3 weight loss drinks to help you boost your metabolism

What could be easier than consuming a glass of a homemade drink to boost your metabolism and your weight loss process? Try these 3 options and see the results!

If there’s one thing that is at the top of a lot of people’s minds, especially around the festive season, it is weight loss. Don’t we all love to know about foods and drinks that can accelerate our journey towards reducing that number on the weighing scale?

Why drinks? Well, because it is almost instinctive to reach out to tea or caffeine for waking up! But that’s not going to help you at all. That’s why we have for you certain homemade drinks that can be made with simple kitchen ingredients and can spike your metabolism. Make sure to have them on an empty stomach.

“These drinks definitely help boost metabolism, make the body alkaline, and cut inflammation, all of which can help a person lose weight,” shares Kavita Devgan, renowned nutritionist, and author, with HealthShots.

Here are some recipes recommended by online recipe hub Hebbar’s Kitchen:
1. Lemon-ginger drink
Here’s what you need:
  • 1 liter water
  • 2 lemons
  • 1-inch grated ginger
  • tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp lemon
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Lose weight with the power of ginger. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Method:
  1. First, in a large saucepan, take one liter of water.
  2. Next, take two lemon rinds (roughly chopped). Squeeze the juice first (and keep it aside), and then chop them. Add them to the water.
  3. It’s now time to add ginger and pepper, and then boil for five minutes.
  4. Boil until the lemon softens.
  5. Let it cool a little, and then strain the water.
  6. In a glass, add the warm detox water. Add honey and lemon juice, and mix well.

Why does this combination work?

We already know the wonders of lemon to lose fat. It is said to reduce insulin resistance, and also reduces the amount of fat that is stored in the body. On the other hand, ginger has been shown to reduce hunger cravings. All in all, this combination also possesses immunity-boosting properties.

2. Cumin-cinnamon drink
Here’s what you need:
  • 1 liter water
  • 3 tsp cumin
  • 3-inch cinnamon
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp lemon
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These weight loss drinks will be your new favorite. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Method:
  1. In a large saucepan, take one liter of water.
  2. Add cumin and cinnamon, and let it boil for five minutes.
  3. Let it cool slightly, and strain the water.
  4. In a glass, add the warm detox water. Add honey and lemon juice, and mix well.
  5. Drink this cumin-cinnamon fat-burning drink first thing in the morning.
Why does this combination work?

Cinnamon is power-packed with antioxidants, and at the same time, also helps with fat loss. It also has anti-inflammatory properties and fights diabetes. On the other hand, cumin is good for digestion and enhances the immune system. All in all, they are a match made in heaven.

3. Chia-lemon drink
Here’s what you need:
  • 2 tsp chia seeds
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp lemon
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Weight loss with chia seeds! Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Method:
  1. Soak chia seeds in a cup of water for 10 minutes.
  2. Add the soaked chia seeds to a glass.
  3. Add two cups of water, honey, and lemon juice, and mix well.
  4. Have this chia-lemon fat-burning drink early in the morning.
Why does this combination work?

Chia seeds are calcium-dense, and their soluble fibers help you lose weight. Lemon is packed with vitamin C, provides insulin resistance, and helps you lose all that stubborn fat. What a combination, we say!

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