It is not easy to lose weight, as it requires regular exercising and a healthy diet. Nowadays, obesity and rapid weight gain are one of the most common health problems, as obesity increases the risk of developing serious health problems, including heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Therefore, in order to lose weight, you have to boost your metabolic processes.

Not only losing weight is closely related to an improved physical appearance, but it is also associated with an improved overall health. For this reason, we are going to present you a few home-made drinks, which help boost digestive and metabolic processes and burn fat easily.

9 METABOLISM-BOOSTING DRINKS FOR LOSING WEIGHT

1. Strawberry smoothie recipe

– You will need the following ingredients:

• 1 cup of yogurt
• ½ a liter of milk
• 1 cup of fresh strawberries
• ¼ a cup of flaxseed
• ½ a cup of oatmeal

– How to prepare it and use it:

• In a blender, add all the ingredients and mix them well.
• Drink this strawberry smoothie before having a meal.
• The results will be obvious in several weeks.

2. Mint tea recipe

– You will need these ingredients:

• A few slices of lemon
• 7 cups of green tea
• A handful of mint leaves

– How to prepare it and use it:

• In a jar, mix the mint leaves with the green tea and then add the lemon slices.
• Leave it to stay during the night.
• Drink the tea in the morning on an empty stomach.
• The results will be obvious in several weeks.

3. Spicy tea recipe

– You will need the following ingredients:

• Half a lemon
• 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
• A glass of lukewarm water
• A tablespoon of raw honey
• A teaspoon of cayenne pepper

– How to prepare it and use it:

• Mix all the ingredients until you get a homogenous mixture.
• Drink this tea in the morning, before having a meal.

4. Chocolate smoothie recipe

– You will need these ingredients:

• Raw honey
• ¼ a cup of amaranth
• ½ a cup of oatmeal
• ½ a liter of milk
• Chocolate powder

– How to prepare it and use it:

• In a blender, add all the ingredients and mix them well.
• Consume this smoothie in the morning before having a meal.

5. Fruit smoothie recipe

– You will need these ingredients:

• 2 slices of pineapple
• Grapefruit juice (from 2 grapefruits)
• A cup of raspberries
• Half a glass of water

– How to prepare it and use it:

• In a blender, add all the ingredients and mix them well.
• Store the smoothie in a jar and refrigerate it for a few hours.
• Consume it on an empty stomach every morning.

6. Banana and orange juice recipe

– You will need these ingredients:

• 2 tablespoons of linseeds
• 2 tablespoons of whey
• 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
• 1 tablespoon of ginger
• Half a cup of yogurt (low-fat)
• 1 banana
• 1 orange

– How to prepare it and use it:

• In a blender, add all the ingredients and mix them, until you get a homogenous mixture.
• Drink the juice on an empty stomach every morning.

7. Apple smoothie recipe

– You will need the following ingredients:

• A teaspoon of raw honey
• 1 cup of water
• Lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
• Grapefruit juice (from 1 grapefruit)
• A green apple

– How to prepare it and use it:

• Slice the apple and add the slices into a blender. Then, add the other ingredients and mix them well.
• Drink the smoothie in the morning before having a meal.

8. Blueberry-coconut smoothie recipe

– You will need these ingredients:

• Half a teaspoon of truvia or other sweeteners
• 2 tablespoons of almonds
• 2 tablespoons of coconut flakes
• A cup of blueberries (frozen)
• A cup of almond milk
• A cup of yogurt
• 1 frozen banana

– How to prepare it and use it:

• Slice the banana into coins and freeze them in a bag.
• In a blender, mix all the ingredients well.
• Serve immediately.

9. Coconut-vanilla smoothie recipe

– You will need these ingredients:

• Ice cubes
• ½ a cup of roasted or raw almonds
• 1 tablespoon of raw honey
• 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
• 1 tablespoon of maca powder
• 1 tablespoon of sunflower seeds
• 1 tablespoon of Chia seeds
• Half a cup of water
• A cup of almond milk

– How to prepare it and use it:

• In a blender, add all the ingredients and mix them until you get a creamy mixture.
• Add 6 – 10 ice cubes. Mix again.
• Serve immediately.