I am looking for a natural way to lose the extra pounds as exercise alone is not doing it for me. I am about 10-15 lbs over my ideal weight.I am vegetarian.Please help

(Last Updated: Sep 30, 2007)

With healthy diet, regular exercise and proper care one can control weight gain. Following are some of the most effective home remedies for weight loss:

  • Apple Cider Vinegar is said to be a powerful detoxifying agent. It also helps in body purification and breaking down fats, phlegm and mucous deposits within your body.
  • Swim is a very good exercise for weight loss. It helps in fast burning of all the fats present within your body.
  • Involve yourself in physical exercises in an open space such as a garden. Exercise will burn out extra fat and fresh air will improve your overall health.
  • Jogging and cycling are also effective for reducing weight.
  • Avoid consuming junk foods, processed foods and any kind of high calorie diet.
  • Take a well balanced and nutritious diet.
  • Eat more of fresh fruits and green leafy vegetables.
  • Avoid consuming excess of salt as salt tends to increase body weight.
  • Milk or dairy products such as cheese and butter should be avoided. These are very high in fat content.
  • Avoid eating too much of high fat non-vegetarian foods.
  • Mint is an excellent source for weight loss. You can consume mint in the form of tea or spicy condiment.
  • Spices such as dry ginger, black pepper and cinnamon are also beneficial for losing weight.

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