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Healthy Food Swaps For Weight Loss

If you're aiming to lose weight or simply improve your health, you need to eat right! You will eat right if you choose right. Make the following food swaps that will make your diet instantly healthier.


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Juice tends to be high in sugar and low in fiber whereas a whole fruit contains more fiber than the juice and has a higher water content, both great for weight loss.

Fruit instead of juice

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It is important to eat the right kind of grain. Whole grains are rich in nutrients and fiber. Include brown rice and oatmeal instead of white bread, white rice and white pasta.

Whole grains for refined

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Canned beverages and energy drinks are loaded with sugar and chemicals. Healthy alternatives include homemade buttermilk, vegetable juices, coconut water and good old nimbu pani.

Choose homemade drinks

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Unhealthy snacking options available in the market are high in calories, fats and chemicals. The best snack to resort to are nuts and seeds. Have them plain or roasted or flavoured.

Nuts over snacks

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Himalayan salt is a rich source of minerals like iodine, potassium, iron, calcium and magnesium. The quantity of minerals is much higher than table salt. 

Skip table salt

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When you crave ice cream, take your favourite fruit, bend it with some yogurt and milk and add honey or maple syrup as sweetner and there you have a perfectly healthy and yummy dessert!

Try fruit smoothies

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Don't deny yourself those French fries - just replace the potato with sweet potatoes and it's sure to become your favourite. Sweet potatoes are complex carbohydrates with a lower GI ranking

Have sweet potato

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Desi ghee is considered to be a healthy fat and great for overall health. It is a powerhouse of nutrition, rich in Vitamin A, E, D and K and full of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.

Ghee over cooking oil

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Sugar provides empty calories while honey, rich in vitamins and minerals, can help regulate cholesterol levels in the body.

Honey over sugar

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