Lose 10 pounds in a week with this delicious Green tea-Lemonade recipe
Green tea lemonade is a drink rich in antioxidant compounds, vitamins and minerals that support metabolic function to combat excess weight.
Both green tea and lemon are distinguished worldwide for its detoxifying and diuretic properties that support the elimination of waste retained in the body.
Both have powerful anti – inflammatory agents, in addition to reducing belly size, it controls the processes of inflammation in the body.
Green tea contains a powerful antioxidant known as epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), which supports the reduction of fat, cholesterol and triglycerides.
Regular consumption of green tea lemonade prevents lipid oxidation, enhances the elimination of retained fluids and improves insulin sensitivity.
Moreover, vitamin C provided by the lemon has a detoxifying effect that supports the elimination of toxins.
This, together with its content of potassium and fiber, improves digestion of fats, filters the blood and decreases lipid accumulation in the arterial walls.
It has a high concentration of polyphenols, antioxidants that stimulate liver function to reduce excess fat.
In addition, thanks to its pectin content, prolongs the feeling of satiety and slows the insatiable desire to consume calories in excess.
To enhance the properties of this drink we suggest adding extra nutrients such as some ginger and honey.
Ginger as a natural spice, has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and thermogenic qualities that, in the body, support the process that is responsible for transforming sugar into energy.
Meanwhile, honey not only acts as a natural sweetener but also has energy values and antibiotics that benefit health.
Incorporation into this remedy supports the body’s immune system and reduces the risk of infections.
Green tea Lemonade recipe for weight loss as follows
1 liter of water
2 lemons or limes
4 bags of green tea
2 tablespoons of organic pure honey (50 g)
1 tablespoon of fresh ginger (10g)
How to prepare it?
Put a liter of water in a pot and put it to boil over high heat.
Meanwhile, wash the lemons and grate a little of its shell then add to the boiling water. Squeeze the lemons and reserve the juice for later.
Let the infusion of lemon peel boil for 5 minutes on low heat.
After this time, put off the stove and add the green tea bags and ginger.
Cover it well and leave it to sit for another 10 minutes.
Then, add the lemon juice and honey.
Put the lemonade in the refrigerator for two hours or until chilled.
When ready, pass it through a sieve and drink it. You can enjoy this delicious drink two or three times a day. Doing this regularly in a week will ensure you reach the targeted weight loss.
Check out our other article on green tea wonders https://ihatediet.com/2015/05/23/quick-tips-to-lose-weight-fast-in-the-summer/