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Fads and shortcut methods might deliver immediate results, but in the long run, you will need sustainable methods to keep the weight off for good. Let’s look at three powerful spices that can be easily incorporated into your day to day routine to help you achieve your weight loss goals.
Ayurvedic Properties: Dipan, pachan, vatanuloman, balya, sthanya
Fenugreek, or methi, improves digestion and boosts metabolism. It is also carminative in nature, which means, it relieves flatulence and reduces bloating.
Add methi to your dals and curries
Have 1tsp of methi powder with water or honey every morning and before going to sleep.
Ayurvedic Properties: Dipan, pachan, Kapha Vata shamak, vatanulomak, krimighna etc Black pepper widely used in Ayurvedic preparations and medicines. It’s prescribed for indigestion, flatulence, and a host of digestive problems. Pepper is known to boost the metabolism and help you burn calories faster.
Use in your cooking
Add to your morning cup of chai
Sprinkle on salads, soups, and fruit chaat
Have 2 pinches of black pepper with honey every morning
Add a couple of pinches of pepper to lemon water and honey and drink throughout the day
Ayurvedic Properties: Dipan, pachan, vatanulomak, shulprashamana, shothahar, vedanasthapan, grahi
Jeera is known to improve digestion and boost metabolism. It also has carminative properties, making it useful in weight loss.
Add jeera to your cooking
Have a pinch of cumin with honey every morning
Boil water with a little bit of jeera and drink this throughout the day
The right kind of weight loss program is the one that’s sustainable and not disruptive. Along with your daily exercise routine, include these spices into your diet and with time, you’ll see the results in no time.
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