Bought a beautiful dress that's no longer fitting you? Is your crush staring at your belly instead of your sweet face? Do you hate your beer gut? We all hate belly fat. In this article, I am going to show you how to get rid of your fatty midsection without spending hours at the gym.
Everything you need to do is right here. Follow this guide and sleep well. It will work its magic at night over time. Yes, you are going to shrink your stomach while you sleep. This weight loss journey begins in your kitchen. With these quick home-made drinks, you will see your fat belly disappear.
Why Drink Before Sleep?
Well, this is an important question that we will answer before we move forward. We want you to know the pure science behind this advice.
Sleep plays a crucial role in adjusting our metabolism. It all depends on what we eat at night when our brain cells are not so active. Remember that we are also storing the excess foods we eat in the form of fat.
We don’t have to skip the night meal. Instead, we have to enhance our metabolism to break down your feed and filter all the unwanted, stored fat. Here's how it will work. We eat our meals as usual. We then consume a liquid that breaks it down and saves us from that large belly.
So, now you know about the importance of an active drink that can help you in reducing belly fat. Let us move forward towards that golden list of great drinks. You can drink any or all of them depending on your taste and availability of the ingredients.
List of Drinks
1. Lukewarm Water With Honey
Honey with warm water has many benefits. It makes your skin flawless. More important, if you drink it at bedtime, it will help you in reducing fat. This drink has a detoxifying effect. It removes toxins from your body and also improves the digestion. Honey activates hormones that suppress your appetite.
You can also drink honey and warm water in the morning. It can help break down food particles in the body. You will experience an energy boost after consuming this mixture. It boosts your metabolism. You can drink the mixture before and with meals as it will help you feel full for a longer time. You can add a teaspoon of lemon to the mix for more flavor. So, what are you waiting for? Start today.
2. Lemon Juice with Warm Water
We all know lemon juice is one of the best remedies for weight loss. It promotes quick digestion and increases metabolism. It can help you digest any big meal. The warm water will help you to remove harmful toxins and unwanted, stored fat.
Lemon juice has loads of Vitamin C. It protects the body from immune system deficiencies. For permanent weight loss you need to remove toxins from the body. You'll also need to keep your liver and digestive system healthy. Lemon juice improves your digestive system. It also encourages your liver to perform at its best. Lemon contains pectin, which promotes a feeling of satiety.
3. Ginger with Lemon Juice
Ginger with lemon juice increases your body's metabolism. The faster metabolism leads to more calorie burn and makes it easy for you to shed weight. This mixture has an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory property which helps in boosting immunity.
Ginger is well-known for its gastric and anti-inflammatory properties. These properties boost the digestive system, reduces water retention and aids digestion. It also has a thermogenic effect, making it a potent fat burner. To make the ginger and lemon tea, mix two teaspoons of lemon juice with one teaspoon raw honey and half a cup of grated ginger. Refrigerate this mixture overnight. When ready to use, add one teaspoon to a cup of hot water. Blend well.
Yes, you read it right, pure milk. Many people believe that milk increases body fat. But according to some recent studies, milk consumption can help you maintain your weight. Milk contains a healthy protein which increases the hormone peptide YY (PYY). This hormone fights hunger and keeps the stomach feeling full for a long time. It thereby regulates appetite and curbs obesity.
Apart from building bones and teeth, the calcium in milk can also help you to lose weight. Studies suggest that calcium and Vitamin D helps the body burn calories. It does so by increasing metabolism. Milk also contains conjugated linolenic acid, which helps in fat burning. Use it in protein shakes, blend them in smoothies, or mix it into your oatmeal.
5. Chamomile Tea
Chamomile tea has anti-obesity, antidepressant, anti-anxiety, and anti-inflammatory properties. It also has beneficial antioxidants. These antioxidants aid in flushing toxins from your body. They reduce fat and brings relief from bloating. It also provides better sleep to help you wake up fresh in the morning.
Steep chamomile for at least ten minutes before drinking. This will enable you to extract most of the properties of the plant. Drink a cup before each meal. Chamomile helps the stomach to produce gastric juices, which may promote weight loss. Also, drink a cup before bedtime to calm the body and promote a restful night’s sleep.
6. Grape Juice
Grape juice will help in burning extra fat. Natural grape juice contains a powerful antioxidant known to have weight loss benefits. Drinking it before going to sleep for a month can help you in getting rid of your midsection.
Mix three ounces of pure grape juice with one ounce of water. Make sure that the grape juice has no sugar or other additives or preservatives. Drink this mixture slowly half hour before meals. Drink some at bedtime as well. Grape juice has a bold flavor that helps to curb your appetite. It also boosts your Vitamin C and potassium levels.
7. Cucumber Juice
This is one of the most effective drinks for weight loss. Cucumber is high in water content and low in calories. It keeps the body hydrated and keeps you full for longer. It also has dietary fibers. These help you in removing toxins from your body and increase your metabolism.
Blend cucumber, lemon juice, one tablespoon of grated ginger. Add some cilantro, and two tablespoons of aloe Vera juice in 1 cup water. This concoction will cleanse you and help you feel refreshed.
8. Ginger Tea
A study published in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences shows that ginger fights obesity. Drinking ginger tea before bedtime helps the body absorb nutrients much faster. It also increases food digestion. You can add lemon juice (a tablespoon) to add some taste and increase the metabolism.
Ginger contains a variety of caffeine that can help you lose weight (Shrikant, 2019). Nicknamed the “edible amphetamine,” ginger tea intensifies thermogenesis and keeps hunger pangs at bay. To make the tea, boil water and add a two-inch piece of ginger root. Strain and add honey if desired. If you’re using ginger powder, just add it to boiling water, and complete the other steps.
9. Grapefruit Juice
This juice contains a flavonoid called naringenin that keeps your blood sugar stable. It also helps in preventing metabolic syndrome, a pre-diabetic condition. Scientists have linked metabolic syndrome to weight gain around the waist. Drinking grapefruit juice 20 minutes before dinner will help to reduce your appetite. The reduction in appetite will prevent you from eating excess.
A recent study done by the University of California found that drinking grapefruit juice instead of water enables weight loss. The researchers put some mice on a high fat diet. These mice gained far less weight than the control group, which drank water. The mice that drank the grapefruit juice also had lower blood glucose levels and a threefold decrease in insulin.
10.Aloe Vera Juice
Aloe Vera increases metabolism and helps in proper digestion. It also boosts weight loss. It fights water retention that leads to weight gain. It is rich in antioxidants, fiber, and amino acids. It also has anti-inflammatory and detoxifying properties which help you maintain body weight.
Soya Milk– Drinking soya milk before bedtime will help suppress your appetite. It also increases healthy metabolism. Drinking soya milk regularly will remove all your belly fat. You will start seeing the results after about three weeks of regular use.
So, you now know the benefits and importance of bedtime drinks to reduce your midsection. You also know what to put in your drinks that best suit your taste. We are here to help you in living a healthy life. Please post any other suggestions in the comments section below.
Which drink are you going to consume at night? These will to shrink your stomach while you sleep. Tell us how they work for you!
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