A combination of tomato and cucumber makes for a mix that can be a great way to boost weight loss.
The moment we think about weight loss, all we can come up with are the diets and ways to cut down on junk. And don’t exhaust yourself with the overwhelming information you read on the internet, you can easily shed extra kilos by doing simple tweaks in your daily diet. Here we have a quick and easy drink that may help you in your weight loss journey.
Red, juicy and extremely versatile tomatoes are a powerhouse of nutrition. An integral part of Indian cuisine, tomatoes are used in everything from curries, pickles and salads to chutney, soups and even juices. Besides its many uses, tomatoes are known for its many health benefits, with the most popular one being its ability to burn fat. Tomato is low in carbohydrates, and as per the USDA, 100 grams of tomatoes has 18 calories. Besides this, tomatoes are also a rich source of fibre. They keep you full for a longer time, keeping hunger pangs at bay, promotes good metabolism – both of which leads to weight management.
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Adding low-calorie, low-fat cucumber will make this weight loss juice even better – not just in taste but also nutrition-wise. Since cucumber comprises 90 percent water, it cleanses the body, aids digestion and facilitates weight loss. A healthy digestive system is key to weight loss. A combination of tomato and cucumber makes for a wholesome mix that can be a great way to boost weight loss.
Tomatoes are also packed with antioxidants such as vitamin C, E and beta-carotene. These antioxidants help prevents free-radical activity and promotes immunity.
Here we have a quick and easy tomato-cucumber juice that can promote weight loss and also boost immunity.
Mint Leaves- 6-7
Lemon juice- 1 tsp
A pinch of black pepper
1. Chop tomatoes and mint leaves, slice cucumbers and put in a blender.
2. Add lemon juice and black pepper, blend well.
The addition of black pepper and lemon juice not only adds a tinge of flavour to the drink but also adds nutritive value. Both the ingredients are replete with vitamin C that further helps improve immunity.
Add this refreshing drink to your morning meal that might just work wonders for your weight loss journey.
About Aanchal MathurAanchal doesn’t share food. A cake in her vicinity is sure to disappear in a record time of 10 seconds. Besides loading up on sugar, she loves bingeing on FRIENDS with a plate of momos. Most likely to find her soulmate on a food app.