Trying to lose weight can be discouraging especially when you’re yet to see any result. That’s why I don’t try so hard so I don’t get overwhelmed and feel bad that I didn’t achieve my body goals (that’s if I set any). I simply pledge to simple tips or any lazy hack for girls with a guaranteed result that I can gradually match into my daily life routine.
To me, weight loss should be done the simple way or not at all. So, I take these bedtime drinks as a way of caring and pampering myself to sleep after a long and stressful day, either way, I have nothing to lose.
But wouldn’t be super awesome to lose weight with a simple sip and right on your bed without any HIIT workout (which I’m not a fan of)?
I know bedtime is when our body needs rest and also the main factor in how active we’re during the day. Your sleep routine goes to affect your metabolism, in fact, your whole health and wellbeing. When you don’t have a night of adequate sleep, it can definitely lead to weight gain or even obesity. So whatever you eat or sip before bedtime that affects your sleep pattern will also affect your metabolism for the day.
With proper sleep, you get to improve your digestive system which becomes the first step in your weight loss journey. By increasing digestive efficiency with a few dietary changes, one can effectively lose weight and boost the body’s metabolism. Also, if you feel bloated most of the time, then consumption of these drinks will help you stay at ease.
These bedtime drinks are simple dieting hacks that can help you lose weight fast by increasing your body’s metabolism and boosting your digestion process;
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1. Chamomile Tea
It’s a natural beverage with a mild and warm flavor that helps you relieve stress, deal with anxiety and regulate your blood sugar.
Chamomile naturally stimulates weight loss and controls bloating. It’s has a great amount of calcium, potassium, and flavonoids, with the ability to detox and cleanse the body and rid it of toxins and excess water. The true fact is that chamomile tea is a great healthy replacement for all other detox teas and caffeinated beverages.
A cup of hot chamomile tea before bedtime could help you get a restful sleep as well. That’s like solving two problems with one solution.
2. Grape Juice
Am I suggesting a fruit juice before bedtime? Yes! This is the road I’ve been told off, in the world of health. But, taking down your throat a 100ml of pure grape juice, without sugar, can aid you in losing excess fat.
Grapes are rich in antioxidant which helps the body convert its bad fat to good fat. So, whenever it’s bedtime, wear your PJ and grab a drink (not your regular grape wine though)
3. Soy Drink
Whether you consume it in milk or powdered form it is equally beneficial and loaded with the protein-tryptophan, an important protein (amino acid) that the body can’t make. This becomes important to the body because it acts as a precursor of serotonin (the happy hormone) and melatonin (determines the sleep and wakefulness of the body) — both important for the mind to be active.
Therefore, it helps in improving sleep pattern and it also decreases cortisol levels which help to fight body fat.
I’m almost sure you never knew this drink can give your fat a run. Yes, and I mean it.
Kefir is a fermented and cultured beverage is prepared by inoculating kefir grains into a cow, goat or sheep’s milk. It tastes almost like a yogurt drink but richer in probiotics.
Kefir helps in the absorption of minerals and vitamins. Drinking kefir increases healthy bacteria in the gut. If you include low-fat kefir in your diet, it will help you lose weight while making you feel very full too.
Making this one of your bedtime drink will help your body burn the calories quicker, and help gets rid of the fat.
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5. Cinnamon Tea
This is my all-time favorite bedtime drink which I accidentally discovered and surely won’t be living anytime soon. It keeps away the hunger during the day while giving my body’s metabolism a boost. Naturally, cinnamon is loaded with antioxidants, antibiotic properties and is totally healthy in every angle.
Adding cinnamon into your fruit, vegetable and spice combos can work well for you as a detox drink and also consuming this wonder potion inform of tea during the day benefits your entire body. You can combine it with honey to make it more palatable because surely it doesn’t taste too good as tea without a little honey.
I have a whole lot of ways to blend in cinnamon to my diet; either with my oats or as a spice in my veggie stew or soup.
To make cinnamon tea, you’ll need 1 cup of boiling water and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder. Mix them together and allow it to steep for around 20-30 minutes.
6. Cherry and Aloe-Vera Drink
The primary factor in burning fat while you’re dreaming is achieved with proper sleep. When you don’t get enough sleep, the body can’t function well to burn the excess fat, which will leave you feeling tired all day. And this often leads to stress and stress eating.
Cherry is known to have properties that can tackle insomnia and increase melatonin levels and the powerful properties of Aloe-Vera stimulate weight loss.
Making a drink out of this combo can be the best bedtime drink you have ever known that can help you sleep your weight away just with a sip.
Fenugreek seeds have an ability to facilitate weight loss. It also acts as a great antacid and helps strengthen the digestive system.
Fenugreek goes beyond rendering a spellbinding aroma and a distinct flavor to your meals, if used diligently, the ingredient can promise good health and a stronger immune system.
You can crush these seeds and add in boiled water. Cover and steep the seeds for at least three to five minutes and sieve it in a cup.