There are two kinds of people in this world – the first category of people is those who are hard gainers and are struggling to gain weight, and the second category is those who want to lose weight and shed off extra inches and kilos from their body. Today we will talk about the second category of people and bring some amazing formulas to help them lose weight in a healthy way.
Weight loss is all about dedication and perseverance. Unless you make healthy lifestyle choices a part of your daily routine, you cannot lose weight. The two main factors that help with weight loss and weight management are – right diet, good sleep and optimal workout. A balance of these will be greatly beneficial. But many times, people forget the importance of weight loss supplements and formulas. These can act as catalysts for your weight loss and weight management journey and help you accomplish your fitness goals.
Read on to find out about 5 formulas and recipes for weight loss and weight management drinks.
1. Amla Detox Juice
You all know the benefits of amla – it is a powerhouse of vitamin C which helps boosts immunity. But did you know that amla can also help with weight loss and weight management. It is also beneficial for your hair and heart health. On regular consumption of amla you’ll see your cholesterol levels going down and it will also prevent your body from oxidative damage as it is rich in antioxidants. Try this 3 ingredient amla detox juice to get rid of toxins and to lose weight as well.
- Amla – 250 g
- Ginger – 100 g
- Lemon – 250 g
- Water – 1 glass
- Deseed the amla and peel the ginger. Add these to a blender jar with water to blend well till you get a smooth consistency.
- Strain the pulp and transfer to a pan.
- Boil this juice for 2 – 3 minutes and allow it to cool. Add lemon juice, mix well, and your detox drink is ready.
2. GNC Total Lean – Lean Shake 25.
When talking about weight loss formulas, we cannot miss the super popular meal replacement shakes. One of the top selling meal replacement shakes in India is GNC Total Lean – Lean Shake 25. Go lean and control your calorie intake with this meal replacement powder. You can have it to replace a meal and feel fuller for longer. Each serving of GNC Total Lean provides 25 g high quality protein, 8 g dietary fiber, and 27 essential vitamins and minerals.
It is available in many delicious flavors –French vanilla, rich chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla, The rich nutrient formula of GNC Lean Shake provides the benefits of 3 cups of dal. It is ideal for people who are always on the go, who have a hectic lifestyle and do not get time to eat proper meals or those who want to lose or manage their weight. Simply add 2 heaped scoops of GNC Total Lean – Lean Shake 25 in 290 ml water and make a smooth shake.
3. Honey and cinnamon water
Cinnamon a super ingredient that has so many benefits for the body. Cinnamon helps to regulate blood sugar levels and increases peptide levels in the body. As a result of increased peptide levels, stomach takes longer to get empty and you feel fuller for longer which helps control your calorie intake. Cinnamon is also known to enhance metabolic rate, help with carbohydrate metabolism and digestion, and improves calorie burning. Try this simple weight loss recipe.
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
- 1 glass water
- 1/2 tsp honey
- In a glass of hot water, dissolve a cinnamon powder.
- Allow it to cool a little and add honey to the lukewarm water and cinnamon mix.
- Drink half a glass of this drink before going to bed and the other half on an empty stomach when you wake up in the morning.
4. Apple Cider Vinegar Drink
The popularity of apple cider vinegar has increased manifolds in the past few years. It contains various important enzymes and organic acids that promote proper digestion and help with weight loss. A fast metabolic rate means you are able to lose weight and manage your weight as well. To boost your metabolism, try this simple apple cider vinegar drink.
- Apple cider vinegar – 2 tbsp
- 1 glass of water
- Honey – 2 tsp
- Combine honey, apple cider vinegar, and water in a pan and simmer for a few minutes.
- Allow it to cool and have it three times a day before every meal for best results.
4. Fennel water
Fennel or saunf as it is popularly known, is a traditional remedy to get rid of excess water and bloating from the body. Fennel seeds are also known for their detox properties, so include this drink in your routine for weight loss and weight management.
- 2 cups of water
- 2 tsp saunf
- Mix saunf and water in a pan and simmer for a few seconds. Transfer to a glass and allow it to cool.
- Have it first thing in the morning, on an empty stomach for best results.
Be careful when you are consuming any of these weight loss formulas and drinks. Make sure you ask your doctor and only then start taking any of these drinks. Also if you want to include a meal replacement powder in your routine, make sure to consult your doctor and trainer about it.