Get Rid of the Tummy Flab with 10 Best Home Remedies

get rid of the tummy flab with 10 best home remedies

Things were pretty good until you were lying straight on the bed, your tummy was flat, and you felt fit. But then you turned, and suddenly a big flab tummy fell on your side. This is when you realized that you are actually getting fat, and you really need to get off your bed and start running. You get running trousers, wear new running shoes, and when you finally go out to run, just after the very first day you decide that this life isn’t for you and you can actually live with that tummy flab.

But, what if we tell you that you don’t have to run a lot to get rid of that tummy flab? You might think that this is just a con, but this really isn’t. We’re here to help you to get a flat tummy and help in weight loss, so that you can actually feel fit. Let us discuss some home remedies that can help you get rid of that annoying tummy flab:

1. Ginger Tea

Ginger is very effective for naturally treating digestive problems such as an upset stomach and nausea. Moreover, one of the best things about ginger is that it is thermogenic in nature, which means it can increase the temperature of the body and helps in burning belly fat. Not just this, it can also control the production of stress hormone, i.e., cortisol that can trigger excessive weight gain. Overall, ginger is very effective if you want to cut down that annoying tummy flab.


  • Ginger (grated)- 1 tablespoon
  • Lemon- ½
  • Raw honey/Maple syrup- 1 tablespoon
  • Water- 2 cups

How to use:

  • Take a saucepan and add water to it and then put it on boil.
  • Add ginger to it, and let it boil for a few minutes.
  • Now, turn off the flame and let it cool down.
  • Strain water and add lemon (juiced) and the sweetener of your choice, i.e., raw honey or maple syrup to it.
  • Mix well and your ginger tea is ready to drink.

Drink this ginger tea at night, before going to sleep to help in weight loss and reduce tummy flab.


ginger tea

2. Green Tea

One of the most widely used ingredients for weight loss, green tea is actually beneficial and can help you in getting rid of that annoying tummy flab. It is packed with antioxidants and a large number of essential nutrients that are effective in weight loss. It helps in boosting metabolism which can be beneficial in burning fat. Not just this, green tea is also helpful in lowering the risk of cancer.


  • Fresh green tea leaves or a teabag
  • Mint leaves (optional)
  • Honey (optional)

How to use:

  • Take a cup of water and put it to boil.
  • Now add some green tea leaves to it while boiling or steep it with a green tea teabag.
  • After a few minutes, turn off the flame and let the mixture cool down.
  • Now, if you used green tea leaves, strain the water. (This isn’t necessary if you used a tea bag).

Your tea is ready to drink. However, some people might not like to drink tea because the taste of plain green tea isn’t that great. However, you can add some mint leaves while boiling the tea or add some honey to sweeten the mixture after it cools down. This will not only improve the flavor but can also be beneficial for weight loss.

green tea

3. Hot Peppers

Let us add some spices to your weight loss, and as we are talking about spices, how can we forget about hot peppers? Well, to be precise all spicy foods can help you lose weight. Hot peppers consist of a substance called capsaicin which is thermogenic in nature, i.e., it can raise the temperature of the body, thus boosting the metabolism and helping in weight loss.

There are various hot peppers available in stores, such as cayenne pepper, black pepper, etc. You can directly use them by sprinkling over your fries or some other foods or can also make them into a tea.


  • Black pepper (ground)- ½-1 teaspoon
  • Tea bag of your choice (ginger, green, lemon, honey, etc.)

How to use:

  • Take a cup of water and put it to boil.
  • Steep with your choice of tea bag for a few minutes and then add black pepper to it.

Drink this tea before breakfast to start your day at a healthy note.


4. Fish Oil

Fish oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids such as docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) that are essential for weight loss. It can help in managing cholesterol levels of body, thus helping in weight loss. Moreover, it is also effective in breaking down fat inside the body. Not just this, fish oil also promotes bone health and helps in boosting the energy levels of body.

How to use:

  • The recommended dosage of fish oil is 6 grams per day.

There are various fish oil supplements available in the market that can be used to fulfill the body’s requirement of omega-3 fatty acids.

However, you can also directly eat fishes like salmon, tuna, or mackerel at least twice a week to provide efficient amount of omega-3 fatty acids to body that can help in reducing the tummy flab.

fish oil


5. Lemon Water

Lemon water is excellent for reducing tummy flab. This is because it can help in the detoxification of liver. This can be beneficial for boosting metabolism, thus helping in burning fat faster, and not allowing fat deposits in body. Consuming lemon water can actually be beneficial for burning the tummy flab.


  • Lemon- ½
  • Water- 2 cups
  • Spice of your choice (optional)

How to use:

  • Squeeze the juice from the lemon and mix it with 2 cups of water.
  • You can drink or add some spice to it to make it even more amazing.

All you need is to drink lemon water every morning before eating or drinking anything else and the results will soon be visible. Also, if you want to add some spice, it is advised to use hot peppers as they have their own weight loss benefits and can also spice up your lime water.

lemon water

6. Garlic

Garlic is one of the best foods when it comes to burn body fat. It helps in controlling the levels of triglycerides in body and also controls the conversion of pre-fat cells to actual fat cells, thus preventing excessive weight gain and fat deposition at the tummy. Besides this, garlic is highly beneficial for prevention from cardiovascular diseases and also controls the blood pressure of body. It also helps in boosting the immune system.

Also, raw garlic in diet can be highly beneficial for weight loss. It can be used along with honey and can help you in getting rid of that annoying tummy flab.


  • Garlic heads- 3 to 4
  • Raw honey- 1 cup
  • Mason jar

How to use:

  • Take out the cloves from the garlic heads and remove their outer layer. Remember that
  • you only have to remove the outer layer and not peel them.
  • Put the cloves in the mason jar.
  • Now pour honey over the cloves and make sure there are no bubbles. You can also use spoon to pour honey to avoid bubble formation.
  • Let the honey infuse with garlic cloves for a few days. You can either put the jar in the refrigerator or let it infuse at room temperature.

Once the honey infused garlic is ready, you can consume one spoon of it every morning on an empty stomach.


7. Cranberry Juice

Cranberry juice is rich in organic acids that can emulsify the fat deposits in body, thus helping in weight loss. If you actually want to reduce that tummy flab, you must include cranberry juice to your diet plan.

Also, it isn’t just about weight loss, it is rich in antioxidants and can also help in prevention from a lot of serious health conditions such as Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs), kidney stones, respiratory disorders, heart problems and even cancer. Thus, it contributes to the overall health of body.


  • Cranberries- 1 cup
  • Water- 1 cup

How to use:

  • Wash the cranberries and drain them.
  • Take a large pan and add water and washed cranberries to it.
  • Put the pan to boil, cook at a low flame until the cranberries burst.
  • Now, strain the cranberry juice using a cheesecloth.
  • Put the juice to boil again, until it nearly starts boiling.
  • Pour the juice in a jar and let it cool down.

The cranberry juice is ready. But, it is advised not to consume the pure cranberry juice directly as it can be very hard and strong. Thus, it is advised to dilute the pure cranberry juice in water before consuming it. Commonly, ½ cup of pure cranberry juice mixed with two cups of water is ideal for drinking.

cranberry juice

8. Clean Diet

The foods mentioned above are beneficial for weight loss in reducing the tummy flab. However, relying solely on these foods isn’t a smart idea. It is necessary to eat right and maintain a clean diet that can help in losing weight.

You have to focus on lot of aspects if you want to go for a clean diet. This includes cutting down processed sugars, as they contain empty calories that only contribute to weight gain. Also, you need to eat foods that contain healthy fats instead of junks that contain excess amount of processed fats.

Also, one of the major aspects of following a diet is snacking, and this is the aspect where most of the people give up on their diet. Generally, we feel hungry during the middle of the day and when we don’t get anything, we snack on junk. But, it is advised to go for healthy meal preps and carry healthy food items such as bananas, apples, carrot sticks or hummus, to your workplace or to colleges/universities to avoid eating junk snacks.

clean diet

9. Water

What we know is that not drinking enough water can cause dehydration. But, what we don’t know is that it doesn’t only causes dehydration but can also cause excessive weight gain in people. If you don’t drink enough water, your body starts holding water inside. This causes bloating and excessive body weight because of water retained inside body.

Thus, it is advised to drink at least two liters of water every day. This can help in keeping the body hydrated and promotes body detoxification.


10. Exercise

Exercise is necessary if you want to remove that extra layer of fat from your tummy. The above-mentioned ways will surely help you in removing this fat, but exercise is the best way to do so.

We are not asking you to start by running miles, instead start at a slow pace. Go for a morning walk or start going to gym. Do yoga early in the earning as it can be very effective in losing tummy flab. Also, start with beginners training and slowly move towards muscle building. Nothing burns more body fat than exercise. So, get off your bed, and workout to get a fit body and a flat tummy.