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4 Fat Burning Detox Drinks Doctors Swear By To Lose Belly Fat Over 40

September 12, 2019 by Lisa Fogarty
shefinds | Food

Losing belly fat at any age is no easy feat, but it can become even more difficult as we age. Factors that include genetics, hormonal changes, a diet with too many processed foods and sugar, a lack of exercise, and far too much stress all contribute to the body’s tendency to store more fat around the midsection.

And, unfortunately, belly fat is more than just an aesthetic concern — it has been linked to health issues like cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

The best way to reduce belly fat is through diet, which can include these four fat burning detox drinks doctors swear by to lose belly fat over 40.

water

Water


It’s plain. It’s unexciting. But water is absolutely the best drink on the planet for your health and it can do more to help with weight loss than most other beverages. Water flushes out toxins in your system, gets your digestive system up and running, and carries nutrients to various parts of your body. There are varying opinions on how much water we should consume each day, but most experts recommend eight 8-ounce glasses.

lemon water

Lemon Ginger Detox Drink


The powerful combination of antioxidant lemons, ginger that stimulates digestion, and anti-inflammatory turmeric can’t be beat. And this sweet water detox drink, which boasts just enough of a spicy kick, is perfect for getting you going on sluggish mornings.


The ingredients you’ll need are:


Water

Lemon slices

Fresh ginger

Ground turmeric

Honey (optional)

green tea

Green Teas


Rich in antioxidants and metabolism-boosting catechins, green tea is one of the best beverages for supporting your weight loss goals. A cup or two each day creates thermogenic conditions in your body that prompt your body to burn more calories, even when you’re sitting still.

juice

Green Detox Drink


Boost your metabolism naturally in the morning with a detoxing juice made of mostly low-carb and sugar veggies. This delicious and nutritious beverage is low in calories and high in fiber, antioxidants, and vitamin and mineral content.


You’ll need:


Carrots

Kale leaves

Beets

Turnip

Spinach

Cabbage

Parsley

Onion

Garlic cloves

Author:

Lisa Fogarty is a lifestyle writer and reporter based in New York who covers health, wellness, relationships, sex, beauty, and parenting.

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