We are leading a life that is full of junk food loaded with unhealthy calories that can result in bad health, low immunity and the dreadful Belly Fat. Because we are always on the run, being able to manage healthy eating is not possible for most of us. So, what is it that we end up doing? Eating packaged food or junk that is conveniently available. As a result of this, we earn excessive fat and uncounted calories which go unburnt!
Belly fat is not only an aesthetic issue; it is also about one’s health. Fat, overweight and obesity are harmful in the long run and depending on the seriousness of the condition, it can substantially increase one’s risk of various health ailments. So, here we take a look at how you can reduce fat in your belly area by the help of Ayurveda.
Below are some Effective Home Remedies to reducing Belly Fat
1. Have a glass of Warm water with Lemon
This is one of the best, simplest and very effective remedies to get rid of belly fat. All you need is warm water, a few drops of lemon and if you would like, a dash of salt or a teaspoon of honey. It is very effective if you have it empty stomach, first thing in the morning.
2. Chew raw Garlic in the Morning
Take one or two cloves, or more if you can, in the morning. Chew them raw. They are pungent and you may find it difficult initially but with time, you will develop a habit.
3. Drink Jeera Water in the morning
Another alternative for you can be having Jeera (Cumin) water first thing in the morning. Take a teaspoon of cumin seeds and boil them in water. Strain the cumin water. Have it warm. It is very effective in removing abdominal bloatedness and shedding off belly fat.
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4. Consume more Whole Grain foods
Whole grains mean better fiber, more nutrition and more proteins and calcium. In-taking more fiber is very helpful in maintaining the health of your gut. Also, you must replace refined flour with whole grains as it is very unhealthy and can hamper your digestion.
5. Avoid processed Sugar
That is, only eat sugar in its natural form such as it occurs in fruits. Sweets, ice creams, sugar beverages, carbonated drinks and the likes are sugar devils and it is best to stay away from them. They increase your body fat, especially around your abdomen and thighs.
6. Drink as much Water as you can
Water is the elixir of life. It is a very effective tool to get rid of excess fat. Have at least eight glasses of water a day or follow the following formula to calculate your ideal intake as it can differ for people of different weights.
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7. Raw foods are the best!
Load up on as many fruits and vegetables that you can have in their raw form. Raw foods are rich in fiber and antioxidants and hence, very effective in losing weight.
8. Drink hot and Organic Tea
This can include green tea, jasmine tea, cinnamon tea or any tea that is flavored with natural spices. Sipping on hot organic teas is very helpful in losing weight as they are rich in antioxidants and trace amounts of many other vitamins and minerals.
Also don’t forget to exercise regularly. Click here for more on exercises that can help you stay fit and reduce belly fat.