A bodybuilding diet is reasonably stringent about its essentials, but can be oriented to the culinary preferences of diversified cultures including Indian food system.
Bodybuilding diet stresses upon over consuming in controlled manner salubrious and natural foods selectively like fruits, lean meat, healthful fats etc with the aim of promoting extra muscle growth. The challenge of commingling a suitable bodybuilding diet with Indian cuisine lies in accomplishing the protein needs which can be done with effort.
Bodybuilding diet aims to supply the body with little more calories than that gets burnt daily to promote muscle growth without allowing undesirable flab which accompanies overeating or taking in unnatural or low nutrient content foods. Protein consumption is stressed upon as it builds muscles.
For bodybuilding, try to take in between 0.8 to 1 grams of protein corresponding to 1 pound of body mass daily, distributed across meals. More calories from carbohydrates are needed to sustain the muscle building and provide additional energy for workouts.
Fruits, vegetables and whole grains consumed during the day provide standard carbohydrates. Quality fats are available from cooking oils and natural fats and are conducive to good hormonal response in addition to providing extra calories.
A sample Indian diet menu
An Indian omelet commingled of three eggs with chopped onion, tomato, chilies and slight milk is a perfect way to start the day. Fry these in olive oil until the eggs solidify. Serve the same with Indian flat bread or oats. A high protein Indian cuisine like coconut chili chicken made of ginger, cashew, diced onion, coconut milk and spices is highly recommended for lunch.
Dinner can be rolled out with salubrious fish curry cooked with white fish, tomatoes, garlic and spices. These dishes can be served with fruits and vegetables to fill out the nutritional potential of cuisine along with rice preceding or succeeding the workout.