Weight loss: Drink this 3-ingredient concoction on empty stomach to lose belly fat
First Published 17, Aug 2020, 11:09 AM
Weight loss has been the centre of many conversations. There are many people who are talking about gaining weight during lockdown. If you too have the same complaint and are trying to get back in shape, then this article is just for you!
Losing weight is no cakewalk. And losing that stubborn belly fat is even difficult. Healthy eating and regular exercise are said to be the key components that can help one lose weight effectively. But it often happens that despite doing both of these things, your body doesn't respond well. If you are someone who is trying hard to lose the lockdown belly, here is a simple concoction to help you.
Cumin seeds boost metabolism: This Indian spice is known for its various health benefits, especially aiding metabolism. It is said that jeera (cumin seeds) secretes enzymes which help to promote good digestion that further leads to weight loss. It is also rich in nutrients like potassium, calcium, copper et al which may help in keeping your skin soft and supple.
Coriander seeds for weight loss: Coriander seeds (dhania) are rich in vitamin K, C, and B. The seeds are also rich in antioxidants and minerals that support overall health. The seeds help in weight loss by adding fibre to the diet. Fibre helps in keeping you fuller for longer and improves digestion.
Saunf for weight loss and glowing skin: Acne during summer season is a common skin-related problem and saunf (fennel seeds), which is known to have a cooling impact on skin, may help to reduce the same. It contains some valuable minerals like zinc, calcium and selenium which are said to be good for balancing hormones and oxygen level in the body leading to a healthy glow on skin. As per experts, saunf also aids digestion and metabolism, aiding weight loss.
Having healthy digestion and faster metabolism can go a long way in aiding your weight loss journey. To make this super easy and effective drink, you need 2 teaspoons of cumin seeds, 2 teaspoons of coriander seeds and 2 teaspoons of fennel seeds.
Soak all the ingredients separately in water overnight. Next morning, boil them together for 5 to 10 minutes. Switch off the flame and strain the drink. You can wait for some time and have the drink lukewarm on an empty stomach. You can add some rock salt and honey to enhance the taste of the drink.