Honey and Lime For Weight Loss: Modern eating habit and lifestyle is responsible for most (obesity can be genetic and diet plays, but a less significant role in such cases of obesity) obesity cases. Obesity is linked to a high risk of diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, liver disease, cardiovascular disorders, and many other health problems.
It is therefore prudent to start healthy eating habits and a healthy lifestyle (such as regular physical exercise). A Honey and lemon diet can be of help for you in starting a healthy eating/drinking habit and healthy lifestyle.
How to make honey and lemon drinks?
It is very easy to make honey and lemon drink. Take a teaspoonful of fresh or raw honey and two teaspoonfuls of fresh lemon juice and mix it well in a glass of hot water. Stir it well and your honey and lemon drink are ready. Drink this daily in the morning on empty stomach.
Honey and lemon drink can be excellent for detox. We get exposed to various harmful chemicals or toxins (fungicides, pesticides, heavy metals, tobacco smoke, solvents, dyes, and preservatives) in our daily life activities, such as during drinking, eating, and in the environment. These toxins are also to a great extent responsible for obesity and removing them (by honey and lemon drink) is good for health.
Honey contains a number of enzymes in it which are essential for digestion and metabolism as well as assimilation of foods (carbohydrates, fats, and proteins). If no honey and lemon drink is taken, our body has to produce the metabolic enzymes on its own. Improved metabolism and assimilation are essential for effective weight loss. Hence, honey and lemon drink is good for extra fat-burning.
Although honey is rich in carbohydrates, the glycemic index of honey is low. Hence, it can be safely taken by diabetics too, because the peak of absorption of carbohydrates from honey is slow and there may not be any peak.
The honey used for honey and lemon drink should be raw and unprocessed for the best benefits for weight loss. The qualities of raw honey include better digestion, better metabolism, and better dissolution of fat.
Hot water should be used for making honey and lemon drink. Hot water keeps the body hydrated. Dehydration sends the signal for thirst, which you may mistake as hunger and you end up eating more and leading to weight gain. Because we generally eat for satisfying hunger as well as thirst. Keep yourself hydrated and keep the wrong signal away and keep the body weight under control.