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Obesity Paradox

When you begin a losing weight diet something strange happens. Your overweight body is not entirely overjoyed to lose its fat content. Instead you start to lose the good bits such as muscle and bone density.

A recent research study carried out in Denmark, and reported in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition discovered that when men dieted strictly less than 60% of the lost weight was fat. The remainder was lean tissues. When men regained weight only 24% of the weight readded was lean muscle – over 75% of the readded weight after having lost weight was more fat. That means for people who yo-yo diet – living in a cycle of weight reduction and putting it back on again – the muscle within their body are over a period of time being replaced by fat.

Another similar research proved that the results for females is even worse! During the diet 35% of the weight lost was muscle tissue – originally less than recorded within the male study. BUT when regaining weight only 15% was lean tissue. When the women in the case study lost and then readded weight, lean tissue was not sufficiently regained – 85% of the weight regained was fat!.

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