How to process the plant for consumption? It is raw? cooked? liquified? ground ??? etc.
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Hi Joseph, aloe vera is a plant with many properties and tepaeúticos uses, it is even used as a food supplement.
Before knowing what are the ways of making aloe vera for weight loss are, it is interesting to know why aloe vera is useful for weight loss.
Why aloe vera is useful for weight loss?
Decreases visceral fat. According to some scientific studies, the aloe vera plant contains phytosterols that help reduce visceral fat (fat that surrounds the organs. It is especially dangerous abdominal fat, cardiovascular effects). Among the studies conducted, it was found that those who consumed aloe vera gel decrease their body mass index (BMI). Even known that these organic compounds take free not only to distribute fatty acids, it helps reduce blood triglycerides.
Reduces blood glucose. Thanks to these same phytosterols, the aloe vera aloe would be useful to reduce and control blood glucose. When blood glucose is stabilized, it is possible not only lose weight but keep it within normal parameters.
Improves blood fat metabolism. The group of phytosterols, called Lophenol and cycloartanol activate certain receptors that stimulate and improve fat metabolism in the liver, which helps you lose weight and reduce other risk factors, for example hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridemia.
laxative effect. Aloe vera gel has aloína, intestinal peristalsis stimulating substance that helps to purify and detoxify the body.
How can you prepare aloe vera for weight loss?
You can use all these properties, preparing different recipes options, such as
Liquefied aloe vera
Place in blender one tablespoon of aloe vera pulp crystalline or failing a raw sheet spineless.
Add a tablespoon of honey or royal jelly.
Stir in 1 cup of water, and liquefies.
Instead of adding a glass of water, you can add a glass of orange juice, grapefruit, blueberries, or other fruit that is to your liking.
This smoothie or juice of aloe vera can be eaten fasting, to purify and detoxify the body naturally.
Infusion of aloe vera and green tea
To prepare this tea takes a piece of aloe vera, remove the thorns and the outer layer of the sheet and takes with a spoon or aloe gel.
Meanwhile prepare green tea, once it is ready add the bitterness of aloe vera.
Let stand and drink.
This tea can take 2 times a day. Do not forget to grab a cup at breakfast.
Other alternatives with which you can choose is aloe vera juice, pineapple and strawberries.
Aloe vera juice, pineapple and strawberries
To prepare this juice, you just have to take a tablespoon of aloe vera aloe, a cup of washed and chopped strawberries and two slices of pineapple without skin.
Place all ingredients in a food processor until all ingredients are mixed.
Once achieved, add water to taste if desired.
Drink two to three times daily.
In these recipes you find different alternatives that can adapt to the different seasons.
In addition to these preparations, you can opt for aloe vera syrup, other beverage that allows you to debug your body and lose weight at the same time.
What other properties you can take advantage of these preparations?
It is important to have in mind that aloe or aloe vera provides other properties that help you fight the complications of obesity, such as fights constipation, reduce blood cholesterol and improve blood glucose levels. On the other hand, it leaves your skin and hair amazing, thanks to all the micronutrients that brings.
Do not forget that:
While aloe vera can be an ideal place for your weight loss diet supplement, you may cause some side effects that you should keep in mind to avoid certain complications.