Ginger, Cucumber, and Mint Lemonade for a Flat Stomach

· May 14, 2015
With this simple ginger, lemon, mint, and cucumber drink, you'll feel relief and your stomach will be flat in no time.

Having a flat stomach is a goal that a lot of people have. Sometimes, a bulged stomach can be just typical abdominal swelling. Fluid retention makes you look like you gained weight.

Lemon, mint, ginger, and cucumber for a flat stomach

Sometimes you may notice that your stomach is bloated and don’t know what to do about it. You have to keep in mind that it’s normal for women to accumulate fat in this area. These adipose deposits are often very resistant, even to exercise.

The following has surely happened to you before. Your stomach looks flat in the morning, but gets bigger throughout the day, even more so after meals. Why does this happen? Most of the time, this isn’t only due to a sedentary lifestyle. Your diet is also the cause. There are foods that favor bloating such as carbonated beverages, lettuce, or legumes.

This lemonade can help you reduce stomach bloating and also lose some fat in this area. We’ll explain why below:

1. LemonLemon slices.

This citrus fruit has ascorbic acid that aids proper digestion, helps foods be broken down easier, and aids in nutrient absorption. Its pepsin contents can also help you lose weight easier. Lemon prevents gas and burns fat. Thus, it’s an ideal metabolic stimulant for any diet.

2. Ginger

Some ginger.

Is it possible to lose weight with ginger? Yes, it is. Ginger has amazing anti-inflammatory properties. Also, it contains gingerol. This ingredient activates your intestines and stomach, aids digestion, and prevents gas and swelling. If you combine it with the other elements we listed here, you’ll get an ideal flat stomach remedy.

3. Mint

Mint.

Few natural herbs are as beneficial for your digestion as mint. It eliminates gases, prevents stomach acid, helps you absorb nutrients, is an anti-inflammatory, relaxes you, and relieves nausea. It’s simply magnificent!

4. Cucumber

Cucumber slices.

Cucumbers are light, digestive, and have great anti-inflammatory properties. People use them commonly to treat dark circles under the eyes and to nourish their skin. You should also remember that cucumber is a great diuretic, it helps the body drain fluid, and treats infections like cystitis and nephritis, which also tend to bloat your stomach.

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How to make a ginger, cucumber, and mint lemonadeA mint, ginger, cucumber, lemon drink.

Ingredients

  • 2 liters of water
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 medium cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons of grated ginger
  • 10 mint leaves

Preparation

  • First, make the mint infusion. Put ten mint leaves to boil in a cup of water. Once the mixture boils, let stand for five minutes. Then, set aside.
  • Now, get the lemon juice. Squeeze the lemons and then cut three lemon slices (to put inside the lemonade later).
  • Peel the cucumber and blend it. After that, mix it with the lemon juice and mint infusion.
  • Get a liter and a half of water and mix it with the mint infusion, lemon juice, and cucumber juice. Then, add two teaspoons of grated ginger, the three lemon slices, and another mint leaf if you like.

How to drink the ginger, mint, and cucumber lemonade

With those amounts, you can make two liters of lemonade. You should drink it throughout the day, preferably after every main meal (breakfast, lunch, and dinner).

It’s delicious and, if you accompany it with a low-fat diet and exercise, you’ll get that flat stomach in no time. Try this lemonade out today!