Weight loss | Asafoedita: Can hing water support weight loss? Know its health benefits


When it comes to weight loss, it is important to know the right dosage and proper technique of consuming hing water for the best and safest results.&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspiStock Images

Key Highlights

  • Hing is rich source of antioxidants, fibre, calcium, iron, potassium and carbohydrates – nutrients that play a key role in improving skin health among many other benefits.

  • Hing also supports the fat burning process by speeding up metabolism.

  • Adding too much of it in a single serving or consuming too much of it at a time can result in digestive distress, excessive burping or loose motions.

New Delhi: In dal, sambhar, gol gappa, chhole kulche and a plethora of Indian delights, asafoetida or hing is considered a key ingredient. This like crystal-like spice that draws attention due to its distinct aroma and flavour gives an impeccable flavour and texture to food; and upon examination by experts, it was discovered that this Indian masala has a plethora of health benefits to offer. Initially used in home remedies for relief from digestive distress, menstrual cramps and ear pain, experts now link this spice to quick weight loss. Hing water, a powerful concoction, has a plethora of other health benefits to offer. Keep reading to find out what they are.

Health benefits of drinking hing water

Hing is rich source of antioxidants, fibre, calcium, iron, potassium and carbohydrates – nutrients that play a key role in improving skin health among many other benefits. These include:

  1. Natural glow to the skin
  2. Relief from respiratory issues
  3. Regulating blood sugar levels
  4. Treating a sore throat, cough and cold
  5. Alleviating stress
  6. Improving mood

When it comes to weight loss, it is important to know the right dosage and proper technique of consuming it for the best and safest results.

How to prepare hing water for weight loss?

For this, it is recommended to use powdered hing along with warm water. All you need to do is mix half a teaspoon of hing in a glass of warm water and drink it. It is advised to drink hing water once a day as the first thing in every morning on an empty stomach for best results.

For weight loss, hing water works by speeding up the digestion process as it eliminates toxins from the digestive tract making way for smooth movements. Hing also supports the fat burning process by speeding up metabolism.

Are there any health risks of drinking hing water?

With a plethora of health benefits, hing water also comes with a few risks. Adding too much of it in a single serving or consuming too much of it at a time can result in digestive distress, excessive burping or loose motions. While these are the short-term repercussions, in the long run, excessive intake of hing can trigger skin rashes, fluctuating blood pressure, swelling of lips; and it may also mess with the wellbeing of pregnant women or lactating mothers.  

Disclaimer: Tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purpose only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or a dietician before starting any fitness programme or making any changes to your diet.

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