There is no shortcut to lose weight. But home remedies and exercise can help you in this. Being overweight is harmful for your health. The extra fat content in your body may make you prone to diseases.
Obesity is caused due to binge eating, lack of exercise, lack of rest and improper diet. You have to spend more energy than your calorie intake to lose weight.
Besides that, you can try these home remedies.
Green tea helps increase your metabolism. Green tea contains components like theanine, caffeine and catechins. Theanine helps you relax. Caffeine boosts your metabolism.
Rose petal water
Rose petals act as a diuretic. This helps in drawing excess water from your blood and helps you keep hydrated. Wash one handful of rose petals and mix in two cups of distilled water. Boil the water and simmer. Leave the rose petals in the water for fifteen minutes. Strain the liquid and refrigerate for one week. Drink a half cup in the morning.
Chewing gum is a great way to trick your brain. Chewing gum reduces your appetite and stimulates the flow of saliva. So, keep munching on a sugar free chewing gum.
Drink at least eight glasses of water daily
Water flushes out all the toxins from your body. Drinking two glasses of water before each meal may increase weight loss by 2 kg. Drinking water is linked with reduced calorie intake.
Get enough sleep
Sleep at least for eight hours between 10 p.m. to 6.00 am. It stops late night snacking. If you are not getting enough sleep as per body needs, you will not be able to drop body fat.
Lemon and black pepper juice
Lemon juice aids digestion. Add some freshly ground pepper to one cup of water. Add one teaspoon of lemon juice and consume it.
Have five to six small meals instead of two big meals
Having six small meals will prevent you from getting over hunger. Be sure that you eat healthy and small meals otherwise, you may end up gaining weight.
Eat 70% dark chocolate. Dark chocolate helps in reducing cravings and it stabilizes your blood sugar. This aids weight loss.
Do not eat before bed
Eat at least four hours before you go to bed for better digestion. It is okay to have a little food before bed but do not eat large meals before going to bed.
Snack on apples
Apples are rich in fiber, which helps curb your appetite. They can regulate your blood sugar level. Apples are rich in pectin which helps control blood cholesterol. Apples are low sodium food and prevent water retention.
Bottle gourd helps you keep full. It is high in fiber content and low in calorie. It helps to curb the hunger pangs. Bottle gourd juice is helpful in reducing blood pressure and cholesterol levels thus making the heart healthy.
Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is rich in pectin. It helps in breaking down the fat cells and flushing out excess toxins. Mix one teaspoon of Apple cider vinegar to one cup of water and add one teaspoon of lemon juice. Drink it everyday.
Cabbage is rich in fibre, vitamin A and C and low in calorie. It helps support your metabolism. You can have cabbage soup daily to lose weight.
Hot water remedy
Hot water flushes out all the toxins from your body. Drink warm water thirty minutes before and after every meal.
Blend Aloe Vera gel with lemon juice and drink early in the morning. Do this for one month and observe the changes. Aloe Vera helps in mobilizing fat cells. It helps remove toxins from your digestive system.
Curry leaves contain mahanimbine, which reduces cholesterol and triglyceride levels. It cures indigestion problems. Curry leaves naturally cleanse your body and flush out all the toxins.
Tomatoes are rich in vitamin A and C, magnesium, folic acid etc. They are packed with antioxidants and also protect from cancer.