Instead of rice at night, you can eat low-carbohydrate grains.
You have to try to control the weight not by not eating but by eating proper food.
Many people try to lose excess body weight by eating less at night. Which doesn’t work most of the time. Because you feel hungry later. Due to which the possibility of overeating increases.
To avoid this problem it is beneficial to choose grains rich in low carbohydrates.
According to a report published on a nutrition website, eating grains at night helps in weight loss.
Oats are rich in fiber called beta-glucan. It absorbs a lot of water. As a result, the stomach is full for a long time. Oats are rich in antioxidants known as ‘Avinanthramide’. It helps keep the heart healthy. Usually, nutritionists recommend eating this grain if you want to lose weight.
High in fiber which aids digestion and reduces the risk of gallstones. The beta-glucans in barley bind to bile acids to lower ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol levels. Also, it helps reduce the risk of type-2 diabetes and increases insulin secretion.
Corn is a good source of antioxidants. It contains vitamin B, magnesium and phosphorus. Corn is low in calories. So it can be consumed anytime when hungry.
Maize chaat can be easily prepared for dinner.
Boil the corn, drain the water and store in a bowl. Then add chopped onion, cucumber and tomato. You can add salt, black pepper, chat masala and serve to increase the taste.
It is hard to find a Bengali who does not like to eat rice. And if you can’t avoid rice altogether, it’s better to get into the habit of eating brown rice.
Brown rice is less starch rich than white rice. It contains phytic acid and polyphenols that help lower blood sugar levels.
You can eat a small amount of brown rice mixed with vegetable curry as dinner.