12 Herbs And Spices That Can Help You Lose Weight

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Let’s face it, there is always a new diet plan or magic pill that promises to help you lose weight fast and easy. Most of the weight loss products do not fulfill their promises and you are probably upset with yourself for wasting your hard-earned money on another product that didn’t deliver.

The good news is that there is a place where you can easily get your hands on products that will help you lose weight. They are easily accessible and won’t cost you any extra money. Check out some of the herbs and spices in your kitchen and you may be surprised to find you are actually shedding a few pounds with no extra effort.


1. Black pepper

Piperine is a compound that is found in black pepper that helps “up regulate” your resting metabolism rate which increases weight loss. It has also been shown to be effective in raising sensitivity to leptin as well as insulin sensitivity, both tools in losing weight.

How to add it to your diet: You can add black pepper – 1/2 to 1 teaspoon – to hot green tea with ginger, lemon, and cinnamon.


2. Cayenne pepper

One of the main compounds found in cayenne pepper is capsaicin. It can help address obesity issues by reducing the fat tissues, lowers your calorie intake and bringing down the blood fat levels. The fat-burning tendencies of cayenne pepper can help your metabolism increase by around 5 percent and your ability to burn fat can rise to 16 percent.

How to add it to your diet: Add cayenne pepper to your scrambled eggs, egg salad, and even a pinch in your hot chocolate.


3. Rosemary

This herb is extremely tasty and fragrant when added to foods. Rosemary consists of carnosic acid which helps to lower overall body weight when given to those who ate a high fat diet. It is able to reduce the triglycerides in the liver, the weight of the liver, as well as the free fatty levels of acid in the body.

How to add it to your diet: Rosemary is delicious chopped and added to roasted potatoes and grilled steaks.

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