Weight management is a long-term approach to maintain a healthy lifestyle. It includes a balance of healthy eating and physical exercise to equate energy expenditure and energy intake. Knowing what your body needs is important to weight management and can control over consumption and under consumption of food.
Weight management does not include diets that promote quick, temporary weight loss. It focuses on the long-term results that are achieved through slow weight loss, followed by retention of an ideal body weight for age, sex and height (1).
Why is weight management important?
Healthy weight is important for overall health and can help you prevent and control many diseases and conditions. If you are overweight or obese, you are at higher risk of developing serious health problems, like Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, cancer, sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, fatty liver disease, kidney disease, pregnancy problems (2).
What factors contribute to a healthy weight?
Many factors can contribute to a person's weight. These factors include environment, family history, genetics, metabolism (the way your body changes food and oxygen into energy) and behavior or habits (3).
Life On Rasp-Life has a unique formula which contains raspberry ketone, chromium, green tea and green coffee which is a perfect blend for your weight management, increase in energy levels and metabolism.
Raspberry ketone is a chemical from red raspberries (rubus idaeus). It is most commonly used for weight loss and obesity. It is also used to increase lean body mass (4).
Raspberry ketone is a chemical from red raspberries that is thought to help for weight loss. Some research in animal's shows that it increases some measures of metabolism. It also affects a hormone in the body called adiponectin (4).
Green tea is made from unfermented leaves and reportedly contains the highest concentration of powerful antioxidants called polyphenols. Antioxidants are substances that fight free radicals damaging compounds in the body that change cells, damage DNA and even cause cell death. Antioxidants like polyphenols in green tea, can neutralize free radicals and may reduce or even help prevent some of the damage they cause (6).
Green coffee beans unroasted coffee beans. The roasting process of coffee beans reduces amounts of the chemical chlorogenic acid. Green coffee beans have a higher level of chlorogenic acid than roasted coffee beans. It have health benefits for heart disease, diabetes, weight loss (7).
Chromium is a mineral our bodies use in small amounts for normal body functions, such as digesting food. Chromium helps to move blood sugar (glucose) from the bloodstream into the cells to be used as energy and to turn fats, carbohydrates and proteins into energy (8).
Raspberry ketone is structurally similar to synephrine. Synephrine, a sympathomimetic, is used in dietary supplement for weight loss and weight management (5).
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2.Do You Know Some of the Health Risks of Being Overweight?
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8.Chromium - Topic Overview, www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/ tc/chromium-topic-overview