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    07 July 2017

    12 Homemade Fat-Burning Juices Experts Recommend For Quick Weight Loss

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    What do women wish for? Well, unlike popular belief, we women don't always wish for a knight in shining armour. We simply wish to eat everything and not gain a single kilo! Well, weight loss has always been on every woman's 'to do' list and easy hacks are something everyone loves. This gets even more important after we have a baby, as post-pregnancy weight loss is perhaps the biggest challenge ever! So, here we are telling you it's that simple – just drink some juice to lose weight!


    Weight loss is a struggle in various ways. Owing to our lifestyle these days, it becomes rather difficult to maintain healthy habits and spare some time to take care of one's own fitness.

    Especially, when it comes to mothers, their days are packed to the brim and all they can simply wish for is perhaps some extra rest in a day. Result - bad eating habits and lack of physical activity leading to constant weight gain!

    Losing weight is certainly not an easy task, but just like every game has some cheat codes, there are some homemade fat burning drinks that you can take help of to hasten the process!

    How Does Juicing Help in Weight Loss?

    Juicing has several health benefits and one of the big ones is aiding weight loss. It is always a good idea to include a glass of fresh homemade natural fat burner drinks in your diet to fasten the process of your weight loss journey. It is a healthy habit that has an overall impact on your metabolism by ensuring you consume the required amounts of minerals, vitamins, antioxidants and fibres. It isn't about going on a liquid diet, but more of including these fat burning juices in your diet.

    Following are a few benefits of juicing in weight loss:

    • Easy to digest: Drinking vegetables as compared to eating them makes it easier for your body to digest them. It may take a long time to digest raw vegetables like tomatoes and cucumber; however, if you just juice them up, you will be getting an equal quantity of nutrients quicker and they will be easily digested as well.
    • Filling for the tummy: A freshly made glass of juice helps in curbing appetite, thereby filling your tummy with all the required nutrients. Consuming a glass of juice will keep you energised and not sluggish. So you can keep those unhealthy snacks at bay!
    • Cuts down on cravings: With every glass of juice that you drink, you are loading up on detoxifying minerals and required nutrients. This ensures that every cell of your body is reaping benefits and feeling full and ultimately it stops sending 'hunger' signals to your brain.
    • Variety and taste: Contrary to popular belief, green juices are quite delicious, provided they are freshly made at home, as fresh veggies contain more nutrition than packaged juices. In simple words, these are natural fat burning drinks that come with a lot of variety. Mix up celery and cucumbers one day and on the other try carrots. The options are unlimited!

    12 Best Home-made Fat Burning Juices

    If you are already feeling excited to give this method a try but are clueless in terms of where to start from, fret not. Here are 12 delicious fat burning drink options to help you achieve your weight loss goals quickly!

    1. Cucumber Juice

      12 Homemade Fat-Burning Juices- Cucumber

      High water content foods are generally low in calories and it is estimated that cucumbers are 96% water. To burn fat, you either need to eat lesser calories or burn more and therefore it is important to consume something that keeps you full for a longer period of time. Since the water content in cucumbers is high, cucumber juice tops our list of natural fat burner drinks. It can fill you faster, provide more fibre, and refresh you too.

      How to make this?

      • Take about 2 cucumbers with the peel intact for increasing the fibre content and chop them roughly.
      • Add these pieces to a blender. You can add a small piece of ginger and a few mint leaves to up the flavour.
      • Blend till all the ingredients come together in a good juice like consistency.
      • Pour the juice in glasses (without straining to retain fibre) and enjoy!

      Tip: The best time to consume this is right after a meal as it will help curb your appetite, thereby preventing over-eating.

    2. Cabbage Juice

      12 Homemade Fat-Burning Juices- Cabbage

      Cabbage in a liquid form is known to relieve a lot of tummy related issues like bloating and indigestion; it clears the digestive tract and aids in faster elimination of wastes which in turn catalyses the entire weight loss process. High fibre veggies like cabbage help absorb water from the human body and form a gel-like substance during digestion. This helps you feel full for longer.

      How to make this?

      • Take 1 cup of chopped small cabbage.
      • Mix 1/4 cup of water and blend it till you get a nice juice-like consistency.
      • For variation, add an apple, lime or any sweet veggie like carrots.
      • Without straining, pour the juice into glasses and serve.

      Tip: Consuming this juice twice a week helps speed-up the weight loss process. You can also use red cabbage for a varied taste and colour.

    3. Amla Juice

      12 Homemade Fat-Burning Juices- Amla

      In India we say 'an amla a day keeps the doctor away!'- and rightly so considering this little indigenous fruits contains so many benefits. It helps in keeping a check on the digestive system and accelerates the metabolism. A faster metabolism is directly related to quicker fat burning.

      How to make this?

      • Take about 2 amlas and de-seed them. Cut them into small pieces
      • Place it in a blender and blend by adding a little water to it till you get a paste-like substance
      • Mix this paste with one cup water
      • You could alternatively add 2 pinches of black salt and a teaspoon of honey to reduce the bitterness.

      Tip: For best results, have a glass of amla juice on an empty stomach every day.

    4. Karela (Bitter gourd) Juice

      12 Homemade Fat-Burning Juices- Karela

      A nationally disliked vegetable, karela actually has several benefits for your health and makes for an excellent fat burning juice! Regular consumption of karela juice stimulates the liver to secrete bile acids which speed up the metabolism process. Besides, karelas are low in calories too. Just imagine, a 100 gm of karela on your plate equals just 17 calories!

      How to make this?

      • Peel off the skin from the karela and cut it into half.
      • Now, scoop out all the seeds using a knife along with the white flesh present inside.
      • Cut the karela into small-medium sized pieces.
      • Place these pieces in a bowl of water (with 1/2 teaspoon salt and juice of half a lemon to reduce bitterness). Leave it for half an hour
      • Add these pieces in a blender along with water, apple/lemon juice. Add some honey, black pepper and ginger to reduce the bitter taste.
      • Strain the juice and pour it into glasses and serve.

      Tip: Karela juice should always be consumed in moderation as it also has an impact on the blood sugar levels. This juice too should be consumed on an empty stomach for best results.

    5. Pomegranate Juice

      12 Homemade Fat-Burning Juices- Pomegranate

      Not just weight loss, pomegranate juice is amazing for your skin too as it provides a natural glow and blush to your cheeks. Pomegranates are rich in anti-oxidants, polyphenols and conjugated linolenic acid - all of which are fat burners and boost the overall metabolism of a person. They also help suppress appetite.

      How to make this?

      • Thoroughly wash a pomegranate and pat dry. Cut it into two halves and remove the seeds.
      • Place these seeds in a blender/juicer and add 1/2 cup of water.
      • Place it through a sieve and remove the pulp.
      • Press the pulp using the backside of a spoon to squeeze out remaining juice.
      • Add a pinch of black salt for taste.

      Tip: Have a glass of pomegranate juice daily before breakfast to observe the difference.

    6. Tomato Juice

      12 Homemade Fat-Burning Juices- Tomato

      Tomatoes are an absolute favourite when it comes to weight loss. They keep hunger at bay and speed up the metabolic rate to burn fat faster. Replace your can of soda with a glass of tomato juice to see the results. It has lesser calories and more water content. It also helps deal with food cravings.

      How to make this?

      • Take a few tomatoes and wash them.
      • Cut them roughly and place it in a blender
      • Add a stick of celery with leaves along with a pinch of black pepper, 1 teaspoon salt and 2 tablespoons of sugar
      • Blend it to get a nice consistency.
      • Pour into glasses and let it chill in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.

      Tip: Have a glass of tomato juice with your breakfast. You can also add a dash of lime juice to change the taste.

    7. Recommended: Tomato and Orange Spicy Juice Recipe

    8. Pineapple Juice

      12 Homemade Fat-Burning Juices- Pineapple

      Pineapple juice is considered to be a great belly fat burner because of the presence of an enzyme called bromelain that metabolizes protein and burns off the excess fat. It also works in tandem with other enzymes like lipase to digest fats and curb appetite.

      How to make this?

      • Remove the outer peel of pineapple and chop it into a few pieces
      • Add these pieces in a blender along with 1/2 cup water.
      • Blend it until you get a smooth puree with no chunks.
      • Strain the juice using a strainers and press the pulp to extract remaining juice.

      Tip: Once again, pineapple juice is a great breakfast juice. What's better is that it’s extremely yummy too!

    9. Orange Juice

      12 Homemade Fat-Burning Juices- Orange

      Nothing beats a glass of freshly squeezed homemade orange juice. It is a great low-calorie alternative to any fizzy drink full of sugar. Orange is known to be a negative calorie fruit which basically means that it contains fewer calories than what your body actually requires to burn it. This just means you burn more than you eat- it is that simple!

      How to make this?

      • Peel a few oranges and de -seed them
      • Place it in a juicer and extract the juice
      • Pour it in a glass with the pulp (you need the fibre!)
      • Add a pinch of black salt for enhanced taste.

      Tip: Orange juice can be had before 6 pm or with breakfast for best results. Any craving for soda or sweetened carbonated drink should be replaced with this.

    10. Watermelon Juice

      12 Homemade Fat-Burning Juices- Watermelon

      Did you know, 100 grams of watermelon contains just about 30 calories? That's why it is an excellent option for a low-calorie fat burning drink. Watermelons are rich in amino-acids and arginine, both of which help in burning fat.

      How to make this?

      • Cut a few cubes of watermelon and remove the seeds.
      • Place it in a blender with a cube of ginger and a few mint leaves
      • Pour it in glasses and serve chilled.

      Tip: Just like most fruit juices, watermelon juice too tastes and works best if had with breakfast.

    11. Recommended: Watermelon Lemonade

    12. Celery Juice

      12 Homemade Fat-Burning Juices- Celery

      The humble fibrous sticks of celery make for an extremely filling fibre rich glass of juice. It is extremely low on calorie content as it mostly contains water, but is high on Vitamin K.

      How to make this?

      • Chop a few celery sticks so they equal to one full cup
      • Place it in a blender and add 2/3 cup of water to it
      • Blend till you get one and a half cup of celery juice. Add water if required.

      Tip: Celery juice should be consumed in the morning to extract maximum benefits out of them.

    13. Bottle Gourd Juice

      12 Homemade Fat-Burning Juices- Bottle Gourd

      Considered to be a refreshing superfood for weight loss, lauki (bottle gourd) is mostly prescribed by Ayurveda doctors to cut the flab naturally. It contains no fat and very little calories and also keeps your body cool.

      How to make this?

      • Peel half a bottle gourd and cut it into small cubes
      • Add it in a blender along with a few fresh mint leaves, a pinch of salt, and some lemon juice
      • Add a cup of water and blend all the ingredients.
      • Strain the juice and serve chilled.

      Tip: Best consumed empty stomach, however, it is advisable to consult your doctor in case you have a blood sugar problem.

    14. Carrot Juice

      12 Homemade Fat-Burning Juices- Carrot

      Carrot juice is proven to be extremely effective for weight loss as it contains very little calories and tons of fibre. It will keep you fill for a long time thereby curbing unnecessary cravings and unhealthy snacks. Carrots should also be consumed raw and that's why a glass of juice is a great idea. It increases bile secretion and aids faster weight loss.

      How to make this?

      • Peel a few carrots and cut them into small cubes
      • Place it in a blender with a piece of ginger and half an apple/ orange. Add water if required.
      • Pour it into glasses and serve

      Tip: Have a glass of carrot juice in the morning either with or after breakfast. It can also be had a great mid-day-snack replacement drink.

    Also Read: 12 Magical Drinks That Help You Lose Weight In No Time

    So moms, if you too have been struggling to burn those annoying kilos, give these juices a try! They won't disappoint you!

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