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Weight Loss Tips That Help You Create A Thin, Yet Healthy Body

Aug 17, 2007
In order to avoid any problem on health, it is best to maintain a healthy, well balanced diet. In this way, you gain control in developing your body into something that is desirable and in good physical shape.

On the other hand, if you are one of those many people who are currently suffering from obesity and other weight-related problems, it is best that you learn the secret to effective weight loss now or suffer the consequences more.

To get you started, here are some practical weight loss tips that will let you get the body shape that you want and stay at the peak of health.

Keep your eye on your metabolism

Sugar, you see, set off specific "metabolic processes" that are both madness for your waistline and damaging to your health. Sugar is considered as a metabolic toxic.

The American diet mainly consists of sugar. No wonder why nearly one-third of the American adult population is considered as obese.

And even if you do not take sugar straight, you will find it already inserted into a thousand different foods and beverages before they come to your table, put, for the most part, into stuff that, if it had not been made so sweet, you would wrinkle your nose up at.

Consequently, the problem continues to prevail if information had been disseminated regarding the harmful effects of excessive sugar content in the body.

The point here is that common sense will dictate that when a lot of people try the same answer to the same problem and they all fail, there is something wrong with their solution. And avoiding sugar may not be the simple solution after all.

You may have tried a low-calorie diet and you may have seen other people tried it. After a promising start, they end up as failures.

So the question now lies on whether sugar is really bad for the body or is it because it triggers certain metabolic processes that the body does not need.

Be wary on your insulin

Insulin is produced in the islets of Langerhans, a fraction of your pancreas. By the time your blood sugar increases, insulin dashes forward and change a fraction of "glucose" to "glycogen." Glycogen is a stored starch in the liver and the muscles. It is readily made available for energy consumption.

If all the glycogen supply areas are loaded, considering that there is too much glucose in the blood in spite of everything, which is, in essence outside the required amount of the body to function normally, insulin will alter the surplus to "fatty tissue" known as "triglyceride," which humans have in their bodies as the main substance of "adipose tissue."

No wonder why insulin has been known as the "fat-producing hormone."

In essence, insulin is an excellent worker. Otherwise, your body could not administer glucose, its primary energy, and levels of "blood glucose" will increase while the body explored for supplementary energy, your muscle tissue and fat stores.

On the other hand, assuming insulin is too efficient, or in abundance, it would administer a large amount of glucose to distribute it in the blood to stimulate the brain.

As an obese person gains more weight, the insulin dilemma gets bigger too. Various studies have exposed that the overweight person is exceptionally insensitive to the administration of insulin.

For so many years now, most weight loss tips have focused on exercise and proper balanced diet. Health experts say it is time to focus on these two important aspects of maintaining weight to achieve positive results.
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