Experts have learned that we should drink before, during and after our meal to not only ensure our food digests properly but also helps break down fat. Yes, that’s right, there’s a drink we can drink before each meal to ensure our fat gets broken down which in turn helps us lose weight.
Before every meal, board-certified physician, Dr. Oz has what he calls a secret swimsuit slim down drink of a choice. It’s a mixture of grapefruit juice and apple cider vinegar.
Here’s the recipe:
- 1 cup grapefruit/orange/pineapple juice
- 2 tbs apple cider vinegar
- 1 tbs of honey (optional)
Simply mix 1 cup of grapefruit juice with 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar, stir, and enjoy.
The juice is loaded with vitamin C, which will help you burn fat faster, especially during exercise. In fact, a study showed that people with adequate vitamin C levels burned 30% more fat during moderate exercise than individuals low in vitamin C.
Meanwhile, the acetic acid contained in the vinegar may switch on genes your body needs to pump out fat-burning proteins. If you find the drink a bit tart, add 1 teaspoon of honey, which only adds 20 calories, for sweetness. Drink this slim down drink before every meal and you’ll literally burn away your fat while enjoying a citrusy delight.