We all know of the common lemon-ginger water as a “perfect weight loss drink”. That’s okay! It has helped lot of people to shade some pounds and many are still using it. But do you know you can also burn belly fat with lemon zest solution without any additional ingredient? Interesting!
Lemon is an amazing diet for weight loss. It is a small fruit but loaded with many nutritional and healthy benefits including burning fat. Lemon is a well-known citrus fruit with high concentration of vitamin C. It also have good amount of fiber, protein, water and other essential nutrients. Most people confuse it with lime but these two citrus can be differentiated by their color. Lemon is yellow in color while lime is green. But both can also be used for a healthy drink.
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Being rich in fiber, lemon promote weight loss. The fiber (pectin) present in lemon, is a soluble fiber that helps to burn belly fat and lose weight effectively. Lemon also help to improve digestion due to present of dietary fiber. Having a good digestive system is beneficial in the metabolism of fat.
Lemon also kills harmful bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract i.e drinking lemon juice relief you from stomach pain and gastric problem. Lemon solution also detoxifies the liver. This is important because when the liver is free from toxins, it works best and metabolizes fat so the fat doesn’t get stored in your belly.
Every part of this fruit is beneficial, so let’s try new recipe with the lemon zest!
How to make Lemon Zest Solution
This is the simplest lemon solution recipe but it requires the adding of the zest. What you need is 2 cups of water with 1 fresh lemon. Don’t be afraid to add the zest (peel) in the solution for added benefits.
All you have to do is to squeeze the lemon juice into the water, add the grated lemon zest into the water and drink. If you think you can’t drink the zest, allow the solution to stand for some time then you sieve before drinking.
You can as well use hot water in making this zest solution. The best time to drink this lemon solution is in the morning before eating breakfast or when trying to break a fast.
2 cups water
It’s reversible to zest the lemon using a zester before cutting the lemon. This is to avoid the white part of the lemon which will make the solution bitter.