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14 Herbs And Spices For Weight Loss

We live in a world that tempts us with different kinds of food, so increase in weight and obesity is a common occurance that trouble many people, some can add weight unknowingly due to his/her livestyle, gene, diet and also abnormal hormonal function and so on. Increase in weight can cause a lot of problems and disease like diabetes, stroke, heart problems, sleep apena, liver disease and osteoarthritis and so on. If you are in search of herbs and spices for weight loss, then this discussion is for you. Furteen herbs and spices for weight loss will perform wonders for you. You need to add 30 minutes of regular moderate physical activitie or exercise daily for full success on this herbs and roots for weight loss.

(1) Rosemary is a weight loss perennial herb with green needle -like leaves. It is used as food recipie, it also has a tea that helps in weight loss. It is a rich source of enzyme lipase which helps to break down fat molecules. Rosemary also contain fibre which prevent fat absorbtion and helps to keep full for a longer time. For weight loss, it can be taken as adding 1 teaspoon of fresh ground rosemary to 1 cup of boiling water, turn off the flame and allow it to sleep for 5-7 minutes, then strain and drink it for weight loss.

(2) Black pepper is a weight loss spice that is rich in piperine. Piperine is what gives black pepper its flavour. Piperine helps in the prevention of the formation of fat cells, that helps in reducing weight. For weight loss, it can be taken as 1/4 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper plus 1/2 teaspoon honey plus 1 cup of warm water, stair well before drinking.

(3) Gotu Kola is a weight loss herb, it is used for ages by the chinese to treat stress, depression, anxiety, alzheimer’s, memory and blood circulation or it can be consumed to prevent urinary tract infection, common cold, influenza and turberculosis etc. For weight loss it can be taken as adding 2 teaspoon of Gotu Kola to 1 cup of water, allow it to sleep for 3 minutes then add 1 teaspoon of honey and stair well before taking it for weight loss.

(4) Coriander is a weight loss spice that helps to boost our body immunity, it contains many antioxidants that helps in weight loss, it also contains healthy fats, and minerals such as copper, potassium, zinc, calcium and magnesium. It also contain vitamin C and so on. For weight loss it can be taken as adding 2 teaspoon of coriander seeds to 1 cup of water and soak it overnight, strain the water in the morning and add cinnamon powder and allow it to sleep for 10 minutes then strain before drinking for weight loss.

(5) Neem is a weight loss herb that grows in the tropical, sahara and sub-sahara regions, Its leaves, branches, and fruits contain medicinal properties and had been used since ages to treat many health conditions. For weight loss it can be taken as adding 4-5 crushed neem leaves to 1 cup of water and stair well before taking for weight loss.

(6) Cumin is a weight loss spice that is universal and great for adding flavour to our food. Add cumin to stew, soups, dressing, rubs, marinades, dip to stir-fries and flatbreads and other baked foods. Just one teaspoon of cumin added to our meal can help burn up to three times body fat. For weight loss, add 2 teaspoon of cumin seed to 1 cup of water and soak it overnight, in the morning heat or warm the water and strain well add honey and stair well before drinking for weight loss.

(7) Fenugreek seeds is a weight loss herb, it is widely used to treat inflammation, constipation, obesity, polycystic ovarian disease and also help in lowering blood cholesterol. For weight loss, it can be taken as adding 2 teaspoon of fenugreek seeds to 1 cup of water and soak it overnight, in the morning strain and drink the water first thing in the morning.

(8) Parsley is a weight loss herb, although it is used to garnish foods but studies show that it ia more than garnish because this herb reduces the amount of glucose in the blood. If it is used to garnish food, this herb can help control appetite and encourage the processing of food into energy thay the body can use, instead of storing it as fat.

(9) Mustard Seed is a weight loss spice that looks black or yellowish in colour. It is mostly used as a condimen and salad dressing by the indian curry. These are low carbohydrates and calories and are rich in vitamins like vitamin B12, folate, thiamin and niacin. It is also rich in omega 3-fatty acids that help lower blood cholesterol levels. For weight loss, add 1 teaspoon of mustard seed to water and soak it for 30 minutes, use mortar and pestle to ground the seed and add olive and lime juice to the ground mustard seed and mix it well and use it as sallad dressing.

(10) Cardamom is a weight loss spice that helps boost the body metabolizm and increase the body temperature. It is a thermogenic which means it burns fat to fuel the body energy, it also prevent the formattion of gas that bloats up the stomach instantly. For weight loss, add 1 teaspoon of cardamom to 1 cup of boiling water and boil for 2 minutes, then turn off the flame and add green leaves, then strain and stair well before drinking.

(11) Fennel seed is a weight loss herb from the fennel plant which belong to the carrot family. It is widely used as a cuilinary spice and also has medicinal applications. It has a sweet taste and help in proper digestion. It is rich in antioxidants, dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals. For weight loss, add fennel seeds into 1 cup of water and soak it overnight, then strain the water and drink it in the morning.

(12) Cloves is a weight loss spice that can help us lose weight by increasing the body metabolic rate, which helps the body to burn more calories.

(13) Hibiscus tea is a weight loss tea, it helps in weight loss by getting rid of excess water in the body, it has diuretic properties that helps to prevent bloating. It contains an enzyme called phaseolamin that inhibits the production of another enzyme, amalyse which helps in the breakdown of carborhtdrates into sugar molecules. For weight loss put dried flowers into a teapot and add 2 cups of boiled water, let it sleep for 6 minutes, then strain a cup of hibiscus tea and add honey and stair well before drinking.

(14) Milk thistle is a weight loss herb and is almost thesame as the dendlion and it also contain thesame cleansing compound as dendlion. It cleanses toxin from the liver and helps the body make use of glucose and sugar instead of allowing the body to store it as fat.

Practicing any of the above will see progress in weight loss but for pregnant mothers, please consult your doctor before taking it.

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15 Herbs And Spices For Weight Loss

Increase in weight and obesity is a big problem to many people, some people can add weight unknowingly due to the kind of lifestyle that he/she is leaving, increase in weight can also be attributed to gene and also diet and abnormal hormonal function and so on. Increase in weight put us at a risk of many problems and diseases like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, sleep apena, liver disease and osteoarthritis etc. If your dream is to lose weight through the help of herbs and spices that are tested and trusted to burn fat and increase your body metabolic rate, then you are at the right place, here i am going to share with you fifteen herbs and spices that can help us lose weight very fast(3 weeks) plus exercise.

(1) Green Tea or Green Coffee is a herbal tea for weight loss, it is a rich antioxidant that contain catechins, one of the epigollocatechin gallate is a metabolism booster. Although it contains caffeine but in lesser amount, caffeine helps in stimulating fat burning and better muscle performance. You can buy it from online store or at local supermarket, it can be taken 20-30 minutes before meal, about 3-4 cups daily, and can be taken when dissolved in hot or iced water.

(2) Aloe Vera is a plant with fleshy leaves, it has no stem, the leaves when cut has a gel like substance that is used to treat skin, hair, gut problems and helps in weight loss. It has antioxidants that help detoxify and clean your body, boosts metabolizm, and contain vitamins that help in proper functioning of the body. You can buy aloe vera from pharmacy, supermarket, ayurveda and online stores, you can even grow it on your own.
You can take aloe vera by extracting 1 tea spoon of its gel add it to 1 cup of water mix it properly and take it 2-3 times daily for weight loss.

(3) Garlic is a weight loss spice that need to be added to our food because it helps to metabolize fats and carbohydrates more efficiently. It also help in improving the immune system, curring common cold, fighting cancer. Research shows that fresh garlic can help in melting fat in the waistline. It is available in supermarkets and can be taken as 1 garlic plus 1 cup of water plus 1/2 a lime. Ensure that the garlic is peeled and crushed or pounded properly and well mixed before taken for weight loss.

(4) Gumar leaves is a weight loss herb, it is a perennial climber, and can be found in india and sri lanka, it has oval shape leaves and yellow flowers, it is used to treat kidney disease, obesity, diabetes, weight loss and constipation, it contains a compound called gymneric acid that prevents the absorbtion of sugar in the body and increase insulin. It is available in ayurveda stores, it can be taken as 1 spoon of gumar leave herb plus 1 cup of warm water and 1 teaspoon of honey, mix it well and take it for weight loss.

(5) Dendelion tea is a weight loss hearbal tea that should be taken or eaten in roots, flowers and leaves. It neutrealizes toxins in the body and help reduce inflammation. It slows the digestive system and make you feel full for a longer time, for weight loss, it can be taken as 1 teaspoon of dendelion plus 1 cup of water, mix it properly and take it for weight loss.

(6) Coleus Forskohii is a weight loss gel or root extract that contains 18% forskohlin, it helps in muscular and heart strengthening, its roots stimulates the thyroid, it also help in ATP generating that make you feel energertic after consuming the roots, it can be taken as 1 coelus soft gel plus 1 cup of water plus 1 teaspoon of lime juice mixed properly and take for weight loss.

(7) Geinseng is a plant with fleshy roots, it is a medicine used by the chinese to treat stress, diabetes, low cholesterol and regulate blood sugar levels which are contributors to bad health and weight gain. Ginseng helps to boost our body metabolizm and keep our energy levels high throughout the day. Taking ginseng tea will take care of weight gain. Ginseng can be taken as 3 tablespoon of ginseng extract plus 500ml of water plus 1 tablespoon of lime juice and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder add to hot water and wait 5minutes to cool before taking for weight loss.

(8) Pu-erh tea is a fermented tea, the leaves are dried and rolled before being fermented and oxidized by microbes like wine, these tea leaves are left to age to add flavour and taste to the tea. The pu-era tea acts by keeping the spleen healthy and thereby helping proper digestion and absorbtion. This increases body meatabolizm rate that leads to weight loss. How to take: add 1 teaspoon of pu-era tea leaves to 1 cup of hot water, allow it to sleep for 5minutes and cool before taking for weight loss.

(9) Peppermint is a sweet smelling and tasty herbs that can be used as flavour to our dishes and is also helpful in weight loss effort. It also helps in reducing toxin and waste in the body, it also helps in reducing bloat and aid digestion. It is helpful for weight loss as it reduces both stress and appetite. It can be taken as supplement, tea or essential oil.

(10) Yeaba Mate is a traditional south american drink, it is made of aged and dried yearba mate plant. It is one of the ingredients of energy drinks. It contains caffeine and it also has the ability of lowering blood sugar and helps reduce the risk of diabetes mellitus. It also contains phytonutrients that help boost energy, mood and supresses appetite and helps in weight loss. For weight loss, add 10g of yeaba mate tea to 2 cups of hot water and allow it to sleep for 5 minutes before taking it using cup.

(11) Tumeric is a brightly coloured spice that helps the body to burn fat, it contain an active ingredient called curcumin which helps to grow the bile, this is important in breaking fat. It also enhances insulin and treats problems associted with weight gain and metabolizm. It can be taken as 1/2 teaspoon of tumeric powder plus 1/2 teaspoon of dry ginger plus 2 cups of boiling water, allow it to simmer for 10 minutes before cooling down, then add lemon juice to taste and drink it twice daily for weight loss.

(12) Guggul extract is a weight loss substance from the guggul sadha plant, it is a gum resin of commiphora mukula a native tree of india. This extract contains a phytosteroid called guggulsterone that has the ability of stimulating the thyroid function and boosting the body metabolic rate and helping burn calories. This extract can lower cholesterol levels, and has anti-cancer and anti-angiogenic properties, it also helps in weight loss. It can be taken as 1/4 teaspoon of guggul extract to 1/2 cup of water plus 1/2 teaspoon triphala powder, soak it overnight and strain and drink the water in the morning. You can buy guggul in pharmacy or ayurveda stores.

(13) Cinnamon is a spice that helps in weight loss, it balances the blood sugar level, helps to curb cravings and help to keep full for a longer time. It helps boost metabolizm, adding cinnamon to our food and meat will be very helpful for weight loss, for weight loss, add 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder to 1 cup of boiling water allow it to boil for 3 minutes, remove it from heat and allow it to cool before drinking as tea.

(14) Cayenne pepper is a spice/pepper for weight loss, it is rich in capsaicin, the compound that gives pepper its heat. Capsacin stimulates the body to burn fat to create heat. It had been known to dissolve fat and decrease calories intake, it also lower blood fat levels. It can be taken as 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper plus 1 lime juice plus 1 cup of water, mix it well before taking it 3 times daily for weight loss.

(15) Ginger is a spice that enhances digestion and improves metabolizm, fresh organic ginger helps to reduce appetite, cut cravings for sweet foods. Ginger help in preventing unnecessary snacking and cumpulsive eating of high calorie foods. It can be taken as tea thus; crush the ginger, add it to 1 cup of boiling water then boil for 2 minutes, turn off the flame and add honey, strain and stair well before drinking it.

Practicing the above mentioned herbs, roots and spices will help in weight management or weight loss efforts.

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