Best herbs and spices to help you lose weight



Herbs and spices are very beneficial for health and well-being and are know to fight food-cravings and boost your metabolism by burning fat and promoting weight loss.

Adding herbs and spices to your meals is a great way of adding flavor to your food without adding extra calories or using extra sugar or salt. Herbs and spices have many medicinal benefits and what you keep in your spice cabinet could be an effective tool in promoting health and weight loss.

According to countless numbers of studies over the past four decades, currently one-third of adults on the planet use herbs in some form or fashion to fight and alleviate pain, help improve general health, and to maintain health and vitality. In many cases, herbs are used to treat minor conditions and illnesses (such as colds, coughs, upset stomach, and minor infections. In most cases however, herbs are used to help support general health and strengthen the immune system.

Most often herbs are used in Asia and Europe and, recently in the past few decades, in North America for boosting energy, preventing colds, improving sleep, relaxation, anxiety, helping against prostate cancer, and other such preventative measures.

Herbs are also being used for weight loss, and to reduce obesity and weight problems.

Here are herbs and spices beneficial for weight loss:


1. Celery

Celery is a very nutritious vegetable. It has many phytochemicals, such as beta-carotene, carvone, rutin, and others. It also has many nutrients, such as amino acid, boron, choline, calcium, inositol, essential fatty acid, magnesium, zinc, and selenium. It also has vitamins A, B1, C, E, and K. Celery reduces blood pressure, relieves muscle spasms, and improves appetite and if you thought that is quite impressive, then you would amazed to know that it is also good for arthritis, gout, and kidney problems and acts as an diuretic antioxidant and sedative.

2. Chamomile

This amazing flower/plant based herb has a wide range of health benefits, all to do with fighting infections of one sort or another. Chamomile reduces inflammation, stimulates the appetite, aids digestion function, and relaxes the body and helps with sleeping. It acts as a diuretic and nerve tonic and is helpful with colitis, diverticulosis, fever, headaches, and functions as pain reliever. Most women who have used it for such, would tell you that it helps menstrual cramps. Chamomile has been used for thousands of years as a remedy for anxiety, indigestion, insomnia, and to relax the nerves. It is also useful as a mouthwash to fight off gum infections.