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There are medicinal plants and fruits that can improve fat burning. One of these plants is the Jaca or Yaca. Apparently, its leaves have the property to improve glucose tolerance and this effect indirectly causes a loss of weight.
Jackfruit plant, also known as Yaca, Jaqueira, Jak or jakfruit is a plant of tropical origin, not only has a fruit with medicinal properties, but its leaves can be useful for treating impaired glucose tolerance.
Why is it important to control glucose intolerance to prevent overweight?
When glucose intolerance exists, it can not enter the cell for combustion. If it does not it accumulates in the blood, it increases concentration and part of it is derived for the formation of fat in the liver, adipose tissue increase.
It is very common, glucose intolerance and overweight is associated within the metabolic syndrome, which can also cause cardiovascular problems.
Apparently the consumption of tea leaves this Jaca help decrease glucose intolerance, thereby improving not only glucose utilization but also reduction of adipose tissue.
How to prepare the infusion of jackfruit leaves?
Well, you just put a teaspoon of dried jackfruit leaves in a cup of boiling water. Let stand for 10 minutes, strain and drink 2 to 3 times a day.
It is important to have in mind that this tea may interact with drugs for diabetes, so you should consult your doctor before consuming it.
Besides this side effect, you should be aware that their consumption is not recommended during pregnancy and lactation, and also can interact with other medications such as antibiotics.
There are many medicinal plants by different mechanisms of action may complement treatment for weight loss, such as stevia, horsetail or senna. But keep in mind that, as plants are not without side effects and / or interactions.