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Weight Loss - Weight Loss Tips And Tricks

Aug 29, 2008
There are so many tips and tricks about weight loss that may confuse you about which tips are finest and which tricks are really tricks? Let's have a look to understand why some of these tips and tricks work or don't work.

Recently you may have heard a lot about low carbohydrate diets and claims that they are functioning and that people are getting healthier without paying notice to the amount of fat they are eating. You have also been heard that the USDA is looking at altering the food pyramid.

There is an important flaw in the low fat diet plan and scientists finally have to admit to it. Very modest of your bodies Cholesterol comes from diet. Our body manufactures most of Cholesterol from Carbohydrates. The reason of turning these carbohydrates into fat is Insulin.

Insulin is essential to life as it regulates blood sugar, controls the fat, regulates the liver's creation of cholesterol, acts as a growth hormone, is vital in craving control and drives the kidneys to preserve fluid and much more. It is extremely necessary to life, but too much of a good thing can sometimes cause problems. Too much insulin can cause fat storage, cholesterol production and is caustic to the blood vessels.

As you age your insulin receptors become less sensitive to insulin so your body overproduces insulin to meet up what it thinks is it's need. By cautiously monitoring the types and quantity of carbohydrates we eat we can clean up our insulin receptors. By lessening your intake of concentrated sweets, like sugar sweetened food and not overeating starches like breads, pasta and potatoes you may keep your body from the overproduction of insulin.

Exercise is also the key for healthy weight loss. By mounting the strength and mass of your muscles you are better able to burn calories. Exercise makes the everyday activities easier therefore burning up more calories not only from the exercise but from having more energy to complete your daily activities.
Something you might have heard that not eating 3 hours before bedtime will help you loose weight. This is almost true for more than one reason. We know that if you go to bed shortly after a heavy meal you don't sleep as well and you also don't have a chance to work off your meal but their is also another big factor.

Human Growth Hormone is produced at night to help our body construct and revamp muscle. If you eat a carbohydrate within 2 to 3 hours of sleep time your body will not produce near as much of this hormone.

If you exercise before breakfast it forces your body to blaze fat. It looks like if you follow that exercise with a protein breakfast it would keep you in the fat burning stage a little longer.

Protein necessities are figured out based on lean body mass so it is difficult to state the requirements. An average sized adult female (about 140 lbs) requirement is 50 grams protein a day but might needs to be as high as 75 grams when very active during an exercise program. For an average adult male (about 175-180lbs) is 65 grams and could be as high as 90 grams a day during an exercise program.

The carbohydrates you do eat make them from entire foods in their usual state fresh fruit with the skins because the additional strand will help with the carbohydrate digestion.

Fresh fruits to get vitamins required to make you feel good while exercising and taking care of your health.

The looks like it would be a immense tool to count the grams of protein and carbohydrates eaten each day.
With this we have come back to the fundamentals again. Eating whole foods in their natural state is always your best bet. We can recover our health and emotional well-being while improving our physical body.
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