Weight loss is something which takes time to come up with the best results. People have tried many different things like eating healthy food, giving up on junk food, heavy exercises, workout and what not! And even after losing some of the weight many might still be fighting with the belly fats, especially fats in the lower belly. Belly fats are very stubborn to reduce; it is something which requires extra effort to get rid of fats. There are certain fat cells in the body which are extremely resistant to being burned and these fats cells are especially seen in the areas like belly, hip, and thighs and so it is difficult to lose fats of such areas.
Many abs exercises are also recommended to lose belly fats but exercise only is not enough. Along with the exercise, there are many other things which are to be followed to make the exercise worth it. Ginger water is preferable as it will accelerate the process of work-out. Ginger is that one common ingredient which is found everywhere. It helps in reducing the stubborn belly fats faster. Ginger is basically spicy in taste which increases the temperature of the body and burns the inner fats only when used in a real sense. Ginger water is a drink which is tasty but healthy at the same time. As per the research made on ginger, it is stated that ginger water is a quick recipe to burn the resistant fats faster. Here is the ginger water recipe you can use to lose your weight.
Ginger water recipe:
If you are looking forward to losing weight, ginger water would be the perfect solution for it.
- 1 glass of water
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 10 – 12 small pieces of ginger
In a vessel, add 1 cup of water and let the water boil. Then add 10-12 slices of ginger (peeled and grated and sliced). Fresh ginger or dried ginger, both the options are acceptable, but using fresh slices of ginger is preferable because using fresh pieces would be more effective. Then let the water boil for few minutes till the water absorbs the essence and flavor of ginger. Alternatively one can boil the water and when it is totally boiled it can be added to the glass with the slices of ginger and cover it for 10 – 15 minutes so that the hot water will absorb its nutrients. Both the way is effective to lose fats.
Then heat off the pan and keep the pan aside to cool down. Once the water reaches the lukewarm temperature strain it out using a kitchen strainer. Then pour the ginger water into a glass, and add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and stir it well. Then add 1 teaspoon of honey in it and stir it well till the honey dissolves. Make sure the water is at lukewarm temperature before adding honey and lemon juice to it and then the tasty ginger water would be ready to serve.
The ginger water is to have twice a day. It is more beneficial when it’s taken before or after the meals. Consuming it daily would help in giving fast results. Have an only medium glass of ginger water at a time, which means only 2 glass of ginger water a day because ginger, when taken in higher doses, can cause heartburn and gas.
Other benefits of ginger water beside reducing belly fats:
Ginger water helps in reducing belly fats but besides that, it has many other health benefits such as:
It is good for digestion:
Having a glass of ginger water every day keeps you healthy. It strengthens the digestive system and also prevents indigestion. Lemon juice and honey, when mixed with ginger water can help you get rid of constipation and all stomach related problems.
Helps you get healthy hair and skin:
Drinking ginger water every day adds a natural glow to the skin as the vitamins and antioxidants present in the skin helps in doing so. The antibacterial properties present in the ginger clears the blood, that helps in preventing and treating infection and skin diseases which means a healthy and glowing skin. Vitamin A and Vitamin C present in the ginger improves the base and texture of the hair and help you get a shiny look.
Keeps diabetes away:
Having ginger water everyday lower the effects of diabetes in the body. The fresh root of ginger is rich in terms of zinc which plays a big role in the secretion of insulin which means it keeps the blood sugar level of the body from getting too high or too low. Moreover, it is not preferable for a person who is already facing diabetes because ginger can be harmful if it is mixed with any kind of medication. So basically, it lowers the chances of a person to be suffering from diabetes.
Keeps the body hydrated:
It is very important to keep the body hydrated, especially during summers. Having a glass of ginger water in morning would be a great start to keep your body hydrated for the whole day and this is because your body will be taking ginger in water form. Many of us don’t simply drink enough water so having ginger water would be beneficial.
Points to remember:
- People facing heart problems, gallstones and diabetes should consult their doctor before taking ginger as a supplement as mixing ginger with any kind of medication can be harmful to the body.
- Don’t consume more than 4 grams of ginger a day as it can be harmful. As per research having more than 4 grams of ginger a day can cause many side-effects.
- Combine the drink with exercise for fast results. Not only exercise or not only diet food can help in reducing belly fats, the combination of both is required to get effective results.
- Chewing 2-3 fresh slices of ginger (peeled and grated) every day after the meal helps in digestion and prevent indigestion. Don’t add any kind of salt or spices to it, having simple ginger is more beneficial.