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Fat Loss Smoothies and Other Fat-Burning Drinks (Recipes)

Are you on a quest for free recipes for fat loss smoothies and other healthy drinks with fat-burning properties? If so, you've come to the right place. This section contains a compilation of fat loss drink recipes that use fat-burning ingredients such as blueberries, pears, pure cocoa powder, cayenne pepper, cucumber, yogurt, and green tea. But before you power up your Vitamix or NutriBullet and make your first fat loss smoothie, you may want to check out the section Best Fat Loss Diet Plan and the section Best Foods to Eat to Lose Body Fat for more general information about diet and fat loss.

Scandinavian Blueberry Soup

In Scandinavia, blueberry soup is a popular treat that can be served warm as an appetizer or chilled as a dessert. But the benefits of blueberry soup extend far beyond its culinary use. Blueberries are rich pectin, a type of dietary fiber that limits the amount of dietary fat your body absorbs and that can therefore help you maintain your ideal weight. Pectin is also known to make you feel fuller and for a longer time, so you will eat less during the day.

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Fat-Burning Hot Chocolate

Good news for chocolate lovers: Pure cocoa powder, like the one used in this hot chocolate recipe, contains phytochemicals that suppress appetite. The cayenne pepper featured in this hot chocolate not only adds a spicy peppery twist, but it also promotes weight loss. Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin, a phytochemical that is well known for its ability to increase the rate at which the body burns energy, making it an excellent weight-loss aid.

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Refreshing Cucumber Smoothie with Probiotic Bacteria

A smoothie doesn't always have to be sweet. This refreshing sugar-free smoothie is perfect for hot summer days and an excellent choice of drink for anyone wishing to lose fat. While low in calories, this delicious smoothie is packed with calcium and iodine, a stellar mineral combo for fighting excess body fat.

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Pear Frost with Ginger

Pears are rich in iodine which helps prevent an under-active thyroid, one of the most common causes of weight problems. The ginger in this drink acts as an appetite suppressant and helps rev up you metabolism and calorie burning. In one animal study, ginger increased the metabolism of the test animals by 20 percent.

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Catechin-Rich Ice Tea

In recent years, green tea catechins have received a tremendous amount of attention for their ability to help burn body fat. This fat-burning drink recipe calls for loose tea leaves (instead of using tea bags) and a long brewing time, both of which improve the release of catechins from green tea leaves. Lemon juice, rich in vitamin C, further improves the availability of catechins.

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Cucumber Honeydew Smoothie

This delectable smoothie is low in calories while rich in calcium and iodine, two super minerals for fighting excess body fat. And best of all, it is a cinch to make: you just throw in the ingredients into a Vitamix – or whatever blender you're using – and blend until smooth.

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