10 Top-Notch Herbs And Spices To Burn Stubborn Fat

Spicing up your meals can really give you some extra sizzle in your midsection, thighs, booty and other stubborn fat areas this summer. The 10 spices that I have for you in this article are very common and easy to find…

In fact, you probably have some of them laying around in a kitchen cupboard somewhere. Check out their benefits and start adding them into your recipes today! Here are 10 top-notch herbs and spices to burn stubborn body fat!


Commonly found in tea, ginseng can help your body to digest the food that you eat so that you’re not hanging onto it longer than you need to be. See, there are trillions of microbes in your gut, which not only influence your metabolism but also your weight.


The results of a current study, published in the Journal of Ginseng Research, revealed that consuming ginseng can make your gut and metabolism more healthy and as a result, help you to shed off stubborn body fat.


Capsaicin is an ingredient found in most peppers you consume. It’s the compound that gives your spice its, well, spice.

According to multiple studies, capsaicin may help to fight against obesity and a large generality of medical issues that are the result of overeating because capsaicin decreases overall calorie intake shrinks fat tissue and lowers blood fat levels.


Cinnamon is an easy spice to add to your meals and even to your coffee. It’s been shown to have an impressive effect on men and women who have been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes by reducing blood sugar levels.

Benefits of Cinnamon

Also, one study, published in the Iranian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences has shown cinnamon to protect against metabolic syndrome, which includes, obesity, insulin resistance, hyperglycemia, high blood pressure by keeping your metabolism churning as it should be.

Black Pepper

Black pepper contains a substance called piperine, which has been shown to block the formation of new fat cells. Black pepper is a diverse spice that you can sprinkle on just about anything.

Also, one study has shown that if you combine black pepper and capsaicin in a meal, you’ll burn as many calories as you would if you were to take a 20-minute walk.


Mustard is the only condiment you should put on a hamburger patty this summer. Sure, it may not taste as great as ketchup, but mustard is a 0-calorie option that will help you to burn fat.

Mustard seeds have been shown to boost the metabolic rate by 25%. In fact, just a simple 3/5 of a teaspoon may help you to burn an extra 45 calories an hour. 


Turmeric is a bright yellow spice that will help your body to burn fat. It’s a “warming spice,” which increases body heat and boosts your metabolism.

Benefit of Turmeric

Turmeric contains an active ingredient known as curcumin, which has been shown to reduce the formation of fat tissue by constricting the blood vessels needed to form it. This way you can beat old fat and keep new fat from forming.


Ginger, like turmeric, is another warming spice that both soothes and relaxes your intestinal tract – and it’s a great option to add into your tea.

According to studies, ginger’s thermogenic properties will boost your metabolism and will also create an appetite suppressant effect. You can drink some ginger tea first thing in the morning to start off on a relaxed note, or wind down the day with it. Either way, you’ll shed those stubborn fat areas when you add this spice into the mix!


Cardamom is probably the only spice on this list that you’ve never heard of before. It has a spicy-sweet flavor and also initiates a warming effect that boosts your metabolism, and your body’s fat-burning abilities.

Benefit Cardamom

Cardamom is also a popular herb in Indian medicine to heal anything from low energy to aches and pains. This could be a great spice when you just need a pick-me-up for the day.


Just one teaspoon of cumin has the potential to make a major impact on your fat-burning progress this summer, and better yet, it’s an easy spice to mix in with soups, stews, homemade dressing and even stir fry.

According to a recent study involving 88 overweight and obese women, cumin can significantly reduce stubborn body fat and help you reach your peak physique!


Pick and choose wisely when you’re going to consume garlic. After all, you don’t want to scare anyone off with “strong” breath. But garlic is a simple spice to add to some pasta, stir fry or a flatbread for great taste and to burn fat.

One study, published in Advanced Biomedical Research, revealed that those who supplemented their diets with garlic powder saw greater body composition benefits than those who did not. So add some garlic to plenty of your meals… Just make sure you can get to your toothbrush right afterward!

Benefit of Garlic

These 10 herbs and spices are the best in the business of blasting away body fat.

They’re tasty, diverse and they’ll take your fat loss efforts to another level.

Keep up your hard work and continue to make great meal choices so that when you add these spices, you’ll see more results in less time.