7 Home Remedies to Look Slim
1. Exercise Daily
One of the biggest causes of your weight gain is your sedentary lifestyle. You need to get off your butt and move.
2. Sleep Well
Sleep is essential for your overall health. The complex system of your body need to take rest and rejuvenate. Sleep deprivation affects your insulin resistance, metabolism and heart functioning.
3. Control Diet
Diet control doesn’t mean deprivation. Diet control means eat healthy. Your body needs nutrients so you need to eat a healthy diet that provides you with all your nutrient needs for the day everyday.
Fatty and junk foods, which has become a craze these days due to ease of excess and inviting food smell. Avoid such foods. Eat more fiber rich foods, fruits and vegetables along with fish, legumes and other low fat animal proteins as a balanced diet.
4. Eat Apples
If you can avoid carbohydrates in your snacks, particularly when your are overweight or obese, then you will do a great favor to your body. Eat an apple for a snack. It is packed with fiber that will curb your appetite. Whenever you you feel the urge to eat something eat an apple instead of eating undesirable junk food full of carbs and fats.
Pectin in apples can help reduce cholesterol in your body as well as regulate sugar in your body to slower absorption of carbohydrates. All these capabilities of apple will improve your metabolism and help in reducing weight.
5. Flax Seed
Flax seeds are rich in fiber and omega 3 fatty acids. It helps you to reduce cholesterol, manages blood sugar levels and improves bowel movement. Add a teaspoon of freshly ground flax seeds to your breakfast cereals or salads.
6. Dark Chocolates
Your sweet tongue may be striving for sweets. Give it judiciously. There is no real benefit in completely suppressing the desire for sweets. Dark chocolate is the best remedy. It will satiate the desire for sweets without causing insulin spikes. Dark chocolate contains flavonoids that do the job of slow absorption of sugar in the blood. Make sure that the dark chocolate you eat has at least 70% of cocoa to ensure effectiveness. Too much of milk and sugar in the chocolate will be counterproductive.
7. Lemon Juice
Lemon juice with black pepper will help you reduce weight slowly but certainly. Vitamin C in Lemon helps in proper digestion and and a chemical called peperine in the black pepper helps in reducing the fat contents in the body. Some studies show that it actually interferes with the fat producing genes to reduce fat.
Add juice of half a lemon to one glass of normal temperature drinking water. Add 1/4 teaspoon og grounded black pepper and drink the concoction. Do it daily early in the morning for best results.