Woman's weight loss drink 'burns fat while you sleep' - but not everyone's convinced

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Many are constantly on the hunt for a quick fix to lose weight and now it's suggested that you can do this while you sleep.

A theory doing the rounds on TikTok suggests that consuming one simple thing before bed can help you burn fat overnight. It might sound too good to be true, but people swear by it.

One video, shared by user @meaganonline, claimed that the method also aids in hair growth and skin improvement. The hack has taken the internet by storm after it was suggested that rice "unlocks and accelerates" fat burning.

According to Meagan, all you need is two cups of water and three tablespoons of rice. You need to boil it for 15 minutes before draining it, and Meagan is seen adding a pinch of salt.

In the clip, she explained a study reported that the starch present in the rice helps to "inhibit fat accumulation". She also said rice water promotes gut health and keeps you hydrated

According to the TikToker, this both suppresses your appetite, and boosts your metabolism. She also noted it's helped to significantly improve the quality of her hair.

To assist viewers, she said she takes eight ounces of the rice water, and adds a hormone balancing powder to it before drinking. She labels the homemade drink "magic", as it helps to completely transform her body.

Unsurprisingly, the video has garnered a lot of attention, and people can't believe how many benefits the rice water has. For many people, it seems to really work.

One person exclaimed: "14lb down in almost two weeks. My skin is glowing." Another shared their success, saying: "Five days, lost five pounds." While third chimed in with: "Day three and I'm 5lbs down. So far it's working."

However, not everyone was sold on the idea, with some expressing doubts. One individual confessed she was "sceptical" about the method, despite having lost some weight. Another voiced frustration, adding: "What am I doing wrong? I did the exact this exact thing and nothing." Someone else pointed out: "I've been on it for a week, but haven't lost."

Like with any diet advice you see online, it's important to consult a doctor or medical professional before trying it out yourself.