Ginger is a spice that that is commonly used in the kitchen but also as a natural medicine for numerous health issues. Drinking ginger tea can help you bring the internal balance as well as promote weight loss and well-being.
How ginger tea helps battle belly fat
- Boost metabolism
Due to the fat-burning properties, ginger helps you lose more weight by increasing the metabolism rate. Besides promoting fat burning, ginger also promotes satiety which helps you reduce food consumption and calorie intake. Ginger is your best ally for losing weight because it works as a natural appetite suppressant.
- Sore muscle relief
Due to the anti-inflammatory properties it has, ginger can relieve muscle soreness after exercising.
- Help digestion
Ginger has the ability to provide relief for numerous digestive issues including upset stomach, bloating, acid reflux and indigestion. It also stimulates the production of bile, gastric juice and saliva thus aid digestion. If you drink ginger tea between meals the acid production will increase which will result in better food absorption.
- Control diabetes
You can control type 2 diabetes by drinking ginger tea. This is due to gingerols, active ingredients in ginger, that increase the insulin sensitivity and glucose clearance thus improve diabetes and prevent other diabetes-related disorders.
How to use ginger for weight loss?
Ginger tea is one of the ingredients that you can easily incorporate in your diet. It is delicious and healthy and when combined with lemon it provides many health benefits.
- Raw ginger
- Lemon juice
- Raw honey
- 2 cups of water
Cut about 4-5 thin slices of a fresh ginger root and place them in a large mug. Pour hot, but not boiling water over them, cover them and leave doe 5-10 minutes. Strain the liquid and add 1-2 tablespoons of honey and a little lemon juice.
Drinking ginger tea before meals will jump start the digestive enzymes. A cup of ginger tea before going to bed is also excellent because while you sleep your metabolism works slower. This way you will burn calories while you are sleeping.
You can notice even faster results if you drink ginger tea before going to bed and performing about 30 minutes of cardio workouts in the morning.