Obesity or overweight is a condition characterized by excessive deposition or storage of fat in adipose tissues.
Eat honey, fresh rice gruel and barley meal. For barley meal, the seeds are roasted and grinded to a flour, which is then mixed with water and/or honey (optional), and rolled into a dough. This is very good for weight loss.
Avoid eating all sorts of fried, oily, greasy, heavy foods, which are difficult to digest. Also avoid sweets and newly harvested or brewed (Picchil) foods like new curd, new grains and new alcohol, which have been stored or matured for less than a year. Also keep meats, milk products, jaggery and white flour products to a minimum, since they lead to weight increase.
Some Home Remedies
Mint is very useful. Mint tea will help. If green mint is available you can make a paste of with some simple spices and use it with meals.
Vegetables like bitter gourd and bitter drumsticks are useful.
Taking of honey is an excellent home remedy for obesity. Take a daily tablespoon with hot water.
Fasting on honey and limejuice is highly beneficial in the treatment of obesity without the loss of energy and appetite. In this mode of treatment, one teaspoonful of fresh honey should be mixed with a juice of half a lime in a glass of lukewarm water. It can be taken several times in a day at regular intervals.
Exercise & Regimen
It is advisable to give up sedentary habits and to take exercise. Sleeping during the day, reclining on sofa and soft chairs, and a lethargic way of life should be given up.