If not anything else, adhering to a strict fitness routine has been on almost everybody’s mind during the 21 day-nationwide lockdown, imposed to contain the novel coronavirus pandemic. And 21 days is what it takes to form a habit. So, why not do what you have forever complained of not doing for the lack of time? Do intense workouts. Follow a strict diet. As for us, we are here to help. How, do you ask? Read on for that answer.
Regular exercise and proper food will not only help you to build immunity but will also keep your weight in check. To aid the process, all you need to add to your daily routine is a morning drink that will improve your health overall just like a miracle. Result? Good skin. Great hair. And of course, weight loss.
In this Quarantine Curation, we listed ten morning drinks that are absolutely easy to prepare and darn good for your health. Advance mein warning. Not all of these drinks are as tasty but you know the saying right? That kuch paane ke liye, kuch khona padhta hai.
APPLE CIDER VINEGAR
Add one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar to a lukewarm glass of water and drink it first thing in the morning. Ensure that you do not consume anything in the next 30 minutes of drinking this miracle potion that aids in weight loss, helps to reduce cholesterol and lowers blood sugar levels.
Amla juice. (Photo: Getty Images)
Concentrated amla juice is available in almost every drugstore. Add two tablespoons of the juice to a glass of water and drink it on an empty stomach. Do not eat or drink anything till the next thirty minutes. Amla juice is a perfect drink to boost immunity and also helps in weight loss apart from improving skin and hair.
HONEY LEMON WATER
Honey lemon water. (Photo: Getty Images)
An age-old remedy, honey lemon water is a preferred drink for weight loss. Add a teaspoon of lemon juice and honey each to a glass of lukewarm water and drink it first thing in the morning.
AMLA ALOE VERA JUICE
The concentrated form of amla and aloe vera juice is also available in drugstores as well as online. Mix 30ml of juice in a glass of water and drink it on an empty stomach in the morning. This mixture contains essential vitamins and improves metabolism and digestion, thereby aiding weight loss. It acts as a natural detox and promotes clear skin.
Ginger water boosts immunity.
Add half a teaspoon of ginger zest to a pot of boiling water. After a few minutes, pour the mixture into a glass and allow it to cool for a while. Drink it once it is lukewarm. Ginger water boosts immunity and hydrates the body apart from helping in weight loss and balancing blood sugar levels.
GREEN TEA AND MINT TEA
Boil a cup of water with a few mint leaves. After five minutes, add green tea to the pot. Boil it for five minutes and then, strain it into a cup and drink it in the morning. This is an effective drink for weight loss.
LEMON HONEY AND CINNAMON WATER
Mix half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder with some lemon juice and honey. Put the mixture in a glass and add warm water to it. Drink it on an empty stomach. This concoction kills your hunger pangs, thereby aiding in weight loss.
Add the juice of half a lemon to a glass of lukewarm water. Mix Chia seeds in this drink and consume it in the morning. It will not only detoxify your body but will also help you in losing weight.
Green tea. (Photo: Pexels)
If you want to cut a long story short, ditch your regular cup of coffee or chai, and begin your day with green tea. It contains antioxidants and is also great for your skin. Weight loss? Yes, it helps.
Jeera water helps in burning fat. (Photo: Getty Images)
This is a sureshot method to lose weight because Jeera water burns fat like nobody’s business. Soak a tablespoon of cumin seeds in water overnight. Strain the water and consume it in the morning. That’s it.
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