The Shake That Can Help Reduce Stubborn Belly Fat
Do you have a big stomach? Does it affect your self-esteem? Do you find it hard to sit, bend or does it simply bother you that it is there? Well, if the answer to all these questions is yes, then you should do something about it.
Let’s face reality; your belly didn’t get there overnight. Having too many cheat meals, making different excuses to go to the gym, stressful days at your work all contribute to your increased body weight and belly.
These are the reasons why you have this problem in the first place. But you should know that extra fat around your belly is not healthy at all. As a matter of fact, it contributes to increased risk for diabetes, heart disease, and last but not least early death.
The good news is that losing this excess fat around your belly doesn’t need to take forever. There are natural ways you get rid of this stubborn belly fat.
How? With a shake. Yes, just a shake. Below you will see the recipe for this refreshing and natural shake which will not only help you eliminate your belly fat, but it will also boost your overall health.
This shake has 4 easily-found, common and fresh ingredients such as cucumber, lemon, ginger, and mint.
All ingredients support weight loss and the overall health differently. Read on to find out more about these ingredients.
Ginger as a spice has been famous in the Chinese medicine for thousands of years. In fact, it has very specific taste, and it is abundant in anti-inflammatory properties.
In addition, it is abundant in amino acids, antioxidants, crucial oils, minerals, and vitamins. It is said that ginger can help treat different health issues and conditions, such as:
- Seasonal Flu
- Common colds
- Breathing problems
- Heart disease- it stimulates the circulation of blood
- Menstrual cramps
The lemon is abundant in different vitamins, mainly vitamin C, vitamins B1 and B. Also it is rich in vital minerals such as magnesium, potassium, and calcium.
Health Benefits of Lemon
- Boosts tonicity
- Destroys bacteria
- Detoxifies the body
- Boost the immune system
- Regulates blood glucose
- Stops the formation of renal stones
Commonly the lemon is used to treat breathing difficulties, flu, pneumonia, common colds, and bronchitis.
Cucumbers are the ideal food if you are trying to get rid of excess weight and your belly. Why? Because cucumbers are mostly water, to be more precise they are around 96 percent water. They support weight loss since they are very low in calories.
Health Benefits of the Cucumber
- Helps with water retention
- Protects the walls of the stomach
- Detoxifies the body through increased urination
- It contains natural laxative properties which clean the intestinal tract
- The cucumber helps reform the mucus of the digestive tract
- It helps regulate the levels of uric acid
The mint is a good yet underrated herb. This herb comes with amazing medicinal properties like:
- It helps relax the muscles
- The mint combats stress
- It improves the quality of sleep and helps treat insomnia
- The mint contains strong antiseptic properties that treat skin problems like eczema
- It boosts the circulation of blood
- It treats stomach bloating, helps digestion, and supports the function of the gastrointestinal system
- Mint has potent analgesic properties
These ingredients are great on their own for weight loss, and when combined, the result is a pure vitamin bomb which boosts weight loss.
Recipe for Lemon, Cucumber, Mint and Ginger Shake
- Water – 2 L
- One ginger
- Four lemons
- One cucumber of medium size
- Mint – 10 leaves
How to Make This Shake
Take one lemon and the cucumber and slice them into thin pieces. Make sure to remove the seeds of the lemon. Take the juice out of the remaining 3 lemons. Then in a blender add the water, the lemon juice, and all the remaining ingredients.
Blend the mixture and let it stay for 6 hours in the refrigerator. After you can drink it.
When to Drink This Shake
The best thing to do would be to drink it before and after your cardio. This drink will hydrate your body, speed up the process of weight loss and it will also improve your overall health. Losing belly fat was never easier.
This recipe is a traditional Grandmother's Remedy that has been used for hundreds of years. Although there is no scientific evidence to support these claims, our Grandmothers swear by it.
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