If we lost a kilo every single time we worried about weight loss, we would definitely have melted off all the extra weight by now. But alas! That’s not how things work. Whether it is for a medical reason, to fit into an old favorite dress, or just because you feel like- Weight loss has been that one thought that has crossed every single person’s mind reading this. It is definitely not an easy process but if you thought that weight loss meant solely relying on inaccessible veggies, exotic fruits, and high-end protein powders, you may want to give it another thought. Because what we have here are some common kitchen spices that are found in almost all households and may help you with just the push you need to lose those extra pounds.
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5 Common Kitchen Spices That May Help In Weight Loss:
1. Jeera :
A regular spice used in Indian curries and dal, Jeera may help you lose weight too. The book ‘Healing Foods’ published by DK Publishing House says – “Cumin helps fortify digestive tract, relieving nausea, bloating and constipation”. Along the same lines, Dr. Anju Sood, a Bangalore-based nutritionist also says, “A glass of jeera water every morning can be just the game-changer that you are looking for in terms of health and weight loss”. Click here to read more about it.
2. Saunf :
Have you noticed how a lot of our parents and grandparents have a habit of chewing some saunf after meals? Turns out that saunf, or fennel seeds are great for digestion in turn being great for metabolism, and haven’t we heard a number of times how good metabolism leads to weight loss. Macrobiotic Nutritionist and Health Practitioner Shilpa Arora tells us, – “fennel seeds help in digestion and metabolism, leading better absorption of nutrients from food, hence fewer hunger pangs, further helping in weight loss.” To know how you can consume saunf for weight loss, click here.
You can drink saunf water in the morning
3. Black pepper :
No doubt weight loss needs time and effort but our diet plays an equally important role in helping us achieve our …….