Losing weight is never easy, especially since fats tend to persist in the most uncomfortable areas of the body. However, it only takes a good will and to believe enough in oneself without forgetting to help oneself with natural recipes to accelerate a little the process.
You have certainly heard a celebrity say that it does not happen anymore, it’s the Hollywood trend par excellence. But this is not only that, it is one of the most recommended drinks by dieticians and nutritionists for weight loss and maintaining a good state of health.
Prepared with lemon , it contains polyphenols that help limit weight gain and fat accumulation in your body. Lemon also contains lots of fiber including pectin. It is a soluble fiber that promotes the proper functioning of your intestinal flora and therefore better absorption of nutrients, in addition to activating the lipid metabolism and promote the synthesis of intestinal hormones necessary for the proper functioning of the digestive organs. In other words, it allows you to have a good transit needed for your flat stomach target.
To prepare your lemon water, you need 2 medium-sized organic lemons and 1 liter of water. Grate the zest of your lemons, then squeeze the juice. Mix everything with the water. You can sweeten with 2 teaspoons of honey if you desire.
The biggest advantage with this drink is that it can serve you throughout the day, especially to cool off during the hot days of the summer.
Mint is a good source of manganese, a cofactor that participates in the metabolism of sugars by promoting glycemic control and lipid synthesis. Limiting sugar in your blood will prevent you from snacking between meals, one of the reasons behind weight gain. To prepare it, simply heat the water to 100 degrees, put your tea to infuse for 4 minutes then add the mint leaves.
Pineapple is one of the first foods you can think of when incorporating a weight loss program. It actually contains bromelain, an enzyme known for its ability to prevent the storage of fat, especially in the belly and thighs, in addition to effectively fight fat cells. For a good pineapple juice, you only need one cup of pineapple in pieces (a quarter of the fruit). Put everything in a blender and mix until you obtain a homogeneous texture. Serve the expense of preference.
Green Tea is derived from the plant Camellia Sinensis . It is a good source of flavonoids in addition to containing catechin, two types of nutrients with high antioxidant power and which effectively fight against the presence of free radicals in the body. In addition to this, green tea has a thermogenic effect, that is to say it promotes the elimination of fat by means of energy expenditure allowing you to lose weight by the same mechanism.
To prepare it, start by heating your water, then let your green tea brew for 4 minutes. Drink it hot.
Mint is to be avoided in people with severe liver problems or hypertension.
Lemon is not recommended for ulcers or heartburn. Because of its abrasive action on dental enamel, it is recommended to rinse your mouth after consumption and to allow an hour before brushing your teeth.
Green tea should not be consumed at the same time as meals because it limits the absorption of nutrients. Namely that it can also act on the concentration of blood in anticoagulants. If you are on medical treatment, seek the advice of a doctor before consumption.