Roti or Paratha, Which is healthier? Know which is better for weight loss


Guwahati: The battle of Roti and Paratha in India is quite interesting.

Some people love Roti while some love Parathas.

 But do you know what is healthy between Roti and Paratha and which of these two should be consumed for weight loss?

If not, consultant dietician Dr. Ranjana Singh will inform you about this in this article.

Roti or Paratha

According to dietician Dr. Ranjana Singh, it depends on your diet whether Roti or Paratha is healthy for you or not.

For example, if you include Paratha in a high-calorie diet, it can be harmful. A

At the same time, consuming Roti in a very low-calorie diet can also be inadequate for the body.  Because, our body needs a balanced diet that should not only contain proteins, vitamins but also balanced healthy fats, carbs and calories.

Roti or Paratha: What will help in weight loss?

When it comes to weight loss foods, calorie intake should be seen. If you want to lose weight, you should consume low-calorie things.

According to Dr. Ranjana Singh, when it comes to 6-inch wheat Roti, it contains about 15 grams of carbs, 3 grams of protein and 70 calories.

On the other hand, when it comes to 6-inch wheat Paratha, it contains about 126 calories. Now you can guess for yourself what will be good for weight loss.

According to consultant dietician Dr. Ranjana Singh, you should eat Paratha made of cow’s desi ghee for breakfast because eating Paratha will provide all the necessary nutrition and energy throughout the day.

On the other hand, if you are having lunch or dinner, you should include wheat Roti without ghee, so that your diet is completely balanced. Right there, digesting Roti at night will be easy for your digestive system.

Diabetic patients should avoid eating Paratha

Diabetics are advised to avoid eating ghee Paratha. According to Dr. Ranjana Singh, oily, fried food like parantha can be harmful to diabetic patients because it may increase their blood sugar. Therefore, diabetics should eat plain Roti without ghee.

Parantha and Roti both can be healthy

According to Dr. Ranjana Singh, you can make Roti and Paratha healthier by simply following some changes.

All you need to do is make a slight change in the flour that is used to make them. You can use healthy flour of Bajra, Jowar, Ragi, Almonds, Oats, etc. to make Roti and Paratha.