Keep your weight, so keep your health
Qingyao Shi, Lic. OM; Acu.
Years ago, we have been taught that high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood sugar are three common metabolism diseases. Lately the medical progress believes that we should put over weight into the same category. It has become the fourth common metabolism problem. The standard of abnormally gaining weight is to gain more than 5 lb in a short period constantly. Many patients had weight loss treatment in this office, how to keep your weight, so keep your health?
1.Eat frequent small meals.
You can eat 5 to 6 meals a day instead of 3. The total food per day should be no more than 80% of your original intake.
First meal should not be later then a half hour after you get up, this is to trigger your metabolism to start to work.
Eat something before you go home from work, around 5 pm, this is to ensure you are not super hungry and over eat at dinner.
Keep whatever diet that works for you, or even if it didn't work before, it may work after your acupuncture weight loss treatment.
2.One day a month fast is linked to drop in heart-disease risk
If you can do it, make one day a month "Tomato Fast", this will be beneficial to your body. A new article from The Philadelphia Inquire, Mon. November 19, 2007 wrote, people who routinely skip a couple of meals in a row may be doing their heart a favor. Researchers from Intermountain Medical Center in Utah made a survey of 55 patients who underwent a coronary imaging study called angiography found that those who regularly and purposely abstained from food and drink for two meals were 39 percent less likely to be diagnosed with heart disease. The study presented this month at an American Heart Association meeting, speculates that fasting may improve the body's ability to metabolize glucose arie McCullough
3. Repeat acupuncture weight loss treatment in several years
Weight loss is a life long process, if this has been helping you initially, it will help in the future. The treatment is to strengthen the body and make it enable to burn the fat and eliminate the waste. It is the same way that we treat patients who suffer from metabolism disorders. It takes smaller sequence than initial treatment. We treated many patients with the repeated weight loss treatment in 2007, they were happy with the results after the 5 to 6 repeated weight treatments.