Indian home remedies for weight loss or obesity focus on fat loss. Herbs and natural methods are used to increase metabolism and control hunger. Indian home remedies also suggest a half hour of exercise every morning. Attitude is very important, and developing a positive outlook on life will help with weight loss. Another important step to losing weight is chewing food well. One home remedy suggests chewing a bite of food 50 times so it is almost liquid before it is swallowed.
Home Remedies With Food and Herbs
Indians say the easiest way to fight obesity is to consume 10 grams of honey and a glass of warm water each morning on an empty stomach. The dose can even be increased over time. Another way to control your weight is by drinking, first thing in the morning, a glass of lukewarm water containing half a lime and one teaspoon of honey. This mixture should be taken every few hours. Another method involves eating 10 to 12 fully grown curry leaves every morning. You should do this for three months to see results. Eat one or two tomatoes, on an empty stomach, every morning. This should be in place of breakfast and should continue for a few months. Add ginger and lemon to a glass of boiling water. Drain the water and have these warm. This works as an appetite suppressant. Add three teaspoons of lime juice, 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper, and a teaspoon of honey to a cup of water. Drinking this once a day for three months will help with weight loss. Take a handful of jujube or Indian plum leaves. Soak these in water overnight. Drain the water and eat these on an empty stomach. You need to do this for a month to see results. Eat a lot of cabbage. This is good for weight loss because it contains tartaric acid, which prevents sugar and carbohydrates from being converted to fat. Carrot juice with water is another Indian remedy used to lose weight. Eat plenty of french beans, jackfruits, grapes, figs, peaches, phalsa and guava. Green tea is great for weight loss. It also works with including dandelion root.
Other Home Remedies
Indian home remedies suggest you don't eat any meals when you are tense or stressed out. But you should not skip meals, and eating every two to three hours is suggested. Also, drink a glass of boiled water after every meal. Acupressure may help. Target points are the middle of the upper lip, right below the nose, and an inch above and below the belly button. It is suggested that these points be pressed three to four times a day for five minutes to help control hunger.