What herbs promote weight loss?
The most useful spices and herbs for weight loss and better health
Everyone knows that when it comes to health, the problem of excess weight and hormones, the equation includes the most ordinary things, like:
How and what we eat
How we sleep
How much we move
Few pay due attention to herbs and spices, yet in vain. Often, adding herbs and spices to your regular daily diet can help you solve a lot of problems and avoid health issues in the future.
So what herbs contribute to weight loss?
Nutritionists have found that many herbs and spices have fat burning properties. Thus, adding them to one or another recipe can reduce the content of harmful elements by several meaningful units.
*Function: fights excess weight
The list of useful herbs for weight loss contains the popular fenugreek, also known as Shambhala. Fenugreek is used to make helba. It is a traditional liqueur that is widely used in the Middle East cuisine. Possessing a stringent taste, this spice:
- strengthens the immune system,
- strengthens the nerves,
- balances taste,
- sends your body saturation impulses.
*Function: fights hunger
Anise seeds are one of the oldest spices known to mankind.
Even in ancient Egypt and ancient Greece, anise was used to combat hunger in the slaves, because this spice is well known for its unique nutritional properties.
Possessing a tart flavor and original taste, anise also increases the secretory function of the gastrointestinal tract.
*Function: reduces the risk of cancer
The most popular herb of Italian cuisine, as it turns out, has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
It is also one of the most powerful preventive tools in the fight against cancer.
A recent study by American scientists has established a direct link between carvacrol (element found in oregano) and drugs used for the treatment, in particular, of prostate cancer in men.
*Function: struggles with muscle pain
Ginger is one of the most useful herbs known for its unique ability to suppress stomach pain and soothe nausea.
Recently, American scientists from the University of Georgia discovered another useful property of ginger.
It turns out that it significantly reduces muscle pain, resulting from intense exercise.
That is why ginger is advised as a great weight loss supplement for energy smoothies and shakes that athletes drink after workouts.
*Function: balances the insulin blood levels
A pinch of cinnamon added to an apple pie or your morning banana cocktail may have a positive impact on the overall level of sugar in your body.
Recent studies have shown that cinnamon makes your muscle cells and liver react quicker to the amount of insulin in the blood, thus promoting an effective weight loss.
Regular use of cinnamon also reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
*Function: burns fat cells
Scientists recently discovered another useful feature of turmeric (the main ingredient in curry), It is its ability to reduce the density of fat tissues, preventing fat deposition and improving the metabolic rate.
At the same time, it promotes a fast weight reduction.
In addition, turmeric is rich in enzymes that strengthen your immune system and help your body fight infections.