Honey alone has been shown to contain antioxidants and enzymes that have various healthy effects on the body. Findings on cinnamon are equally as promising, with research suggesting that it can do everything from boosting your metabolism to lowering your cholesterol. On their own these two items should play a part in your regular diet.
Combining the two creates an amazing duo and when taken at the start and end of your day has been peer proven to assist you in your weight loss goals.
Honey and cinnamon have been long known for their benefits. Here is how to use them in your daily routine to lose weight.
Mix 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon with Add a cup of hot water to the cinnamon, let cool.
Add a full teaspoon of raw, organic honey to the cinnamon/water mixture after it has cooled.
1. When you get up
Getting a good start to your day is key when you’re trying to lose weight because it sets the tone for how the rest of the day goes. Start it off wrong and you’re more likely to eat a fattening meal at lunch and follow up with whatever you want at dinner.
Take the mixture right when you wake up and wait 30 minutes before having your breakfast meal.
Honey and cinnamon when taken in the morning can help rev up your digestive system, helping your metabolism and energy level through lunch.
2. Between two meals
When losing weight is your goal you may have found that between meals is when you are most vulnerable to cravings and food temptations. This is often the times we find ourselves at work and surrounded by vending machines and other goodies coworkers have brought in.
Cinnamon can help lessen your appetite, making it easier for you to make it from one meal to the next without the need to eat an unhealthy snack. Making better food choices is paramount when attempting weight loss, and a mixture of cinnamon and honey can help in that department.
Cinnamon has been shown to help lower your blood sugar levels, which will help you stay alert and focused throughout the day and avoid that after lunch crash that is so common.
The combination of honey and lemon is an effective way to prevent snacking on junk between meals and is a better option than letting yourself go hungry.
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