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7 HERBS THAT CAN HELP IN WEIGHT LOSS

By Guest Blogger, Ida J.

7 HERBS THAT CAN HELP IN WEIGHT LOSS

 

Weight Loss has become a dilemma in this obesity stricken world. Though more and more people are adopting a healthy lifestyle, but people are still missing out on easy and essential ingredients that are not only healthy but also aid in weight loss. Herbs and spices are considered as some elements that only add taste to your food, but you should know that they also help in pacing up the metabolism and help in burning body fat quicker than ever.

So, for your ease, here are seven herbs that help in weight loss. Just make these a part of your diet routine and don’t forget to buy a pair of adjustable dumbbells for some extra body muscles:

CINNAMON:

Cinnamon is famed for balancing blood sugar and helping in putting an end to cravings. Most of the people already sprinkle it in their oatmeal, but in order to burn more fat you can add it on to a lot of other things. You can add cinnamon to your homemade favourite juice or tea. It can also be used to marinade meat alongside other spices.

TURMERIC:

Turmeric is a warming spice, which increases body heat and helps in boosting metabolism. The increased metabolism, helps in burning body fat along with a load of other benefits. For good taste and rapid weight loss, it can be added into roasted vegetables, stews and milk.

GINGER:

Ginger also helps contain blood sugar, aiding in controlling the spiked glucose levels after carb or sugar induced meals. It has fat burning capabilities that are best utilized with stir-fries, ginger tea or fruit salad.

CUMIN:

Cumin is that spice, which when added only one tablespoon to what you are eating can help burn nearly three times more body fat than the other normal herbs and spices. Be it soup, stew, flat bread or any baked goods, just a tablespoon of cumin and say bye to your weight woes.

ACAI BERRY:

As per a lot of studies, dried powder of Acai berry or its juice can enhance the body’s capacity towards weight loss. Apart from great antioxidant capabilities, it prevents the body fat to cluster in one place.

NETTLE LEAF:

Nettle Leaves are highly helpful in adding nutrition and purifies the blood by releasing toxins. It also has antioxidant vitamins like Vitamin C, and Vitamin A that help in supporting the clear metabolism, ensuring that the food is digested properly. These elements all help in burning up a lot of fat.

FENNEL SEEDS:

Fennel seeds are extremely significant if you overeat a lot and want to control your unnecessary hunger pangs. Apart from keeping a check on your hunger, it also helps in losing excessive fats. Other than this, it is an important herb that is used to clean liver of all the unhealthy toxins.

There are many other herbs that can help you a lot in your weight loss. So, what are you waiting for? Make them a part of your food and put an end to extra fat woes.

Tia, and TipsfromTia.com  is trying to keep you looking good and
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Author Bio

Ida Jones is a mother of two little ones. She enjoys home-based workouts and cardio exercises. She loves spending her vacations with her kids in National Parks filled with nature. She believes in clean and healthy eating. She regularly writes about fitness tips and much more at Fitness Grit.

 

I Can’t Lose Weight No Matter How Hard I Try. Stupid Tip of the Day:

By Tia Cristy

Stupid Tip of the Day: I Can’t Lose Weight No Matter How
Hard I Try.

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Losing weight can be one of the toughest things some individual’s will ever face. The number one thing in losing any amount of weight is being healthy about it. Trying to unload a massive amount of pounds overnight can have dangers. Yet, when dieting, those intending to lose a large amount of weight tend to notice the first few pounds come off quickly and then, the weight loss comes to a screeching halt. The reason for this is the metabolism is in shock of the body’s recent events.

A lot of times you’ll hear someone state that they gain weight after a certain age, having a baby, or they dieted and gained it back, …and then some. This is because the body’s natural chemistry has changed and changed the way the metabolism worked.

So, with that being said, I think it’s good to work out the metabolism first. With working out your metabolism first, it can shift gracefully with the new changes your body is about to endure.

The most important thing for the metabolism is proper sleep. ‘Proper’ doesn’t always mean 8 hours, but it does mean quality sleep. If you tend to sleep restless or wake up frequently, it affects everything including your digestion’s system of gathering and expelling what is needed, and not needed. It’s best to realize

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sooner rather than later that all bodies are not built the same. It has been proven that women should try to get 1-2 hours more sleep than men. This is not always reality though, when it comes to maintaining the house and/or children something usually takes precedence. It’s my theory that this is one reason some women have a harder time losing pounds.

Getting the proper quality sleep sounds easier, than achieving to most people. But it doesn’t have to be that difficult. Adding the amino acid, Gaba, into your daily nighttime ritual can help with sleep, your metabolism, and brain—all at the same time. Taking Gaba as a natural sleep aid, along with Melatonin, can give you natural sleep without any grogginess or strange side effects.

Once the body’s sleep schedule is on track, the metabolism may need some extra help working properly. The way digestion works is simply complex. Simple, the body either uses the ingested, stores it for later, or disposes of it. When the metabolism isn’t working properly, it stores way too much, and that becomes fat. Taking to your doctor about adding a 400 mg. folic acid supplement into your morning routine can really boost the metabolism without sending it into some kind of dangerous overdrive.

When restarting the metabolism again, eating smaller portions more frequently is beneficial. Small portions are only hard in the beginning, but once you know you can eat every 2-3 hours, starvation isn’t an issue anymore.

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These are just a couple of things to do without changing any diet or activity in your life. These natural treatments can make a huge impact on those trying to lose a few pounds to simply maintaining a healthy weight. I always suggest, keep your doctor in the loop of any herbs, diet, or exercise you plan on participating with.

Facing weight issues can impact individuals on many levels. Finding a positive outlet to absorb your progress is important in the process. Some individuals involved in weight loss are trying to reach unrealistic goals while being at a healthy weight or slightly over. These people tend to see a different picture.  Remember, not everyone is built the same.

A clinically obese man, John, has taken a healthy start and made a web diary (http://ourpersonaljourney.wordpress.com/) of his struggles and process. John’s story is interesting because he never saw his weight or would let it slow him down in his mind. This journal helps him see his downfalls and accomplishments. Bravely, he’s out there sharing it with others. Sharing with others is not for everyone. But doing something like taking a weekly photo or writing a diary on the positives of your progress will make you face the facts and truths. As we’ve come to learn, mirrors and minds can lie.

Tia, and TipsfromTia.com  is trying to keep you looking good and
feeling good, from the inside out. If you’ve got a problem or a tip email me! Be sure to Like and share on Facebook or Follow on Twitter or Instagram.