There are drinks with a great taste and at the same time take care of your line, meaning that it does not burden your body with excess calories and also assist digestion. You can make these drinks at home and make sure that all the ingredients are natural and do not contain any sugar or other additives.
Water is one of the most important allies of a healthy lifestyle, whether if you are on a diet or not. Among other things, it helps digestion and absorption of food and excretion of waste products from the intestines and kidneys. It will also allow a longer feeling of satiety.
You can enrich the water with lemon juice because it achieves composition that is similar to the stomach acid, or a little grated ginger which will speed up metabolism. You can also add a cucumber in the water or some fruit for example – berries, pineapple etc.
Mint helps the stomach to absorb the fat and soothe the digestive tract. It has a diuretic effect, stimulates the metabolism and decreases the appetite. An additional advantage is that it maintains the oral hygiene. It has an aromatic fragrance that refreshes your breath and that is why it is often an ingredient in natural toothpastes.
The enzyme bromelain which is located in the pineapple helps in the digestion of proteins, facilitating digestion in general and the elimination of flatulence. Add some linseed oil in the pineapple frappe for ingreasing its effectiveness.
Most polyphenols in green tea are catechins responsible for increased fat burning. It is advisable to drink it before exercise, especially aerobic, to enhance the melting fat. One of the reasons why you should replace at least one cup of coffee with green tea is its power to reduce the cholesterol and the risk of cancer. It is a multi-protector of health, acting on diabetes, reduces stress and protects teeth from viral infections.