Losing weight is no fun in the beginning, but there are some ways in which you can make this process easier and more pleasant. The following eight metabolism-boosting drinks will help you reduce your size and get in shape in a natural, healthy and delicious way. All the ingredients used in these drinks are great metabolism boosters and will therefore aid in fat burning, detoxing the organism, and toning up the body much faster.

  1. Apple Smoothie

We are all familiar with the English proverb: “An apple a day, keeps the doctor away.” Well, besides keeping you healthy, this nutritious fruit also helps lower the amount of fat your cells can absorb due to its high pectin content. In addition, apples help boost energy levels and detoxify the body.

Ingredients:

  • 1 apple (sliced)
  • ½ cup of almonds
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 cup of light natural yogurt
  • ½ liter of skimmed milk
  • cinnamon

Directions:

Place all the above ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy!

  1. Spiced Infusion

This drink is a mix of green tea and spices. It will provide you with many health benefits while improving your metabolism and detoxifying your entire body.

Ingredients:

  • a cup of green tea
  • 1 tablespoon of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • a pinch of cayenne pepper

Directions:

First, prepare a fresh cup of green tea. Allow it to cool down a bit, and then add the ground cinnamon, the honey and the cayenne pepper. Stir well and enjoy!

  1. Peppermint Green Tea

Peppermint and lemon serve as natural metabolism boosters and fighters against inflammation. On the other hand, green tea helps optimize fat oxidation. Combined together, these ingredients make a powerful beverage that will fire up your metabolism very soon.

Ingredients:

  • green tea
  • sliced lemon
  • a handful of fresh mint leaves

Directions:

Prepare seven cups of green tea and pour them into a jar. Then, put several lemon slices and a handful of fresh mint leaves in it as well. Mix well and store the jar in the fridge. Start consuming this drink the following day. Continue taking a cup of the drink, on a daily basis, during a whole week.

  1. Fruit Smoothie

A fruit combination that will satisfy your taste buds and help you burn fat at the same time. The main ingredient of this drink is grapefruit, which is widely recognized as an efficient fat loss ingredient.

Ingredients:

  • the juice of 2 grapefruits
  • 2 slices of pineapple
  • 1 cup of raspberries
  • ½ glass of water

Directions:

Combine all the ingredients in a blender and mix well. Drink up and enjoy the benefits!

  1. Chocolate Smoothie

This tasty beverage will help you increase your protein intake in a completely natural way. Moreover, the coffee contained in it will rev up your metabolism, so you can consume it prior exercising.

Ingredients:

  • sugar-free chocolate or cocoa powder
  • ½ cup of oats
  • ½ tablespoon of coffee
  • a little honey
  • ½ liter of skimmed milk
  • ¼ cup of amaranth

Directions:

Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend well. Your delicious drink is ready for consumption!

  1. Strawberry Smoothie

Increasing your protein intake will aid in muscle strengthening. The combination of the following ingredients serves as a natural protein booster, while the strawberries contained in this drink help to jump-start the metabolism

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of strawberries
  • 1 cup of light natural yogurt
  • ½ liter of skimmed milk
  • ¼ cup of flax seeds
  • ½ cup of oats

Directions:

Mix the above ingredients in a blender and enjoy this highly beneficial smoothie.

2 Additional Drinks to Rev Up Your Metabolism

Coconut water and black coffee are both excellent natural metabolism boosters that will help you burn fat. For best results, consume these beverages first thing upon waking up, right after breakfast, or before indulging yourself in some sort of physical activity.

Sources:

Best Healthy Guide

Female Fit Body

LiveStrong

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