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Stubborn Fat Recipes

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Stubborn Fat Recipes

3 Fun Recipes to Get Rid Of Stubborn Fat Fast

It is imperative to keep your cholesterol levels within strict check to avoid deposition of fat in the body. Not only does it help you keep in shape, but also has a great impact on your cardiovascular health. Nature has bestowed organic foods with amazing fat-losing potential but if the daily intake of food substances like ginger and kale, sounds like too much of an effort, let us walk you through some fun recipes that you can easily incorporate into your daily routine for optimal cholesterol control to get rid of all that stubborn fat.

Broccoli soup

The bioactive compounds present in broccoli help improve metabolism. Research has shown broccoli extracts to reduce the size of the fat cells and improve glucose tolerance mechanisms in the body1. Recipe: You can boil broccoli (along with any other veggies of your choice), strain, top up with light spices, and voila-you have your very own broccoli soup for quick fat loss.

Ginger tea

Bored of regular teas? It is very easy to include ginger in your regular tea to hasten along the weight loss process while enjoying a great cup of tea. Ginger is a common household item that has been shown to have great antioxidant potential. The compounds present in ginger have been shown to promote fat loss2.

Recipe: Here’s the simplest way to make ginger tea. Simply add a small piece of ginger to water, bring it to boil, turn the flame off, cover and let it simmer for 2 minutes. The tea is ready. Add sugar to taste. You can add a slice of lemon for an added twist.

Kiwi Smoothie

Kiwi fruit is known for its weight-loss properties. Research shows that regular intake can help improve fat metabolism of the body3.

Recipe: Add 1 sliced kiwi fruit to the blender (you can add any of your favorite fruits like bananas and green apples). Add unsweetened yogurt, milk, or even plain water as per your preference. Blend well and enjoy it. 

References

  1. Aranaz P, Navarro-Herrera D, Romo-Hualde A, Zabala M, López-Yoldi M, González-Ferrero C, Gil AG, Martinez JA, Vizmanos JL, Milagro FI, González-Navarro CJ. Broccoli extract improves high fat diet-induced obesity, hepatic steatosis and glucose intolerance in Wistar rats. Journal of Functional Foods. 2019 Aug 1;59:319-28.
  2. Park SH, Jung SJ, Choi EK, Ha KC, Baek HI, Park YK, Han KH, Jeong SY, Oh JH, Cha YS, Park BH. The effects of steamed ginger ethanolic extract on weight and body fat loss: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Food science and biotechnology. 2020 Feb 1;29(2):265-73.
  3. Qu L, Liu Q, Zhang Q, Liu D, Zhang C, Fan D, Deng J, Yang H. Kiwifruit seed oil ameliorates inflammation and hepatic fat metabolism in high-fat diet-induced obese mice. Journal of Functional Foods. 2019 Jan 1;52:715-23.

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