Every person’s dream is to eat fat but stay thin and slender. I mean, who doesn’t? But of course, there are those people who eat extra fat but still stay extra thin. They don’t need this article. That’s because in this article, the list of spices to be presented are not only nutritious and helpful against many common diseases, like diabetes, arthritis and heart diseases, but it can also help in fat and weight loss.
Basil. Basil is a fresh culinary herb that has the nickname “King of Herbs” or the “Royal Herb” and is most commonly used in fresh cooked recipes. It is only added at the last moment since cooking can destroy its flavor. It can also reduce blood glucose, triglyceride, stress hormone cortisol and lipid levels and enhance insulin secretion.
Hot peppers. Examples of common hot peppers would be bell pepper and jalapeno. They are often used to add a kick to the dishes. Its weight losing property is all thanks to the active alkaloid compounds called capsinoids. It can increase a person’s metabolism and make us feel less hungry. Not only that, it can also decrease LDL-C levels, reducing the risks of heart diseases.
Bay Leaf. It is an aromatic leaf used in many dishes in European cuisine, especially in the dishes that use seafood, meats, vegetables, soups and stews. It provides the substance called limonene that stimulates diuresis and removes excess fluid and it can also improve digestion.
Cinnamon. The cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of Cinnamon trees and is usually employed as a condiment and flavoring material. It can help you lose weight because it accelerates the absorption and assimilation of nutrients, speeds up metabolism and at the same time reduces appetite.
Arrowroot Flour. It is a starch-rich rhizome low in calories that is not only good for weight loss but is also rich in protein, folates, B-complex group of vitamins and minerals like iron, manganese, phosphorus, magnesium and zinc. This can be used in making hot sauces, puddings, biscuits and cakes, or the broth found in noodles. It is frequently used in Korean and Vietnamese cuisines.
Ginger. Aromatic, pungent and spicy. It adds a special flavor to Asian cuisine and many fruit and vegetable dishes. Besides weight loss due to increasing fat loss and decreasing appetite, It has long been known to be very effective in relieving upset stomachs.
For those who want an easy and delectable way to lose weight, these spices and herbs may help you in doing just that, with extra benefits.