Top 7 herbs and home remedies for weight loss

23 August 2009, 01:01 | Posted under by Tatiana

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Obesity facts-why it is a common problem nowadays?
In the past 2 decades, obesity has become a serious problem in the United States. A quick look at this would expose some exciting concerns with action levels which lead to overweight. There are so many aspects that can impact this increase in weight:

  • First of all there is a great change in job type, these days there is less intense task and more table work which contributes in overweight.
  • People have forgotten to walk as they can drive everywhere.
  • Fast food and ready-made meals are playing a vital role in increasing your weight.

Top 7 herbs for burning fats
  • Chromium: Chromium is believed to aid in the body’s regulation of blood sugar, so it helps to increase your metabolism rate and also maintains blood sugar levels.
  • Flax Seed: Flax seed is rich in omega fatty acids, which are used by the body to stabilize blood sugar levels. It helps to raise your digestion through a process called thermogenesis in which dedicated fat cells throughout your body burn more fat when triggered by omega 3 fatty acids.
  • Bitter Orange: Bitter orange has replaced the banned ephedra in many weight loss supplements. It burns fat by increasing your metabolism rate.
  • Ginger: Ginger is a household herb which is helpful in fat burning. Drink 3 cups of ginger tea every day, or add one tablespoon of ginger paste to soups or other.
  • Indian Bedellium: This herb increases the thyroid activity which bring about faster metabolism. It also excites the liver to burn fat rapidly.
  • Green Tea: Green tea is known for various positive qualities; it is believed to hinder cancer cells and decreases the threat of dementia. It is also helpful in burning fat. Researches have shown that those who drank green tea per day at least 5 cups, burned 5% more fat than those who did not have green tea.

Top 7 home remedies for weight loss
  • Drink a lot of water.
  • Prepare a mixture of two teaspoon lime juice, one teaspoon honey, in a glass of water, add a pinch of pepper to it & have it daily.
  • Exercise for at least 30min to 60 min, as soon as you get up in the morning.
  • Instead of having 2 heavy meals in a day; lunch & dinner, have 4-5 small mini-meals after 2-3 hours in a day.
  • Drink a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar. This will burn your fat when you are sleeping.
  • Shudh Guggulu: Take one teaspoon of guggulu powder with honey and ginger twice a day.
  • Triphla is a very effective weight loss remedy; composed of amalaki, Vibhitaki, and haritaki .