Obesity is probably the most common health problem that the humanity is facing now. One among every three American adults is suffering from obesity related issues. Along with health issues, it is can affect your appearance and self confidence as well.
There are a number of weight loss programs and instant weight loss pills that are available in the market today. However, they may come with the disadvantages of long term health issues and other side effects.
Natural remedies for weight loss
Before taking any pill or supplement, let us think about some of the best weight loss home remedies that you can avail in the comfort of your home.
An average adult needs around 2 to 2.5 liters (8 to 10 glasses) of water per day. However, those who want to lose weight fast need to drink more water. It can go up to a gallon (around 4 liters) of water consumption per day.
In addition you have to make sure that you consume a couple of glasses of water just before every meal so that your appetite comes down.
Weight loss food items
Cabbages and red tomatoes are known to help lose weight and include them as a salad only meal once a day
Green tea is an amazing beverage that helps lose weight naturally. Make it a practice to replace your regular coffee or tea with green tea.
Raw carrots and papaya when taken as part of your meal can supplement you with good vitamins, can fill your tummy fast and help reduce calorie intake.
Home recipes for Weight loss
Recipe 1: Honey and Lemon mix
Mix one teaspoon of natural honey and two teaspoons of lime juice in a glass of lukewarm water and drink that as the first thing to have in the morning. This is proven to promote weight loss.
Recipe 2: Apple Cider vinegar
Mix a table spoon of apple cider vinegar half liter (around 16Oz) of water and keep sipping this drink throughout the day. This can promote your metabolic rate better than consuming the same recipe in bulk over three meals.
In addition, the usage of evening primrose oil and flax seeds are known to help weight loss and keeping your body healthy in other ways as well.
- Exercise regularly
- Use steps instead of elevator
- Cycle to your work place if your office is somewhat nearby
- Avoid sugared soda or coffee, fried food items, mayonnaise etc in your life
- Between meals, if you feel hungry, eat a lot of low-calorie vegetable salad without dressing
- Avoid heavy dinner and do not go to sleep immediately after your dinner
- Start working out if you feel that you are about to gain more weight
- Have a lot of fiber food
- Use cooking oils that do not get absorbed into the body (e.g. olive oil)
Good luck with your weight loss endeavor. And next time you decide to go for weight loss supplements or pills, please think along the natural route first.