Fight Bloating and Lose Weight with Ginger and Lemon

Ginger can be a great help when you want to lose weight since it accelerates your metabolism.  Plus, it also helps you burn fat thanks to its thermodynamic effect. Try it!

For a long time, the combination of ginger and lemon has been on the list of natural remedies to fight bloating and lose weight.

These foods, rich in vitamins, complement the diet and improve metabolic activity. They boost results when adopting a plan with the goal of losing weight.

Although they are not miracles, their regular consumption offers plenty of benefits to the body.  This includes healthy body weight.

Thanks to their contribution of essential nutrients,  this combination reduces the absorption of fat in the intestine.  In addition, it promotes the expulsion of toxins and combats fluid retention.

Considering that some people have not even tried this combination, we would like to share these recipes.  These can be incorporated into your diet.

Try these!

Lemon, ginger and cucumber drink

These ingredients that we combine contain antioxidant and anti inflammatory substances help to eliminate toxins and fluids that affect weight loss.

They contain important quantities of fiber, vitamins, and essential minerals that promote digestion and metabolism.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of water
  • 2 tablespoons of grated ginger
  • juice of one lemon
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 6 mint leaves (optional)

Preparation

  • Boil the water and add the grated ginger and lemon juice.
  • Let it set to reach room temperature and add the cucumber.
  • Put in the fridge for a couple of hours until it is chilled.
  • If desired, decorate with mint and serve it.

How to consume

  • Drink in the middle of the morning or when you have the urge to eat.

Ginger and lemon dressing

Ginger has a slightly spicy taste that can flavor your favorite dishes.  If you want to take advantage of these properties in your recipes, prepare a simple dressing.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon of grated ginger
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons of honey

Preparation

  • Grate the fresh ginger and mix with the lemon juice and honey

How to consume

  • Add the dressing to your salads or vegetable preparations.

Ginger and lemon infusion

The ginger and lemon infusion is a recipe that facilitates purification of the body and after a time, reduces bloating.

Its nutrients strengthen the immune system and reduce digestive difficulties.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 teaspoon of grated ginger
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon of honey

Preparation

  • Heat water to boiling and add the grated ginger to the lemon juice.
  • Let it sit for a few minutes and strain through a colander, then sweeten with honey.

How to consume

Drink one cup before breakfast and repeat in the middle of the afternoon if desired.

Ginger, lemon and cayenne pepper infusion

This spicy tea is ideal to stimulate the metabolism and promote loss of fat and burning of calories.

You should not drink this in excess because it can irritate the stomach.  Its moderate consumption is ideal to detox the body and reduce inflammation and loss pounds.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon of grated ginger
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup of water

Preparation

  • Put all the ingredients in a cup of boiling water and let sit covered.
  • When it reached a temperature that is tolerable to drink, pour through a colander and serve.

How to consume

  • Drink a cup in the morning before eating and another before lunch.

Green tea with ginger and lemon

This drink with digestive and anti inflammatory properties is an excellent help to lose weight without being on a strict diet.

Its compounds decrease the absorption of fat and at the same time, activate the metabolism to increase spent energy.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 teaspoon of green tea
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of grated ginger

Preparation

  • Bring a cup of water to boiling and add the green tea, the ginger, and the lemon juice.
  • Cover and let sit for a few minutes.
  • Drain in a colander and serve.

Way to consume

  • Drink on an empty stomach in the morning and in the middle of the afternoon if desired.

Do you include ginger and lemon in your diet?  Even if you don’t, start preparing these simple recipes.  You will see how good they are to promote well being and weight loss.