Refreshing Weight Loss Drinks – Make at Home

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refreshing weight loss drinks make at home

Weight loss can be achieved through some homemade natural drinks. These drinks help in detoxifying the body and cut some extra calories naturally. A person can effectively lose weight without spending too much money on weight loss pills, as these natural drinks can be easily prepared at home.

These drinks are safe and healthy to consume with no side effects.

Below are some refreshing homemade drinks that help in losing weight fast:

1. Green Tea

Green tea is one of the most common and effective drinks that can be helpful in losing weight. Rich with flavonoids and caffeine, green tea can be very effective in boosting insulin activity, metabolism, and oxidation of fat. The main ingredient of green tea that gives it a calorie-cutting property is epigallocatechin gallate. Various studies confirm the weight loss and calorie cutting benefits of green tea.

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Ingredients:

  • Green tea powder or leaves
  • A pot of water

How to prepare:

  • Boil the water in the pot, and then keep it aside for about 10 minutes.
  • Put the tea leaves in a cup and pour water on them.

Also, the calorie cutting effect of green tea varies from person to person, depending on their body type. Drinking a lot of green tea isn’t helpful in losing weight at a quicker pace. 2-2½ cups of green tea can be effective in cutting some calories and eventually losing some pounds.

green tea

2. Lime and Raspberry Juice

Lime is rich in antioxidants and vitamin C and has various health benefits including detoxification and weight loss. It can be effective in removing toxins from the body by boosting the functions of the liver. Moreover, it contains flavonoids that can be beneficial for the functioning of the digestive system.

Raspberry is also rich in vitamin B and C and contains organic chemicals known as ketones that help in limiting the appetite, thus reducing the amount of calories consumed and helping in weight loss.

Using both lime and raspberry together can have various health benefits such as anti-aging, detoxification, and weight loss.

Ingredients:

  • Lime juice (from one big lime)
  • Chopped raspberries
  • Water- ½ cup

How to prepare:

  • Put all the ingredients into a blender.
  • Blend them until they form a smooth mixture.
  • If the mixture is thick, add some more water and blend it again.

Drinking this juice after meals helps to lose weight fast. It also helps in maintaining good health of the digestive system.

lime and raspberry juice

3. Cinnamon and Raw Honey Mix

Both raw honey and cinnamon are rich in antioxidants. Honey contains natural unrefined sugar and various essential vitamins and minerals. When used along with cinnamon, it can be an effective weight loss solution.

Ingredients:

  • Honey- 1 tablespoon
  • Cinnamon- 2 tablespoons
  • Warm water- 1 cup

How to prepare:

  • In the cup of warm water, add some cinnamon and keep it aside till the water cools down.
  • Later, add honey to the mixture and stir the ingredients together until they are properly mixed.

Before adding honey, make sure that the water is not hot. If the water is hot, it can affect the nutritional value of the honey and reduce the efficiency of the mixture. When the mixture is ready, it can be used in various ways.

It should preferably be consumed on an empty stomach for effective results. A person can consume it early morning or before going to sleep. Moreover, using it before going for aerobic exercise can also help in reducing weight at a faster pace.

cinnamon and raw honey mix

4. Ginger and Lemon Water

Lemon is an effective ingredient to include in diet when on a weight loss schedule. It contains ascorbic acid that helps in the detoxification of body. Also, the components of lemon include pectin fiber that produces a sensation of fullness and helps in controlling appetite and limiting the calorie intake.

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Also, ginger is a natural diuretic and helps in cleansing the body by removing harmful toxins from the body. When ginger is used along with lemon, these ingredients can be very effective for losing weight.

Ingredients:

  • Ginger (grated)
  • Lemon (sliced)
  • Squeezed lemon juice
  • Fresh water- 1 liter

How to prepare:

  • Mix the grated ginger with water and the lemon juice in a container such as a bottle.
  • Shake well so the ingredients are mixed properly.
  • Take the sliced lemon and cut it into finer chunks, and add it to the mixture.
  • Shake the mixture again and put it aside for a few minutes.

Now, the final mixture is ready to use. Drink this ginger and lemon water after a workout or use it early morning with an empty stomach for more effective results.

When used early morning, it flushes out harmful toxins from the body and helps in refreshing the body. Also, using the drink after workout can help in controlling hunger after exercising. This can help in limiting the calorie intake after workout and helps the weight loss process.

ginger and lemon water

5. Cinnamon and Apple Cider Vinegar

The mixture of cinnamon and apple cider vinegar helps in the removal of toxin from body and is very effective in weight loss.

Also, apple cider vinegar can be helpful in balancing the blood glucose levels, as its blocks down digestion of starch. Thus, it can be effective for the treatment of type-2 diabetes These two components when consumed together can be extremely beneficial for a healthy weight loss.

Ingredients:

  • Cinnamon- 1 teaspoon
  • Apple cider vinegar- 2 teaspoons
  • Fresh lemon juice- 1 teaspoon
  • Apple (finely sliced)- 1
  • Honey- 2 teaspoons
  • Water- 1 jug

How to prepare:

Put all the ingredients into a jug of water, keeping the slices of apple aside. Shake well the jug for a few minutes so that the ingredients mix properly.
Add the sliced apples to the drink, before consuming/serving it.

This is a very effective drink for losing weight. Use it after a workout, so that it can refresh the body. Also, it is effective in boosting the metabolism of the body and making the workout more effective. It can be used along with a post-workout meal such as a protein bar or some salad.

cinnamon and apple cider vinegar

6. Cucumber and Grape Fruit Drink

Grapefruit contains an enzyme known as AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK), which helps in the absorption of sugar and improves the metabolism of the body, thus helping in losing calories. Moreover, it is rich in vitamin C which helps in boosting the immune system naturally.

On the other hand, cucumber is a natural diuretic and helps in detoxification of the liver. It helps in the removal of toxins from the body through urine. The combined properties of cucumber and grape fruit can help in losing weight and also removing harmful toxins.

Ingredients:

  • Cucumber (sliced)- ½
  • Grape fruit (medium)
  • Lemon (sliced)
  • Mint leaves
  • Water- 1 cup

How to prepare:

  • Chop all the ingredients and put them into a blender.
  • Add some water and blend thoroughly.
  • Put the drink in a refrigerator or a freezer, to chill.

The drink is now ready to drink. Use this drink several times a day to refresh the body and help the weight loss regime.

This drink can be used after weight training or an intense workout to refresh the body. It can also be used mid-workout to hydrate the body and keep on going with the training.

cucumber and grape fruit drink

7. Watermelon and Cranberry Juice

Low in calories, watermelon can be very effective in hydrating the body and helps in the natural cleansing of the body. It also helps in reducing inflammation. Also, it is rich with vitamin A and vitamin B that can help in reducing the damage caused by free radicals formed during the metabolic process.

Cranberry contains a large amount of lycopene, a type of carotenoid. Lycopene is a strong antioxidant and has various health benefits such as countering harmful free-radical particles and prevention from various harmful diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and cancers.

Ingredients:

  • Watermelon (seedless)- 7 cups (5 pounds)
  • Cranberry juice- 1 cup
  • Lime juice- ¼ cup

How to prepare:

  • Put the watermelon into a food processor and let it process until it gets smooth. Also, if a food processor is not available, place it in an electronic mixer. Remove the excess pulp with a sieve.
  • Put the watermelon juice in a pitcher or a jug and add cranberry and lime juice to it. Stir them well until they are mixed well.
  • Put it into a fridge to chill.

Garnish it with sliced pieces of lime or add ice to it to make it chilled. Use it several times a day, especially after workout sessions.

This drink can help in refreshing the body after a hard workout session, and helps in restoring the energy in body. Also, the drink is low in calories, thus it keeps up with the weight loss plan.

watermelon and cranberry juice

8. Cabbage, Carrot and Pear Juice

Cabbage is very effective for cleansing of the liver and helps in body detoxification, thus promoting weight loss. Also, pears contain pectin fiber that helps in lowering the cholesterol level in body and helps in weight loss.

When combined with carrot, cabbage and pear can be very effective for losing weight.

Ingredients:

  • Cabbage (chopped)- ½ cup
  • Pear (sliced)- ½ cup
  • Carrots (chopped)- ½ cup
  • Salt
  • Cumin powder
  • Black pepper

How to prepare:

  • Blend the cabbage, pear and carrot together into a smooth juice. If the mixture isthick, add some water to it and blend again.
  • Add a pinch of salt, cumin powder, and black pepper for taste.

Drink it at least two times every day, as it helps in losing weight and refreshing the body.

These were some refreshing drinks that can be consumed anytime of the day and can help you keeping up with your weight loss regime. Most importantly, they are all beneficial for improving overall health and helps in body detoxification.

cabbage carrot and pear juice

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