In addition to distorting your figure and putting your health at risk, deposits of fat in your body, especially at the level of the abdominal belt, are often a source of complexity and lack of self-confidence. Favored by stress, poor diet and lack of physical activity, fat accumulation increases the risks of several diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease. To help you get rid of it in a simple and natural way, try the recipe of this magnificent slimming tea.
If you want to boost your metabolism to stimulate fat burning and weight loss, here is the recipe for an amazing slimming tea that combines, among other things, two spices known to be powerful allies slimming!
Ginger and Turmeric Iced Tea:
- 8 cups water (2 cups to infuse spice roots and 6 fresh cups to dilute concentrated tea)
- 10 cm of grated ginger root or thinly sliced
- 10 cm of turmeric root, shredded or thinly sliced
- 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
- ¼ to ½ cup honey
In a saucepan, put ginger, turmeric and black pepper, then add two cups of water and bring to a boil. As soon as the mixture begins to boil, reduce heat and simmer for a few minutes, over medium heat. Then remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature. Once warm, add the honey and stir. It is important to wait until the infusion cools before adding honey to preserve its healing properties. Let your tea rest for one hour at a minimum, or overnight for optimal results. The next morning, carefully filter your concentrated tea, and keep it cool. Before consuming it, dissolve it in 6 cups of fresh water, or even more if you prefer a less strong taste.
Consume three cups a day for up to 15 days. This cure is to be renewed 3 times a year, at most.
Benefits of Ingredients:
1 - The turmeric
Turmeric is highly valued for its various therapeutic virtues. Due to its high antioxidant content, it helps to dislodge cellulite and prevent it from getting embedded in the body. Moreover, its anti-inflammatory properties neutralize the aggressive and pro-inflammatory effect of free radicals, thus inhibiting the overproduction and storage of fats. This not to mention that turmeric is also a great purifying blood, which helps to purify the blood circulation and to eliminate the various waste and toxins that accumulate there. To boost its effect and increase the absorption of its active agent, curcumin, it is advisable to consume it with black pepper.
However, turmeric is not recommended for people on medical treatment or suffering from diseases of the gall bladder. It is also to be avoided by pregnant, lactating or menopausal women who suffer from hot flushes.
2 - Ginger
Ginger, is also reputed to be a powerful ally slimming. Rich in nutrients and antioxidants, it helps improve digestion and alleviate various digestive disorders, fight free radicals and regulate blood sugar levels. Moreover, this spice helps to improve the action of leptin, satiety hormone, thus regulating the appetite and fighting the states of fatigue that favor the nibbling. Ginger also has a warming effect that causes the body to tap into its fat stock to restore its normal temperature.
However, the consumption of ginger is contraindicated for pregnant or lactating women and for people who are weak or suffer from blood diseases.
3 - Black pepper
In addition to increasing the bioavailability of curcumin, black pepper also has a say in weight loss. Thanks to piperine, its active compound, it stimulates the function of the liver and the secretion of the bile, improving digestion and promoting the purification of the organism. In addition, black pepper helps to restore slowed metabolism and its antibacterial and antiparasitic action helps to detoxify the intestines and to fight against the phenomenon of fermentation, responsible for bloating and flatulence.
However, because of its irritating effect on the mucous membranes, people suffering from gastric ulcers, gastritis or hemorrhoids should avoid consuming it.
4 - Honey
This natural sweetener is very rich in nutrients and calories, which provide the body with a good source of sustainable energy and a sense of satiety that inhibits nibbling and cravings for sugary foods, thus limiting weight gain. Moreover, the high content of honey in antioxidants allows it to neutralize the effect of free radicals that attack the internal organs and tissues of the body and promote the storage of fat.