FENNEL SEED WATER TO BOOST YOUR WEIGHT LOSS EFFORTS
Fennel seeds, have a slightly sweet and refreshing anise taste, they are appreciated in meat recipes, pizzas and other Italian dishes such as lasagna. But did you know that fennel seeds have been shown to help with weight loss?
Before you run out to buy fennel seeds, note that there are other similar seeds like cumin seeds. How to differentiate them? Fennel seeds are a bit greenish and cumin seeds are more brownish.
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THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF FENNEL SEEDS
1. Stimulate the production of melatonin
Melatonin levels in the brain are responsible for our sleep. Sleep disturbances often indicate insufficient production of melatonin in the brain. Those who sleep well and get at least 6-8 hours of sleep each night find that they lose weight faster and are better able to maintain a healthy weight.
2. Mildly diuretic
Fennel seeds help keep you awake and alert, without using caffeine or sugar to boost your energy levels. This will help you eat less and focus more clearly on your to-do list.
3. Increases metabolism
When your metabolism increases, you burn calories faster and more efficiently. A faster metabolism – in combination with a smart diet and regular exercise is a surefire way to lose weight.
4. Natural Detoxifier
When you eliminate toxins from your body, it allows your whole body – including your metabolism and digestive system – to function more efficiently, which aids in weight loss.
5. A natural appetite suppressant
Forget over-the-counter appetite suppressants for weight loss. Instead, use fennel seed water to keep your appetite at bay.
6. Helps suppress spasms
Hunger attacks occur when spasms occur in the stomach. Fennel seeds help relax your muscles and prevent spasmodic activity.
7. Helps purify your blood
A healthy and clean blood supply helps the entire body and the digestive system to function more efficiently. A well-functioning digestive system is key to losing weight by quickly eliminating waste from your body.
As you can see, fennel seed water can help with weight loss and healthy weight maintenance in several ways. Read on for two ways to make homemade fennel seed water.
HOW TO EAT FENNEL SEEDS TO LOSE WEIGHT
- 1 liter of fresh, pure water
- 2 tablespoons raw fennel seeds (crushed with a mortar or pestle)
1. The quick method
- Pour the water into a deep saucepan and bring to a boil.
- Add the crushed fennel seeds, turn off the heat and cover the pan.
- Once the water has cooled to room temperature, it is ready to drink.
2. The “long” no-cook method
- Using the same ratio of water to fennel seeds, simply pour the water and fennel seeds into a glass jar,
- Cover and let infuse overnight. In the morning, your fennel water will be ready to drink.
Start by drinking one to two cups of fennel seed water daily, gradually increasing to four cups daily.
As with any natural remedy, there can be side effects with the consumption of fennel seeds, so watch and listen to your body, when including fennel water in your weight loss plan.