In search of effective ways to lose weight, the fair sex representatives are ready literally for anything. No wonder they say that in battle all means are good. Hearing that ginger for weight loss – this is just the magic tool, the panacea that they have been looking for, many, without hesitation, run to the nearest supermarket for the root of ginger. Fortunately, to buy it in our time is no problem. However, is ginger good for losing weight, how do they talk about it and write it on the web, praising it in every way? Shall we figure it out?
Ginger, whose name translates as "horned root" (as it was nicknamed for roots similar to tubers with horns), ripens during 6-9 months. And interesting is the fact that calmly growing up somewhere in the bosom of the wild nature you will not find this plant, it is grown artificially.
The composition of the "horned root" really includes a huge amount of vitamins, microelements and amino acids. There are essential oils and a substance in it, thanks to which ginger has a burning taste and has been used for a long time as a seasoning. The root of ginger is incredibly useful. For example, it reduces blood pressure, increases immunity, kills parasites in our body, cleanses blood vessels of cholesterol and, finally, helps with metabolic disorders, which is very important for those who are going to lose weight with the help of ginger.
However, for all the usefulness of ginger is strictly forbidden to people who suffer from increased blood pressure, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, cirrhosis and hepatitis. With caution should use this plant and those who suffer from kidney disease. Ginger is contraindicated at high temperature and with allergies. In short, before using ginger for weight loss, it is worthwhile to seek the advice of a specialist, so that on the way to harmony and health this product does not hurt, but it does bring good. If you have not found all of the above contraindications and besides, the doctor also found your state of health satisfactory, then why not try to test the magical properties of ginger?
Have you decided? So, we go to the store to choose ginger. It should be fresh, free of stains and mold, firm and smooth. Such a product can be stored in the refrigerator for not more than a week. The dried root of ginger can be used for 4-x months. Near the surface under the skin of ginger is the maximum amount of nutrients, so remove the peel to a thin layer. Grind the root can be using a grater, and you can cut into thin slices or slices.
Now on how to use ginger for weight loss. As mentioned above, ginger contains substances that help digest food and improve fat metabolism in the body. Nutritionists say that under the influence of these substances on our body, fat cells are not stored "in reserve", but enter the cells of the body, transforming into energy. In addition, the root of ginger has an excellent thermal effect, so if you use it as an additive to food, there is a brief rise in body temperature. Thus, metabolism is accelerated and additional energy is released, and this leads to the effect of increasing the intensity of calorie consumption. And this effect is exactly what we need!
Feel free to include dishes with this spice in your diet: they are not only useful, but also tasty, use ginger as a seasoning for various dishes. It neutralizes the harm from fatty meat or baking, thereby reducing the calorie content of the dishes. Add the grated root of ginger to meat and fish salads. Season the ginger with hot meat dishes, but do this at the end of cooking, so the spice will work more efficiently. Dry ground ginger and add to the dough for baking, try adding a little fresh grated ginger root in a dessert of pears, apples and plums. Once a week, you can arrange a fasting day on ginger. In a word, improvise and fantasize!
Do not believe that by simply adding small portions of ginger as a seasoning in hot meat dishes or sweet pastries, you will be able to say goodbye and quickly with extra pounds and become slim like a reed. It's a little like reality. The proposed option, rather, for those who need to slightly adjust their weight and increase the immunity of their body.
If you decide to take the matter seriously, then pay attention to a very popular diet now with a ginger for weight loss, which appeared not so long ago, but already gained popularity among the fair sex. Its main principle is to take before eating a drink flavored with ginger, which pacifies the irrepressible appetite and helps to move from harmful food to healthy nutrition. How to cook it? Fresh ginger root chop in a blender or grate on grater. You can simply chop it in cubes or straws. Approximately 2 art. l. Spice pour 1 l of warm boiled water and insist for 30-40 min. This drink can not be stored, but it can be brewed in the evening to be consumed the next day. Different recipes for making ginger drink with the addition of lemon, cinnamon, honey, cardamom and even garlic are many. All of them are simple, useful and effective. As a basis for the drink, green or black coffee, green tea or kefir can also be used. Ginger drink helps to burn 2-3 kg per week, if you use it on an empty stomach 3-4 times a day for 1-2 months, while observing the rules of healthy nutrition and moderate physical activity.
Choosing this diet, in addition to drinking, you need to change the dietary preferences. The main emphasis should be made on whole grains porridge, cooked or baked vegetables, lean meat. A good help in losing weight will be fat-free cottage cheese, unsweetened natural yoghurts, seafood. Expecting excellent results, you will have to give up the sweet, fatty, fried, flour, exercise, do morning exercises. Sweetheads are allowed to pay attention to fresh or dried fruit, add a little honey to the tea. For many, this will seem difficult, but you have to put up with it. An additional bonus in using ginger is its beneficial effect on the psyche, which avoids irritability, which is an integral part of the most innocuous restriction in nutrition.
It should be remembered that ginger for weight loss is only an effective assistant in the fight against malnutrition, but not a panacea. To ensure that the results have exceeded expectations, you need to eat right and play sports.
Successful slimming, patience and perseverance in achieving your goals!
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