When your body takes in nutrients or extra calories it can’t break it down, what does it do with it? It stores it as fat. But what, you ask, is the solution.
What are some good, and SAFE, weight loss programs?
Why is obesity so prevalent today?
Because we are living in a calorie rich, nutrition poor environment. We are letting corporations cook for us based on taste and shelf-life instead of nutritional value.
What is considered obese?
Based on the BMI (body mass index) a person is considered obese if your BMI is over 30 to 31 on the BMI scale. BMI For Adults Widget
Are all obese people diabetic?
Absolutely not. Type I diabetics have a problem with their pancreas which is an autoimmune disorder which is only 5% of diabetics. Type II diabetics make up the other 95%. That is from a poisoning of the population. Obese people often have poor nutrition so may have a higher tendency to be type II.
Don’t some people just have a slow metabolism?
Everybody has a a difference in metabolism, even throughout the year. It’s not a slow or fast metabolism, you can adapt to a high or low calorie environment.
Can you really change your metabolism?
Absolutely you can. You can adapt to a high calorie environment as long as you burn those calories. It’s called lean body mass. An increase in lean body mass will allow you to adapt to a higher calorie environment. If you have low lean body mass your body will gain weight very easily with very few calories.
Is protein part of a healthy diet?
Absolutely. You need about 5% protein in your diet and plant based proteins are the easiest to absorb. You do not need the 30% protein that most programs recommend.
Are vegetarians really healthy?
Yes vegetarians are but there has never been a purely vegan culture on the planet. Even vegans, however, are becoming healthier than people who eat meat because of the toxins in factory farms.