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Five ways to drink yourself skinny

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Could the secret of weight loss lie in a glass?
You exercise, eat right and never miss a yoga class. Yet that little roll around your middle simply refuses to budge. You’re probably missing a trick. It’s time to try the ultimate dieter’s secret, slimming drinks. Check out the five delicious, fat burning potions Nykaa has compiled to speed up fat burning so that you lose weight faster.
Detox Juices
Enough has been said the cleansing and reviving effect of juice fasts. Actually, short term detox juice fasts are a sure fire way of tackling stubborn pounds and super charging your metabolism provided they last for one to three days. Citrus fruit—oranges, sweet lime, grapefruit and lemon—and root vegetables like beet, ginger and carrots are great additions to a detox juice, not only because they flush out the system but give your liver some much needed respite. The liver is one of the most hard-working organs in the body and helps to purge the body of excess fat, cholesterol deposits, drug residue and toxic waste. Take care of your liver and chances are your body will function disease-free and your digestive system will chug along perfectly. Detox juices are antioxidant rich and protect the body from free radical damage. Besides, they’re one of the fastest ways of losing weight naturally.
Give it a try!
Blend together one half a raw apple, beetroot, orange and carrot. Add half-an-inch of ginger and the juice of one lemon. Drink up first thing in the morning, as a mid-morning snack or post a workout. What a delicious, pretty way to lose weight and get healthy. The drink will be a bright magenta thanks to the beetroot.
Vegetable Juices
Meanwhile vegetable juices, especially when you consume all the fiber in the veggies as well, can boost your weight loss efforts. Studies show that cruciferous vegetables—cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli—are especially helpful. You could juice them alone or combined with other fruits and vegetables. Cruciferous veggies keep you full for longer thanks to their high fiber content. They’re also rich in phytonutrients that help reduce overall body fat, control inflammation, lower blood sugar levels, balance hormone levels and boost your metabolism. Whew, talk about bursting with benefits…
Give it a try!
Wash and add a small handful of cabbage, broccoli or cauliflower in the blender. Add half cup each of fresh mint or coriander, celery, cucumber, lemon juice and an apple for a healthy dose of low-calorie antioxidants. Alternately you can blend together some broccoli, one tomato, half-a-cup of fresh mint and juice of one lemon. Add salt to taste and glug away. 
Green Tea
For decades experts have espoused the skinny, thermo-genic benefits of green tea. What this means is that green tea can rev up the metabolism so that you burn fat faster. The result: weight loss! Green tea also creates a feeling of fullness, making it a very effective appetite suppressant so that you don’t crave high calorie foods. It contains a powerful antioxidant EGCG that reduces the amount of lipids (fat) that are absorbed when you eat, causing weight loss. In fact some experts insist that even if you don’t work out regularly, consuming three to four cups of antioxidant-rich green tea daily will boost your metabolism and energy levels, burning fat faster.
Give it a try!
There’s no dearth of green tea brands in the market today. Some find the taste of regular green tea strong, but there are plenty of herbal infusions you could also try. Nykaa recommends Gaia Green Tea Assorted, Organic India Tulsi Ginger, Organic India Tulsi Green Tea Tin and Organic India Tulsi Sweet Rose.
Fruit Juice
No we’re not talking about the mandatory glass of fiber-less orange or mausambi juice most of you drink at breakfast. That’s just a trap, a glass of low nutrient, sugary sweetness. Instead we’re referring to the whole fruit blended into a glass of fiber-rich, fat burning nutrition. In fact, fruit juices are delicious, read in a flash and choc-a-bloc with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Take your pick from naturally pulpy fruit like pineapples, pears, apples, carrots, watermelon, peaches, strawberries and grapes. Not only will you get a power load of Vitamin C but whole fruit juices will rev up your energy levels and metabolism so you burn fat faster.
Give it a try!
There’s a whole array of fruit juice combinations to try. Juice together two apples, one pear and 1 tablespoon of fresh ginger. Or replace a meal by blending together 250 gram pineapple, four strawberries and a small bunch of grapes. Delicious! Another quick weight loss drink: Blend two carrots, one cucumber and two slices of watermelon.
Black Coffee
Many studies have shown that two to three cups of java daily can spur your weight loss efforts.Coffee is a rich source of caffeine that suppresses the appetite. Plus it stimulates thermogenesis which means it boosts your metabolism. It also contains antioxidants that fight free radical damage and lower your risk of diabetes, Alzheimer’s and heart disease.
Give it a try!
That doesn’t mean you reach for a hazelnut or mocha cappuccino the next time you’re out shopping. Sugar and milk add calories to coffee. For best results have it Americano style with just a dash of skimmed milk.
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