Obesity is currently one of the fastest growing health conditions not just in US but worldwide. If you or someone in your friends/family group is dealing with obesity, then do not hesitate to try out these 7 awesome home remedies that can be found in the kitchen shelf.
Remember these home remedies are absolutely harmless and come at cheap price. Of course, you need to follow a healthy lifestyle too such as eating the right foods, good workout, necessary sleep etc. which will result in healthy and perfectly toned weight loss.
Lemon juice: The tangy lemon is one of the best home remedies and has been doing rounds from centuries as the perfect answer for weight loss. Lemon juice improves the digestive function and cleanses the body wholly which results in correct weight loss. It also induces thermogenesis (a process where you will sweat more) and as a result burn more calories. Lemon juice also removes toxins from the liver thereby giving you unbeatable energy.
Try this out:
- Mix 3 tsp of lemon juice with 1 tsp of honey and ½ tsp black pepper powder with 1 glass of water.
- Consume on an empty stomach for three months daily.
Apple Cider Vinegar: Raw and unfiltered ACV is best recommended to reduce weight. Main role of Apple Cider Vinegar is to breakdown excess fat in the body not to mention inhibiting accumulation of fat too. The result is a toned body that is absolutely healthy.
Try this out:
- Take 2tsp of raw and unfiltered ACV with a glass of water. Drink regularly in the morning time before meals.
- Take 1tsp of ACV with 1tsp of lemon juice and mix them in a glass of water. Consume daily.
Aloe vera: We all know the benefits of Aloe vera on our skin, but treating obesity is altogether a new door that has been opened when it comes to aloe vera. Aloe vera contains natural collagen proteins that boosts the metabolism and mobilizes the unused fat residing in the body.
Try this out:
- Take 2 fresh aloe vera leaves, peel and scoop the pulp.
- In a blender add one cup of orange juice/water, add the pulp and blend it nicely.
- Drink this regularly (atleast a month).
Cabbage: Raw or boiled, cabbage must be included in your daily diet if you are planning to lose weight. Trust me when I say this, cabbage in your salad has finger licking qualities not to mention it’s dietic features too. Cabbage comes with tartaric acid that stops sugar and other carbs to get converted into fat. Other features of cabbage include its vitamin rich properties, low calorie function and highly rich fiber and water content.
As cabbage is a cruciferous vegetable, it contains phytochemicals that balances the estrogen hormones in the body that is one of the reasons for body to store fat. The cruciferous feature of cabbage promotes prevention of breast cancer, ovarian cancer etc. and more. Including other green cruciferous veggies such as broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, Swiss chard are also good for losing weight.
Curry leaves: As per Ayurveda, munching on 10 fresh curry leaves can completely eradicate obesity and diabetes. The ingredient mahanimbine in the curry leaves has lipid lowering properties. It helps the body weight to go down while also lowering the total cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
Tomatoes: Chow down a couple of tomatoes every morning on empty stomach and by chowing I mean including the peels and seeds too. Why, because they contain dietary fiber and compounds that can balance the hormones that affect your appetite. Another feature of tomatoes is its rich vitamins and minerals content such as magnesium, choline, folate, vitamins A, C and K etc. that are loaded with antioxidant properties. As per recent research, tomatoes can fight off cancers as well.
Honey and Cinnamon: This combo is another default home remedy that has been used from centuries to lose weight. If you want to fight obesity, then honey and cinnamon can help you out. They give a boost on your metabolic rate, increase your energy levels and completely cleanse your body. Cinnamon fights insulin resistance and honey fights obesity.
Try this out:
- Take ½ tsp of cinnamon powder/stick and put in a cup of hot water. Keep it for half an hour.
- Mix 1 tsp of organic honey.
- Now drink half in the morning on empty stomach probably half an hour before breakfast. Keep the rest in refrigerator and drink in the night before going to bed.
Apart from all these top 7 home remedies it is necessary to follow a healthy lifestyle and drink atleast 8 glasses of water every day to flush out the toxins.