Downing a glass full of cold beverage especially on a very hot day is priceless. However, a lot of those thirst-quenchers pack a ton of calories too.
So here’s what you can do to have a thirst-quenching beverage that won’t make you gain weight.
When you’re trying to lose some fat, it is important that you stay hydrated. What is more, drinking enough water helps maintain your body’s electrolyte balance which allows your entire body to function well.
2. Watermelon Smoothie
Smoothies are a great way to keep yourself hydrated but only if they do not contain any sugar. Watermelon is great for smoothies as it is loaded with nutrients and helpful amino acids that can help in weight loss.
3. Iced Peppermint Tea
This minty treat is refreshing and also super tasty. Moreover, peppermint can help your body process fats more quickly and it eases digestion and prevents bloating.
4. Pineapple Frappe
This blended concoction tastes like a beach vacation—in a glass. Pineapple has flaxseed oils which have the ability to help you trim down your belly. It also contains bromelain, an enzyme that aids the digestive processes, eliminates bloating, and eases the breakdown of proteins.
5. Green Tea
Tea offers a lot of health benefits. Green tea in particular contains catechins, a kind of antioxidants that can lessen your belly fats. Sipping green tea prior to working out can considerably increase your fat burning abilities while you exercise.
6. Dark Chocolate Shake
Dark chocolate can be good for you. It has properties that can help you trim your weight down and reduce your appetite as well as cravings. Below is a great recipe that you may try:
Chocolate Smoothie Recipe
Ice cubes (4 pcs), whole milk (1/2 cup), banana (ripe: 1/2), unsweetened cocoa (2 tbsps), maple syrup or honey (2 tsps).
Crush the ice cubes in a blender. Add all of the ingredients and blend everything well. Place the drink in a glass and enjoy immediately.