucose levels.
Choosing low GI carbs - the ones that produce only small fluctuations in our blood glucose and insulin levels - is the secret to long-term health reducing your risk of heart disease and diabetes and is the key to sustainable weight loss.
Foods which have low glycemic index Vegetables Carrots, cauliflower, broccoli Mushrooms, beans, capsicum, etc. Fruits Apples, pears, peaches, Plums, Strawberries. Others Lentils, brown rice, barley, wheat-pasta, oats.
Trans fats are actually unsaturated fats, but they can raise total and LDL (bad) cholesterol levels while also lowering HDL (good) cholesterol levels.
Trans fats are used to extend the shelf life of processed foods, typically cookies, cakes, fries and donuts. Any item that contains “hydrogenated oil” or “partially hydrogenated oil” likely contains trans fats.