Spices are something which are used to add flavor to our food in day to day life. What if i tell you that spices can help you to lose weight? Yes it is true.
There is some good news though; recent studies have shown that spicy foods can improve appetite and speed up metabolism and thus have a fat burning ability. “How?” you might ask. Hot spices, especially chilies, may inhibit overeating because they contribute to satiety, the feeling of fullness after eating. Not to mention it may be more difficult to overindulge in a hot, spicy food due to the fact that you may become uncomfortable before you can overeat.
Spices for weight loss
Chili powder contains capsaicin, which is a powerful stimulant that raises the body temperature and fat burning ability by up to 25% and has been shown to reduce cholesterol levels and improve circulation.
Cinnamon helps reduce blood sugar and helps carbs process healthier.
Mustard seed boosts metabolism 20%-25% for several hours after consumption.
Ginger acts as diuretic, improves gastric mobility and hinders cholesterol absorption.
Black pepper boosts metabolism, helps in digestion, and aids nutrient absorption
Cayenne Pepper is rich in capsaicin, the compound that gives pepper its heat. As a known thermogenic, capsaicin stimulates the body to burn fat to create heat. It has been known to dissolve fat tissue and decrease the intake of calories. Cayenne Pepper also helps lower blood fat levels.