Home Remedies for Obesity

Written by Lari Warjri, B.A. | 

Article Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Nov 17, 2016
What is Obesity?

Obesity is a condition of excessive body fat for a given height and gender. The intake of the calories must harmonize with the output of work done physically, to burn up the calories. Else the unused calories get stored up in the body as fat. The calorie requirement differs for each individual according to the pattern of work he undertakes. Eating just what the body needs followed by regular exercise is the only solution to deal obesity.

Common Causes of Obesity
  • Lifestyle

  • Excess calorie intake

  • Quality of diet (too much of fatty foods)

  • Spacing of meals (eating very often)

  • Hormones

  • Metabolism

  • Genetic factors

Common Causes of Obesity

Home Remedies for Obesity

Tip 1:

Vegetables such as tomatoes, carrots and dark green leafy vegetables are low-calorie foods that are good for your health. Therefore, include some vegetables salad and fruits in your daily diet to keep you full and satisfied throughout the day.

Home Remedies for Obesity: Tomatoes & Green Leafy Vegetables

Tip 2:

Make a mixture of 1 teaspoon of honey and lemon juice in a glass of warm water, mix well and have this mixture daily in the morning.

Tip 3:

Green tea is an effective remedy for weight loss. Add 2-3 cups of green tea everyday to your daily routine to combat obesity.

Tip 4:

Exercise plays a key role in maintaining a healthy body. Lack of exercise can lead to overweight and obesity. Exercising burns up the extra fats in the body and will keep your body flexible, energetic and healthy, hence start doing some exercise daily for a fit and healthy body.

Home Remedies for Obesity: Exercise

Tip 5:

Apple cider vinegar is another effective remedy that helps to break down the fats in your body. Make a mixture of 1 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar with 1 teaspoon of lemon juice in a glass of warm water and drink daily on an empty stomach for two to three months.

Tip 6:

Mint leaves are another useful remedy that aid in losing weight. Prepare a peppermint tea and consume twice a day daily. You can also chew some raw mint leaves during your meals.

Tip 7:

Drink at least 8-10 glasses of warm water daily to make sure that your body is getting enough water. Drinking warm water will help shed those extra flabs in your body by burning extra calories several times a day, hence it can help you lose weight.

Home Remedies for Obesity: Drink Water

Tip 8:

Cayenne pepper or red chilli is a spicy food that works wonders for weight loss. It contains capsaicin that stimulates your body to burn calories and control your appetite. Use cayenne pepper for cooking purposes by mixing with other spices such as ginger, mustard seeds, black pepper and so on.

Home Remedies for Obesity: Cayenne Pepper

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isGoodForHealth.com, India

Very Good article considering about 30 million Indians are obese and it is predicted to double in the next 5 years. Awareness has to be created in public else India would have an epidemic of Cardiovascular diseases - all because of obesity Overall excellent article. Thanks, Arnold Ray

aahat, India

My weight is 50 nd height 5.2" still i wnna lose 2 kgs whay shud i

choosetolive, United States

Thanks for the tips and you will lose weight doing this. But, will you keep the weight off. I think that in order to sustain weight loss, we need to deal with the core issue of our weight struggle.
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monab, India

hello my name is mona,i am 31 years old and my weight is 80 kgs. tell me how i reduce weight in four months

aduman, India

I am 38years old and my height is 5"2" . My weight is 68 kg please suggest to reduce weight