Mannatech Offers Warnings, Solutions to Health Hazards Posed by Visceral Fat
Carrying extra fat has long been established as being unhealthy, and there are places on the body where those extra pounds are stored that can have a serious impact on your health.
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To deal with this problem, it first needs to be identified. For instance, the fact that an individual’s pants may be tighter but their scale weight hasn’t changed may not be a good sign after all.
This is because subcutaneous fat – the sort that gives cellulite – that lies under the skin and is often stored on the thighs, buttocks and arms isn’t nearly as problematic as visceral fat. Although it’s important to keep overall fat levels within a healthy range, it’s visceral fat that people should be more concerned about.
The good news is visceral fat is not necessarily here to stay. In fact, visceral fat is often the first fat to go when starting a weight management program. This is because it can be used as stored energy.
But one should keep an eye on the waistline and should not put so much
stock on scale weight or body mass index numbers. Some studies have
found that even if someone does not fall in the overweight category, and
is building up fat around the middle section, they may be storing too
much visceral fat. So
Here are a few suggestions from
- Get off the couch and get moving. It doesn’t need to be a marathon run, but regular moderate exercise – 30 minutes per day – can be helpful. Cardiovascular exercise and weight training will change a person’s body composition, encouraging a higher muscle-to-fat ratio. Exercise also encourages stored fat around organs to be converted back into energy.
Consume good fats
- There are plenty of good fats that can be eaten and be part of a healthy diet. Choose polyunsaturated fats over saturated fats, and avoid trans fats. Foods high in omegas such as nuts and fish provide healthy fats.
Cut back on processed carbs
- Refined sugar, pasta, white bread and sweets will convert to glucose in the body and can be stored as fat.
Eat healthy proteins
- Start with breakfast, such as boiled or poached eggs, lean meats and nuts. Throughout the day, snack on high protein snacks to keep hunger at bay and ease away from the carb dependencies.
Use the TruHealth™
- The TruHealth System is composed of three products, the TruPLENISHTM Nutritional Supplement Shake, TruPURETM Slimsticks and TruSHAPETM Herbal Dietary Supplement capsules. This system combines beneficial, whole food diet and water intake recommendations with naturally sourced supplements and exercise to help support the body’s natural ability to reduce harmful toxins and encourage healthy fat-lossŧ. The TruHealth Fat-Loss System focuses on targeted fat loss and maintaining, if not increasing, muscle mass while encouraging healthy metabolism rates.
While visceral fat can be the secret enemy when many pursue their fat loss goals, it is not something that we are doomed to suffer with forever.
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ŧWhen taken with a reduced calorie diet and regular exercise. Always consult with your physician or other qualified healthcare provider before embarking on a new diet or program. This program is not recommended for pregnant or lactating women. If you are taking medications, have a health condition or are planning a medical procedure, consult your health professional before beginning this program. It is also not recommended for children under the age of 18. If you have any specific questions about these matters you should consult your doctor or other healthcare provider.
Raquel Mooring, 972-471-1532