It appears, at times you cannot avoid the constant access to unhealthy foods and drinks especially during the Holiday season. Add to that the cold weather that keeps us inside, the family obligations, the vacations that make us want to relax, and you have the perfect recipe for belly fat.
Aside from the fact that belly fat is not attractive to anyone, it is more importantly very bad for your health. Though you may be saying, “I have had a big belly for years and feel healthy”, be assured the consequences will be serious in the future.
Belly fat is associated with numerous health problems such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, nervous system disorders and skin problems. As you can see, losing your belly fat is not only important for physical appearance, but for overall health and longevity.
The drink that burns body fat, balances pH in your body and reduces toxins
Below is a simple recipe (and the properties of each ingredient that induce weight loss) to help burn body fat, alter Ph balances in your body, reduce toxins that are stored in your body fat and give you more energy for exercise and even sexual health.
- 1 tablespoon of grated ginger
- 1 cucumber
- 1 lemon
- 12 leaves of mint
- 9 cups of filtered water
Cut the lemon and cucumber into very fine slices. Then, add them with the water and other ingredients into a large container. Mix well and allow to rest in the refrigerator for 1 day. The following day, remove from the refrigerator and pour it into a jar with a lid for storage.
It is best to consume one cup in the morning on an empty stomach and one cup at night before bed.
Here are the beneficial properties of each ingredient:
1. Ginger: High in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, it lowers the possibility of having gastrointestinal issues and increases your metabolism.
2. Cucumber: Contains vitamins from group B, A and C. Also, has calcium, chlorine, and phosphorus. Since it has the ability to help burn fat and is also excellent for hydrating the skin, this is a popular ingredient for weight loss and beauty supplements.
3. Lemon: High in vitamin C and citric acids which help burn body fat.
4. Mint: Mint naturally balances stomach acids and helps induce fat burning in the body. It can also help prevent colds and other illnesses.