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Home Remedies For Weight Loss: Procedure, Recovery, Risk & Complication

What is the remedy about? Are there any side effects? What are the post-remedy guidelines? How long does it take to recover? Are the results of the remedy permanent? Is there any training or experts required?

What is the remedy about?

Obesity is a condition where you tend to accumulate fat in various parts of the body. Obesity or weight gain results from a number of factors like lifestyle factors, genes and hormonal problems. The remedies described below will help you keep your weight at optimal levels.

Lemon juice combined with honey is a great home remedy for weight loss. In addition, lemon contains Vitamin C which is good for your skin.

Raw apple cider vinegar (with mother) can boost one’s metabolism and help in breaking down fat. Drinking a tablespoon of vinegar before each meal is a good way to control one's appetite.

Eating fresh curry leaves in the morning is a well-known ayurvedic remedy for obesity. It has a compound called mahanimbine which has fat burning capabilities.

Drinking 2-3 cups of green tea on a regular basis also helps with weight loss. It is full of antioxidants that are good for skin and hair.

In addition to this, exercising regularly is a good way to burn calories. You can include walking, jogging or even strength training in your daily routine to lose weight.

Are there any side effects?

There can be side effects, if, in a bid to lose weight quickly, one starts to overdo things. Exercising too hard can lead to exertion and even injury. Consuming too much lemon juice can cause your teeth abrasion. Similarly drinking too much apple cider vinegar can also lead to complications. It is thus advised not to overdo the home remedies.

What are the post-remedy guidelines?

Once you start to follow the remedies for weight loss, you need to follow certain guidelines. This is to ensure that you don’t gain the lost weight back. They are –

  • Avoid consuming unhealthy food.
  • Don’t stop working out.
  • Limit your portion sizes.
  • Avoid foods that are high in sugar.
  • Avoid foods that are deep fried.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Lead an active lifestyle.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol.

How long does it take to recover?

The time it takes to lose the unwanted fat/weight depends on the initial weight. It also depends on how strictly one adheres to the remedies. Generally, it may take around 20-30 days to see a noticeable difference.

Are the results of the remedy permanent?

No, the results are not permanent. If you go stop following the remedies then you may gain back the lost weight.

Is there any training or experts required?

When it comes to exercise, correct posture is important so as not to injure yourself. Thus consulting a physical trainer can be beneficial.

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