Many people suffer from an excessive amount of fat around their stomachs and want to get rid of them as quickly as possible. That is why they are looking for solutions as effective as natural to remedy this concern. In this article, we will discover a cucumber, parsley and lemon drink that can help you reduce your waistline.
According to an article by Franceinfo , quoting Professor Gilles Fumey, author of the book Géopolitique de l’alimentation , there are more than one billion people in the world who are overweight and at least 300 million of whom are obese. These figures lead us to question our lifestyle and how we can maintain our body.
How to clean his body?
Our body uses several organs to clean it: it is about vital organs like the liver , the lungs, as well as the kidneys and the colon. However, the foods we eat can have a major effect on our health. Some foods have the ability to help our body cleanse and eliminate all the toxins that have accumulated. These include nutrient-rich items such as cucumber, lemon and ginger. They are the main ingredients of the drink we present to you.
How to prepare this drink?
· ½ glass of lemon juice
· A bunch of parsley
· 1 cucumber
· A ginger root
· 1/3 cup of water
For starters, cut the cucumber and ginger root into small pieces. Then cut the parsley very finely to get at least a tablespoon. Put these ingredients in a blender and add the water and lemon juice. Mix them until a homogeneous mixture. To soften your preparation, you can add some organic honey.
For the best of effects, it is recommended to consume this drink in the evening before sleeping.
The benefits of ingredients
Parsley is low in calories, but contains many essential nutrients , such as vitamins A, B, C and K, as well as minerals such as iron and potassium. It is rich in chlorophyll, which improves detoxification and promotes weight loss.
The lemon :
Scientists have shown through rodent testing that polyphenols found in lemons help prevent weight gain. In addition, lemon contains fiber and trace elements such as potassium and magnesium, which promote elimination and satiety and fight against cravings by improving mood.
Long used in traditional medicine as a natural remedy against a wide variety of ailments, some research indicates that ginger may also contribute to weight loss thanks to its thermogenic and inducing effects of satiety. This is due to gingerol and other natural compounds with anti-obesity effects.
The cucumber :
This green vegetable contains a negligible amount of water, it is also low in fat and calories . It is a good snack for people looking to lose weight and reduce swollen belly because it promotes digestion because of its fiber content. It is also an excellent detoxifier for the body thanks to its diuretic properties. Thus, it helps to eliminate excess water (water retention) and toxins.
For a better result, also adopt a good food hygiene and a regular physical activity.
Note that patients taking anticoagulant medications should consult a physician before taking parsley because of its vitamin K or vitamin content of the coagulation. In addition, parsley is not recommended for pregnant and lactating women because this plant blocks lactation.
Regular consumption of lemon can lead in people with gastroesophageal ulcer and reflux to heartburn.
Ginger is however not recommended for pregnant women and people suffering from blood diseases.
Excessive consumption of cucumber can cause digestive disorders