A hot cuppa – Isn’t it the perfect pick-me-up? Your morning cup of coffee can actually help you lose those pounds! How you ask? Green coffee! Green coffee beans are simply coffee beans that have not been roasted. Its main active ingredients are compounds known as chlorogenic acids, which are said to be responsible for its weight-loss effects if combined with a healthy diet and decent amounts of exercise.
Here are the different ways you can brew yourself a power-packed cup of green coffee:
- Green coffee infused with mint leaves:
Add a few mint leaves to your steaming hot cup of green coffee. Let it rest in your cup for five minutes, before drinking it. Mint is known to help with bloating and keeping other stomach issues at bay when you are trying to lose weight. Moreover, it will help flush out unwanted toxins.
- Green coffee infused with ginger:
Add a teaspoon of finely crushed ginger while you are brewing your green coffee. Do not strain it immediately. Let it sit for 5 minutes before you strain and drink it. Ginger contains a substance called gingerol which has a thermic effect on the body. It also aids in increasing insulin sensitivity.
- Green coffee infused with turmeric:
Don’t judge! This combination might not seem too appetizing; however it is known to work the best. Add ½ a teaspoon of turmeric powder to your green coffee. Turmeric is known to aid in weight loss. It reduces inflammation, increases insulin sensitivity and boosts metabolism.
- Green coffee infused with Cinnamon:
Cinnamon contains anti-inflammatory properties and aids in regulating blood sugar levels while improving insulin sensitivity. To make a powerful cup of coffee, use cinnamon infused water to make it. All you have to do is add 1 inch of a cinnamon stick to a cup of water and leave it there overnight. Cinnamon also helps to sweeten your coffee naturally. Win-win!
We’re almost reaching the end of the year which means it’s time for resolutions! If it happens to be fitness, stay tuned for VERO’s Natural Green Coffee Capsules! Coming soon!