Indian herbs & spices are bliss! Weight loss is a tough task, especially when you are a foodie! We all make resolutions and schedules to tackle the stubborn stored fat. But avoiding cravings and skipping parties isn’t a long-term solution for losing weight, in the end, you will get frustrated and consume all the calories you would have probably given up in an entire week. This definitely isn’t a healthy way to lose weight.
In order to manage your weight, apart from being self-disciplined and eating healthy, you need to have a proper workout regime, which you can religiously follow every single day.Instead will take havoc on your health, therefore work on reducing weight by boosting your metabolism and making your body strong from the core. To do so you need to add certain natural herbs that can aid in weight loss and also help you maintain your weight.
Here are a few easily available Indian herbs & spices that have magical weight loss properties, which you should include in your daily life to lose weight faster. These are natural and therefore don’t have any side effects. You can definitely give these a fail-proof trial.
INDIAN HERBS & SPICES
Ginger is the most used herb in the Indian kitchen, we use it every morning in our bed tea to add that strong flavor and use it as a spice to enhance the taste of any dish. Ginger has a lot of health benefits which include treating cold, cough, and indigestion, and also helps in boosting immunity. It has its roots in Ayurveda for its magical weight loss properties. Try drinking ginger tea in the morning to get the best benefits of this magical herb.
Garlic is a versatile herb that helps in suppressing your cravings and burning extra calories. Raw garlic is known for its magical weight loss properties that act as a detoxifying agent and flush out toxins from the body. Try eating two-three cloves of raw garlic on an empty stomach for a few months to experience its excellent health benefits.
Whenever we think of oregano either pizza or pasta crosses our minds, right? Both of these along with other junk foods are a big no for people trying to watch their weight. But did you know the same oregano that we use to add flavor to our cuisines, can also be a great weight loss herb? Oregano is filled with nutrients, it has anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties. It also contains antioxidants, thus helps in boosting your metabolism.
Cardamom, also called elaichi, is a popular Indian spice with a unique flavor. It is thermogenic in nature and that is why it helps you in losing weight. It also prevents the formation of gas, which makes you feel bloated and uneasy. You can add a pinch or two of cardamom powder to your food to lose weight faster.
How can we not mention black pepper while talking about Indian spices? Cousin to cayenne pepper, black pepper is rich in piperine, which gives black pepper its unique flavor. This one ingredient prevents the formation of fat cells and thus, helps you to lose, and later maintain, that weight. One can combine black pepper and cayenne pepper for better weight loss results!
Cinnamon is the disciplinarian that helps you check your food cravings effectively. It also enables you to control glucose levels and makes your gut feel full for a longer duration. You can add cinnamon to your cereal, blend it in your yogurt or put it in your tea. Not to mention its finger-licking incredible flavors to add to your meat and chicken.
Enriched with cell reinforcement properties, cinnamon can assist with stifling cravings and keep you from munching on undesirable foods you end up regretting right afterward. It also plays a role in helping control portion sizes.
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– HUMAIRA KHAN