Staying fit and healthy often seems to be a task that requires the sacrifice of having tasty food. Well, if your definition of tasty food is only limited to burgers, pizzas, and Paranthas, then you have to sacrifice the taste for the sake of fitness and staying healthy.
But let us tell you that there are many healthy and tasty food items which you can add to your diet plan. The only thing you need is to change your definition of taste.
Here we bring you some of the many healthy and tasty food items.
Apples make a perfect food item to have a healthy lifestyle whilst keeping the taste in life. An apple is rich in fibre and vitamin C, and it also contains antioxidants. You can make apple juice and apple smoothie to bring the deliciousness in. And there is also a saying ‘An apple a day keeps a doctor away’.
Eating two bananas half-hour before a workout session provides a hefty amount of energy. Most of the athletes eat bananas or drink a banana shake in their daily diet. Bananas are high in vitamin B6 and fibre. And they are also considered as one of the best sources of potassium.
A food item which is low in carbohydrates and calories and that tastes sweet: surely deserve to be in your list of must-have food items. Strawberries are highly nutritious, and They are loaded with vitamin C, fibre, and manganese. You can make a strawberry shake or strawberry-flavoured cake as per your preferences. If you don’t know how to bake, then you can order cakes in Dehradun or wherever you live.
Yes, almonds are tasty! And there are many ways that you can have almonds in your diet. You can eat them raw or after soaking in water for the whole night. You can add almonds in homemade dishes such as Kheer and Halwa. Almonds can help you lose weight and improve metabolic health.
Coconut gives you healthy delight in two ways. First, you can drink coconut water which is tasty and full of health, and after that, you can eat the whitish part of the coconut. There are so many benefits of coconuts for the human body. They are loaded with fibre and powerful fatty acids called medium-chain triglycerides.
You can eat carrots straight after washing them, you can have carrot juice, you can make a cooked vegetable, and you can have the winter-delight, Gajar Halwa. Carrot provides us with vitamin K., And they are also rich in nutrients and carotene antioxidants. Eating carrot also improves blood quality and skin quality.
Yogurt is actually a fermented milk-based food item which is made by adding live bacteria to the milk. Yogurt is good for bones, aids weight loss, builds immunity and controls blood pressure. And for the taste, there are various flavoured yogurts available out there in the market. Try to have yogurt once or twice a week.
When we say, healthy and tasty, the topic can’t be complete without mentioning a fruit cake. And you can even have designer cakes in Gurgaon or wherever you live topped with finely-chopped fresh fruits. The blend of cream, butter, and juicy fruits is something different. You can ask the baker to add fruits of your choice. A fruit cake is the perfect food item for a cheat day.
Eating dark chocolates has lots of benefits, and it is something that doesn’t compromise with a taste for the sake of health. Dark chocolate is considered as one of the most powerful sources of antioxidants. Having a prescribed amount of chocolate eliminates the risk of a heart attack.