Weight loss is all about making better food choices. While a nutritious and streamlined diet plan along with regular exercises will help you lose weight, there are a few aids which can help you reach your target weight faster. Some diet plans leave you feeling tired and deprived combined with food cravings. Appetite suppressants available in stores can be dangerous.
A combination of honey and cinnamon will help you shed those pounds faster and in a natural way. Using organic cinnamon and organic honey is even better. Organic honey is an antioxidant and contains several enzymes with multiple health benefits. Forest honey has essential vitamins and nutrients like iron, phosphorous and calcium. With fructose and sucrose as its energy sources, it also protects from allergies. A congestant, it is antibacterial and antiseptic.
Organic cinnamon is a warm spice that readily cures respiratory ailments. It is a stress reliever and is used in a treatment of Type 2 Diabetes.
- Increase metabolism and stabilize blood sugar levels.
- Prevent storage of fat by reducing blood sugar.
- Gives a feeling of fullness, thus keeping hunger pangs at bay.
- Are antibacterial and anti-fungal in nature.
- Improves insulin function thus helps to reduce weight.
- Lowers cholesterol.
- Keeps you away from food cravings.
- The sweetness curbs night-time cravings.
How to consume cinnamon and honey:
Pour half a cup of boiling hot water over ½ Tsp of cinnamon powder. Cool and add 1 tsp, honey. Honey should not be added to hot water as it may destroy enzymes. This mixture can be had at various times like:
1. First thing in the morning:
When taken in the morning on an empty stomach, it sets the tone for the day. It lessens the appetite, helps you avoid snacking and yet keeps you alert and focused.
A perfect de-stressor, it gives you energy till dinner time and helps avoid hunger-pangs.
3. Before work-outs:
Whether you hit the gym, walk or do yoga, cinnamon, and the honey concoction is the best pre-work out drink. The metabolism boost will greatly increase and amplify the effect of the work-out while giving you enough energy to push yourself.
4. At night:
Have your cinnamon & honey fix right before sleeping and it’ll keep you away from the fridge at night. Late night cravings for sweet will be reduced. Your digestive system will work better during the night.
Using organic products will increase benefits to the system. It has been found that herbal honey and forest honey have no parasite residue. Organic cinnamon is pure and will be even more effective in your quest for weight loss.