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Weight loss diet: Fitness fans claim this drink burns FAT when added to your diet plan

By Emily Hodgkin

PUBLISHED: 12:04, Sun, Jul 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 13:33, Sun, Jul 16, 2017

Weight loss teas are a popular shortcut to flatter stomachs, and the latest version can help with weight loss goals - according to experts. 

Known as ‘golden milk’ the health drink is gaining popularity on sites such as Instagram thanks to its reported benefits.

Devotees claim the drink is immunity boosting and helps with weight loss.

The main ingredient in the drink, turmeric, has been linked to weight loss for many years.

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Weight loss diet: This turmeric drink claims to burn fat when added to your diet plan

This turmeric drink claims to burn fat when added to your weight loss diet plan

Adding the yellow spice to your diet can help you to shed weight fast.

The Asian spice is key in converting white fat, which stores calories, into brown fat, which can burn energy - reducing fat. 

A 2009 study found that people with more brown fat have lower body mass indexes - so this could be key in aiding your weight loss.

The study from Korea found that curcumin, found in turmeric, changes white fat to brown fat in at least four ways.

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Weight loss diet: The main ingredient in the drink, turmeric, has been linked to weight loss

‘Golden milk’ is the new, fashionable way to get more turmeric into your diet.

Blog Wellness Mama recommends making the tea with milk, turmeric, cinnamon, a pinch of black pepper, ginger, cayenne pepper, and honey.

The yellow spice has been used in Asia for thousands of years. It was first used as a dye, and then later for its medicinal properties. 

Research shows extracts from turmeric may have antifungal and antibacterial properties, as well as weight loss benefits.

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From one fad to another, a new diet from Japan called the “Morning Banana Diet” has stormed the internet.

Three books have been written on the subject in the country.

A detailed website, www.morningbanana.com, has translated the rules of the diet for Western slimmers to follow.

The website said: “It’s a diet for people who don’t want to bother with a diet, who don’t want to read a book (although there are books on it in Japan), who are basically in control of things but need a little structure. “

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