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Weight loss: Carrot and ginger shake helps burn fat

Weight loss: Carrot and ginger shake helps burn fat

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Carrots and ginger are foods that not only taste good, but can also help you lose weight. Simply perfect as a healthy shake.

For many people, losing weight is an issue all year round. All kinds of diets are tried, but often we find that the body does not respond to them. You lose weight, but thanks to the yo-yo effect, twice the weight is placed on your hips or the diet is too one-sided and you develop cravings. So it's a good idea to know which foods are not only healthy but also filling and then incorporate them into your diet plan. It's not just the green smoothie with oatmeal, berries, and an apple, ginger, and cucumber shake that really fills you up.

Carrots and ginger are also filling foods – ideal as a drink like coffee between fasting periods. If you don't like this, you should try cucumber, celery, pineapple juice, a squeeze of lemon, or treat yourself to a healthy celery shake.

Carrot juice with ginger is low in calories and good for weight loss. (Avatar) © jongjai jongkasemsuk/Imago

If you ask nutritionists what kind of weight loss they recommend, it's definitely not crash diets. Even during the stages when you want to lose body weight, you must make sure to provide the body with the necessary nutrients. Intermittent fasting, for example, is a form advocated by doctors because it has been proven to be beneficial for the body and can even alleviate chronic intestinal diseases.

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Fasting causes biochemical changes in the body that have a positive effect on sugar and fat metabolism. Although you should avoid food during non-eating times, you can also choose something other than water when it comes to drinks – warm lemon water or ginger-lemon water stimulates fat burning.

Weight loss: Carrots make you feel full for a long time

If you are less of a lemon fan but love ginger, you can combine it with carrots. Carrots are not only rich in iron, potassium, calcium and vitamins, but also contain pectin fibers, which swell in the digestive tract and thus stimulate the feeling of fullness. Pectin also prevents the digestion of fats and ensures increased fat loss. This improves the intestinal flora and has a detoxifying effect. Therefore, carrots are very suitable for weight loss, because they contain only about 26 calories per hundred grams. But be careful: be careful Store carrots properly to make them last longer.

Weight loss: Ginger improves digestion and has a detoxifying effect

Ginger is a natural medicinal plant. Thanks to valuable vitamins and minerals such as potassium, magnesium and iron, it is beneficial for the immune system and effectively helps in treating colds, pain and nausea. Ginger activates the metabolism by stimulating the production of saliva and gastric juice, thus burning calories. This energy tuber improves digestion and thus also helps in detoxification.

Weight loss: Carrot ginger juice is low in calories

Carrot and ginger juice is the perfect refreshing drink between meals or as a meal replacement, as carrots keep you feeling full for a long time. For example, if you replace breakfast or dinner with a ginger and carrot energy drink, you will be able to lose weight significantly after about two weeks and perhaps lose 2 to 3 calories. For comparison: one serving contains about 700 calories on average, while a ginger and carrot drink contains about 88 calories and less than 100 calories. Don't forget: add linseed oil, rapeseed oil, or olive oil to your smoothie! This ingredient not only improves the taste, but also ensures that fat-soluble vitamins and phytochemicals are absorbed by the body.

Carrot, Ginger and Apple Juice – Recipe*

For two or three servings, about 88 calories per serving


500 grams of carrots or carrots
1 apple
2 sprigs of lemon balm
About 10 grams of ginger root (one piece)
1 teaspoon linseed oil, rapeseed oil, or olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice (optional)

to prepare:

Clean the carrots well, and wash, quarter and core the apples. Wash and dry the lemon balm. Peel the ginger.

Squeeze carrots, apples and ginger in a juicer, then pour the juice into cups. Stir in the oil at the end.

Season with lemon juice if desired and garnish with a lemon balm stalk.

*Source: Better Healthy Life Portal

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