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Weight Loss: 5 India Spices That Help Your Body Burn Fat

India is popular for its spicy food. The sheer number of whole and ground spices used in Indian foods is sometimes intimidating. Each dish has its own combination of spices and its own unique flavor. The spices not just add flavor to your food but they also have many health benefits. Rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, many spices are good for your health. Some of the spices also improve your metabolic rate and help in losing weight. Here is a list of Indian spices that help your body to burn more fat. So, spice up your dishes! (ALSO READ Add these 5 Indian herbs and spices to your daily diet to stay healthy!).

Cinnamon

Cinnamon honey

Cinnamon honey

According to a recent study, cinnamon may boost your metabolism. This sweet, fragrant spice also regulates your blood pressure. It lowers level of total cholesterol, bad cholesterol, triglyceride and blood sugar in type 2 diabetes patients. Cinnamon increases the metabolism of glucose by around 20 times. This spice will help you lose weight faster.

Turmeric

The pungent, yellow spice is known for its antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, anti-mutagenic, anti-carcinogenic and anti-fungal properties. It also helps you lose excess weight. The spice ups your body heat and this can result in improved metabolism. Use it in your curries, chicken and in milk to gain the health benefits of turmeric. (ALSO READ 5 Reasons to Include Turmeric in Your Diet More Often).

Ginger

Ginger slice

Ginger slice

The spicy ginger regulates your blood sugar levels and helps prevent an increase in the level of glucose. Like turmeric, ginger has thermogenic or fat-burning properties. You can add it to your stir-fried vegetables or tea or chicken. It improves the taste and helps you in weight loss.

Black pepper

Black pepper has a pungent flavor, thanks to the presence of the substance known as piperine and this substance also prevent new fat cell formation. The bioavailability of other foods is also increased by black pepper. It makes the food not only tasty but also healthy. (ALSO READ 10 amazing health benefits of black pepper oil).

Garlic

Garlic

Garlic

Garlic is a pungent spice with a very strong and unique flavor. A study was conducted in mice and it was found that more weight loss was observed in those mice that were on diet with garlic as compared to those who ate food without garlic. Adding garlic to your diet will help you burn more fat and lose weight faster. Try to use fresh garlic instead of garlic powder or granules.

These spices will help you to shed those extra kilos but you also need to change your lifestyle to a healthier one and should have a healthy diet.

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