Also this month guest blogger Camille is writing another article about health. This time it’s about spices that will help activate your fat burning. And don’t we all want that? Read quickly which herbs you want to put in your dinner tonight.
To stimulate fat burning, you have to lose weight. That’s why many people focus on limiting calories and exercising more, but did you know that certain herbs and spices also trigger your fat burning? In combination with a healthy diet and exercise, you can greatly stimulate the burning of fat. At home you can easily incorporate herbs and spices into daily dishes.
Good fat burning consists of healthy eating, enough exercise, drinking water, training your muscles, getting enough sleep and eating herbs and spices.
Spices and herbs
Spices and herbs are not only ideal for adding flavor to your recipes, they also make a huge contribution to your health. Herbs contain high amounts of antioxidants and other bioactive substances. Herbs come from countries with a temperate climate. Spices come from countries with a tropical or subtropical climate. It is best to buy the herbs and spices fresh, they are most effective for fat burning. You can find them in the local supermarket, market, health food store, online or of course you can grow them yourself!
1. Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is the herb to promote weight loss. They increase body heat and accelerate the metabolism by about 25%! This way your body will burn more calories and it will also reduce your appetite.
2. Black pepper
Black pepper or ‘piperine’, helps improve the food improvement and goes with almost any dish. In addition, research shows that black pepper helps burn calories. It stimulates fat breakdown and lowers cholesterol.
It stimulates blood circulation, libido, digestion … Ginger is also used to combat nausea and motion sickness and it helps enormously with a sore throat
Cinnamon reduces the risk of overweight and obesity, stimulates blood circulation and combats belly fat.
Because of the yellow color, turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties. It also improves digestion and helps reduce body fat. Due to the large amount of antioxidants, it also helps to remove harmful substances from the liver. Want to know more about turmeric ?
Nutmeg is a popular spice because of its powerful taste. It also has many health benefits. Nutmeg is often used to stimulate the brain, it helps against stress and fatigue, it has a calming effect, treats stomach pain and other stomach problems. It also stimulates the appetite.