By – Vikas Chawla, Ayurveda Expert, Vedas Cure
Health Tips, Health News: The outset of Christmas-New Year festivities is marked with family dinners, friendly get-togethers, pajama parties, and cozy sleepovers. There are family outings and lip-smacking foods like cakes, pastries, puddings, and brownies that one faces a hard time to say no to. Many bookmarks these two weeks as major food-binge fests and end up cheating on their diets. The downside of this is that it leads to weight gain especially because of excessive sugar intake in the form of sweets, bakery products, pancakes etc. However, one should not feel guilty to give in to their food temptations once in a while. Here’s when Ayurvedic detox drinks come to the rescue. Ayurvedic Detox Drinks are perfect health-focused drinks which you can rely on to burn calories and also release greasy toxins from your body.
Here are Ayurvedic Detox Drinks that you can prepare very easily at homes:-
1. Amla-Tumeric Detox Drink
The ingredients of the Amla-Turmeric drink are:- a cup of water, a pinch of turmeric, one or two teaspoons of black pepper and honey according to one’s taste preference and 1-2 spoons of amla powder. Once these ingredients are accumulated, boil a cup of water and add a pinch of turmeric and black pepper in the boiling pan. After a minute, add honey and amla powder to the solution. Drop it off the stove and once it is lukewarm, you can have it. Black Pepper is good for digestion and paces up the metabolism rate, which aids the weight loss process. The addition of Amla in the drink does wonders for our body in more ways than we can count. Overall, this is one of the most popular and widely-used fat-reducing Ayurvedic detox drinks.
2. Coriander Curry Leaf Drink
The best way to begin the day is to have this drink as a part of your regular morning routine. Mornings are the appropriate time to have a detox drink as it sets the tone of the day as well as the body. The Coriander Curry Leaf Drink is a good option which can be quickly made and does not occupy substantial time in a run up to rush to office. Keep these things at handy:- one tbsp of coriander, half tbsp of fennel seeds, 10-15 curry leaves, 4-5 mint leaves and 1-inch grated ginger. Take a glass of water and boil it for 8-10 minutes on a medium flame. Add the aforementioned things and strain it. Add half a lemon as per your taste and drink the mixture.
3. Plain Buttermilk (Chaach)
Buttermilk is a low-fat drink, has lesser calories, and is also a good source of proteins. It is a classic recommendation by two paradoxical branches of think-tanks, our elders who are traditionalists as well as modern fitness experts. It is quick-preperation solution. Firstly, put 1/4th cup of curd and add 1 cup of water in a bowl and then blend it on a churner or blender. New experimental touches also boost the taste of a drink. You can also add a mix of cumin, pepper, salt, and Hing to make the drink tastier and have it on a regular basis after lunch to promote good digestion.
4. Spinach-Kale Smoothies
Those who are not fans of different types of teas and hot drinks might ship smoothies. Smoothies, when made with right ingredients, act as anti-oxidant rich beverages. The list of ingredients necessary for it are nutrient rich veggies like spinach and kale. Cut in pieces and mix it in mixer grinder. Cucumber, lettuce, beetroot, carrot, apple, banana, and strawberries can also be used as taste enrichers which heighten the nutrient fabric of the drink. It is not categorised as a weight loss drink. It is a Ayurvedic detox drink that can also be termed as a general solution which is good for overall body functioning.