Say Goodbye to Belly Fat With Aubergines

· 3rd June 2015

Belly fat is a stubborn fat that is stored around our abdomen. Not only is it unattractive, but it can be some of the hardest fat to fight. While exercise and eating a healthy diet is the first step in combating stubborn belly fat, there is one natural and powerful solution that can help aid in the fight. Aubergine water contains properties such as fibre, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants that create a army to fight against stubborn belly fat. Aubergine water also acts as a natural and powerful diuretic and helps to fight against bloating and water retention. If you are a person who constantly struggles from belly fat, try following a homeopathic diet and drinking aubergine water to gradually and naturally reduce your waistline.

Why aubergine aids in weight-loss

  • Aubergine is extremely high in vitamin E, which helps to improve circulation and supports blood flow through the entire body.
  • It is loaded with potassium that helps boost the systems of the cardio and nervous system.
  • It helps to regulate blood sugars and also lowers cholesterol.
  • Aubergine can be used to control diabetes.
  • Aubergine contains bioflavonoids, which help regulate high blood pressure and reduce overall tension in the body.
  • Aubergines contain vitamin K, which can help prevent blood clots.
  • Aubergine is a natural diuretic that assists in cleansing and weight loss.

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First step: change your diet

The first step to combating stubborn belly fat is modifying your diet. That means changing from eating high-starch, high-fat foods to incorporating more salads and fresh vegetables into your diet. It is also smart to start to reduce if not eliminate refined flours and processed foods. If you are going to use aubergine water as a weight loss booster, then modify your diet at least one week before. After a week of eating clean, you can incorporate aubergine juice into your diet.

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What you need

  • A medium-sized aubergine sourced, ideally sourced from an organic farm.
  • A medium-sized lemon, also sourced from an organic farm.
  • A litre of water
  • A large jar

How to prepare aubergine water

Preparing an aubergine for a seven day cleanse is easy. First take a whole aubergine, wash thoroughly and peel entirely. Cut into cubes and add to a large pint of water. Let sit and brew overnight. You can enhance the taste by adding a drop of lemon water to taste.

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How to consume aubergine water for weight loss

For optimal weight loss, start by drinking a glass of aubergine water in addition to eating clean meals . Below is an easy-to-follow daily meal plan.

Breakfast: one 8-ounce glass of aubergine water with a bowl of cooked steel-cut or rolled oats.

Mid-day snack: one 8-ounce glass of aubergine water.

Lunch: one 8-ounce glass of aubergine water before consuming main course. Afterwards, a salad made with fresh leafy greens, (skip the romaine), chicken breast, (peeled) topped with fresh fruits for sweetness, such as pineapple or papaya, sprinkled with a low fat cheese such as mozzarella.

Dinner: one 8-ounce glass of aubergine water before consuming main course. Boiled chicken breast with rice, carrots, and garlic to taste.

Among the foods listed above, the following is a list of foods you can add to your one-week cleanse for variation.

Clean foods for cleansing

  • Dark leafy greens, (kale, chard, spinach) use in salads.
  • Fruits such as bananas, apples, strawberries, boysenberries, raspberries. Use in salads and as fresh healthy mid-day snacks.
  • Sweet potatoes, (better than starchy potatoes) and good for blood sugar regulation.
  • Garlic, (make any boring dish, tasty and delicious!)
  • Lean proteins such as poultry, ground turkey, wild-caught fish such as tilapia and salmon.
  • Non-fat yogurt and other milk substitutes, such as almond, soy or coconut milk.
  • Low fat cheeses such as mozzarella, Swiss and parmesan. Use sparingly on top of salads.
  • Grains such as quinoa, brown rice, wild rice and whole wheat bread. You can also purchase whole wheat pasta, and tortillas.
  • Nuts such as almonds, walnuts, cashews and pistachios. Use sparingly as an energy boost for mid-afternoon slumps.
  • Healthy seeds such as chia seeds, flax seeds and hemp seeds.
  • Healthy oils, (to use on salads) such as olive oil, walnut oil, coconut oil, and balsamic vinegar.
  • Herbs and spices, go wild! These include basil, oregano, dill, mint and rosemary. Add to salads and main-course dishes.
  • Natural sweeteners, such as stevia and naturally sourced honey.
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