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Pregnancy And Post Pregnancy Weight Loss Diet!

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Dt. Ashfa Shaikh 91% (19 ratings)
B.Sc - Home Science, - SNDT Women's University, Mumbai
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Thane  •  9 years experience
Pregnancy And Post Pregnancy Weight Loss Diet!

Losing the post-pregnancy weight can easily be one of the most difficult and dreadful things for a woman to do. The sheer joy of having a child of your own is quickly overshadowed by postpartum blues. Losing those extra pounds assumes topmost priority. Although getting into the habit of eating healthy should always be followed, it is important to note that your body needs adequate time to recover from labor as well.

In order to achieve that fit and healthy body you keep dreaming of, a perfect post pregnancy diet is to be strictly followed. A healthy diet is a key element of getting back in shape. You need to be careful about the food you intake after pregnancy. Being callous about eating can lead to more problems of weight gain and obesity in the future. Therefore, keeping track of your eating habits and following a diet plan is given utmost importance.

The Golden Rules of Getting Back In Shape
We know that eating right is the first step towards getting the perfect post-pregnancy body; however, certain rules are to be followed in order to see a significant change in yourself.

  1. Remaining stress-free is the solution to all your health-related problems. From mental stability to getting back in shape, following this commandment will give you the desired result in every sphere of life.
  2. Detoxifying your body from everything unhealthy helps you tremendously. You need to avoid smoking and limit your alcohol intake to get fitter quickly.
  3. Vitamin B6 and Zinc are necessary for the body to balance the hormones. Eating red meat, nuts, broccoli, bananas, egg yolks and oats can all be extremely helpful.
  4. You need to balance your blood sugar level with the help of low glycemic foods as well.

Begin With The Right Breakfast – We all know that the first and the most important meal of the day is breakfast. Breakfast gets you all charged up and provides you with the energy required for the upcoming day. For women who just went through labor, eating an omelet with a whole grain toast is ideal. Apart from that, a berry smoothie made with berries, nuts and seeds and porridge made with cinnamon, flaxseeds and coconut milk can also be helpful.

Sustain With the Right Lunch: Eating grilled chicken, baked sweet potatoes, cottage cheese with a generous serving of green vegetables and plenty of herbs can satisfy your taste buds and help you shed those extra pounds at the same time.

The Prefect Dinner to End Your Day: Who said you have to give up on your happiness to get rid of the extra weight from your body. With the help of these delicacies, you can end your day feeling content and happy. Eating Salmon with mashed sweet potatoes or beef stir-fry with a serving of rice can be an absolute delight for all those new mothers who wish to get healthy. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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