Fat-free diet: danger of lean weight loss

June 29, 2011

 Fat-free diet
 Fat-free diet involves the exclusion from the diet of fat. But fats - is an integral part of all metabolic processes, so long-term use of such a diet can cause irreparable harm to the body. But so want to lose weight (and fast) that many women, it does not stop.

 Fat-free diet: danger of lean weight loss

What you can and can not eat during the lean diet

The recommended amount of fats in this diet should not exceed five percent of the total diet (while the lower limit of normal - ten)

Allowed to use: lean fish (flounder, cod, trout, pike) and meat (beef, poultry, horse meat), low fat dairy products, bakery products from wheat flour, any vegetables, fruits, berries, mushrooms. All first and second courses are steamed, boiled or stewed. If you want something fried, you can cook on the grill.

You can not eat: any vegetable oils and animal fats, fatty food, fat meat (including lean lamb and pork), fatty fish (salmon, herring, tuna), giblets, fatty dairy products, any sausage, eggs, chocolate, sweet dishes nuts.

How it is possible to sit on such a diet, it does not say, but if you read the responses on the Internet, then sit for a long time (months) and successful (reduced weight). That's just what will happen to the body?

 Fat-free diet: danger of lean weight loss

As a fat-free diet can affect the condition of the body

If you sit on such a diet one to two weeks, the effect will be slight, and if more, then you can cause the body irreparable harm. The creators of the diet reason is simple: eliminate the fats from the diet, and there will be no problems with being overweight.

But the fact is that fats - is not only the subcutaneous fat layer. They are part of all the cells, ensuring the strength of their membranes. Therefore exclusion from the diet for a long time fat could hit as various internal organs, especially those who already have some deviations, for example, a variety of chronic diseases.

Fats are also part of the nerve cells, including brain cells. Therefore, the lack of preparation of the fat might affect intellectual abilities. If not enough fat in the diet of a young child, it can slow down his psychological development, and in the future - the ability to learn.

Together with the fats in the intestines are sucked fat soluble vitamins such as vitamin A Vitamin A: An important element of the health and beauty  Vitamin A: An important element of the health and beauty
   and E, which in the absence of the vitamins are not absorbed. But many women know that these vitamins are responsible for the condition of skin, hair and nails. Who would need a weight loss if skin becomes flabby and gray, and his hair and nails brittle?

Fats are essential for metabolism. Since cholesterol is involved in the formation of bile acids and hormones, including sex. With long-term exclusion of fat from the diet in women can occur infertility The causes of infertility - heredity and lifestyle  The causes of infertility - heredity and lifestyle
   due to a sharp decrease in hormonal levels.

In addition, the sudden weight loss possible omission of internal organs that had previously been held in position precisely because of fat.

Today, almost all the rational, invented by doctors diet include vegetable fats. Animal fats are also useful in the body, but in a small amount, it is believed that they can be prepared, using lean meat and dairy products. Moreover, in recent years more and more talk about the benefits of oily fish, which contributes to including weight loss because it contains fatty acids that are essential to our metabolism Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things  Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things

Fatty foods are especially needed in the winter when it's cold outside, they contribute to the warming of the body. Therefore, in the winter recommended food is more saturated fat than in summer. The reserves of fat that the body makes in the form of subcutaneous fat, allow it to survive longer in the case of hunger. It is known that thin people suffer hunger worse and will die from it than full.

Fatty acids which are formed in the body of fats involved in all types of exchange. For example, fat metabolism is closely linked to calcium metabolism in the body. After the age of forty-five years old when the natural decline begins calcium from the bones, it recommended foods rich in vegetable and dairy fats.

Today considered the most useful natural products. And fat is not an exception: any useful vegetable oils that have not been special treatment. The demand for animal fats is better to cover the expense of dairy products and fatty marine fish.

Thus, the fat-free diet is not rational and thus more useful diet, as it can lead to permanent metabolic disorders Metabolic disorders: acquired and inherited - whether between RA  Metabolic disorders: acquired and inherited - whether between RA
 Cure that will not be easy. It is particularly harmful for those people who suffer from any chronic diseases.

Galina Romanenko

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Salt-free Japanese diet: benefit and harm

June 23 2012

 salt-free Japanese diet
 Salt-free Japanese diet is very popular due to its amazing efficiency. The first results are already noticeable diet a few days after its start - the weight falls, and the volume is rapidly reduced. This is not only due to the accelerated fat burning, but also because the body out excess fluid How to withdraw excess fluid from the body - all sorts of ways  How to withdraw excess fluid from the body - all sorts of ways

 Salt-free Japanese diet: benefit and harm

The role of salt in human nutrition

Modern man is hard to imagine a meal without salt. A long time ago people started dosalivat food to make it taste better. Over time, this habit has become a necessity today during lunch or dinner, many are drawn to the salt shaker, not even enjoy.

Meanwhile, it was not always, but some people, such as the Chukchi and Eskimos, and to this day do without salt, fine feel. Required amounts of sodium are obtained from animal foods. At the same time the inhabitants of Europe and America often use salt without any action that may adversely affect health.

Nutritionists believe that a day should eat no more than six to seven grams of salt, including salt, contained in food. And it shows there is often a lot. Salt - a great preservative so it is placed in large quantities in canned meats and added to the semis. Pickles, herring, caviar and many types of cheese contain a record amount of sodium. But do not believe that there is only salt in savory products. To improve the taste of salt is often added to the confectionery, cakes and other dishes. Thus, a person often far exceeds the daily rate of salt, not even knowing about it. Meanwhile, regular consumption over ten grams of salt a day can be a real danger to health.

 Salt-free Japanese diet: benefit and harm

Harm salt

Excessive amounts of salt is harmful for the body. Sodium retains water, creating an additional burden on the kidneys. There is swelling, increased pressure. Salt adversely affects the blood vessels by increasing the permeability of the walls, which leads eventually to various diseases. Under the influence of salt splitting cholesterol deteriorates, resulting in the amount in the blood that can lead to atherosclerosis Atherosclerosis - a chronic disease of the arteries  Atherosclerosis - a chronic disease of the arteries
 . Scientists have proved that the systematic exceeding of the norm of salt leads to such dangerous diseases as hypertension Hypertension - dangerous consequences  Hypertension - dangerous consequences
 . It is impossible not to mention the impact of salt on appearance. Delay excess fluid in the body no color. Bags under the eyes, swollen ankles, and even swollen stomach - these are typical symptom for those who abuse the salt. Due to the swelling can significantly increase the weight and volume - to grow. Cellulite, which is very difficult to fight.

 Salt-free Japanese diet: benefit and harm

How to limit the use of salt?

Completely abandon salt, of course, is impossible - sodium contained in almost all foods. But reducing salt intake is a snap if you seldom use a variety of sausages, meats, pates, canned, salted fish, ready-made sauces, fast food and semi-finished products. During cooking, it is better to salt in moderation or opt out of salt during cooking, dosalivaya food in the plate.

Various salt-free diet, including the famous "Japanese", effectively help to get rid of a bad habit overdo food. After two weeks of non-salt a person learns to feel and appreciate the natural taste of the products, and in the future may do a minimal amount of salt. Thus, during the observance of the Japanese diet forms a good habit to use salt sparingly, contributing to long-term preservation achieved through diet weight.

 Salt-free Japanese diet: benefit and harm

Disadvantages of salt-free diet

The main disadvantage of salt-free diet - instability results. Lost fats come back immediately, but the weight thrown by liquid instantly return, barely in the diet will again put salt. It should be noted that just can not give up salt. Of course, two weeks is no irreversible changes in diet does not happen, all the more so the body can get sodium from many animal products, but long deficit of sodium chloride is harmful and even dangerous for your health. The value of a product such as salt, is reflected in many popular proverbs and sayings. The most welcome guest is offered bread and salt, and not some other products.

Especially needed salt vegetarians and people who eat mostly vegetarian food. In such foods contain very little sodium, so it is necessary to dosalivat. It is no coincidence herbivores can pass many kilometers in order to eat salt. Predators so never come, because eating animal food, which contains sodium in sufficient quantities.

The lack of sodium as bad as its excess. Can start dehydration, there is a weakness and drowsiness, dizziness, Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet  Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet
   and nausea. Ultimately, if a person does not get the sodium intake, and for some reason did not add salt to food, it can even die because of a violation of water balance in the body.

It is important to abide by the terms salt-free diet. Two weeks of the Japanese diet is enough to lose weight and get rid of edema. After this period you can not go on a diet - should be gradually introduced into the diet of new products and salt. Of course, do not just lean on sausages and salted fish, but you can and should add salt to vegetable salads. Preference should be given natural salt, such as sea, which is rich in various minerals. In some areas, residents demonstrated the use of iodized salt, which compensates for the deficiency of iodine in the body.

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