Ginger is a flowering plant whose rhizome, ginger root or simply ginger, is widely used as a spice or a folk medicine. It is a herbaceous perennial which grows annual stems about a meter tall bearing narrow green leaves and yellow flowers.
Ginger increases body temperature and can speed up calorie burning sans exercise. It also enhances the thermic effect on foods and makes the body believe that it is full. According to a 2012 study, “ginger showed enhanced the rmogenesis and reduced feelings of hunger with ginger consumption.”
The lemon is a species of small evergreen tree native to Asia. The tree’s ellipsoidal yellow fruit is used for culinary and non-culinary purposes throughout the world, primarily for its juice, which has both culinary and cleaning uses.However, if this drink is replacing a beverage that is higher in calories, like coffee with sugar or fruit juice—and that results in a calorie deficit—then it can help youlose weight. Drinking water—whether hot or cold, infused with lemon, or plain—also helps keep your metabolism humming.
How to get your body ready for the beach:
- 8 cups water
- 3 ½ oz mint
- 2 lemons
- 2 teaspoons grated ginger
Bring the water to a boil and cool it to space temperature.
Finely grate the ginger root, slice the mint leaves and squeeze the juice from the lemons.
Leave the drink to infuse for 2-3 hours.
Strain the beverage and put it in the refrigerator for 1 more hour.
Drink 1 cup of this beverage half an hour prior to each meal for 7 days in a row.
If you’re thinking about losing weight, we suggest that above all, you learn to change your daily habits: improve your diet, engage in a more active lifestyle, and complement your daily nutrient intake with some known allies for weight loss: teas, smoothies, fat-burning fruits, and medicinal plants.