This is the diet chart Shilpa Shetty followed for weight loss post-pregnancy
For losing weight after pregnancy, a healthy diet plays an important role and this is what actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra swears by. Eveyone who follows her on social media knows how committed she is to fitness. She does not starve herself and even indulges in her weekly ‘Sunday binge.’ In her book titled The Great Indian Diet, which she has co-authored with celebrity nutritionist Luke Coutinho, Shilpa says, “No matter what diet you choose, you should be aware of your life and the way you live”. She is a role model for many women and she is always looked up to when it comes to weight loss after pregnancy. If you are also looking to lose weight post-pregnancy, you must follow her diet that she shares in her book. (Image courtesy: Instagram/@theshilpashetty)
Wake up routine
At about 7: 30 am, Shilpa used to take 15 ml aloe vera juice plus ten Tulsi leaves, jaggery and ginger followed by 2 glasses of warm water at 7:45 am.
At around 8 am, she had 1 small bowl of oats cooked in water with a dash of milk or muesli in skimmed milk, or two whole eggs with whole wheat toast and almonds soaked in water overnight. At 9 am, Shilpa used to have tea with milk and brown sugar.
One bowl of mixed fruits: papaya or muskmelon with apple or strawberry, orange and 5 tbsp of yoghurt smoothie at 11 am.
Her lunch included a bowl of brown rice topped with 1 tsp of ghee, any vegetable and one portion of chicken or grilled fish at about 1 pm. Or it could also be replaced with beans, one raw carrot, one glass of salted chaas with roasted jeera. For dessert, she used to have a piece of jaggery chikki or dudhi halwa made with raisins and dates. She had this dessert twice a week until she lost 10 kgs.
She had a lot of choices for evening snacks. At about 3: 30, she used to eat 8-10 roasted makhanas or five walnuts and raisins or crackers with low-fat hummus or avocado dip or two scrambled eggs.
For the dinner, mixed vegetable soup or chicken soup was necessary for her. The vegetable soup was made using tomato, pumpkin and greens). Along with this, a salad that consisted of tomato, sprouts, apple, beetroot, and lettuce tossed with a little chaat masala. She used to have it by 7:30 pm.
Shilpa ate moong dal chillas for dinner post soup with paneer till she lost 10 kilos. After that, she used to have Grilled and stir-fried chicken with veggies or Steamed and braised fish with beans or broccoli and mushrooms along with one carrot.