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TOP SMOOTHIES THAT WILL BURN BELLY FAT

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Belly fat poses a serious threat to your overall health causing serious health problems! The best way to reduce belly fat is to adopt a healthy lifestyle by practicing regular exercises and introducing nutrient-dense foods on your daily menu. Smoothies are the best way to gulp down all the nutrient- dense foods in one go and is also a treat for your taste buds! Here are the top 3 smoothies that can burn belly fat:

TOP 3 SMOOTHIES THAT WILL BURN BELLY FATCUCUMBER PROBIOTIC SMOOTHIE

Cucumber contains all the necessary fibres that provide roughage. It cleanses the stomach (and eradicates unnecessary organisms) providing host space for necessary probiotic bacteria! Nothing can get better than providing extra probiotics, how clever is that? These processes increase metabolism and helps get tummy into shape and loose the extra fats.

Here is a recipe for this smoothie:

Things you need-

  • 3 ½ cups unpeeled cucumber chopped
  • 1 cup plain non-fat yoghurt
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • A pinch of mint powder (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder
  • Juice of 1 lemon

Method:

Combine all the ingredients and blend until smooth. You could also add ice cubes in the blender for a chilled drink. Serve cold and consume fresh!

FAT-BURNING HOT CHOCOLATE SMOOTHIE

Pure cocoa powder contains phytochemicals that suppress appetite. The cayenne pepper in this hot chocolate not only adds a spicy peppery twist, but it also promotes weight loss. Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin, a phytochemical that is well known for its ability to increase the rate at which the body burns energy, making it an excellent weight-loss aid.

Here is a recipe for this smoothie:

Things you need-

  • 3 ½ tablespoons dark, unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups skimmed milk/almond milk
  • Brown sugar as per taste

Method-

Whisk milk and cocoa powder together in a small saucepan. Warm over medium heat, stirring constantly; until hot (Do not boil). Remove from heat and add cinnamon, cayenne pepper, and sweetener. Serve hot! (You could add pure dark chocolate bars in this and blend it together for a thick smoothie)

PEAR GINGER SMOOTHIE

Pears are rich in iodine which helps prevent an under-active thyroid, one of the most common causes of weight problems. The ginger in this drink acts as an appetite suppressant and helps level up your metabolism and calorie burning.

Here is a recipe for this smoothie:

Things you need-

  • 2 cup organic pears peeled and chopped
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 cup apple juice

Method-

Blend everything in a blender and serve chilled! You could add ice cubes in it while blending.

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