America's turn: There are more and more restaurants that offer weight loss drinks even on the shelves of which you can find drinks now. No wonder the Switchel wave is also rolling into Germany. As a burning fat belly, quenched by thirst and boosted by the immune system, it is now celebrated with us. But what is Switchel? And can drinking really help you lose weight?
Drink Against Belly Fat: Does Switchel Help Weight Loss?
What has a totally trendy name is actually simple: Because Switchel consists of apple cider vinegar, water, lemon juice, ginger and maple syrup or honey. Together, this creates the incredibly refreshing drink that the fitness and wellness industry has now discovered for itself.
They didn’t invent the mix – because the energy drink has been around for quite a while. In the US it is also known as the "Bundle of Hay" – and that name reveals quite a bit about its story: At first, a low-budget and thirsty mix of American farmers was drunk in the 18th century after a long day in the field.
Switchel Weight Loss: This is how the potion works against belly fat
The reason for rediscovering and subsequently overeating the drink is a mixture of valuable ingredients.
- Apple cider vinegar is considered a secret weapon in the weight loss business. As a staple, it should have positive effects on our metabolism, shape our digestive juices and thus support our digestion. It has been scientifically proven to have a positive effect on fat loss, but no.
- Also lemon juice should boost fat burning: Vitamin C is an essential part of fat burning because it helps our body prepare the hormone norepinephrine. This in turn dissolves the fat from the fat cells.
- ginger In addition, metabolism stimulates: Its active ingredients capsaicin and gingerol develop a warming effect in the body, which in turn must cool the body. It also promotes digestion.
- Small portion Maple syrup or honey ensures that your sugar needs are met – with a natural sweetness that is better for a household with insulin.
Drink Against Belly Fat: The Recipe – So Make Your Own Switchel
There are countless ways to prepare Switchel – with hot water or cold, with more maple syrup or less.
For about 4 glasses according to the recipe bunte.de you need
70 g of peeled, sliced ginger
50 g of honey or maple syrup
60 g of apple cider vinegar
80 ml of freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 liter of water
Bring the water to a boil, add the ginger and let the ginger water boil for 20 minutes. Remove the ginger, add the remaining ingredients and mix well. If you wish, you can store your switch overnight in the refrigerator and enjoy the cold.
Combined, these ingredients should boost our digestion and our metabolism, prevent craving for food and also, as a bonus, protect our immune system. If you want to use all the power of Switchel-Drink you should be picky when it comes to selecting ingredients and grab organic ingredients, small, thick lemons and unpasteurized, naturally turbid apple cider vinegar.
Of course, we cannot guarantee the success of losing weight with Switchel. After all, there are many factors that determine this: Regular exercise should be on the agenda, as well as a balanced diet, plenty of fluid, and sleep. But Switchel won't hurt us: After all, every single ingredient is extremely healthy and delicious.
To achieve long-term and healthy weight loss, we recommend changing your diet. A radical diet can cause and promote eating disorders. Eating disorder is a serious illness that needs professional help. If you or a family member is affected by an eating disorder, you will find, for example, the Addiction Line (089/28 28 22). Here you can – anonymously, without obligation and for free – talk all the time to someone who advises, supports and listens to you.