Who doesn’t want to lose weight and ensure that they look svelte, smart and sexy?  Being thin not only gives you good looks, but also implies that you lead fit and healthy life. Moreover, we can never emphasize enough on the importance of being fit and thin. Needless to say, that health is wealth.

So that doesn’t mean that weight loss programs mean starving, rigorous workouts and spending loads of money. Rather, weight loss means being smart and conscious of what you eat and exercise. It is a lifestyle change that one needs to incorporate in their daily life. Here are some simple home remedies that will help you shed those unwanted pounds from your body and help you develop a smarter, leaner and newer version of yourself.

Wonder of lemon juice

Lemon juice is not only rich in vitamin C but also aids in digestion and detoxification. Research has shown that those who consume lemon juice on a daily basis on an empty stomach shed weight at a faster rate. This home remedy is extremely simple and easy to use. All you need to do is to mix some lemon juice in lukewarm water along with a dash of pepper and consume it on an empty stomach early in the morning. This mixture will help you digest the food faster by boosting your rate of metabolism. That is not all, you can also improve this remedy by adding a teaspoon of honey in the same mixture to help detoxify your body which will aid you in the long term. In order to get maximum benefit from this please ensure to consume this for at least a period of 3 months to see results.

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Apple cider vinegar

If you are a health freak, then I am sure you’ve read and heard about the various virtues of apple cider vinegar. The fact that you need to understand is that what is all this hue and cry about? Apple cider vinegar is a purest form of apple cider that makes it beneficial for digesting food. Ensure that you have this on an empty stomach after mixing it with lukewarm water. Please be cautious and check the density of the apple cider before mixing it with water and consuming, as the water ratio will depend on that. In order to get maximum benefit from this please ensure to consume this for at least a period of 6 months to see results.

Aloe Vera

Almost all of us have an aloe Vera plant at home. We use the pulp of the plant to apply on our face and body to derive the various benefits from it. What we don’t understand is that aloe Vera is also beneficial for shedding unwanted weight. If you are wondering what and how it happens, then read on. Aloe Vera is known to boost metabolism rate, helps to shed the excess stored fat in our body and increases our energy level in the body. Aloe Vera is rich in natural forms of protein collagen that helps the body transform the food consumed into protein at a faster pace as opposed to others. Also, research has shown that consuming aloe Vera juice on a regular basis helps to detoxify and cleanse our colon and digestive tract. All you need to do is to take 2 – 3 aloe Vera leaves, extract the gel and put it in a mixer with half a cup of orange or grape fruit juice. Blend them to get a smooth mass and then drink it on an empty stomach. In order to get maximum benefit from this please ensure to consume this for at least a period of 1 month to see results.

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Say Yes to Green Tea

Green tea is packed with minerals and virtues that ensure that the body is detoxified and benefits from it. Consuming green tea ensures that the body does not store any excess fat and also, the fat already stored is shed at a faster pace with ease. Switch to green tea and make sure you drink it all day long, at least 3 – 4 times a day. In a recent interview with Gracy from HCG drops website, she said “if you are having green tea after a heavy meal to give a gap of at least 45 minutes before sipping the tea as that would have negative effect on the body and delay digestion.  In order to get maximum benefit from this please ensure to consume this for at least a period of 3 months to see results.”

The above home remedies have more to do with lifestyle related changes as opposed to other changes. As already mentioned weight loss with the help of home remedies is simple and easy to follow. Just a few changes in your daily life can create such a huge impact in your weight loss program. Remember that taking the first step is difficult. Once we take the first step, everything else falls into place perfectly. Try these home remedies and discover a leaner and smarter version of yourself.

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Gracy, a dedicated and qualified nutritionist with over six years of experience in the Indian food industry. She has done MSc Degree in Human Nutrition at Chinmaya degree College(BHEL) in Haridwar, Uttarakhand.