Most of us dream of that flat, toned stomach but few of us rarely get it - mainly because finding the time to regularly work out and eat healthy is tough with our busy schedules. But what if we told you there are a few delicious drinks that could help you get the abs you want? According to skinnyms.com the drinks listed below are not only low in calories, but great for your digestion and metabolism. They are also perfect for cleansing and detoxing your body. So read below and get your glass ready.
Make this drink first thing in the morning and make sure it's warm because warm water helps with digestion. Lemons are also rich in vitamins and help with liver cleaning, which aids in weight loss. And ginger is a natural detoxifier that will help kickstart your metabolism first thing in the morning. To make this drink, simply combine 1 cup of warm water with squeezed juice from half a lemon and 1 knob of grated ginger.
Grapefruit and Rosemary
Grapefruit juice is loaded with vitamin C, which will help detoxify your body and lower your cholesterol. Rosemary will help detoxify the liver, which helps with digestion and increases blood flow. To make it, just boil 1 cup of water and add in 1 teaspoon of chopped fresh rosemary needles and 1 tablespoon of honey. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes and then remove the rosemary needles and let it cool slightly. Combine the rosemary mixture with the squeezed juice of 1/2 grapefruit.
Cucumber and Ginger
Ginger has immune boosting powers, anti-inflammatory compounds and is believed to relieve gastrointestinal issues. Cucumbers will provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer benefits. To make this drink just boil 1 cup of water and add 1 knob of peeled ginger and simmer for 5 minutes. Then remove the ginger and add 1 teaspoon of honey. Let it cool before adding a few slices of cucumber and ice.
This drink combines two of the best sources of antioxidants in one glass. But remember, when making a smoothie and trying to slim your waist you should use non-fat milk or yogurt. To make this healthy drink combine 1 cup of the milk or yogurt in the blender along with 1/2 cup of frozen or fresh blueberries, 1 small carrot and 2 tablespoons of whole oats. Toss in 1 teaspoon of honey and blend until smooth. This is a great way to start your morning.
Green Tea with Ginger
Green tea not only helps brain activity but is known to lower cancer risk. It also reduces the absorption of fat from the other foods you may be eating. When you combine the tea with the detoxifying benefits of ginger you will be sipping on a very healthy, fat-reducing drink. To make it, just boil 1 cup of water, 1 inch ginger root – peeled and grated. Steep the green tea bag for 3 minutes in the ginger tea and then discard the tea bag and drink while it is still warm. You can even sweeten it a bit with 1 teaspoon of honey. If you want it cold, just add ice.