Home Remedies for Weight Loss

Most home remedies for weight loss are created to aid in the reduction or total elimination of water in the body while depending on the individual to reduce the amount of calories they consume.

Unfortunately, if you have overweight or obesity problems, there is no known short cut or magic solution to eliminate excess fat stored in the body. Leaving obesity unchecked can lead to serious health issues such as coronary heart disease or type 2 diabetes.

 However, leading a healthy lifestyle by eating a balanced diet, regularly exercising and maintaining a positive attitude are the key activities to achieving elimination of excess weight.

2 handy home remedies for weight loss

The best remedies are those taken in the form of teas. They are effective as their properties enhance the body's metabolism while at the same time reduce the excess fat stored in the body.

While remedies work wonders, it is but a part (and important) of a larger series of activities that facilitate the getting rid of excess weight and obesity issues. It is necessary to also combine home remedies for weight loss with developing the right eating habits and consistent  exercising.

Here are the home remedies you can begin using today:

Yarrow and Sea Weed

  • Mix a tablespoon of sea weed into a table spoon of yarrow
  • Pour the mix into a cup of boiling water
  • Steep for 10 minutes then strain
  • Drink the remedy thrice a day for 2 weeks

Other Herbs

There are other excellent home remedies for weight loss that are simple to make. Their properties work to enhance slimming of the body. These herbs include:

  1. Hawthorn berries
  2. Sage
  3. Saffron
  4. Licorice root
  5. Dandelion
  6. Kelp
  7. Black adder bark
  8. Anise
  9. Wormwood
  10. Papaya leaves and
  11.  Chickweed

Choose any herb above and then follow the following instructions:

  • Mix a tablespoon of your chosen herb and pour into a cup of boiling water
  • Steep for 10 minutes then strain
  • Drink the remedy thrice a day for 2 weeks

What Else Can You Do?

  • Nothing is as effective in shedding of excess weight than regularly and consistently exercising. Walking, jogging, swimming and hiking are excellent exercising activities to take up. It doesn't need to be hard or vigorous in the beginning....For example, next time, instead of taking a lift, take the stairs or go for a 20 minute brisk walk. There are excellent online exercising programs you can start today
  • After exercising, massage the skin and lymphatic system as it helps in eliminating toxins as well as the retention of water in the fat that is in the body.
  • Join and be active in a community or group of like minded people. This is an often overlooked strategy yet it can be instrumental in realizing eliminating excess fat. This communities/groups provide encouragement and help a great deal in keeping you on the straight and narrow as well as positive.
  • Avoid spending too much time in front of the TV. In fact, try to spend a maximum of 5 hours a week watching TV as it can cause you to slip back to old negative habits. Instead find engaging activities such as hobbies to take up.
  • Start eating healthy. Don't merely diet as while its viable in the short term, it is not in the long term! Eat a balanced diet full of the right nutrients and vitamins. Once combined with exercising and home remedies for weight loss consistently, your efforts will begin seeing fruits.

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