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Top Weight Loss Home Remedies

Before we start with the home remedies, it’s very important to have a clear understanding of how we gain weight and what is the process that our body goes through while losing the extra weight.

So, let’s begin with the most important reason of weight gain apart from genetic factors and hormonal problems. It is poor lifestyle choices such as eating too much processed foods, excessive drinking, overeating, irregular eating times, lack of sleep and oversized food portions. In addition, by making these poor choices we end up with many life style diseases like Obesity, heart diseases and type 2 diabetes.

Since we have a brief understanding about the reasons of weight gain, let us now discuss about top 10 home remedies that can help you losing weight.

1. Lemon Juice:

It is a cheap yet effective home remedy for fighting obesity. Lemon juice is rich in Vitamin C and minerals like calcium, magnesium, iron and zinc. Vitamin C helps to firm up saggy skin. Since it has potassium, it can help lower blood pressure. Lemon juice also removes toxins from our body and helps to cleanse Liver. Therefore, it improves metabolism and improved metabolism helps in weight loss.

Home Remedy: Mix 3 tsp of lemon juice along with 1 tsp of honey and 1/2 tsp of black pepper powder in a glass of water. Drink it in the morning on an empty stomach.

2. Apple Cider Vinegar:

Consuming organic, raw-unfiltered apple cider vinegar also helps in reducing excess weight. Since apple cider vinegar helps lower blood sugar levels, it improves metabolism, reduces fat storage and suppresses appetite thus enabling weight loss. Consuming it has become one of the popular weight loss remedies.

Home Remedy: Mix 2 tsp of organic, raw-unfiltered apple cider vinegar in a glass of water and drink it daily in the morning, preferably before meals.

3. Green Tea:

Green tea is another natural remedy, which is excellent in promoting weight loss. Green tea contains number of bioactive chemicals and it is particularly rich in active antioxidant compound, Catechins.  An umbrella term, Catechins include compounds such as epigallocatechin (EGCG), which helps to boost metabolism and burn fat. Green tea is packed with nutrients such as vitamin C, carotenoids, zinc, selenium, chromium and other trace minerals. Green tea also contains a generous amount of caffeine that stimulates weight loss.

Home Remedy: Include 2 to 3 cups of green tea daily to your routine to shed those unwanted pounds.

4. Cinnamon and Honey Tea:

Cinnamon and Honey Tea is another very popular home remedy. Honey helps in controlling appetite and it helps to increase body metabolism. Cinnamon helps to regulate blood sugar, curbs cravings, lowers bad cholesterol and boosts metabolism. Cinnamon combined with honey also provides antioxidant properties and helps to lose weight.

Home Remedy: Mix 1/2 tsp of cinnamon powder in a glass of hot water and bring it to room temperature. Then add 1 tsp of honey to it. Strain the mixture and drink it on an empty stomach in the morning to gain maximum benefit.

5. Flax seeds (Alsi):

Flaxseeds are packed with nutrients that aid weight loss by boosting metabolism and by reducing inflammation. Flaxseed is one of the best sources of plant-based omega-3 fatty acid that suppresses appetite while increasing state of weight loss. Since flax seeds are rich in fiber, they keep you full for longer. About 20% of flax is made of protein. Therefore, it’s great for weight loss.

Home Remedy: One can consume flax seeds by numerous ways. Since whole flax seeds are difficult to digest, make sure to use it in powdered form. You can add powdered flax seeds to your smoothies, replace breadcrumbs with ground flax, sprinkle it on your salads and yogurt. Flax seeds powder can be mixed with regular Atta.

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6. Garlic

Garlic is useful in detoxifying the body of harmful toxins, increasing metabolic rate and keeps the heart healthy by lowering cholesterol level. Garlic also regulates blood sugar levels and reduces sugar cravings.

Home Remedy:

Though eating raw garlic is quite difficult, it still helps immensely if eaten raw. Consume 2 garlic cloves on an empty stomach in the morning for maximum benefits.

7. Methi Dana (Fenugreek seeds) Water:

Fenugreek water gives you a feeling of fullness and decreases the feeling of hunger. Fenugreek water slows the absorption of sugar in your blood. Fenugreek water also reduces obesity by increasing your metabolism. Thus, it helps to burn fat quickly.

Home Remedy: Soak 1 tbsp of fenugreek seeds overnight in a cup of water and drink it on an empty stomach in the morning for maximum benefits.

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8. Chia Seeds:

Since Chia seeds are high in fiber, it keeps you full for long and is quite beneficial in reducing weight. Chia seeds contain Leptin, which is excellent in suppressing hunger and reducing appetite.

Home Remedy: Soak Chia seeds overnight and consume as it is or you can mix it with yogurt, oats or fresh fruits.

9. Hot Water:

Drinking hot water is an absolutely easy yet effective way to lose weight as hot water flushes out the fats from the vessels.

Home Remedy: Drink hot water whenever you are thirsty and give a gap of at least 30 minutes.

10. Curry Leaves:

Another amazing home remedy for weight loss is consuming about 10 to 15 curry leaves daily. Curry leaves contain Mahanimbine, an alkaloid that has anti-obesity effects. Curry leaves are also effective for diabetes caused by obesity.

Home Remedy: Consume curry leaves as it is or you can add it as a tampering in your food.

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