The healing effects of ginger have been valued by Asian physicians for centuries. Meanwhile, the western world has also discovered ginger as a home remedy, but it is also good to be included in reducing diets.
Benefits of ginger and lemon in reducing diets
There are numerous studies of how ginger plays a role in good digestion, fat burning, and insulin secretion. There are also studies where it is proven that ginger has properties to inhibit oxidative stress (a form of cellular deterioration), is anti-inflammatory, and helps reduce cholesterol and blood pressure.
And it is excellent for cleaning the arteries.
Other studies have shown that ginger can significantly reduce body weight and inflammation and improve liver health.
And, although most of these studies have been done with laboratory and animal tests, these studies finally suggest that consuming ginger can be of great help in burning calories, in helping to reduce the feeling of hunger to help with the weight loss in overweight adults.
The refreshing characteristics of lemon and the warm effect of ginger make a good natural drink, ideal for reducing diets.
Using a lemon to enhance the taste of the water helps some people drink more water while on their reducing diets. Ginger works as a metabolism booster and makes a tasty and palatable diet drink - a mix between lemonade and strong ginger soda.
Use lemon ginger water to aid healthy weight loss on your reducing diet.
Ginger with lemon water recipe
Lemon water juice can help detoxification and is considered an ideal liver tonic in reducing diets. Ginger provides thermogenic properties, which means that it stimulates the metabolism to burn calories more quickly.
Ginger also fights nausea and bloating. Use filtered or distilled water to aid in detoxification.
Preparation of the drink
Blend a piece of fresh ginger (approx. 5 cm.) With the water (for a large glass); then strain the result and add the juice of a lemon. Take immediately to take advantage of all its benefits.
How to take advantage of its benefits in reducing diets
Drink the water, lemon and ginger drink first thing in the morning to cleanse the liver and reduce your appetite. Drink it as many times a day as you like. Eight full glasses of water a day help keep the body hydrated.
This practice can help you start a diet by reducing your appetite and creating a reminder throughout the day to focus on detoxification and making healthy whole food choices (unprocessed foods such as vegetables, fruits, lean proteins, and whole grains).
Refrain from excessive caloric restriction. Consult with a doctor before trying this or any other reducing diet. Follow an exercise program for the best weight loss results.
Drastic weight loss measures, such as starvation and fasting diets, damage health and metabolism and contribute to a yo-yo effect, leading to increased weight gain after weight loss.
Exercise helps preserve lean muscle mass, which helps the body burn more fat even at rest. Performing reducing diets without exercise can damage muscle tissue, leading the body to gain fat more quickly after the diet ends.
Normally, blood glucose levels are tightly controlled by insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas. Insulin lowers the blood glucose level. When the blood glucose elevates (for example, after eating food), insulin is released from the pancreas.