Losing weight does not only rely on what you eat, what you drink also plays a measure role in your weight loss journey, a sugary drink or a can of soda can ruin your diet.
Beverages like green tea, coffee and high-protein drinks have been shown to boost metabolism, promote fullness and decrease hunger, all of which may encourage weight loss.
However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a tasty beverage that won’t only satisfy you but on top of that it will help you lose weight!
Here are 4 drinks that are some of the best to include in your diet when trying to lose weight and get healthy.
1. Honey and Lemon Tea
Lemon detox with a dash of honey forms one of the best drinks for weight loss. This is because organic honey helps to prevent gut problems, cardiovascular health, and it reduces inflammation. Thus, it helps with weight reduction. As for limes, they are full of vitamin C, which helps to boost the immune system, flushes out toxins, and maintains a balanced level of pH levels in the body.
Sipping on a hot cup of honey lemon water is both tasty and soothing. It has also been promoted as a healing elixir in the health and wellness world. There are claims that this drink can help melt fat, clear up acne and “flush out” toxins from the body.
– 1 tablespoon of organic honey.
-1 lime juice.
-1 cup of water.
-Heat the water to a temperature where it is warm enough but not too hot.
-Add lime juice and honey.
– Stir well before drinking.
2. Celery Drink
The body requires more energy to digest and absorb certain vegetables like celery and that means you will stay full for a longer time. Celery also aids weight loss by improving lipid metabolism and lowering bad cholesterol level. Apple cider on the other hand helps with losing weight because it regulates blood pressure, blood sugar, and improves heart health.
– 1/2 cup of celery
-1 Teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
– 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
-1 cup of water
-Blend the celery using a blender.
-Add a cup of water to the blender and give it a spin.
-Pour the celery juice into a cup and add apple cider vinegar.
-Stir in the freshly ground black pepper before drinking.
3. Whey Protein and Chia Seed Drink
Whey protein helps to rebuild the muscle fibers, boosts immunity, and improves your heart’s health. This results in weight loss but on top of that a toned body. Chia seeds improves lipid metabolism and that’s why it helps you lose weight. It also reduce the risk of heart diseases, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome.
-2 tablespoons whey protein
-1 teaspoon chia seeds
-1 cup warm fat-free/soy milk
– Add milk, whey protein, and chia seeds into a blender.
– Give it a spin and pour into a glass.
4. Citrusy Drink
Grapefruit is very effective for weight loss. It does so by improving insulin sensitivity and post-glucose insulin levels. On the other hand, pomegranates help reduce inflammation, regulate blood pressure, lower bad cholesterol, and hyperglycemia. All of the mentioned lead directly or indirectly to weight loss.
– 1/2 cup grapefruit
-1/2 cup pomegranate
– 1 teaspoon organic honey
-Add the grapefruit and pomegranate into Nutribullet or a blender.
-Give it a spin and pour it into a glass.
-Add honey and a pinch of salt. Stir well before drinking.
Hope you stay hydrated and satisfied with these delicious drinks!