It is fact that lemon juice is abundant in antioxidants and vitamin C.
The combination of warm water and lemon juice is good if you want to lose weight. Additionally, there are evidences that suggest that this mixture improves digestion and cleanses the body of toxins. Still, if you overdo it with its consumption, warm water with lemon can cause side effects. For instance, large amounts of hot water with lemon can lead to acid because this fruit is one of the most acidic, and this same acid can also cause damage to the enamel of the teeth. So, if you don’t rinse your mouth with water, acid may remain on our teeth and do more damage than help. It is recommended to drink 1 – 2 cups of this drink.
Although there is no omnipotent magical drink that will help you lose weight, still there are some options along with healthy lifestyle that are able to help you get to the desired goal. Below we are presenting you drinks that you should drink more often.
It is recommended to replace the lemon with a few ice cubes. The explanation is that cold drinks force the body to consume more energy to maintain body weight.
In other words, with only 3 large glasses of cold water throughout the day your body will burn 100 calories. So, in case you drink cold water every day, during one year you can lose up to 4.5 kg, unless if you refuel these calories with consummation of other foods.
Green tea contains no calories and will help you to burn fat and get off unwanted weight.
According to one study, people who drank 4 cups of green tea per a day, in a period of 2 months lost nearly 3kg more than those participants who drank only water.
“Nutritional European Journal” conduct an analysis and found that people who drink green tea on average have less weight and narrower waist.
We recommend you to choose fresh tea and avoid bottled options as they contain large amount of sugar and substantially less antioxidants. Keep in mind that you should avoid supplements of green tea because they can lead to liver damage.
Many experts claim that we can call the coffee natural energy drink. Namely, one research show that 2 – 3 cups of coffee before exercising allows us to train longer and harder, or in other words – our body will burn more calories.
“Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Health” published a study that found that exercisers could make nearly 20 % more repetitions during the training.
Still, you should be aware that you should drink the coffee without adding sugar and milk, as that is the quickest way to overturn its benefits.