Over weight and obesity is becoming a common problem all over the world. Overweight has become the reason for lots of health problems and thats the reason and the reason why so much attention is given. Heart disease and cancer are more likely to occur for those who are overweight. Researches have shown that in our body, the fat cells release a hormone called ‘leptin’, which actually sends signals to the brain to cut down fat in accordance to its level and in people who are obese, this signaling seems to be defective due to various genetic reasons. Researches conclude that genetics, diet, exercise patterns and culture of living accounts on the whole for the overweight.
Eat slowly so that brain has enough time to signal when you are full.
Too much of salt in the diet must be avoided.
White bread intake must be minimized.
Carbonated drinks must be avoided.
Do not sleep soon after eating and getting to bed late night should be avoided.
It is advised to drink hot water instead of cold water.
Even though certain people control weight without exercise, people are advised to exercise in order to burn the fat. With regular workouts you can minimize the risk of heart diseases, hypertension, diabetes and even some cancers can be prevented.
Personal note for Obese People
Psychotherapists have done various experiments and have come up with a finding for people who are not able to lose their weight and is that, ‘the art of learning to like you even if you cannot lose weight’, a treatment infact to ease the psychological suffering that obese people come across.
Most of the overweight people are tend to put much emphasis on their looks predominantly and so by doing that, leading to ignorance of various other good qualities in themselves.
One should not judge himself by how much you weigh everyday, which is not the way to live your life.
Have You Heard?
In a recent research study that helps in explaining one of the givens of obesity-which the body has a weight that it naturally gravitates to.
All people, fat or thin, adjust their metabolism to maintain their weight.
Various researches have found that the body burns calories more slowly than normal after weight is lost and faster than normal when weight is gained.
Effect on metabolism rate is independent of age and sex.
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