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Fight inflammation and lose weight with ginger and lemon

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Ginger can be a great ally when you want to promote weight loss because it accelerates the metabolism and thanks to its thermogenic effect it helps us burn fat.

The combination of ginger and lemon has long been part of the catalog of natural remedies to combat inflammation and excess weight.

These foods, rich in vitamins and minerals, supplement the diet and improve metabolic activity to achieve better results by adopting a diet of weight loss.

If they are not miraculous and act according to other habits, their regular consumption brings to the body many benefits as much for the health as for the weight of the body.

And thanks to their contribution of essential nutrients, this combination reduces the absorption of fat in the intestine, promotes the expulsion of toxins and fights water retention.

Knowing that some people have not yet benefited from their properties, we wish below to offer you some recipes to incorporate into your diet.

Do not hesitate to try them!

Ginger, cucumber and lemon lemonade

cucumber and lemon lemonade

The ingredients we combine in this lemonade contain antioxidant and anti-inflammatory substances that, after being assimilated into the body, help eliminate toxins and liquids that affect weight loss.

They contain significant amounts of fiber, vitamins and essential minerals that promote digestion and metabolism.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of water (750 ml)
  • 2 tablespoons grated ginger (20 g)
  • The juice of a lemon
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 6 mint leaves (optional)

Preparation

  • Bring the water to a boil then add the grated ginger and the juice of a lemon.
  • Let stand at room temperature and once warm, add the half-cucumber cut into slices.
  • Place in the refrigerator for a few hours until completely cool.
  • If you like, you can put some mint leaves at the time of serving.

Method of consumption

  • Drink lemonade in the middle of the morning or when you feel the need to eat.

Ginger and lemon seasoning

Ginger and lemon seasoning

Ginger has a slight spicy flavor that can give flavor to your favorite dishes. If you want to enjoy its properties in your recipes, motivate yourself to prepare a simple seasoning.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger (10 g)
  • The juice of a lemon
  • 2 tablespoons honey (50 g)

Preparation

  • Grate the fresh ginger and mix it with lemon juice and two tablespoons of honey.

Method of consumption

  • Add seasoning to your salads or preparations containing vegetables.

Ginger and lemon infusion

Ginger and lemon infusion

The ginger and lemon infusion is a recipe that facilitates detoxification of the body while reducing inflammation.

Its nutrients strengthen the body’s immune system and reduce digestive difficulties.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of water (250 ml)
  • 1 teaspoon of grated ginger (5 g)
  • The juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon honey (25 g)

Preparation

  • Bring a cup of water to a boil, then add the grated ginger and half lemon juice.
  • Let stand a few minutes, filter and sugar with honey.

Method of consumption

  • Eat a brew on an empty stomach and if you enjoy, drink another one in the middle of the afternoon.

Infusion with ginger, lemon and Cayenne pepper

lemon and Cayenne pepper

This infusion with a spicy flavor is ideal for boosting metabolism and promoting fat and calorie loss.

Although it should not be consumed in excess because it can be irritating to the stomach, its moderate consumption is ideal for detoxifying the body, reduce inflammation and lose weight.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon of grated ginger (5 g)
  • The juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup of water (250 ml)

Preparation

  • Stir all the ingredients into a cup of boiling water and let them rest covering.
  • When the drink has reached a temperature suitable for consumption, filter it and serve it.

Method of consumption

  • Drink one cup of this infusion on an empty stomach and another before lunch.

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Green tea with ginger and lemon

Green tea with ginger and lemon

This drink with digestive and anti-inflammatory properties is an excellent complement to lose weight without following a strict diet.

Its components reduce the absorption of fat while activating the metabolism to increase energy expenditure.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of water (250 ml)
  • 1 teaspoon of green tea (5 g)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of grated ginger (2 g)
  • The juice of 1/2 lemon

Preparation

  • Bring a cup of water to a boil, add green tea, ginger and half lemon juice.
  • Cover the drink and let it sit for a few minutes.
  • Filter the liquid and serve it.

Method of consumption

  • Consume the drink on an empty stomach and if you like it, drink another one in the middle of the afternoon.

Do you eat ginger and lemon in your diet? If you do not do it yet, try to make these simple recipes and see for yourself how much they help your well-being and weight loss.

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