Focus on fat reduction rather than weight loss


FavorFinesse logo

Free Gift Sample with Every Purchase

Body fat levels are a more important measure of health than weight loss alone

In a study published in the Journal of American Medical Association, it was shown that it does not matter what is eaten but rather how much is eaten, that determines fat levels. 25 healthy adults were given 1000 excess calories a day. However their diet varied in the amounts of fat and protein. After 8 weeks, all of them gained weight. The group fed a low-protein diet gained approx 7 pounds as compared to the 13.3 pounds gained by the normal-protein diet group and 14.4 pounds gained by the high-proteing diet group. The level of body fat however increased by the same amount in all groups.

It was previously believed that a high protein diet would lead to lower weight gain. However in the study, participants on a high protein diet had a higher weight gain which was essentially due to an increase in lean body mass. Study participants on a low protein diet gained less weight but acquired substantial body fat.

The study indicates that when the body has excess calories to deal with - it converts it into fat. It does not matter whether the calories are coming from fat, carbohydrates or protein. Therefore simply relying on BMI is not effective in assessing the health of individuals. It is the fat levels that matter not just the body weight.

If your diet is poor and low in protein, you will gain weight but it will be due to fat accumulation not lean body mass which someone with a healthy diet will have. Fat reduction therefore should be the focus of obesity treatment rather than simple weight loss.

You may also be interested in the following articles

  • Ayurslim ingredients and their benefits - Ayurslim's components have been formulated according to ayurvedic principles and helps to burn fat naturally and effectively.

  • Ideal Body Mass Index, Waistlines and Longevity

  • Natural ways to reduce weight

  • Herbs that burn fat - Weight Loss with herbal remedies

  • Servings sizes, Vitamins, Folate and Calories of Fruits and Vegetables

    References:

    The Medical Advisor - The complete guide to Alternative & Conventional Treatments

    Himalaya Herbals Company



    Products for Weight Loss & Normal Cholesterol

  • Garcinia
    Suppresses appetite, inhibits lipid synthesis
    Himalaya Herbals Garcinia
    Gymnema
    Inhibits sugar craving, maintains cholesterol and blood serum levels
    Himalaya Herbals Gymnema
    Guggul
    Helps maintain healthy cholesterol levels, burns fat
    Himalaya Herbals Guggul burns fat, helps maintain healthy cholesterol levels


    


    Products according to Health Categories

    Credit Card payments welcome

    Official PayPal Seal
    Western Union payments welcome

    Moneygram payments welcome

    Checks/Money Orders in US$




    Copyright © 2007-2018 FavorFinesse.com. All rights reserved. Designated trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners. We are not in any way affiliated with the manufacturers of the products and have not evaluated products or claims made about products on or through this site

    Disclaimer: The products and the claims made about specific products on or through this site have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The information provided on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional or any information contained on or in any product label or packaging. The information on this site should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem or for prescription of any medication or other treatment. Please view our full Terms Of Service Agreement for more information and the terms and conditions governing your use of this site.

    Prices and promotions are subject to change without notice.

    Page copy protected against web site content infringement by Copyscape
    Do not copy content from the page. Plagiarism will be detected by Copyscape.

    

    Secure Shopping
    Premium Herbal Ayurvedic Products
    LOWEST PRICES ONLINE
    FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE
    View cart or checkout

    Home | Contact Us
    Customer Service
    Reviews / Comments
    Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Follow us on YouTube Follow us on Google+ Follow us on Pinterest Follow us on Blogspot Follow us on Tumblr

    Health Care | Skin Care
    Hair Care | Dental Care

    Herbal Health Care


    Buy Liv 52 the Worlds Leading Liver Care Formula
    Liv.52 World's #1
    Liver Care Formula


    Top of Page ^

    Herbal Dental Care

    Top of Page ^

    Herbal Skin Care

    Top of Page ^

    Herbal Hair Care

    Top of Page ^

    FEATURED ARTICLE


    Herbs that improve brain functions

    Mentat
    Mentat is a blend of over 25 herbs & minerals like Bacopa, Gotu Kola, Ashvagandha and others that help to improve brain functions like memory and focus


    Top of Page ^