Losing weight is probably one of the hardest things for anyone to do. While there are options such as working out and special diets; committing to one regularly is easier said than done. But, what if there was another way to cut that excess fat out of your life without having to work excessively hard? Well, there is and it is called detox juices or weight loss juices. These juices are extracted from vegetables and fruits and contain very low amounts of cholesterol and no fiber which make them easy to digest. Juices also lower the body’s blood sugar levels and help absorb nutrients better. So what are the best juices you can consume to lose that unwanted fat? Here are three of the most effective detox juices you have to try.
Disclaimer – While these juices are perfectly healthy, please do consult with your dietician if you have any health conditions or diseases.
The Green Magician
From a young age, we are told to eat our greens and if we only listened back then, we wouldn’t be looking for ways to lose weight today. Nonetheless, this delicious green juice recipe is, by far, the most popular fat cutting be beverage you can try at home. It contains both vegetables and fruits in equal quantities and delivers a nutrition punch unlike any other. This detox juice is perfect for consuming after a cheat day or after the holidays when you just can’t help but eat a little more than you normally would.
2 green apples – cut into halves3 celery stalks without the leaves1 cucumber1/2 peeled lemon8 kale leaves1 piece of fresh ginger
Recipe and Benefits
Add the apples and celery stalks into a juicer and set aside in a glass. You can add more or less apple depending on the level of sweetness you want. Next, cut and juice the cucumber along with the lemon, ginger, and kale leaves. Mix the apple/celery juice with the cucumber/lemon juice and serve in a glass. Garnish with mint if you like and enjoy. Apples, we know, are rich in nutrients and vitamins that help us lose any excess fat. Vitamin C and polyphenols are found in abundance in apples which offer a lot of health benefits. Celery stalks have no cholesterol which makes them the perfect weight loss food. Cucumbers have high levels of water in them which help fill our stomachs and stop us from overeating.
Carrot and Apple Juice
If you’re looking for homemade drinks to lose weight fast, this is probably the best option for you. Apples have already been acknowledged as a power fruit with benefits that range from the healthier skin to quick weight loss. Add carrots to that and you have yourself a delicious, yet very effective fat reducing the juice. Both the major ingredients bring minerals, nutrients, vitamins, and antioxidants to the table in heaps. Carrots contain Vitamin A (beta-carotene), Vitamin B, Vitamin K, and potassium while apples are rich in Vitamin C. The juice is tasty and can be enjoyed at any time during the day.
1 apple2 big carrots1/4 cup pineapple cubes2 pieces of fresh ginger
Recipe and Benefits
There are two ways of preparing this detox juice. You can either juice the apple and carrots separately and then add them to the juice of the pineapple and ginger or add all the ingredients into the juicer together and let them infuse better. If you don’t like the taste of ginger or pineapple, the first method might be a better option. Carrots are an excellent source of fiber which means a glass of this juice and you will not have the urge of binge eating every hour. It also helps secrete bile that in turn burns fat. Drinking a couple of glasses of this detox juice through the day will have you losing weight in no time.
Apple and Lemon Delight
There is no coincidence that apples are a repetitive ingredient in all these recipes. It is a power fruit that delivers in more than just one way. The tanginess from the lemon adds to the whole flavor profile of this excellent fat reducing juice. While this drink is best consumed in the morning, you can enjoy it during the day as well in small amounts. It is definitely one of the best homemade juice recipes for weight loss.
4 apples cut into quarters2 peeled lemons cut into halves2 cucumbers cut into halves,1 cup of water
Recipe and Benefits
In a juicer, add the apples, lemons, and cucumbers. Make sure to get as much of the extract out before moving forward. While you can consume the juice as it is, it can often be quite concentrated. To cut the acidity levels down, mix the extract with water till you get the desired result. Lemons are known to cut fat thanks to the Vitamin C found in them which boosts metabolism and encourages the quicker burning of fat. The water and fiber in cucumber and apple respectively keep the stomach full so that overeating is not a concern.
So, if you want the “easy way” to lose weight, give these detox juices a try. They all work remarkably well and are a quicker and more satisfying way to get rid of any excess weight. Don’t forget to workout though as sedentary lifestyle will lead to fat accumulation no matter what juices you drink.
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