What to Eat Before These Important Wedding Events? – Weddingz Advice #13

What to Eat Before These Important Wedding Events? – Weddingz Advice #13

 

Wedding planning is not all that hunky dory for you after all? You’ve been stressing over every little detail so much that you’ve begun stress eating? Hold that next morsel right there and stop with the worry - everything is going to be just fine.

We understand brides can give into temptation very easy. Be it those cheese loaded pizzas or overly-indulgent rich chocolate desserts. Days preceding your wedding your mind automatically starts blocking these temptations with the fear of not fitting into those pretty lehengas you choose for your pre-wedding celebration and D-Day.

To help you stop binging on junk and curb those late-nigh craving, maintain your weight, stay bloat free, gain healthy and glowing skin, we give you some quick and simple tips on what you should eat before these important wedding events.

 

Bridal Lehenga Shopping

Objective: Is to not feel bloated and shop for your bridal lehenga feeling your natural self the way you would want to be on your wedding day

Bridal Lehenga Shopping

Say no to packaged, processed and restaurant food

Choose more simply prepared home-cooked meals

Have low-fat yogurt (with berries) to avoid bloating

Choose fermented food such as kimchi, yogurt etc. to curb cravings

 

 

Bridal Lehenga Fittings

Objective: To stay healthy and maintain the weight you carried for your previous fittings to avoid major alterations

Bridal Lehenga FittingsPhoto via Photobooth 9

Have balanced meals with lean proteins, healthy fats and quality carbohydrates

Consume whole foods like fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, chicken, fish, avocados, oatmeal and plain, low-fat dairy

Follow 5 Foods Rule: Which is a process of having full meal with 5 major ingredients – minus oil, herbs and spices

 

 

Engagement Photo Shoot

Objective: To achieve a clear, healthy and glowing skin that is effortlessly camera-ready

Engagement Photo Shoot

Photo via Girl in Pink Photography

Have fresh fruits and veggies for a glowing skin

Oranges, bell pepper and broccoli have tons of vitamin C ensuring healthy skin and tissues

Foods like salmon, sardines, walnuts and flaxseeds offer omega-3s, which are anti-inflammatory and can benefit skin too

Healthy fat sources like olives, avocado, fatty fish, such as salmon, tuna and mackerel, coconut and whole eggs are wonderful for your hair, skin and nails, so you'll have a natural, camera-ready glow

Have lots of water by beginning your day with a tall glass of water and continue to keep yourself hydrated throughout the day. Check out some detox water recipes here, to zest things up

 

 

Bachelorette Party

Objective: To eat well, keep yourself hydrated and detox well to bounce back from all the indulgence

Bachelorette Party

Photo via Shutterdown

DETOXIFYING TIPS:

Have lots of water, before, during and after you go out

Have drinks that replace some of the alcohol with water, like a wine spritzer and have a balanced meal with good protein source before the night

AFTER PARTY:

Start your day with a big glass of water with a squeeze of lemon to stimulate your digestive system

Have a wholesome breakfast such as an omelette, whole-grain pancakes with diced fruits or veggie with eggs

Go green: Greens naturally detoxify your liver, blood and respiratory system. Add healthy fats like avocado or olive oil to maximize nutrient absorption. Add these power greens where you can: in an omelette, a smoothie or eat a satisfying salad for lunch or dinner

 

 

Pre-Wedding and Wedding Day

Objective: Stay bloat free to look and feel gorgeous

Pre-Wedding and Wedding Day

Keep yourself hydrated by having enough water and carry an emergency snack pack with you at all times

Stick to your go-to breakfast, be it toast with peanut-butter, eggs or a smoothie

Have a balanced diet of lean, grilled protein, brown rice and veggies which will sit well in your stomach

 

 

OTHER KEY THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND:

OTHER KEY THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND:

>Chew your meals

>Say no to crash diets

>Try the 2-minute test: Curb your cravings by giving your hunger pangs a 2 minute avoidance test this will take your mind off the current rush for consuming that last pizza slice or the frosting off your delicious cake bridal shower cake

>Excercise

 

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