TOP 10 HERBS TO LOSE WEIGHT NATURALLY

FROM THE FIELDS- ISSUE # 61

Reap the therapeutic nutrients from each of these spices to boost your metabolism and lose weight naturally. All you have to do is add them to your plate or cup.

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The easiest way to lose weight naturally is to eat the right foods. Yes, exercise is important but that’s another topic. Simply add these spices onto your plate (or cup) and watch how your body changes. Make sure to buy quality, whether fresh or dry- the better the quality, the more the nutrients, better the results.

TOP 10 HERBS TO LOSE WEIGHT NATURALLY

ROSEMARY:

Contains substances such as flavonoids and volatile oil that are useful for stimulating the immune system, increasing circulation, and improving digestion. More specifically, rosemary has the ability to inhibit the enzyme activity of lipase, and the lipase is an enzyme used by the body to get rid of fat.

FENNEL:

Known for its appetite repressor properties as well as the ability to dismantle fat deposited in the bloodstream to be used as an energy source. It also helps to reduce cravings for food.

BLACK PEPPER:

Black pepper has been used for centuries in oriental medicine to treat digestive problems and infections. A recent study showed that black pepper somehow interferes with the activity of genes responsible for the formation of fat in the body. If one small teaspoon is added to your daily meals, it can raise your metabolic rate by up to 25% and help you lose weight.

CINNAMON:

One of the most important herbs for quick slimming and known for its ability to lower blood sugar levels and reduce triglycerides in the body, as well as cholesterol, especially patients with diabetics type II, and increases glucose metabolism by 20 times, which helps organizing sugar levels in the blood. Avoid using if you have any kidney issues as it contains moderate amounts of oxalate- are naturally-occurring substances found in a wide variety of foods and they play a supportive role in the metabolism of many plants and animals and in our human metabolism as well.

CUMIN:

Increases the body temperature thus increases the metabolic rate of the body, it also improves digestion and absorption of nutrients and inhibit fat storage in the body.

CARDAMOM:

Similar to ginger and cinnamon, this herb also helps with digestion and increases metabolism by raising the core temperature. The micronutrients found in cardamom can counteract the surge of lipids in the body, which will help control cholesterol levels.

GINGER:

This carminative herb helps the body to remove toxins and enhances digestions. Scientific research has revealed that ginger posses numerous therapeutic properties, antioxidant effects, and inhibits inflammation.

CAYENNE PEPPER:

The intense heat produced by this herb is by its high concentration of capsaicin- a potent inhibitor with inflammatory processes. This power herb can burn fat stored in the body, boost immunity, fight inflammation and clear congestion. A study has shown that adding chili food makes you feel full for a long period of time and helps speed up your metabolism by 25%.

FLAX SEEDS:

Also known as Linseed, this annual herb is not fragrant like most common herbs but it sure is packed with nutrients. This is the best weight loss herb that targets the belly fat area, although it contains a source of healthy unsaturated fats, and that flaxseed is rich in fiber, it improves digestion and thus relieve constipation, bloating, plus it regulates insulin level, therefore, limiting any high sugar levels and cutting calories dramatically.

TURMERIC:

Well know for many good things, this powerful herb helps reducing weight and fat in the bloodstream, as well as removing toxins from the liver and stimulates the liver process to burn fat. Added bonus is that it inhibits the formation of cancer-causing nitrosamines and enhances the body’s production of cancer-fighting compounds, such as glutathione. Lose weight and fight cancerous toxins- sounds like a win-win to us.

 Bon appetite!