Weight loss teas are a great resource to complement any diet. They help to lose weight, but also decrease belly swelling, besides being a great natural homemade option.
Ginger tea, lemon tea and green tea are some of the teas that help with fluid retention, quenches appetite and increases metabolism rate, helping to burn fat. See how to follow a balanced diet to lose weight and burn belly fat.
In addition, a dash of cayenne pepper is a great option that can be added to any of the slimming teas as it is easy to use and helps to further increase metabolism rate, favoring the burning of fat.
1. Ginger tea with pineapple
Ginger tea with pineapple is great for slimming because it boosts metabolism rate, helping the body to burn more energy and calories even when stationary, as well as quenching the appetite and helping bowel function
- ½ pineapple peel;
1 orange peel;
1 tablespoon of bacharris;
1 tablespoon of ginger;
1 liter of water
To a liter of water add the pineapple and orange peel and the tablespoon of ginger and then bring to the boil for 3 minutes. After boiling, turn off the heat and add the bacharris. Finally, cover, let sit for 5 minutes and strain before drinking.
This tea should be drunk throughout the day between meals, and to achieve better results, it is vital you maintain a healthy diet and exercise regularly.
Counter-indications: the Ginger with pineapple tea should not be used by women who are pregnant or breastfeeding without the advice of a doctor, because of the ginger.
2. Green tea with blackberry
Green tea with blackberry helps decrease appetite, helps body swelling and decreases its volume, because of its diuretic properties, and increases the body's metabolism rate, helping the body burn more energy and calories.
- 1 teaspoon dried blackberry leaves;
- 1 teaspoon of dried green tea leaves.
In a cup of tea, put the dried blackberry and green tea leaves and add 150 ml of boiling water. Cover, and let the mixture sit for 10 minutes and then strain before drinking.
This tea should be drunk before main meals such as lunch and dinner for 2 to 3 weeks.
3. Hibiscus tea with cinnamon
The hibiscus tea with cinnamon is also good in helping you lose weight, as it helps with fluid retention, reduces the swelling of the body, and increases metabolism rate, favoring the burning of fat. In addition, this tea also helps digestion by having cinnamon in its composition.
- 1 tablespoon of dried hibiscus;
- 1 tablespoon of dried horsetail leaves;
- 1 stick of cinnamon.
To a liter of boiling water add the Hibiscus and Horsetail dried leaves with the cinnamon stick and let it sit for 10 minutes. Strain before drinking.
This tea should be drunk 3 to 4 times a day, half an hour before the main meals.
4. Mate tea with Lemon
Mate Tea with lemon enhances the feeling of satiety and facilitates the burning of fat as it increases metabolism rate. In addition, it decreases the swelling and the volume of the body, because it a diuretic, aiding with liquid retention.
- 1 or 2 teaspoons of mate tea leaves;
- ½ squeezed lemon .
In a cup of tea, place the dried leaves of the mate tea and the half squeezed lemon, and then add 150 ml of boiling water. Cover and let sit for 5 to 10 minutes.
Counter-indications: Mate tea, has caffeine in its composition, so therefore should not be used by pregnant or breastfeeding women. In addition it should not be used by patients with heart disease, peptic ulcers or with gastric reflux.
5. Fenugreek tea and artichoke
This tea helps to quench the appetite and loosen the gut, helps increase metabolism rate, favoring the burning of fat, and helps fluid retention, as it helps, diminish swelling and volume of the body.
- ½ teaspoon of fenugreek seeds
- 1 teaspoon dried artichoke leaves
In a cup of tea place the powdered seeds, a pinch of pepper and the dried artichoke leaves, and then add 150 ml of boiling water. Let the mixture sit for 10 minutes minutes and strain.