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Last Updated: Mar 03, 2021
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Home Remedies For Obesity: Procedure, Recovery, Risk & Complication

Home Remedies Side Effects Post-remedy guidelines Recovery Results Training

What are the best home remedies for obesity?

Obesity is the number one reason for many illnesses that hamper your health. In simple terms, it is an excessive accumulation of fat in the body which is not good for your lifestyle and health. They also make you susceptible to several other health problems. There are many effective ways to curb obesity and some of them can include home remedies like the one listed below.

  1. Lemon Juice:

    Lemon juice can be described as the best home remedy for fighting obesity. It improves digestion and also aids in the detoxification of the body. It is one of the finest fat-burning mechanisms if used regularly.

    To use this, mix 2 teaspoons of fresh lemon juice, a teaspoon of honey, and one-half teaspoon of black pepper powder in one glass of water. Mix well and drink it on an empty stomach. You can use this regularly until you see visible results.

  2. Green Tea:

    Green tea is another remedy that is gaining in popularity to promote weight loss. It slows down your weight gain and burns fat to a vast extent thus curbing obesity. You can try out natural green teas available in the market mixing it with honey. You can even add a dash of ginger to it for the best results. You can safely have green tea three or four times a day.

  3. Cayenne Pepper:

    Cayenne pepper helps in controlling obesity and also aids in weight loss. It contains a special property that rouses your body to burn more fat. It also improves digestion drastically. You can use this by mixing cayenne pepper with a glass of water. Mix a dash of lemon juice to it. Stir well and drink it regularly for a month. You can see visible changes soon.

  4. Drink water:

    As per the researcher, drinking water can help you to burn more calories. When you take water before meals it also decreases your calorie intake. Water is most effective when compared to other beverages for weight loss.

  5. Aloe vera:

    As per the researcher aloe vera promotes the burning of calories. It also helps in the breakdown of fat. You can take aloe vera in the form of juice.

  6. Ginger:

    Ginger contains a compound called gingerol which helps in the breakdown of fat into energy.

  7. Basil leaves:

    Basil leaves contain a certain compound that reduces the blood cholesterol level and results in weight loss.

  8. Fibre-rich diet:

    Adding fibre rich food to your diet gives you the feeling of fullness especially when it's water-soluble fibre. It also helps reduce the feeling of an empty stomach frequently.

  9. Proper sleep:

    As per the studies conducted by researchers it has been observed that people who don't get enough sleep are more likely to gain weight. Proper sleep leads to the regulation of hormones necessary for metabolism.

  10. Green vegetable:

    Green vegetables contain large amounts of nutrients, fibre, and water that prevent weight gain.

Summary: Obesity can be reduced by taking green vegetables, basil leaves, aloe vera juice, fiber-rich diet, ginger, green tea, lemon juice, green tea. Take proper sleep and stay hydrated.

Are there any side effects of remedies for obesity?

Safe and completely herbal, these remedies show no side effects. Just make sure that you buy from trusted stores and reputed brands.

  • Try brewing green tea leaves rather than tea bags, as they are more effective in fighting extra fat.
  • Do not use cayenne pepper in high quantities as it might be too hot for you. Commonly, lemon juice is good for health.
  • However, if you see no significant change in your body even after a month, give it a rest as your acidity levels will go up otherwise.
  • If you are unsure about any of these remedies, consult your doctor for advice. This is especially important if you suffer from high blood pressure or gastric problems.
Summary: Despite being effective, certain home remedies have some side effects which vary from person to person, so choose your home remedy only if you are not allergic or sensitive to the particular substance. Do not use any home remedies in excess as it may be harmful to health.

What are the post-remedy guidelines?

  • To get in shape, you must avoid eating fatty and oily foods apart from following these home remedies.
  • Have lots of water to keep yourself hydrated throughout the day. It will flush out toxins efficiently too.
  • Don't go for over the counter products for losing weight, as these are either ineffective or harmful.
  • Exercise regularly and stick to the diet laid down by the dietician.
  • Eat 5 to 6 small meals instead of 3 large meals, as this will improve your metabolism and digestion.
  • Remember it is not only the exercise that makes you lose fat but also a strict diet regime.
Summary: Follow the guidelines. Avoid eating oily foods, junk foods. Stay hydrated. Exercise regularly. Follow a proper diet. Eat small frequent meals.

How long does it take to recover or to get rid of obesity?

The more obese you are, the more time it will take you to get in shape and to reach a healthy weight. You will have to maintain healthy eating habits throughout your life and exercise at least 4 or 5 days a week, even if it is for half an hour. Avoid junk food as much as you can and consume more fresh fruits and vegetables. Cut back on alcohol as well. Try to drink 6 to 8 glasses of water every day and think positive.

Summary: The time of recovery from obesity depends on how much obese you are. If you are more obese it will take more time to get you into shape.

Are the results of the home remedies for obesity are permanent?

Since obesity very much depends on your lifestyle and eating habits, the results cannot be permanent. If you go back to oily food after following a healthy diet for a while, you will gain back the weight you lost previously. Instead, develop a love for fresh fruits and veggies, lean meat and wholewheat rice and pieces of bread. Try avoiding OTC medications for reducing weight as they cause more damage than good in the long run.

There are many reasons due to which weight gain can occur. Hence have yourself evaluated by a dietician and your doctor to seek out the best diet plan to stay fit. Also, exercise regularly to shed those extra kilos and to stay active.

Summary: No, the results are not permanent if a healthy lifestyle is not maintained. You can again gain weight if you don't eat a healthy diet. Follow the diet plan given by your dietician or doctor.

Is there any training or experts required to perform these natural remedies for obesity?

These home remedies are safe and no training is required to follow them. However, you must know the exact cause of your obesity and try to rectify it accordingly. Often, having healthy home-cooked food and exercising regularly can help. Sometimes, obesity may not be just about eating unhealthy foods. Visit your physician if you do not find any difference in your weight after following these treatments.

Summary: No, there is no need for training or expert assistance since these home remedies are easy to perform. But if after following the remedies you are not seeing any improvement then it's recommended to visit your doctor.

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