Try these safe home remedies for weight loss

Dec 29, 2016

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    Healthy ways of losing weight

    Nutritionists have it that there is an optimum weight condition for both men and women, one that is proportionate to the height, age and gender of the individual. When the fat content of a person’s body exceeds that of the normal values, he/she could be overweight or even obese. Being overweight leads to a lot of noticeable problems in a person’s body, but you need not worry as there are lots of things that you can do to lose some extra kilos.


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    If you have a sweet tooth and can’t resist eating at least one bar of chocolate every day, you can prevent the sweet from converting into fats by eating lots of cabbage. This super vegetable has tartaric acid the consumption of which can help you to burn fats from even the stubborn areas such as the thighs and belly.

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    Carrots are loaded with fibre and at least half of it is soluble fibre called calcium pectate. This fibrous content is what makes it a natural weight loss food. Drinking carrot juice every day can prove to be a healthy stomach-filling drink that also does not accumulate calories.


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    Cranberries are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, which prevent the formation of free radicals and keep a check on the weight. Consume cranberry juice on a regular basis to see amazing results.


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    Cucumber has always been considered a cooling agent both for the internal as well as external parts of the body. 90 percent of a cucumber is water, which helps in breaking the fat cells. So, try to eat cucumbers along with your regular meals. They will  keep you full and will carry zero threat of weight gain.


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    Honey and Lemon

    Honey and lemon work wonders for the body. They help to control weight and balance out a lot of other irregularities in the functioning of the body. Take a glass of lukewarm water and add a teaspoon of honey, 2 tbsp of lemon juice and a pinch of black pepper. Drink this mixture on an empty stomach first sting in the morning.


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    Peach is a zero fat food that has about 68 calories. So, instead of eating a whole meal, just grab a large peach at meal time. This will prevent any unnecessary calories from causing your body to bulge. You will shrink almost magically if you make peach a part of your routine.


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    Tomatoes are super healthy fruits that keep the immune system healthy with their vitamin C content. They also have beta-carotene and other carotenoids that have several disease-preventing properties that particularly target cancer and heart diseases.


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    Yoga is an age-old practice for a healthy mind and body that has been going around for centuries. Yoga has been recognised worldwide as a weight loss remedy. With there being so many asanas and positions, you can target certain parts of your body that have excess fat and do the corresponding exercise. Yoga is highly effective in removing fat that has been accumulated in a particular area for years.


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    Indian Plum

    Drinking the juice of jujube leaves in the morning everyday has been linked to weight loss reduction. Soak a few jujube leaves in water and let it remain so overnight. When you wake up in the morning, drink the soaked water on an empty stomach. Try to make this a routine for at least the next 30 days.


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    Exercise a Little

    Nothing can help you lose weight better than  some sort of physical activity. Perform simple exercises at home to get the best results. If you don't have time to indulge in an exercise regime, buy a pedometer and try to get decent number of steps to lose more and more calories daily.

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    Stay Motivated

    Keep motivating yourself to lose weight as your body would tend to resist the change. You can stick notes on the refrigerator to remind you of what you should avoid eating. You can even get a pair of jeans or pants that are now too tight and hang them in the kitchen instead of the closet to keep yourself motivated.

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    Drink Green Tea

    Another delicious and healthy way to lose weight is to sip a cup of green tea. Studies show that you can burn 35 to 43 per cent of more fat during the day when you drink 3 to 5 cups of green tea. If you do not have time to make your own green tea, then you can simply take a green tea diet pill supplement.