How to Use Spices to Reduce Inflammation and Burn Fat with Nagina Abdullah – #213

Top Ways to Incorporate Fat-Burning Spices and Foods into Your Busy Routine

Nagina Abdullah is a health and weight-loss coach, and she struggled with her weight and energy levels for her entire life. As she began to add spices to her meals to make healthy eating more flavorful and sustainable, the extra pounds began to melt away and Nagina felt better than ever before. Listen as Nagina explains how chronic inflammation can block weight loss, plus the spices and foods you should be adding to your menu to help reduce inflammation, boost your metabolism, and jumpstart fat-burning again. Get all of Nagina's top tips and shortcuts to help you incorporate the power of spices into your busy routine!

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Main Points From Today’s Episode

1. Nagina started adding spices to her meals to make healthy eating flavorful and sustainable. She later discovered these spices were key to fighting inflammation and boosting weight loss.

2. Chronic inflammation is associated with obesity and heart disease. Signs of chronic inflammation include belly fat that won’t go away and digestive issues like gas and bloating.

3. Nagina is a busy, working mom with two kids. She offers her top tips and shortcuts to making tasty, healthy meals that are fast and easy.

Episode Play-By-Play

[1:54] Nagina’s career briefing

[2:49] Nagina’s struggle with her weight and energy levels inspired her to make a change.

[4:35] Nagina started adding spices to her meals to make healthy eating flavorful and sustainable.

[5:30] After eating this way for 9 months, Nagina lost 40 pounds.

[6:05] She later discovered these spices were key to fighting inflammation and boosting weight loss.

[7:10] How do you know if your body is inflamed?

[8:33] Chronic inflammation is associated with obesity and heart disease.

[10:06] Nagina’s top anti-inflammatory spices and foods

[10:48] Cinnamon helps lower your blood sugar and control insulin levels.

[12:30] Turmeric is a wonder spice with anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and antioxidant benefits.

[14:33] Cayenne pepper increases your metabolism and curbs your appetite.

[16:03] Having a glass of water with lemon and cayenne pepper is a great way to start the day.

[16:35] Powerful anti-inflammatory foods include salmon, green leafy vegetables, and freshly ground flaxseed.

[19:50] Shortcuts to making fast, tasty meals for busy people

[23:54] Get your free Sweet Spice Cheat Sheet by heading to jjvirgin.com/spice.

[25:33] If you want to lose weight even faster, here’s the secret: Extra Fiber.

[26:09] Listener’s question: I don’t have enough time to cook. What can I do?

Mentioned in this episode:

JJVirgin.com/spice

https://www.amazon.com/ONE-POT-MEALS-Recipes-Guesswork-Healthy/dp/0692897070

https://www.amazon.com/shop/jjvirgin (Instant Pot)

https://jjvirgin.com/FBExtraFiber

jjvirgin.com/butcherbox

jjvirgin.com/challenge

JJ Virgin Official Facebook page

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