7 Spices and Herbs for Weight Loss Boost

5. St. John’s Wort

Commonly used as an anti-depressant in people suffereing from depression, this herb can be also used as an appetite suppressant. St. John’s Wort  reduces appetite, fights stress and calms you down, taking your mind off food for several hours at a time.

6. Mustard Seeds

The mustard plant is actually a cruciferous plant (the same family as broccoli, cabbage and brussels sprouts). Mustard works the same way cayenne peppers do. It raises body temperature and boosts metabolism up to 25 percent.



7. Green Tea

The secret of green tea lies in the fact that it’s rich in catechin polyphenols, particularly epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). Studies have shown that catechins in green tea help to inhibit the movement of glucose into fat cells. Green tea may also act as a glucose regulator.In other words it helps to slow the rise in blood sugar after a meal. If you can’t stand green tea’s taste you can add a green tea supplement to your stack.



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