Modern research and anciently known spices – here are your helpers in the struggle for a slender figure.


In order to effectively lose weight, quite often only add spice to a healthy diet.



Ginger increases thermogenesis in humans: warm during chill and “customize” the metabolic processes. It is literally the best remedy for a flat stomach: ginger neutralizes flatulence. A more scientifically proven effective in nausea   [1]of The the Effect of the Extract the Ginger on the Incidence and the Severity of Nausea and Vomiting of After the Section Cesarean Under Spinal Anesthesia. .

Ginger can be added to soups and salads or just eat in pickled form.

Ginger tea for weight loss


  • 1 liter of hot water;
  • 3 teaspoons green tea leaf;
  • 3 cm fresh ginger root;
  • ½ lemon.


Slice the ginger slices and remove the zest from the lemon. Cook them on a low heat with 500 ml of water for 5-10 minutes. In a separate container brew green tea. Strain the broth and add the ginger into a tea. Make a taste of fun to help the lemon juice, mint leaves or lemon grass. Ready tea can be drunk either hot or cold.



According to the teachings of Ayurveda, cardamom digestive flame ignites, accelerating the process of weight loss. In addition, this spicy spice will help cure a cold and calm the nerves, and numerous essential oils in its composition to stimulate brain activity.

In stores you can find cardamom powder or whole grains. Best of all, if you will find black cardamom. According to scientists, it is most effective in the treatment of metabolic disorders   [2]the Green and of Black Cardamom in a Diet-Induced the Rat the Model of Metabolic Syndrome. .

Burning coffee with cardamom and pepper


  • 400 ml of water;
  • 1 teaspoon of ground coffee;
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom grains;
  • ½ teaspoon of cinnamon;
  • Red pepper on the tip of a knife.


Fill in Turku all the dry ingredients, pour the cold water, stir and put on fire. When the drink is boiling, remove the Turk from the heat for 30 seconds, and then return again to the plate. As soon as the foam will begin to rise, invigorating drink is ready.



Turmeric – a spice, especially valued for their beneficial properties. It reduces the percentage of body fat   [3]Korean of Curcuma longa L. The induces the lipolysis and Regulates of leptin in the adipocyte cells and rats. , It accelerates metabolism, relieves swelling and is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent (which is important when playing sports).

The latest scientific studies have shown that curcumin, contained in this spice, it helps to effectively combat obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular, pulmonary and even autoimmune diseases   [4]Curcumin, the golden nutraceutical: multitargeting for the multiple chronic Diseases. .

Turmeric is good in hot soups, side dishes, meat dishes, and even in the latte . But she got a major popularity due curry – a mixture of aromatic Indian spices. Add a pinch in rice when cooked, and the usual dish will please you with bright taste and color.

Yoghurt sauce with turmeric and garlic


  • 100 grams of yogurt or soft cheese;
  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil;
  • 2 cloves of garlic;
  • turmeric on the tip of a knife;
  • Salt to taste.


Mince or rub with garlic. Mix all ingredients until smooth. With the amount of turmeric added can adjust the brightness of the color and flavor of the sauce. Best of all it will be combined with meat or vegetable dishes.



Cinnamon is well known to all lovers of sweets and coffee. But it can not only improve the taste of any dessert, but also reduce blood sugar levels and reduce cravings for sweets. Cinnamon really helps to lose weight   [5]A Dietary Supplement is the Containing the Cinnamon, the Chromium and Carnosine Decreases the Plasma Fasting Glucose Increases of Lean and the Mass in Overweight or Obese the Pre-Diabetic Subjects: A Randomized, Placebo’s the Controlled-Trial. Unless, of course, not to use it only as part of a dough baking.

Add this spice to oatmeal, dairy products, eat fruit. And if you want exotic – try to use cinnamon in soups and meat dishes.

Chicken fillet marinated in cinnamon


  • 1 kg of chicken meat (breast, legs, or feet);
  • 5 tablespoons vegetable oil;
  • 3 tablespoons mustard;
  • 3 cloves of garlic;
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar;
  • ½ teaspoon of cinnamon;
  • salt and pepper to taste.


Mix the butter with the mustard until smooth essences. Crush the garlic and add it to the mixture along with all the spices and vinegar. Rub the chicken with marinade and tightly packed in an airtight container. Leave the meat in the refrigerator for 12-24 hours. Then fragrant fillets can bake, fry or cook on the grill.

Red pepper


Red, burning, chili – whatever you call this island fruit its beneficial properties will not be affected. The main component of peppers – capsaicin. It is because of its taste, we start “fire” in your mouth. But that is exactly what you need to lose weight: Capsaicin increases your body temperature, accelerates the metabolism and accelerates the process of burning calories .

Scientists claim that chili helps fight obesity, diabetes and hypertension [6] Dietary Capsaicin Protects from Cardiometabolic Organs Dysfunction. [7] the Effect of the Capsicoside the G-rich a Fraction from the Pepper (of Capsicum annuum L. The) Seeds on the High-a fat Diet-induced Obesity in to Mice For This. [8] Plants with Potential use on obesity and its’ Complications. . However, with red peppers need to be careful for people with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, or those who simply are not accustomed to acute.

Chile is good everywhere in meat and vegetable dishes, soups and side dishes, desserts and coffee.

Warming tomato cream soup


5 large tomatoes;
2 pod hot pepper;
2 cloves of garlic;
salt, pepper and oil to taste.

Pour boiling water over the tomatoes and remove the skins. Grind them together with the garlic and peppers in a blender. If you are afraid that the dish will be too sharp, pre-remove seeds from peppers. A mixture of the blender, pour into a saucepan, add a glass of water and keep on low heat for 10 minutes. In the finished soup, add spices and a little olive oil.