6 Beverages To Raise Your Metabolism

Raise your metabolism

Metabolism is the key to weight loss. Six beverages with no side effects will help you raise your metabolism which ultimately results in weight loss. Yes, it is entirely possible. Improve your body metabolic rate with these beverages and help shed off those extra pounds.

How To Raise Your Metabolism

Body metabolism is the epicenter for fat loss. Most of us do not understand it so we follow different crash diet plans which result into crashing of our body metabolism. We might have heard people complaining, “I am exercising and dieting, but still I am unable to lose more weight”.  Weight loss is a whole science, and unfortunately, most of us never tried to understand it.

For easy words, consider metabolism as the key to a locked room or as a foundation of the house. Without managing your metabolism you cannot lose desired weight. If you are desirous to lose more than 5 kgs, first you have to pamper your metabolism. Exercise and proper diet comes next. In fact, you can achieve a constant high metabolism through high intensity fat burning aerobics/swimming/jogging along with nutritious diet.

Here I have mentioned few beverages along with the science behind them that can aid in accomplishing your plans of losing weight by boosting body metabolism without any side effects.

Homemade Flavored Water Can Raise Your Metabolism

It is a room temperature/cold beverage.  We all face the problem of keeping ourselves hydrated throughout the day. Recommended water intake is 8 to 12 glasses daily. Surprisingly water has a direct relation with metabolism. If we are dehydrated, our metabolism crashes down after sometime.  For a simple rule: if you are feeling thirsty, it means your body is in dire need of water. Make a rule to drink water pre-emptively. Never let yourself feel thirsty.

Researchers have found that those who drink more than 2-3 litres of water daily have high metabolism rate and shed more calories during resting phase as compared to those who drink 4-5 glasses of water daily. In order to drink water, you can treat yourself with 1.5-2 litres of water by converting it into homemade flavored water. This homemade flavored water will not only boost your metabolism but also help you in losing tummy fats.

  1. Recipe For Homemade Water Booster

Filtered water: 1.5- 2 litres in a glass jug

Cucumber: 1 (finely cut into circles with its peel).

Mint leaves: 10-12 big leaves

Ginger: 1 table spoon grated.

PROCEDURE: Leave the cucumber, mint and ginger in water inside a glass jug overnight. From overnight we mean 8-10 hours.  Next day stain it and drink it the whole day.

  1. Green tea/Oolong tea:

Green tea has natural anti-oxidants while oolong tea helps is fastening the fat metabolism. Either of the two teas is effective in boosting the body metabolism naturally up to 17% more than the normal person’s metabolism. So take 3-4 cups of green tea or oolong tea daily. Green tea can be used for unlimited long duration while oolong tea should be used with a little caution, in cases where it is used for a very long duration. Both teas have no side effects. Diuretic effect of green tea is minimal as it has even less than half of caffeine than in coffee.

Note: try using it unsweetened, 30 minutes after your meal.

  1. 3. Lemon Grass Tea with Cinnamon Best Thing To Raise Your Metabolism

Lemon grass is as good as green tea. But for few of us green tea causes acidity or stomach problems. So for them, Lemon grass is a safer option. Lemon grass is available in the market or you can even grow it at home.

Recipe

Cook lemon grass tea for 15-30 minutes at low heat. Add ¼ tea soon cinnamon powder when your lemon grass is ready to serve. Try avoiding sweeteners. Develop a taste of unsweetened lemon grass tea. Take 3 cups of it daily 30 min after your meals.

  1. Power Tea

Power tea is very effective in boosting body metabolism within minutes. This is most recommended before starting your work out/ sports/ gym. It is completely natural with no side effects.

Recipe For One Mug Of Power Tea

Green tea: ½ tea spoon

Cinnamon powder: ¼ tea spoon

Green cardamom: 4

Black cardamom: 7-8 seeds

Pure honey: 1 tea spoon

PROCEDURE: Add water, green tea, cinnamon powder, green cardamom and black cardamom. Cook it for 15-20 minutes on low heat. Make sure the final quantity of tea is around 1 mug. Add 1 tea spoon of pure honey. Drink the power tea 15 min before going for the work out. You will feel the difference!

  1. Honey Water:

1 glass of Luke Warm water and pure honey in the morning is effective in boosting the body metabolism that helps in weight loss.

  1. Ginger Tea:

Ginger is effective in fat loss by increasing the metabolism of the body.  1 mug of ginger tea in the morning and 1 mug at night will help you in weight loss by boosting the body metabolism.

Recipe Of Ginger Tea

Ginger: 2 tablespoons grated

Mint: few leaves

Lemon: 1 lemon

Pure Honey: 1 tea spoon

Procedure

Put ginger, mint and water on stove for 15-20 min on low heat. Add lemon and honey in it when it is ready to be served. It may taste awkward or may taste not pleasant. But it is very effective to raise your metabolism and aid in weight loss.