A glass of fresh orange juice can lift you up in a jiffy. It is an instant energy booster and sends a wave of freshness down the body. The tangy, tarty winter fruit is a favourite among juice lovers, especially those seeking weight loss. Yes, orange juice can greatly help you in losing extra kilos. Nutritionists and health experts recommend eating the whole fruit rather than juicing and drinking it to get maximum weight loss benefits for its high fibre content. In fact, drinking orange juice works just as well. It's the best thing to pair our morning meals with; it is delicious, refreshing and super healthy.
Orange Juice For Weight Loss
How orange juice can help with weight loss?
Orange is a negative calorie fruit with zero fat content! Meaning, when you consume it, you burn more calories than you ingest. Orange is known for its powerful antioxidant properties, given its high vitamin C content. So, it may help in building immunity of the body. Orange juice is also anti-inflammatory, which prevents swelling and bloating of stomach.
4 Orange-Based Drinks For Weight Loss Diet
If you are determined to avoid carbonated, sugary drinks and switch to healthy drinks for weight loss, orange juice is one of the best options.
1. Orange and Carrot Detox Drink
This one is a perfect winter drink with the seasonal fruit of orange and seasonal vegetable of carrot. Both the foods are known to flush out toxins from the body and aid weight loss. The addition of ginger and lemon is extra bonus.
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2. Orange and Ginger Detox Drink
This drink moves up a notch higher with the addition of turmeric powder. The health-giving spice with its considerable antioxidant properties, adds a tinge of 'yellow' and also healthfulness to the incredibly detoxifying drink.
3. Orange and Basil Juice
The tanginess of orange and freshness of basil comes together to make this electrifying drink - just the energy boosting drink you need to liven up your day. You can begin your day with this juice along with a wholesome, nutritious breakfast.
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4. Pineapple, Orange and Bottle Gourd Juice
You may have aversion for bottle gourd, but when you'll combine it with pineapple, orange, cucumber and basil leaves to make this drink, you will surely change your mind. You can have it in the morning or in the evening as your pre- or post-workout drink.
5. Virgin Punch
Party right with this mocktail made with orange juice, apple and mango. You will definitely love the melange of sweet and tarty flavours filled up in your glass. Who said you can't drink anything healthy in parties?
This winter season, make the most of the abundantly available oranges. Try these refreshing drinks made with orange juice on your weight loss diet and slurp away towards your health goals.
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