For forty years, health specialists have defended the idea that it is necessary to reduce, not to say eliminate, fats, particularly saturated fats.
For many years, fat has had a bad press, and it is only recently that we have started to better distinguish between the different types of fat and the public is beginning to understand that there are “good fats”, and the “bad fats”.
Cortisol is a steroid hormone that is released in the body in response to physical or psychological stress.
It is part of a set of corticosteroid hormones secreted during stress by the adrenal cortex. The secretion of cortisol triggers various energy-generating processes that aim to provide the brain with sufficient energy supply to prepare the person to deal with stressors.
Japanese scientists believe that the easiest way to lose weight and reduce waistline may be by consuming probiotics.
According to Yukio Kadooka, a Japanese researcher at the Milk Science Research Institute in Tokyo, the probiotic bacteria found in yogurt or other fermented foods are the best kept secret to losing weight.
In studies conducted by Kadooka and his team, volunteers were divided into two groups. The first group received a drink containing probiotics twice a day, while the second group consumed drinks that did not contain them.
The sleep hormone, secreted by the body, to lose weight. Scientists from the University of Granada have shown that melatonin, a natural hormone secreted by the body’s own body, also serves to control weight without the need to reduce food intake, and improves the lipid profile of the blood by reducing triglycerides, increasing HDL cholesterol and lowering LDL cholesterol.
Most holistic nutrition specialists are not surprised by the effectiveness of lemon in weight loss.
This fruit is very rich in vitamin C. Numerous research shows that the higher your blood level of vitamin C, the less fat you will assimilate.
We offer 3 juices, made from mixtures of fruits and vegetables.
Natural fruit juices, prepared with a good juicer and using fresh, organically grown produce, where possible, are an excellent adjunct to any weight loss program, as well as aiding in better health.
We have listed for you the 6 best tips to lose weight.
Why the best? Because studies have shown that they are effective and for the many testimonials of people who have lost weight by applying them.
They are listed in order of effectiveness. Following 3 of these tips at the same time will increase your chances of success.
Of course there are many other ways to lose weight. There are plenty of them in our weight control section, and the list is growing steadily. Anyone with their own metabolism and characteristics, one method will work better for one person than for another. It’s up to everyone to find their own method (s)!
The glycemic index (GI) of foods has a great influence on weight gain.
Many successful diets are also based on controlling the glycemic index of the foods in a meal.
As a reminder, the more quickly a food causes insulin secretion, after its ingestion, the more its glycemic index is said to be “high”. There are now tables providing the GI (glycemic index) of most foods. The basic index is 100 (measure of white bread). Foods with an index above 70 are considered to be consumed sparingly and foods below 50 are considered to be beneficial for achieving a healthy weight.