Diwali just went from ‘round the corner’ to way down your Facebook timeline in just over 24 hours. But unlike that transition, loosing the Diwali hangover hanging over your waist belt will not be as easy. So pull up your socks and try out these home remedies to burn that belly fat before Christmas and New Year parties start lining up on your event calendar!
Winter is here and you just got one more reason to add cinnamon to your hot beverages. Cinnamon powder helps burn body fat and pulls back the extra inches.
How: Add the desired amount of cinnamon powder to your food or drink.
Dark chocolate that has 70% or more cocoa content is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids that sate your hunger pangs and battles tummy fat on the side.
How: Don’t go overboard, just a few grams a day is enough to make you feel full.
Rich in proteins and fibers, peanut butter is loaded with monounsaturated fatty acids that help you suck in the paunch.
How: make it a regular inclusion in your meals.
The oil comprises of fatty acids that break down abdominal fat, increase the body’s metabolism and also makes you feel fuller for a longer duration.
How: Having two tablespoons of coconut oil a day is enough to keep fatty acids at bay. Either have it as it is or incorporate it in your food.
Lemon juice apart from improving your metabolism also detoxifies the liver and battles away stubborn fat.
How: Mix freshly squeezed lemon juice with lukewarm water and drink on an empty stomach. Do not follow up with anything solid for at least 30 minutes.
Slightly strong and pungent in taste but garlic has excellent properties that help cut down on excessive fat.
How: First thing in the morning chew on 3-4 cloves of garlic and wash it down with the lukewarm lemon water.
Almonds are rich in fibers, proteins, Vitamin E and magnesium, which helps in reducing the belly fat.
How: Soak 8-10 nuts overnight and eat them the morning after on an empty stomach or you could snack on a handful through the day.