When planning to lose weight, boost your body’s metabolism with these simple herbal drinks that you can prepare yourself at home every day.
Our body is so intelligent that it knows how to detect absolutely everything that enters it and then converts it into a nutrient, a vitamin, a portion of sugar or fat.
Therefore, it is important to always give him what he needs, but when you consume much more than you need, then you will have the problem of weight gain.
Fortunately, there are some foods, ingredients and herbs that prepared either in dishes, drinks or infusions, which help burn belly fat fast, because the elements of these preparations will accelerate your metabolism.
1. Cinnamon infusion
Cinnamon tea mainly helps to prevent blood sugar retention, so it is excellent to speed up metabolism. In addition, cinnamon works as an appetite suppressant, so this drink not only helps prevent your body from absorbing nutrients you don’t need, but it also helps you to control your impulses when it comes to eating. In fact, this drink is recommended to people suffering from diabetes to help them control their glucose levels.
1 liter of water
3 tablespoons of ground cinnamon
Boil water once it is boiling, add two tablespoons of cinnamon, mix everything very well until the cinnamon powder is incorporated or introduce two cinnamon sticks when boiling the water. Serve in a cup, strain and let the infusion cool a little to drink it.
2. Bay leaf tea
To get rid of some extra pounds, bay leaf is perfect, because among its main benefits, it helps your digestive system and promotes elimination of toxins. The best thing is that bay leaf tea can also work as an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, which will help you to reduce the swelling of your belly if you suffer from gastrointestinal problems.
5 bay leaves
1 liter water
When boiling water, add five bay leaves and let it steep for about 10 to 15 minutes, then strain water and sweeten to taste, we recommend using natural honey. You can also add a spoonful of ground cinnamon to give it another touch of flavor.
3. Boldo tea
Boldo is another leaf that helps your body expel toxins from your body, it is also a diuretic and antioxidant. These two functions are the key to effective fat burning, since it works as a purifier, which means that, to help you lose weight, boldo is ideal to prevent fluid retention.
1 liter water
5 dried boldo leaves
Like other infusions, you should put boldo leaves (dried) in boiling water, let it steep for 15 minutes and finally do not forget to strain the tea before drinking it; The best to sweeten this drink is sugar cube, just grate a little bit over your cup.
You can prepare an infusion of the following ingredients similarly to those mentioned above:
4. Apple peel
It will help you strengthen your muscles while you lose weight.
5. Green tea
It boosts your metabolism and benefits your digestion.
6. Cayenne pepper
It is a natural thermogenic that eliminates toxins from your body.
It is a depurative that reduces inflammation and heals the digestive system.
All these should be prepared as the first infusions, in boiling water at boiling point, strained and sweetened to your liking.
As general recommendations, it is good that you take 1 or 2 cups a day of these preparations, do not exceed the consumption of infusions because you could unbalance the normal functions of your body and that would be counterproductive to your goals, especially for your health.
It is also important to avoid sweetening your drinks, because this would increase the calories of these teas, but you can use honey or piloncillo to give a natural sugary touch to your infusions.
Every process takes time and requires perseverance, besides, if you complement these recipes with 15 minutes of walking and avoid desserts or excess carbohydrates, you will see results much faster; be patient and set yourself real goals so you don’t end up giving up all these changes that more than losing weight, will help you lead a healthy life.
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