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01/7Trying to lose weight?
Weight loss is never as easy as it sounds and all those who have tried to lose the weight know how difficult it can get. From the right food to the exercise regime, you need to find a particular regime that works for you. However, this being said, there is no denying that there are certain things you can do to optimize or speed up your mission like including certain helpful foods in your diet.
02/7Looking for a magic ingredient?
If you have grown up in a traditional household, chances are that you have heard and been suggested to consume gooseberries in any form. Known locally as ‘amla’, it comes as no surprise that gooseberries are loaded with supreme health benefits which make it an excellent superfood. The West is slowly waking up to its benefits too. From the high potent vitamin C, antioxidants, polyphenols which fight the toxins and abundant vitamins and minerals, there is no reason to skip out on this fruit. For weight watchers too, this fruit can also come in very handy to aid weight loss and get rid of the flab. If you have been looking for an easy way to lose weight, look no further. We tell you how amla can be the magic dietary food you have been looking for and the right way to use it:
03/7How gooseberry can help you lose weight
For optimum weight loss and fat burning, you should be consuming fewer calories or burning off more calories than you consume. Amla or gooseberry can be the right fruit that can help you get to your goal weight faster.
04/7Amla has a lot of benefits!
The reason why amla can be an excellent belly fat-fighting superfood is because of its nutrients. The vitamin C powers your immunity to fight off toxins and inflammation and boost metabolism. Apart from this, the fruit also contains good hypolipidaemic properties that fight off symptoms associated with fatty liver and cholesterol and work towards preventing obesity and managing your body weight better. All of these benefits help keep the extra fat away or effective get rid of it.
05/7Good for detox too!
For weight watchers, detoxes can also be a good way to beat the water bloat or get rid of some of the symptoms of obesity. Amla, rich in fiber content can be excellent in flushing out toxins from the body, regulating digestion, keep the gut working fine and fight off constipation. This helps you lose weight a little faster. Apart from this, amla is also good for fighting off the symptoms associated with diabetes-induced weight gain by regulating the blood sugar levels in the body.
06/7How to use it
Since gooseberries are a little bitter in taste, it might not appeal to everyone’s tastebuds. Hence, having it as a juice can come to your benefit. To lose weight, you can try including amla juice in your daily diet. 2-3 tablespoons of amla juice or powder, mixed in water can be consumed on an empty stomach every day to detox the body. Having it in warm water is even more helpful.
Amla is slightly acidic in nature, so it might not appeal to those with sensitive stomachs. Apart from this, complementing your diet with an effective exercise regime is essential to lose weight efficiently and keep the weight from coming back.