If your goal is to lose weight, you could choose some aromatic herbs as an ally that help drain, deflate the belly or burn fat. Which to use? The most effective are 5.Don't store avocado like this: it's dangerous
If your purpose is lose weight, you could choose as an ally some aromatic herbs that help drain, deflate the belly or burn fat. Which to use? The most effective are 5.
Getting back in shape and shedding a few extra pounds may not be an easy task, so we need to implement all the strategies we have available. Undoubtedly, reducing food portions, choosing healthy foods, exercising and drinking a lot are the best options. However, a trick to facilitate weight loss could also be to reduce the salt, choosing to flavor our favorite dishes with some aromatic herbs, wisely chosen from those that can promote weight loss.
Here then are the best aromatic herbs to use in the kitchen with the aim of maintaining or regaining your ideal weight:
Parsley is an aromatic herb useful for purifying the body as it supports the work of the liver. It keeps blood sugar at bay and is also an excellent diuretic, perfect to help in case of water retention and more generally to promote weight loss.
Thyme is a tasty herb rich in properties: it improves digestion and helps in case of water retention. It also promotes the elimination of swelling, thus contributing to the much sought-after flat stomach, at the same time counteracting the deposits of abdominal fat.
Laurel also has several beneficial properties that can be exploited with the aim of regaining a healthy weight. Its active ingredients are digestive, deflating and diuretic. You can then use it to give that extra touch of flavor to cooked vegetables, legumes or meat. Remember, however, that the leaves must then be removed once the preparation is finished.
Cardamom is a spice widely used in oriental cuisine, certainly to be rediscovered also in the West for its taste and its properties. The seeds of the berries have fat-burning properties and are able to speed up the metabolism of the body. This is due to the thermogenic power of this spice, or its ability to raise the temperature thus facilitating the body's task of eliminating excess fat.
Lemon balm is a herb that we know above all for its relaxing and beneficial qualities for the nervous system. In reality it is a plant that also boasts drained and deflating properties, moreover it can help those suffering from nervous hunger and therefore accumulate extra pounds. So you just have to sip a nice herbal tea based on lemon balm.
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