to lose weight
is a really tricky thing with no
It is usually safer to advice aganist it wholesale. For
years it has
by many that not eating to lose weight resulted to
a guaranteed regain. It can even get worse, because when the
individual begins to eat again not only would
the weight that was originally lost be regained, but even more
weight would be put on.
However this is not always true. The fact of the matter is that
fasting to lose weight can be a better way to lose. Not only will the
lost, but also the body will rid itself of toxins – cleansing
of the system.
Fasting To Lose
fasting for weight loss, individuals should take caution in the
foods they eat and
the fasting cycle is complete, the body can become
susceptible to retaining more calories, hence the possibility of
you fast, you should
prepared to change the diet by possibly lowering the calorie
The "Master Cleanse diet"
is one of the older
fasting weight loss diets. It was created for ulcer
cleanse requires an individual to drink a mixture of
lemon juice, cayenne pepper,
maple syrup and water a minimum of six times throughout the day and no
more than twelve.
Although weight will be lost using this method, it is
not due to the cocktail.
mixture will help in detoxifying the
system, but no proof has been found that it was the cause of the weight
loss. The weight loss is due to the lack of calorie intake. One could
probably have a similar weight loss experience by just
for the same amount of time.
body is not receiving calories, the weight loss can be considerably
slower in comparison to other diets. The body was designed to self
protect. If it is deprived of food, it may soon think that it is stuck
in a famine and attempt to survive by storing fat for later use. But
one can be rest assured that some weight will be lost.
Fasting will also result in a cleansed system, especially if there are
special instructions similar to those of the Master Cleanse. With such
fast, an individual drinks a specified fluid combined of sweet, sour
spicy. Originally designed to help with ulcers, the liquid would run
through the system depleting any toxins currently contained in the
can also be of use to people attempting to rid
themselves of addictions. Since fasting
cleanses the body, all of the toxins derived from drugs and/or alcohol
will be removed. As
a result, the addict will receive some assistance in recovering.
Fasting is also great for health
purposes. For example, there have been many times
that the body can go into a sort of shock, causing the individual to
sick, when dietary changes are made. If the individual were to fast for
a day before making the changes to the diet, the transition would be a
lot smoother. This will allow the body to slowly become used to the
idea of the change.
Diasdvantages of fasting for
Of course, there are some
disadvantages of using fasting to lose weight
– there is typically some bad for every good. Some of these
disadvantages are that fasting will change the metabolism.
cases, water is lost as well as muscle tissue. Some individuals may
incur a sort
of withdraw from foods that are used regularly by the body. Other
symptoms may occur like a lower blood pressure or experiencing a dry
individual deprives itself of food, the body will automatically go into
self – protect mode and begin to store what calories it has
as opposed to burning them. When eating does occur again, it is
imperative that the individual return gradually. Otherwise regain is
Water is usually a target of loss during a fast. This could lead to
damaging results. The body will typically shed this before burning fat.
Muscle is another target. Keep in mind that the body thinks there is a
famine is occurring. There is uncertainty of when the next meal will be
made available. In its attempt to preserve what little energy exists,
the muscle will be turned to catabolised for additional energy. See
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to learn more.
At times, an individual may even experience a withdrawal from the foods
he/she is used to. The body is familiar with the cup of coffee in the
morning or a dessert in the afternoon. Because the change happened
suddenly, some withdraw can occur.
Some cases of low blood pressure or dry mouth have been reported as a
result of fasting. Though these are not common occurrences, there have
been such situations.
Some things are ok, when done in moderation. Fasting to lose
weight should be done with extreme care if at all.
if you want to lose belly fat you will have to do things differently.
If you want to lose
belly fat and get a flat stomach or even six pack abs you will need to Go Beyond Calories.
You need to go beyond the usual weight loss strategies. To do this you
will need two things, just two things. These two are...
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change as new information on weight loss becomes
available. The information is intended for
educational purposes only. Please
consult your healthcare provider before beginning
any kind of weight loss program