Obesity is the condition in which a person is overweight and has a high degree of body fat. Obesity is measured by the Body Mass Index (BMI), calculated by dividing your weight in kilograms with your height in meters squared.
A person with BMI 25-29 is considered as overweight; if your BMI is between 30 and 40, you are considered as obese. Obesity can lead to various life threatening diseases like diabetes, heart diseases, some cancers, stroke etc.
Consumption of more calories and sedentary lifestyle are the major cause for obesity. It is possible to control obesity or get rid of it using various home remedies and lifestyle changes. The following home remedies will not just control obesity but help you maintain a healthy body and mind.
Green tea has been found to be very effective in weight loss and will help in treating weight loss without any dieting or weight loss pills. Boil the green tea leaves and let it simmer for a few minutes. Drink two to three times a day to see visible results in days.
Apple cider vinegar & lime juice
Mix one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar and one teaspoon of lemon juice in a cup of lukewarm water. Drink this glass of water on an empty stomach every day for two to three months. You will see visible results as water will keep you hydrated, apple cider vinegar will boost your metabolism and lemon will help in improving the taste of water.
Start your day with honey
Take a teaspoon of honey and mix it in a glass of hot water. Add a teaspoon of lemon juice to this water mixture. Drink this first thing in the morning on an empty stomach. Repeat daily for two to three months to see an effective weight loss.
Drink hot water
If you have the habit of drinking cold water, try to replace it with warm or appreciably hot water.
Hot water will help in eliminating the fat deposits in your body. Drink hot water after every meal and make sure that you leave a gap of half an hour between the food and the water. Never drink water immediately after eating.