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Looking to jumpstart your weight loss this New Year? Try this simple drink to help flush fat and boost your metabolism. I recently saw a similar drink recipe to this on Dr. Oz (oh how I love Dr. Oz!), but I tweaked it a little to suit my own taste preferences. Each ingredient in this drink has metabolism-boosting agents that will not only help trim your waistline, but boost your energy and mood! Try to drink three to four glasses a day for optimum benefits.
Each ingredient in this drink helps boost your metabolism for a supercharged fat burning punch:
Green Tea: Green tea has thermogenic properties to help fat metabolism.
Lemons: Lemons work to slow down the rate of digestion, helping keep you full longer and keep your blood sugar levels balanced.
Ginger: According to Livestrong.com, ginger can speed up metabolism by almost 20 percent!
Grapefruit: Full of vitamin C, grapefruits will help reduce insulin levels, which will help prevent overeating and aid in fat burning.
Mint: Mint helps to promote digestion, which can help ward off extra pounds.
- Water and Ice
- 2-3 green tea bags (depending on how strong you like it)
- Sliced grapefruit (about ½ of a grapefruit)
- 1 sliced lemon
- 2-3 pinches of fresh grated ginger
- Fresh mint leaves (about ½ cup)
Step 1. Fill a pitcher with water and ice and let green tea bags steep in water for 20-30 minutes.
Step 2. Take out tea bags and add sliced grapefruit, lemons, grated ginger and fresh mint leaves
Step 3. Refrigerate and drink 3-4 glasses a day for optimum benefits.