How to have black pepper (kali mirch) for weight loss

01/11Try black pepper for weight loss

Spices are the essence of India cuisine. They add a distinct flavor to the dishes for which Indian foods are famous across the world. One such spice that is used in almost all types of curries and vegetables is black pepper or kali mirch. The aroma and the strong taste of this spice can make any dull food tasty. This low-calorie seasoning is packed with Vitamin A, K, C, and minerals like calcium, potassium, and sodium. But do you know that apart from making your food delicious, this spice found in every household is an excellent fat burner? Don’t be surprised, we are not kidding:

02/11How black pepper helps in weight loss

Black pepper contains piperine, a compound which helps to enhance metabolic performance and prevents fat accumulation in the body. The spice also increases the concentration of good cholesterol.

This round spice is a thermogenic food, which helps to speed up the metabolic process and burn calories more quickly.

Moreover, we know that eating spicy food can increase satiety and make you feel fuller, even after eating less.

03/11How to use black pepper for weight loss

A lot of studies prove that including this spice in your diet can accelerate the weight loss process. There is no harm including it in your diet, but make sure to consume it in moderation. Do not have more than 1-2 teaspoon of black pepper every day. Having it in excess can have multiple side effects.

04/11Black pepper tea

Tea is the favourite beverage of most of the people and by making a few modifications, you can make it healthy. Black tea is easy to prepare and is good for health.

How to have it: Put a cup of water in a pan and add 1 inch of crushed ginger in it. Boil it for 5 minutes, then strain it into a cup. Soak a green tea bag in it for a few minutes and then add 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper in it. Stir well and drink it.

05/11Chew directly

If you do not have any problem with the strong taste of the spice then you can also chew 2-3 black peppers directly. Do this on an empty stomach every morning.

06/11Black pepper and honey

Black pepper and honey drink act as a detox when consumed in the morning.

How to have it: Boil a cup of water in a pan. Now add 1 teaspoon of honey and 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper in it. Stir well and let it cool down to room temperature.

07/11Black pepper oil

Black pepper oil can also be used when trying to shed some kilos. Buy 100 percent pure black pepper oil from a pharmacy and add 1 drop of this oil in a glass of water. Mix it well and drink it before having breakfast.

08/11Black pepper in vegetable and fruit juices

You also can add black pepper in your vegetable and fruit juices. Add half teaspoon of black pepper in your juice, stir well and then have it.

09/11When to consume black pepper

It is good to consume black pepper every day before breakfast on an empty stomach. Even if you are planning to chew it then do it in the morning.

10/11Side effects

Just like every other thing, having black pepper in excess also have numerous side effects:

-It can lead to gastric problem and stomach upset.

– Having it an excess can irritation in the intestinal walls.

-Avoid consuming black pepper if you are pregnant as it can lead to miscarriage.

11/11Tips

-Drink half a cup of water after consuming black pepper.

-Also, add fat-free yogurt in your diet to soothe the intestinal walls.

-If you feel uneasy after consuming black pepper then immediately stop having it.

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