1. Lemon Water:
A stressed liver will not metabolize the fat efficiently, so to detoxify the liver, you can use lemon water. It increases the enzymes that help to detoxify the liver.
Lemon – 1
Warm water – 1 glass
Extract the juice from a lemon and mix with warm water.
Drink on an empty stomach.
Do not drink or eat anything for at least 30 minutes after consuming.
Drink this daily.
2. Fish Oil or Fish:
Fish oil has omega – 3, fatty acids like icosapentaenoic acid, docosahexaenoic acid and linolenic acid that helps to break down the fat. Just eating fish is also very effective.
Fish oil – 6 gms or a tablespoon
Take 6 gms of fish oil everyday.
Alternatively, eat fish twice a week.
3. Ginger Tea:
Ginger is a thermogenic agent which increases body temperature, this helps to burn fat more easily. It also suppresses the production of cortisol (a steroid hormone that is essential for the energy regulation and also mobilization).
Ingredients: (Ginger Lemon Honey Tea)
Ginger – 1 to 2 inch
Lemon – 1
Honey – 1 tablespoon
Water – 4 cups
Boil water for few minutes and now add ginger to it.
Simmer it for about 5 – 10 minutes and then remove it from the stove.
Add freshly squeezed lemon juice and honey and stir well.
Drink first thing in the morning and at least 2 – 3 cups throughout the day.
4. Cranberry Juice:
Cranberries contain organic acids such as malic acid, citric acid and the quinic acid that act as digestive enzymes. They will act as emulsifying agents on your stubborn fat.
Cranberry juice (Unsweetened) – 1 cup (or) 8 Oz
Water – 56 oz (or) 7 cups
Mix cranberry juice and water.
Drink one cup first thing in the morning and continue throughout the day.
You can also make cran water by mixing 2 tablespoons of cranberry juice in 7 Oz of normal water.
5. Chia Seeds:
Chia seeds contain omega-3 fatty acids, anti-oxidants, calcium, iron and other dietary fibre that makes you feel fuller for longer. Dieticians suggest that taking 4-8 tablespoons of chia seeds during the day. Add the seeds to your smoothies, salads, yogurt, soups or breakfast cereals.
Stir it well and have this regularly to get relief from belly fat.
Garlic has an excellent anti-obesity property that helps to get rid of belly fat. It reduces the systolic, diastolic blood pressure and triglycerides, as well as increases the good cholesterol. Garlic also avoids the conversion of pre fat cells into fat cells.
Garlic cloves – 3
Lemon – 1
Water – 1 cup
Squeeze the lemon juice into a cup of water and stir well.
Chew raw garlic cloves and then drink the lemon water on an empty stomach.
Repeat this every morning, you should see a change within 2 weeks.
Cinnamon is a thermogenic which produces heat through metabolic stimulation. It not only reduces belly fat but also reduces overall body fat. Include a teaspoon of ground cinnamon in your regular diet to increase the metabolism and to lose fat quickly.
Note: Do not use cinnamon bark oil as this can be dangerous.
Ingredients for various processes:
Coffee or tea
Salads or sauces
Different ways to use cinnamon in your diet:
Add a teaspoon of ground cinnamon to drinks like tea, milk or coffee and stir well.
Add cinnamon to the top of some toast or a muffin.
Sprinkle ground cinnamon on salads, dips or sauces.
Take a cinnamon stick (or) 1 to 1 ½ teaspoons of cinnamon powder
Place in a cup and then add a cup of boiling hot water.
Allow it to steep for few minutes and then add a tea bag.
After 4 – 5 minutes take out the bag and strain the tea and add honey to flavour.
Take this tea daily once or twice a day.
8. Dandelion Tea:
If you’re suffering from belly fat due to water retention, then the dandelion herb will come to your rescue. It is a natural diuretic improves your liver’s functioning capacity, flushing out the retained water and other toxins from your body, particularly the abdominal bloating.
Ingredients: (Dandelion Tea)
Dandelion root or root powder (roasted) – 1 tablespoon
Fresh ginger (minced) – 1/2 piece
Cinnamon bark – 1/2 piece
Cardamom seeds – 1
Mint leaves – 4 to 6
Water – 1 ½ cup
Honey – 2 teaspoon
Put all the ingredients in a pan, except honey, and bring to the boil.
Boil for about 5 – 10 minutes and then strain the tea.
Then add the honey and stir well.
Drink and repeat 2-4 times a day.
Note: Do not drink if suffering from blocked bile ducts or similar.
9. Lean Meat:
Foods that have thermogenic properties will burn calories when consumed. Lean meat is considered as the best calorie burning food, so when you eat this meat, you will burn about 30% of the calories spent digesting the food. Try to include lean chicken, pork or beef in your diet.
Note: Do not to fry the lean meat.
10. Green Tea:
According to American Journal of Clinical Nutritional States, drinking 4 cups of green tea everyday will help to lose more than 6 pounds of weight and fat within 8 weeks. Green tea has a type of a catechin known as epigallocatechin – 3 – gallate or EGCG. Whenever you sip a green tea, EGCG will help to boost your metabolism.