How many times have you decided to lose the excess pounds? Losing weight is an uphill task, isn’t it? It needs tons of will power and consistency along with loads of diet control and physical workout. It is tough but not impossible to lose the extra kilos to look and feel great.

Do you know that 1 in every 5 children in U.S., between the ages of 10-12, suffers from obesity? The numbers are growing exponentially in India too. It is crucial to lose weight to prevent many diseases that follow like cholesterol, diabetes, heart and liver ailments etc.

I am Obese. Is there any Ayurvedic treatment for it?

Fortunately, the answer to this question is, yes.

Ayurvedic herbs to fight obesity include amla (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bibhitaka (Terminalia belericia) and Guggul. All these have proven efficiency in cutting and curbing the harmful effects of obesity.

Try these Ayurvedic Recipes that will help you lose weight:

1. Using Honey and Lemon Juice

-Take 1 glass of warm water

-Add 1 tsp of honey

-Add 1 tbsp of lemon juice and mix well

-Drink in the morning on an empty stomach

2. Using Triphala Powder

-Take 2 tbsp of triphala powder, a commonly available Ayurvedic herb

-Mix it in 500 ml water

-Heat for 5 minutes

-Strain the liquid

-You may add honey to taste

-Drink this 2 times everyday

3.Using Black Pepper, Lemon Juice and Honey

-Take 1 cup of water

-Add 3 tsp of lemon juice

-Add a pinch of powdered black pepper

-Add 1 tsp of honey and mix well

-Drink 2 times every day for 1-2 months

4.Mint is very effective in curing obesity. You can consume it either in the form of mint tea, or you can make it in a paste form, along with other spices, and use in your meals.

5.Include Bitter gourd & bitter drumsticks in the diet.

6.Eating 2 ripe tomatoes in the morning is beneficial.

7.Add a bowl of cabbage to the diet. Cabbage contains tartaric acid, which restricts the conversion of sugar and other carbs, into fat.

8.Boost your metabolism with green tea. Add honey or jaggery and a few drops of lemon juice to enhance its antioxidants.

9. Apple is full of pectin compound that reduces saturated fats in the body. Eat 2 apples daily to lose weight.

10.Drink juice of bottle gourd on an empty stomach in the morning to lose weight. Cranberry juice and parsley juice are also beneficial for weight loss.

Obesity limits all your functionalities, simply because now your body is too much for you to handle. Don’t let it reach that stage. Cure it, curb it as much as you can. A simple self control and ayurvedic recipes will show remarkable change.

Do share your own stories, and if you have facts and remedies to add, feel free to do so. It might help many!