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7 best home remedies for losing weight!!

There are some food ingredients or spices that can also help you lose weight. Making it easy for you to add something that will boost up your metabolism. This will also help you with your diet as you can choose what's not to add or what is needed. 


Here's a list of home remedies

1.) Black pepper - contains a compound called piperine, which gives it its pungent flavor. Piperine possesses fat reducing and lipid-lowering activities that can help you in losing weight (1)

2.) Honey & Lemon - it's a popular home remedy for weight loss. The vitamin C in the lemon helps in fat oxidation, and the honey exhibits lipid-lowering activities. 

3.) Ginger - it is also known for weight loss because it will help you reduce hunger pangs when you drink it before every meal. It will also enhance your thermogenesis which increases calories burned. You can add 1 tsp of powdered ginger on your cup of hot water. To add natural sweetness you can add honey on it.

4.) Garlic - is another herb that helps you lose weight naturally since it natural anti-obesity properties and has the ability to boost your body's thermogenesis (is a metabolic process during which your body burns calories to produce heat). Add grated garlic on every dish you cook this also produce a nice smell when added. 



5.) Coconut oil - the presence of medium-chain fatty acids in coconut oil makes it an effective weight loss remedy (2). It has a powerful effect on your metabolism which leads to naturally losing weight. You can add 1 tablespoon of virgin coconut oil on your coffee/milk or as a seasoning to flavor your salad and dishes.

6.) Yogurt - a rich source of probiotics (good bacteria) that help you boost your metabolism. Eat 1 bowl of yogurt every day. 

7.) Aloe Vera Juice - Aloe vera juice can help reduce body weight with its powerful metabolic activities (3). It also aids digestion and reduces inflammatory responses within your body, which facilitate weight loss. You can drink unsweetened aloe juice 2-3 times a day.

7.) Apple Cider vinegar - Apple cider vinegar, like white vinegar, is a rich source of acetic acid that exhibits anti-inflammatory and anti-obesity activities and promotes weight loss (4) You can add 1 tablespoon of apple cider on your glass of water and drink it before the meal. Drinking this will make you feel you're full enough for you to eat less. 


Benefits of Lemon in losing weight!

Benefits of Lemon in losing weight!

There's a lot of benefits we can find from lemons. It contains lots of vitamin C and may lower the risk of stroke in some people, fight free radicals, prevent asthma, and increase iron. Lemon is more common if you're trying to lose weight. 


Facts about lemons

  • Lemons are high in vitamin C, a powerful antioxidants
  • Vitamin C is needed to produce collagen, it may help relieve asthma, symptoms, and it may protect against cancer
  • Lemon juice can be used in teas, desserts, and on salads.
  • Lemon water has been promoted as having a wide range of benefits, from weight loss to relieving depression.


Lemon is a good source of Vitamin C and antioxidants to boost our health. Vitamin C has long been seen as an antioxidant, anti-atherogenic, and anti-carcinogenic

  • Lowering stroke risk
  • Cancer prevention
  • Preventing asthma
  • Maintaining healthy complexion
  • Maintaining a healthy blood pressure
  • Increasing iron absorption
  • Boosting the immune system
  • Weight loss

Food you must avoid while trying to lose weight

Food you must avoid while trying to lose weight

Here some list you need to avoid when on a diet. This is based on study and research from the experts including fitness coach. 

1.) Salty food

Higher sodium intake tends to increase thirst and as a result, more people end up drinking beverage pack of calories. There is some animal research to show that a high sodium diet may affect the activity of fat cells, making them larger. 

2.) Alcohol

Drinking alcoholic drink can hinder weight loss. According to diet expert Robert C Atkins, alcohol is the first thing your body burns before it moves on to anything else. So until your body gets rid of alcohol from your system, you won’t burn any fat.

3.) Instant/pre-cooked food

Eating processed more especially cup noodles is a no no if you're on a diet aside from the fact it is not healthy food which is not a recommended diet. Part of the list is what you can see on a fast food chain menu like burger, fries, and Pizza. It may look and taste so delicious but the truth is it will 2 days for you to digest. On the other hand, A fast-food burger can have anywhere from 325 to more than 900 calories which will take you more than an hour or cardio to burn it. 

4.) Pastries/dessert/sugary drinks

We all know that eating sweets means taking a maximum of 400 calories per serving. It is also packed with unhealthy ingredients like added sugar and refined flour and may also contain artificial trans fats, which are very harmful and linked to many diseases. You will likely become hungry after satisfying your craving these high-calorie, low-nutrient food. This will lead you to eat another full meal serving. 

5.) All types of pasta

High carbs type of food also increases your calorie intake to 800 calories per serving. It will take 72 hours to digest this on high carb food.

6.) White bread/rice

Also well known for being top of the list high on carbs. On the other hand, it is necessary to eat rice once a day most especially if you're physically active.