Much of her weight loss can be attributed to her diet plan which consists of low fat and high protein intake. She starts her day with a glass of lukewarm water having honey and lime juice. This drink helps in losing weight. Sonam takes 5 to 6 small meals a day. The meals have low carbohydrate content and high protein content.
On a typical day, Sonam’s meals consist of following diet plan:
Fruit and oatmeal in breakfast.
Brown bread with egg white and protein shake in snacks.
Grilled chicken, dal, fish, salad and chapati for lunch. Chapatis are made of bajra or jowar. She avoids red meat.
Egg white and brown bread in the evening.
Fish, chicken soup and salad in dinner.
Sonam says that she eats every two hours. Her days are full of rigorous physical tasks like dancing, shooting for movies and swimming. Therefore, she gets hungry and eats something every two hours. Dry fruits and nuts also help her in satisfying her hunger.
She likes drinking a lot of fluids. Coconut water is one of her favorite drinks. She also likes buttermilk and cucumber juice. These drinks enhance her energy levels and help her in being hydrated. She says that she uses seasoning and natural sugar in her food and avoids excess salt and sugar.
Sonam admits that she eats and drinks in moderation. She also does not hold back if she has a strong craving for a food item. While travelling, she feeds on apples, health bars and sandwiches. She says that her grandmother told her to drink a glass of warm water every morning. It will flush out the toxins from the body. She follows her grandmother’s advice and also drinks water with lemon and honey after drinking the glass of warm water. She prefers being in a no smoking atmosphere at all places.
Sonam’s Advice for Staying Healthy
She says that many people have to follow erratic work schedules. They can undergo a periodical medical check up to ensure that they have not acquired weight because of any medical condition. According to her, those who eat healthy diet and do some workout each day are able to stay healthy.