This Nigerian food timetable for fast weight loss is published to help people with abnormal weight gain or obesity with specific food recipes they should eat and what to give up right now.
Obesity or Overweight is when a person has excess body fat. It is usually defined using a ratio of height and weight called BMI. An adult with BMI of 25-29.9 is considered overweight, while an adult with BMI of 30 or higher is considered obese. It is a chronic disease that leads to diabetes, high blood pressure, heart diseases, gallstones, and other chronic diseases.
Causes of overweight and obesity
- over eating
- diets that are high in simple carbohydrates
- how often a person eats
- physical inactivity
- medications such as antidepressants, anticonvulsants, etc.
- social issues
- psychological factors
Symptoms of overweight and obesity
- short breath
- skin problems
- trouble sleeping
- tightness in clothes
- varicose veins
- sleep apnea- irregular breathing and periodically stops during sleep
Foods to help you lose weight
- Drink ten cups of water or more every day
- No alcohol or any other fluids except water
- Use olive oil or sunflower oil for whatever you are cooking
- Buy Dana slim milk. mix the powder in water and take 1 spoon twice daily
- avoid fatty beef
Nigerian Food Timetable For Fast Weight Loss
Below are lists of food timetables you can choose from
|Sunday||One boiled green plantain||1 piece of fresh fish with vegetable soup||2 pieces of chicken boiled, with one apple|
|Monday||1 boiled egg and 1 apple||Salad with roasted or fried chicken||Fish pepper soup with one apple|
|Tuesday||2 apples with loads of water||One cup of beans with water||Fish pepper soup with one apple|
|Wednesday||1 boiled egg and 1 boiled sweet potato||1 wrap of Moi-moi||Suya with salad and tomatoes|
|Thursday||1 cucumber with 3 cherry tomatoes||Chicken pepper soup||Fried fish and vegetable soup|
|Friday||1 boiled green plantain with 1 boiled egg||Meat pepper soup with one apple||Salad and fish|
|Saturday||Vegetable salad||Chicken with vegetable soup||Suya with one apple|
|Sunday||Spanish omelette and a slice of toasted bread||Jollof rice (with very little oil) and salad||Moi-Moi, chicken and coleslaw|
|Monday||Moi-Moi and green tea||Sweet potato with green pepper and carrot porridge (with fish)||Stir fry vegetable and chicken|
|Tuesday||Boiled egg and a slice of toasted whole wheat bread||Bean, fish and vegetable porridge (add greens, carrot, and green pepper)||Grilled fish with steamed vegetable|
|Wednesday||Any healthy breakfast cereal||Boiled semi ripe plantain with fish and vegetable stew||½ packet of noodles with chicken and lots of carrot and green pepper|
|Thursday||Plain yoghurt mixed with a few cubes of your favourite fruit||Wheat with okra soup or vegetable soup cooked with fish and very little or no oil||Salad and boiled egg|
|Friday||Quaker oat with skimmed milk||Ofada rice, green leafy stew with any meat of your choice||Steamed potatoes with chicken stir and fry|
|Saturday||Boiled plantain with fish stew||Wheat and vegetable soup||Pepper soup and yam|
NOTE: pregnant women, lactating mothers, and sick people should stay away from this timetable.
While this Nigerian food timetable for fast weight loss will help you reduce your weight and stay fit, you can also learn how to burn calories in your body to achieve your dream body shape.