Belly fat is build up of abdominal fat around the waist area. Having belly fat is normal, not just overweight people, even thin people can have belly fat. Having too much belly fat around the stomach area can not only make you look unattractive and ugly but can also affect your health.
There are two types of fat, the first type of fat is found right under your skin. It is normally stored under the thighs, buttocks and abdomen. Second type of fat is the visceral fat, this fat is deeper inside, around your heart, lungs, liver, and other organs. Having excessive visceral fat can increase the risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, liver diseases, and certain heart diseases.
When it comes to losing belly fat, choosing the right food is very important. There are many fat burning foods or spices that can help to detox the liver and improve the metabolism to lose abdominal fat.
Below are some really effective home remedies to lose belly fat:
1. DRINK LEMON WATER
You have to detoxify your liver because a stressed liver can not metabolize the fat efficiently and that results in excess of fat around your abdomen. Having lemon water in the morning can benefit the liver by increasing the level of detoxifying enzymes.
Mix some lemon juice with warm water and drink it on an empty stomach everyday in the morning. After having lemon water do not eat or drink anything for at least 30 minutes.
2. EAT CHIA SEEDS
Chia Seeds are very rich in omega-3 fatty acid. Omega 3 acids can help in breaking down fat while reducing fat storage around your stomach. Apart from omega – 3 fatty acids, these chia seeds are also also a good source of anti-oxidants, calcium, iron and other dietary fiber that makes you feel fuller for a longer time. Many diet books suggest that taking 4 – 8 tablespoons (or 1 – 2 oz) of this chia seeds in a day will make you feel less hungry, thus prevents you from overeating and gaining abdominal fat. You can add chia seeds to your smoothies, salads and yogurt. You can even add them to your breakfast cereals.
3. HAVE GINGER TEA
Ginger is the natural thermogenic agent which rises the body temperature, thereby burning the fat more effectively. Ginger also helps in digestion. Take 2 glasses of water and boil it with some chopped ginger. After 10 minutes, remove it from stove. Add 1 tps of fresh lemon juice and 1 tps of honey to it. Stir it well and drink it. Ginger tea will improve the digestion process, regulate the metabolism and suppress the cortisol production. Cortisola is steroid hormone that is essential for the energy regulation and also mobilization. Thus, having ginger tea daily can help you in loosing belly fat.
Garlic has excellent anti-obesity properties that prevents pre- fat cells from getting converted to fat cells. Garlic is also very good for cardiovascular system. To reduce belly fat, chew 3-4 cloves of raw garlic in the morning and drink the lemon water immediately after consuming garlic. Repeat this procedure every morning. Within 2 week’s time frame, you will see the fat getting reduced.
Cinnamon works as a great fat burner. It can reduce your overall body fat, not just a belly fat. Cinnamon is a natural thermogenic agent that produces heat through metabolic stimulation which can burn fat. You can include a teaspoon of ground cinnamon in your regular diet to increase the metabolism and to lose fat quickly. Take ground cinnamon but not the cinnamon bark oil because this bark oil can lead to ulcers, mouth burning and mouth sores when taken.
>You can add the cinnamon powder to tea, coffee or any other beverage that you consume everyday.
>You can also add 1 tbsp of cinnamon powder to lukewarm water and add few drops of fresh lemon juice to it.
>You can also sprinkle the cinnamon powder on salads, muffins, toast, dips and sauces. You will reap the benefits soon.
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