Winter Tea Ideas

Tea is a great drink in the cold winter. Tea, not fattening, and it can even help you burn off calories. Here are some ideas for preparing delicious and healthy hot drink in winter.

Ginger

In 200 milliliters of  boiling water add  half tablespoon of ginger and cook for another 5 minutes. Leave to stand for 15 minutes and then add a few drops of lemon and a half tablespoon of honey. This drink also helps burn calories and increases the immune system and can be drunk every morning on an empty stomach.

Chamomile

Chamomile is known for its calming effect. In prepared chamomile tea, once cooled add half a tablespoon of honey. Chamomile and honey relaxing and it would be good to drink in the evening before bedtime.

Apple and cinnamon

Grate an apple and add it in a liter of water. Boil the mixture for 15-20 minutes. Then add a spoonful of cinnamon and leave to stand for 10-15 minutes. This tea improves digestion.

Cranberry and pomegranate

Cranberry and pomegranate are rich in vitamin C, which is the best for increasing immunity especially in the cold winter days. Also cranberry and pomegranate help in urinary infections. If you prefer sour, this is a great tea to wake you up, reenergize you, especially if you add a few drops of lemon.

Parsley and nettle

Parsley and nettle are the best allies in case of anemia. In half liter of boiled water favored half tablespoon parsley and half a tablespoon of nettle. Allow to stand for 10 minutes. For better taste add lemon. Will not only improve blood but help burn calories.

What to Do in Case if You Have Constipation

Constipation is one of the most common intestinal disorders.  Persons who suffer from constipation often complain of irregular and difficult bowel movements, the occurrence of abdominal pain and a feeling of bloating in the stomach. When you say irregular bowel movements, many are wondering what exactly it means. The fact is that among the various people between discharges is different. Some people need to discharge 3 times a week and some 2-3 times daily. It is estimated that 95% of people out of 3 to 21 bowel movements per week and this is considered normal. From the medical point of view, constipation is defined as less than 3 bowel movements per week. A woman more often suffer from constipation than men, and also frequently appears in older people.

The most common causes of constipation are: insufficient fluid intake or dehydration; lack of physical activity; changes in lifestyle (diet, travel, pregnancy, etc.). stress; ignoring the need for a bowel movement or postponement of the discharge; certain medications …

What to do in case if you have constipation

  1. Consume foods rich in fiber. The best sources of fiber include: fruits (apples, black plums, pears, apricots, oranges, and grapes), vegetables (tomatoes, broccoli, spinach, cauliflower, carrots, beetroot, and cucumber), legumes and cereals.
  2. Exercise regularly. Walk several times a day for 10-15 minutes and will improve the performance of the digestive system. It is thought that certain yoga postures to ease the symptoms of constipation.
  3. Olive oil. Many argue that olive oil helps in constipation. Consume 2-3 tablespoons of oil per day.
  4. Drink enough fluids. How much fluid should drink a person depends on many factors such as gender, age, health, physical activity and other environmental factors, but is generally accepted that you should consume 2-3 liters of water every day.
  5. Ginger powder – ginger plant that is in the eastern traditional cuisine and medicine is recognized and appreciated as tasty spice but above all as a remedy for headaches, colds, sore stomach and all those diseases caused by poor metabolism. Ginger powder stimulates the production of stomach juices, relaxes the digestive muscles acting on their tone, absorbs and neutralizes toxins in the stomach which helps with cramps, bloating and indigestion.
  6. Avoid strict diets. Many girls are starving themselves to lose weight and it can cause a disorder of the digestive system. Avoid diets that do not include foods rich in fiber.
  7. Flax seed is also known as a good laxative. It contains omega-3 unsaturated essential fatty acids, and fiber present help in regulating capital and digestion. 2 tablespoons of minced linseed you can add a meal of cereal or mix it with yogurt.

 

Top Weight Loss Teas

Winter is the ideal period for drinking tea. These teas are not only to warm up in the cold winter days but may also help us in reducing weight.

Nettle is extremely suitable for cleaning the body. Nettle leaves can be eaten fresh as a salad, seasoned with lemon juice and olive oil. It can be consumed as fresh juice or tea. Nettle purifies blood and helps release toxins from the body. It is scientifically proven that nettle lowers blood sugar. Nettle improves the digestive system. Often used as a natural remedy for constipation. Nettle strengthens the natural immunity of the organism, so often used in reumatic diseases and gout, as well as colds and reduced immunity.

White tea has the highest levels of antioxidants of all types of tea. Antioxidants may boost metabolism and burn fat. It has the highest level of theanine, an amino acid that acts relaxing and soothing. It has been established that white tea has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and other properties that can reduce the development of rheumatoid arthritis, some cancers, heart disease, and the development of wrinkles.

Parsley tea helps weight loss by dumping toxins from the kidneys, bladder, liver and stomach and thus prevents the creation of cellulite and increase fat and lose weight.

It can freely say that green tea is one of those products that should not skip. Not only is miraculous source of health, but also a perfect ally in the fight against weight. It speeds up the metabolism and stimulates the burning of fat in the body. It happens due to the substance caffeine and EGCG (Epigallocatechin Gallate), entering the composition of green tea.

Ginger improves digestion and accelerates fat burning, increases metabolism by 20% and helps to discharge toxins from the body. All this makes it indispensable helper in diets.

Hibiscus is one of the most beautiful flowers in tropical countries. There is the recognized red and sour flavor, and beneficial properties that are appreciated for centuries. One of those properties is the regulation of body weight. Hibiscus is a valuable source of vitamin C and flavonoids that help detoxify the body. Hibiscus is also a diuretic, so it reduces the feeling of bloating.

But drinking tea will not bring tangible results overnight. Include them in your diet, but be careful of the number of calories.