The nationwide lockdown has led people to stay indoors in order to maintain social distancing. While some would think of it as a restriction, others see it as a great opportunity to shed extra kilos. With all the restaurants and eateries being temporarily shut, the chances of bingeing on junk food or ordering food online are zero; meaning, this is a right opportunity to cook healthy food at home.
There are a few homemade detox drinks that you can prepare at home and you will be surprised that these detox drinks are packed with health benefits and weight loss properties. Detoxing is a process which helps the vital organs cleanse themselves. These detox drinks are fast gaining recognition for preventing toxic overload and major health problems. Here are some quick and easy detox drinks to prepare during the lockdown at home that might help you lose weight during the period.
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Detox water is a great way to make the most of simple and healing ingredients already present in our kitchen pantry. It is replete with the benefits of lemon slices, orange slices, cucumber cubes, fresh ginger and mint leaves that together can do wonders for your body. Find the recipe here.
2. Cumin Water
Cumin may help amp up the metabolism and good metabolism keeps your weight under control. It also helps ease bloating and indigestion that further facilitates weight loss. Here's a quick cumin water recipe that you can try every morning.
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 and a half cup of drinking water
Half a teaspoon honey (optional)
1. Put the cumin seeds in a vessel. Heat them for about 5-6 seconds over low flame.
2. Pour water over the cumin seeds and bring it to boil.
3. Cover the vessel with a lid; let it rest for 3-5 minutes.
4. Strain and serve in a cup
A treasure trove of health benefits, detox haldi tea is a perfect pick if you are looking to cleanse your body from the overload of toxin. Packed with turmeric and ginger that can do wonders for digestion, this herbal tea can be the key to faster metabolism and weight loss. Find the recipe here.
A lovely drink made with just four ingredients, this quick soothing drink can cleanse the toxins from your liver and intestinal tract, leaving you feeling fresh and dull of energy. You may have this wonder drink every morning. Find the recipe here.
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A powerhouse of nutrients, orange carrot and ginger drink can be your go-to detox drink. Packed with vitamin C m, beta-carotene and fibre, this detox drink helps in weight loss and digestion along. Moreover, ginger is a traditional remedy for digestion and bloating that further helps manage weight. Find the recipe here.
Weight loss is a steady process and requires time. These detox drinks may not give instant results; you need to consume them regularly to see better results. Make sure you consult your nutritionist or doctor to check for allergies.
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About Aanchal MathurAanchal doesn't share food. A cake in her vicinity is sure to disappear in a record time of 10 seconds. Besides loading up on sugar, she loves bingeing on FRIENDS with a plate of momos. Most likely to find her soulmate on a food app.