Turmeric Ginger Tea For Weight Loss
Here is an amazing turmeric ginger tea for weight loss and inflammation worth adding to your diet! If you didn’t already know, both turmeric and ginger are herbs that have been used for ages to help treat common health problems. They are also great for helping you lose weight as well!
Please make sure to use the right measurements in the recipe below because adding more than the recommended amounts can cause unwanted side effects.
Turmeric Ginger Tea For Weight Loss
Okay so just a little caution, this tea does not taste good! I wasn’t able to get it down on the first try so I added a teaspoon of honey which made it a little bearable. That said, this tea is very healthy and when consumed regularly, will help you lose weight plus reduce inflammation in your body. More on the benefits below.
- 2 cups of water
- 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder
- a pinch of cayenne pepper
- 1 inch of ginger root
- 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon of organic honey (optional)
Preparation & Consumption
Heat the water and add in all your ingredients, let it boil for a minute or 2, cover it for an extra 5 minutes, and let it simmer on low heat. Cut off the heat and let it cool. Drink this remedy 3 times per day preferably 30 minutes after meals.
Turmeric Ginger Tea Benefits For Weight Loss
So turmeric is a very powerful spice that is also used as a home remedy for inflammation, joint pain, and strengthening the immune system. However, it is also very effective in reducing belly fat and overall weight, that’s because turmeric helps speed up the metabolic rate which helps your body burn calories faster.
Similar to turmeric, ginger also has anti-inflammatory properties and as research shows, inflammation is one of the common causes of weight gain and obesity. Adding ginger to your recipes can also increase metabolism and promote fat burn.
Cayenne pepper is really spicy and eating spicy foods increases your body temperature causing your body to burn more calories. Cayenne pepper also speeds up the metabolism so combining all three ingredients above into a tea will put your body in fat-burning mode.
Tips To Lose Weight Naturally
To lose weight and keep it off, it is best to follow a low-calorie diet plan long-term instead of relying on yoyo diets found online. Your main focus should be changing your lifestyle, here are a few weight loss tips that helped me keep my weight off.
1. Eat Healthily
Eating healthy will not only make you live longer but also help you lose weight and keep it off longer. Although this turmeric recipe is very effective, it is useless if you are going to gain weight back right away due to the consumption of unhealthy foods.
Try adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet plus avoid foods that are high in sugar, carbs, and fat. Eating processed foods will cause your metabolism to lag and prevent weight loss. Try adding these belly fat-burning foods to your diet instead.
2. Stay Hydrated
Drink enough water when trying to lose weight. Keeping your body hydrated will help remove stubborn stored fat along with harmful toxins but that’s not all! Drinking water keeps your body healthy and wards off illnesses and diseases. Professionals recommend drinking up to 8 glasses of water daily for best results.
I know this sounds too much especially when you have a very busy schedule but did you know that combining weight loss drinks with eating healthy, drinking enough water, and exercising increases your chances of losing weight to over 99% no matter what age or size you are?
Yes, working out leads to sweating and a reduction in water retention. It also helps your body release toxins through urination. Experts recommend working out for at least 30 minutes 4 times per week for best results.
Who Shouldn’t Consume Turmeric & Ginger?
Pregnant or nursing moms should not consume this drink. Although safe, both herbs can cause contradictions with some high or low-blood pressure medications. Also, if you are on blood thinners, make sure not to consume ginger and turmeric.
There you go! You now know about this awesome turmeric ginger tea for weight loss to lose 1 kg in 2 days that you can start making right away. If you liked this post, please share it with your friends and also take a moment to follow me on Pinterest for more helpful weight loss tips and detox drinks.