Rarely, a housewife in the kitchen you will find a lot of different spices.Perhaps this is the reason that the traditional Russian cuisine, many spices just do not use.
But those who are watching their weight and wants to lose weight, it makes sense to expand the list of edible herbs and spices, as many of them are virtually fat burners.
it possible to lose weight by eating spices?
According to experts, excess weight, most often formed as a result of slowing metabolism.Virtually all of the diet and are aimed at to speed up metabolism and force the body to burn calories more intense.
believed that spices and seasonings enhance the appetite.But it is not so.Many spices just activate the metabolism.These properties are due to high spice content of trace elements and enzymes.These spices include cardamom, pepper "chili", black pepper, etc. ..
Some spices, such as cinnamon, effect on carbohydrate metabolism and help lower blood glucose levels.
helps reduce appetite inhalation of aromatic oils of anise
most important spices for weight loss
Any pepper - black, red, is composed of capsaicin - the substance, which gives a particular pungency.But few who know exactly what capsaicin accelerates the metabolism by about 25%.
Starting to lose weight, we significantly change the diet, introducing to a large number of vegetables and fruits.And, as a consequence, the problem starts with the stomach: bloating, flatulence.Can I do without it?Of course!It is enough to start eating anise and cumin, which contain carvone, which is great cope with all the problems that arise during the plant-based diet.
On the one hand, the mustard is not a spice that promotes increased metabolism.But the benefits of her diet is the most direct.The fact that interruptions in the bowel start very often when you change the diet.A mustard seeds have the unique ability to increase intestinal tone and has a bactericidal effect and neutralizes harmful microflora of the gastrointestinal tract.
If you are on a diet, and you have the above problem, grind in a mortar 6-7 mustard seeds, mix them with a teaspoon of honey and take half an hour before meals, washed down with warm water.
Ginger, turmeric, cinnamon
Superfluous kgs - it always means an increase in blood sugar and triglycerides in the blood.Growing and cholesterol.
choosing spices for cooking, remember that:
- Ginger has the unique ability to reduce the levels of triglycerides and cholesterol in the blood;
- cinnamon is used even in small amounts, can reduce blood sugar levels;
- turmeric slow down cholesterol oxidation processes and thus a beneficial effect on blood vessels, inhibiting the formation of cholesterol plaques.
Useful properties of spices
there are spices that do not directly affect the weight, but, thanks to them, the process of weight loss will be less stressful and more effective.
Take, for example, vanilla.If you sniff before dinner or lunch vanilla or cinnamon, is sure to eat less than usual, as the smell of spices discourages appetite!
Many of those who regularly "sitting" on a diet, complain of irritability and bad temper.And then come to the aid of spices!Add oregano to dishes - the seasoning even recommended for the treatment of mild nervous disorders.With marjoram you will not have to spoil the mood, and you will no longer be annoyed by trifles.
And to improve the tone, we recommend to use in cooking cloves - it was used in ancient times, as a means to banish the blues, which gives strength and makes the brain work harder.Do not succumb to her effectiveness of cardamom and nutmeg, which, incidentally, is a very strong stimulant, so you need to use it with caution!
You do not need to constantly fight against excess weight, but that's the holidays strongly unsettle, but still plagued by swelling?In this case also help herbs and spices.Cilantro, or as it is more commonly called, coriander copes with edema.To this can be added to the seeds in brewing tea, and herbs - in dishes as ready, and at the stage of preparation.
no less effectively cope with the swelling fruit juniper and fennel.