During a weight loss program, we come across many advices, from how to work out to what to eat. But we must remember the DCBA approach – Diet first, Cardio second, Building muscles third and Abdominal exercise fourth. Now, having this in mind, we start with the first step in the DCBA approach – a proper diet. Here are some tips on how to boost your metabolism and burn fat easier and healthier.

A natural remedy that has an anti-inflammatory effect, detoxes the body and leads to fat elimination may be the best supplement for weight loss. It consists of cinnamon and bay leaf. This combination gives the aforementioned anti-inflammatory, detoxifying and burning fat effect. The tea made from these ingredients is an easy way to burn calories, lose weight and improve metabolism.

The cinnamon benefits are already known – it contains compounds that stop the process of fat accumulation in the abdominal area. Besides that, it’s delicious and has a great aroma. It is related to the reduction of sugar in the blood up to 29%, making it great for sugar craving control. Cinnamon makes a chemical reaction in the stomach, which boosts metabolism. Besides this, cinnamon has many other health benefits like prevention and control of diabetes, antibacterial and anti-fungal activity, control of cholesterol levels, and soothing and calming effects on different types of pain.

The bay leaf has properties which make it a good partner for the cinnamon. This plant has two active compounds that stimulate digestion of cineol and eugenol and soothes discomforts such as heartburn, gasses and abdominal pain. It also has a diuretic effect that improves the removal of fluids from the body and the kidney function, and stimulates the elimination of other harmful materials, which can cause liver issues, gout or circulatory problems.

The mix of these two ingredients will burn fat but also remove unnecessary materials from the body and reduce the swollen stomach.

Ingredients and preparation:

The preparation is quite simple: you need one liter of water, two cinnamon sticks and ten bay leaves. Just boil the water and put the ingredients in it – when it gets to a boil, lower the heat and let it simmer for an additional fifteen minutes. After that, remove it from the stove and let it cool before drinking.

How do I take it?

You should start with a cup, and take maximum of two cups daily. With regular daily consummation, 7 cm. of fat can be burned quickly. It will also keep the belly flat because of its anti-inflammatory action.

Side effects

Cinnamon contains coumarin, a chemical that can be toxic if taken in large capacities. So sticking to the daily doses of cinnamon is recommended. However, it’s not recommended during pregnancy, digestive issues or consumption of antibiotics.