You can make a natural herbal barbecue rub for weight loss by mixing cayenne pepper with several other herbs and spices.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Natural Weight Loss Barbecue Rub Ingredients
Cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon
Ginger 1 tablespoon
Cinnamon 1 tablespoon
Black pepper powder 1 tablespoon
Cumin powder 1 tablespoon
Mustard seed powder 1 tablespoon
Paprika 2 tablespoons
Onion powder 1 teaspoon
Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
Mix all the ingredients in an airtight container and store it away from heat, light, and moisture.
1. Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper increases the process of thermogenesis in the body in which fat is burnt to produce heat. Thermogenesis increases the metabolic rate of the body enabling it to burn more calories.
Precaution: Excessive consumption of cayenne pepper can cause ulcers.
Ginger is used for weight loss because it increases thermogenesis which is the process by which the body burns more calories by producing more heat.
Precautions: Do not take/avoid ginger if you have a bleeding disorder.
Do not take/avoid ginger if you are taking aspirin and blood thinning medications like warfarin.
Do not take/ avoid ginger if you are taking aspirin, blood thinners like warfarin (Coumadin) or clopidogrel (Plavix) since it can cause bleeding.
3. Black pepper
Black pepper increases metabolism and helps the body burn more calories especially when it is combined with other thermogenic foods like cayenne pepper.