Spices for weight loss?

It’s like a dream come true. Isn’t it. Well, your body is in every way what you make of it. What you eat reflects on your skin and your health. In India people are oblivious to the fact that they have a wide range of spices which help a person in staying healthy. These spices aid one’s digestion and work on many levels within our body.

Today SheNeeds is here to present to you the spices which you can add to your diet to trigger weight loss. As you already know that moderation of everything is required when one needs to shed weight, moderate eating of these spices is also required. Let’s get to know the spices and their uses in a little more detail.



There is a reason why turmeric is called the queen of Indian spices. This pungent yellow spice is an excellent anti bacterial and anti fungal medicine as per Ayurveda. It has anti-inflammatory, antiviral, anti-mutagenic, anti-carcinogenic properties as well. This spice works on the metabolism and increases the heat in ones body.

the best way to consume turmeric is to buy the whole turmeric from the veggie farm and boil it with milk. Have a glass full before going to bed and see the difference. You can also use it in curries, veggies, pulao and many other Indian dishes.

5 best spices for weight loss are given below :


Cinnamon is also one of those miracle spice which boosts the metabolism. It’s use is not just limited to being an ingredient in ‘garam masala’. It is used in many different ways and has numerous health benefits. It is a very fragrant spice which has a sweet taste and it works wonder on a person’s metabolism. Sugar gets metabolized 20 times faster when a person consumes cinnamon on a regular basis. It lowers level of total cholesterol, bad cholesterol, triglyceride and blood sugar in type 2 diabetes patients.


Apart from adding taste to your food, this spice is very beneficial if you are keen to loose weight. Consuming garlic on a daily basis helps a person in burning fat with twice the rate. It boosts up your digestion and you loose weight faster.


Ginger is very beneficial for a person’s over all health. It helps in regulating ones blood pressure and prevents the increase of blood sugar levels. Like turmeric, ginger has thermogenic or fat-burning properties. It can be consumed with tea or with any vegetable preparation on a regular basis.


The presence of a substance known as piperine, makes pepper, both black and red god sent spices for weight loss. Piperine also prevent new fat cell formation. No more new fat cells will be formed. What can be better than this? Pepper especially black pepper makes the other foods more easily digestible and our body absorbs their nutrition in a much better way.

These spices if properly used with regular exercise can help you loose weight in half of the estimated time. So, what are you waiting for? Get started. Share this article with your loved ones who are struggling to shed weight.

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