Losing weight isn’t always the easiest thing to do, especially when it comes to stubborn belly fat, so it can be very beneficial to take a few extra dietary measures when looking to slim down a little around the waistline.
There are a good amount of all natural and healthy drinks that allow us to accelerate weight loss even while we sleep. Feel free to adjust or adapt these delicious and good-for-you recipes to fit the taste you like, just make sure to maintain the original ingredients.
“We don’t need to eat and drink less, we just need to eat and drink right.”
Here Are 10 Bedtime Drinks That Help Burn Stomach Fat
1. Cucumber Weight Loss Juice
Cucumbers are both low in calories and also filled with healthy antioxidants, vitamins, fiber, and minerals, all of which help us lose weight. Cucumbers help to hydrate the body and help to keep blood sugar levels in balance.
The addition of lemon and ginger give this drink a wonderful flavor, and you’ll notice stomach fat gradually fade away by drinking this each night before bed. As your body detoxes, make sure to cycle each month; drinking this each night for 30 days, then taking a week off.
- 1 cucumber
- 1 small handful of parsley
- 1 lemon
- 1 tbsp grated ginger
- A touch of aloe vera juice
- 1 small glass of filtered water
- Ice (optional)
2. Pineapple Slim
Pineapple juice is a tasty way to get enough of the healthy antioxidants that the body needs, as well as lots of fiber. The high fiber content of pineapple gives us a feeling of satiety and fullness, which reduces cravings without adding to our stomach fat.
The lemon helps to boost the metabolism and together with mint gives a yummy flavor. Honey is optional.
- 1 lemon
- Fresh pineapple, juiced, or 1 can of pineapple containing pineapple and juice
- Sparking water (1 L)
3. Apple Cider Vinegar Tea For Weight Loss
Apple cider vinegar is great for weight loss, and studies have shown that consuming it can help to significantly reduce waistlines. Of the 144 participants studied, a 12-week program of 2 tablespoons daily reduced waistlines by an average of 1.4cm!
While there are many delicious and healthy apple cider vinegar recipes, here is one that really helps to detox and burn that unneeded fat around the belly.
- 1 glass hot water (12 to 16 ounces)
- 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- ½ teaspoon ground ginger
- ½ teaspoon ground apple
- ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 pinch cayenne pepper
- 1 teaspoon honey (optional for flavor)
4. Lemon Cucumber Cilantro
A quarter cup of cilantro has only 1 calorie, and lemon juice is one of the top fat flushers by boosting the body’s detoxification process. This drink is loaded with antioxidants which help to cleanse the body and shed those extra pounds.
- 1 Liter Sparkling Water
- 1 lemon
- 1 cucumber
- 1 tbsp bell pepper
- 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
- ½ cup cilantro
- 1-2 tbsp honey
5. Ginger Tea
Ginger has a wide variety of health benefits; including weight loss and fat burning. Studies have shown that ginger is effective in preventing obesity as well as effective in aiding the digestion process. Have allergies? Studies have even shown that ginger is effective in reducing allergic reactions.
One Study found that those who drank a hot ginger beverage after eating felt fuller for longer, resulting in reduced cravings and an overall reduced calorie intake. Combine that with the fact that ginger helps the body to absorb nutrients better and relieves stomach discomfort, and we’ve found a wonderful bedtime drink.
- 2 tbsp grated ginger root
- 1 slice lemon
- 12 to 16 ounces hot water
- 2 tbsp honey
6. Strawberry With Fresh Herbs
Strawberries not only have phytochemical properties that protect the body from heart disease and even certain types of cancer, but they also have components which help the body lose weight.
Preliminary research has shown that strawberries may contain certain flavonoids that increase the production of adiponectin, a hormone that stimulates fat burning. Give this delicious drink a try and say goodbye to those extra pounds.
- Fresh Strawberries
- ½ of a lemon
- ½ of a lime
- Mint and estragon
- 1 liter of sparkling water
7. Pear And Sage Drink
The high fiber content, high water content, low calories and digestive benefits all help pear consumption lead to weight loss. Pears have healthy levels of natural fructose and glucose, providing a natural boost in energy. Unlike many other fruits; however, pears have a low glycemic index. This low glycemic index results in a slower carbohydrate absorption in the bloodstream. As this transition is slow, there are no rapid spikes or falls in blood sugar. With stable blood sugar, we have less cravings for more food.
- 1 pear
- A handful of fresh sage leaves
- 1 Lime
- 250 ml pear juice
- 250 ml sparkling water
8. Green Tea
Studies have shown that green tea accelerates the metabolism, which leads to increased weight loss. Green tea also contains a phytonutrient called EGCG, which boost natural hormones that promote feelings of fullness and satiety.
One study reported that green tea helped to significantly reduce body weight, body fat percentage, belly fat, and waist circumference.
- Your favorite natural green tea
- 12 to 16 ounces hot water
- Honey (optional)
9. Spicy Ginger And Lime
This is another delicious drink that burns stomach fat by using the health benefits of ginger. Consuming ginger can help promote healthy blood circulation as it thins the blood. The notable warmth felt throughout the body when consuming ginger also feels great.
- 4 limes
- 4 tbsp fresh grated ginger
- Sparkling water (1 L)
- 150 ml of still water
- Brown sugar (optional for taste)
10. Grapefruit Cinnamon Tea
Grapefruit contains high levels of vitamin C which helps the body metabolize fat faster, making them a wonderful tool for weight loss. Researchers at the Scripps Clinic found that participants who ate half a grapefruit with each meal in a 12-week period lost an average of 3.6 pounds.
- Your choice of fruity herbal tea
- 12 to 16 ounces of boiling water
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- Grapefruit slices
- Grapefruit juice
- 1 seed of anise
- Mint leaves
Have any of these all natural and healthy drinks helped you to lose a few pounds?
Which is your favorite?
Let us know in the comments.
Stay healthy. Stay happy.