You must have been struggling very hard to get that perfect figure, going to the gym, undergoing strenuous workout session and what not. But did you know that by merely having a few homemade drinks during bedtime you can burn down the excess fat stored in your body?
By referring to drinks, many of us think about the dietary weight loss supplements which are readily available in the market.
Although they come in well-designed packets with an assurance of no negative effect, such drinks might have possible chance to wreak major hormonal changes in the body.
So it is always best to opt for natural remedies. Not only the natural drinks will help you lose the fat from your body but these are also rich sources of essential vitamins and nutrients, which after entering the body can be beneficial in replenishing the deficiencies in the body.
So these drinks have multi-purpose value and are extremely useful for having a perfect shape and healthy lifestyle.
Let us now look at the following bedtime drinks which will burn down the fat and make you look fab!
Milk is a rich source of calcium, protein, zinc, and vitamin B. But despite such nutritive properties many of us avoid milk because of its bad taste (tasteless). Also some people are of the view that milk accelerates in weight gain, while recent studies show just the opposite. Milk contains peptide YY (PYY)-a hunger-fighting hormone, which keeps the stomach full for a longer span. So having it every night reduces the sudden midnight food cravings and helps in controlling the weight by speeding up the metabolic rate.
2. Grape Juice:
Grapes are one of the loved fruit for many of us. So having a drink made of it can be equally exciting. And to add on, this grape juice will help burn down the extra fat in your body. A glass of pure grape juice contains antioxidants which converts the calorie-storing white fat into calorie-storing brown fat and induces the process of weight loss. Further having it during bedtime is imperative for sound sleep as well.
3. Chamomile Tea:
This tea is beneficial for reducing weight, treating ailments, and improving overall health. It has natural detoxifying properties which aid in flushing the toxins and reduces body weight and relieves from bloating. Chamomile tea is also helpful in curbing down appetite thereby reducing the desire to have pastries and ice cream at night! Have it warm or cold with a squeeze of lemon or sprinkled rosemary. Avoid adding sweeteners which can induce weight gain.
4. Grapefruit Juice:
A glass of grapefruit juice during bedtime reduces your level of appetite and in turn, reduces the amount of calorie intake. In this process, it helps in keeping a check on your diet, which is often the major reason for weight gain. A single serving of grapefruit contains 53 calories and 2gm of fiber, which has the potential to control your hunger until next morning.
5. Soy Protein Shake:
This is a plant-based protein shake that is a source of rich nutrients. Besides, consumption of soy protein shake during bedtime reduces hunger and induces the metabolic rate of the body. In this process, the excess fat stored in the body gets burned, and a person can have his/her desires physique.
6. Cucumber +Lemon+ Ginger Juice:
One of the most effective drinks that aids in the process of weight loss is a mixture of cucumber along with lemon and ginger. Needless to say that these three ingredients help in potential weight loss and works as an appetite suppressant. All you need is 6 slices of cucumber along with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and 1-2 grates ginger or 1 tablespoon of ginger powder. Blend it well and have it before bedtime every day and enjoy a flat tummy.
7. Aloe Vera Juice:
Research shows that aloe vera juice has the potential to aid in proper digestion and increase the metabolism, which helps in breaking down the extra fat stored in the body. Aloe vera is a rich source of antioxidants, fiber, amino acids, vitamin A, C, and E, and has anti-inflammation and detoxifying properties which also helps in curbing down subsequent body weight.
8. Lukewarm Water+ Honey:
The benefits of having lukewarm water with honey during bedtime, range from reduced constipation, rendering flawless skin, to aiding in the process of weight loss. Water, as we know, has the detoxifying effect of flushing out the excess toxins from the body and improving digestion. With an induced metabolism, the fat stored automatically gets burned down as an individual consumes this drink. For this mixture warm 300 ml of water and add a spoonful of honey and mix well. Have it every night to see the potential effect.
9. Warm Water+ Cinnamon+ Honey:
The benefit of having warm water with honey is known to one and all. But adding a pinch of cinnamon in it can work wonders. Honey, as we know, helps in rendering flawless skin and speeds up the metabolic rate of the body. Water in itself is a detoxifying agent and cinnamon helps in stabilizing the blood sugar level. An increased blood sugar level often results in storing of fat. Cinnamon along with honey is beneficial to kill germs in the digestive tract, and this drink is an excellent appetizer as well. For this mixture add 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder in a cup of warm water and have it before bedtime.
10. Ginger+ Lime Tea:
Lemon and ginger is a perfect combination to initiate the weight loss process. Both these ingredients are beneficial in reducing fat and eliminating toxins from the body. So for using it together, make ginger lime tea before you go off to bed. For this tea, you need to boil a cup of water and add grated ginger to it. After 5 minutes switch off the flame and let it rest. Now add 1 tablespoon of lime in it and have this tea to promote weight loss.
So, these are some of the essential drinks which if taken on a daily basis will not only promote weight loss but will also help to kick-start a fresh morning.