In today’s article we’ll show you how you can prepare a simple and effective shake that will help you burn that stubborn fat away. The main ingredients in the shake are lemons, ginger, cucumbers and mint, all four are super powerful when it comes to burning fat and boosting weight loss and abound in a number of health benefits.
Health Benefits of the Ingredients
Lemons are probably the healthiest tropical fruit in the world, abundant in vitamin C, vitamins B and B1 and a number of minerals. It can boost your immune system, prevent the formation of kidney stones, lower your blood sugar levels, speed up minor wounds healing, detox your body and prevent the common cold and the flu.
Ginger is an all-around versatile spice with powerful healing abilities. It has been used for centuries in traditional folk medicine, mostly against digestive issues as well as against the common cold and the flu. It has potent anti-inflammatory properties and abounds in a number of minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, amino acids and volatile oils. It can be used as a natural treatment against headaches, nausea, fatigue, infertility, menstrual problems, digestive issues and breathing problems.
Mint is an aromatic herb with potent analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties which promotes calmness and relaxation. It can soothe your GI system and prevent digestive problems like bloating. It’s also good for skin issues like eczema, improves your blood circulation, fights stress and insomnia and helps your muscles relax.
And finally we’ve got the cucumbers, a crunchy, refreshing veggie that’s 96% made of water. It’s extremely low in calories and an excellent tool against the excess weight. Cucumbers can successfully reduce the uric acid levels in your body, help you detox, help with fluids retention and clean the intestinal tract.
Belly Burning Shake
- 2 liters of water
- 4 lemons
- 1-inch ginger root
- 1 cucumber
- 10 mint leaves
Wash the 1 lemon, ginger and cucumber, peel them and cut them into slices. Mix them in the water and squeeze the last 3 lemon in it as well. Toss everything in a blender and pulse for a few seconds. Store the mixture in a fridge for 6 hours and drink it every morning before breakfast.