- Shreiya Khanna
Your wedding day is undoubtedly the most cherished and important day of your life. No wonder women go to great strides to look their best on their wedding day. If you are still on that sugar weight loss mode before the wedding to achieve a slimmer look and for your wedding dress to look gorgeous, you should never take an extreme diet to achieve that perfect look on your D- day. Planning a wedding is already a tedious task and requires a lot of energy, the last thing you want is the tired and lackluster face.
So here are some great weight loss tips for the brides that will help you shed those extra kilos and help you retain that much needed bridal glow!
1. Cinnamon Tea
Blood sugar has a straight effect on your weight and impacts how hungry you are and how well can you retain your energy hence maintaining your blood sugar is really important. Studies have shown that cinnamon works as a great medium to manage blood sugar levels, so why not try a spicy cinnamon tea? All you need to do is place the cinnamon in a mug and pour 8 ounces of boiling water, soak it for 15 minutes before drinking. For good results, drink it 1-2 times a day.
2. Ginger Tea and Ginger
Green tea is slated to be a great weight loss aid. Three main components have been identified in green tea that helps in managing weight loss. Caffeine speeds up our metabolism; thiamine counters caffeine so you do not get jittery and feel happy and relaxed. Adding ginger to your tea not only adds a little flavor to this no sugar, no milk tea but also improves digestion. For great results drink it at least 2 times a day on an empty stomach.’
3. Rose Petal Water
Rose petal water not only acts as an amazing antioxidant but also is a very gentle diuretic. This is not a “permanent weight loss” but the action encourages you to drink more, keep your system hydrated and revitalizes your skin too. Staying hydrated, believe it or not, can be very essential to losing weight. Place a pot on the stove containing rose petal and enough water to cover the petals, place a lid on the pot and simmer until the petals completely lose their color. Keep it in the refrigerator roughly for 6 days and drink about ½ or 1 cup every morning on an empty stomach.
4. Stock up on more Asparagus
Always pay attention to seasonal fruits and vegetables, and add in the asparagus when it comes along. Asparagus has a lot of fiber to help curb appetite. It also contains a lot of vitamins to help you store your energy for your hectic schedule. Try eating asparagus steamed as a side dish with your food; this doesn’t take much to taste delicious.
5. Snack on Flax
For centuries, flax seed has been known to help with digestive ailments and this goes hand in hand with weight loss. They too are high in fiber and act as a natural agent to eliminate unwanted bacteria which works well to help manage your weight loss. All you need to do is once a day, eat a tablespoon of ground flax seed – maybe sprinkle it over your cereal, oatmeal, according to your personal preference.
6. March On and Eat Chocolate
Keep in mind that depriving yourself of something you really crave for hardly works! When you have an urge to eat something sweet, reward yourself with dark chocolate. Studies have proven that eating dark chocolates can help put a stop on your cravings for sugar, salt, and fat, directly after your meal eat a piece of dark chocolate roughly the size of your thumb to enjoy its benefits.
7. Catch Up On Your Sleep
When you get enough sleep it has two benefits, one that it gives you a fresh, and rejuvenated skin and second the weight loss benefit. When you get ample amount of sleep of 7-8 hours then your body is more likely to respond to the weight loss techniques. Trust us this tip is sure to give you radiant skin. Plenty of sleep should be on your agenda every day. Staying organized help but try to maintain a sleep schedule.
Even amidst the stress of wedding planning stay in control no matter what life or your wedding planner throws at you. Remember when you’re healthy and happy, you truly glow from inside.
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