What is visceral fat and how should we lose it?

Although it plays an important role in storing energy, building cells, cushioning and supporting our organs, as well as keeping us warm, body fat has a bad reputation.  From the dimply stuff that plagues women to the beer bellies that plague men.  While people usually think of the visible fat, this topic goes deeper.  Visceral fat is not really as visible since it is the deep abdominal fat, but it can seriously harm our health and performance.

Visceral fat can accumulate with a carbohydrate-heavy diet, inflammation, and chronic stress.  The interesting learning is that while a poor diet provides the building blocks for obesity, stress can actually amplify the rate by activating neurotransmitter NPY and the hormone cortisol. These signal your body’s sympathetic “fight-or-flight” response, which triggers the storage of more visceral fat.1

The well-established “heart-healthy” diet was designed to help with obesity along with other cardiovascular issue but a recent study has reported that the ISAGENIX system well outperformed in these areas as shown below.2

Amazing results!  Not only did ISAGENIX address visceral fat but it address overall fat and certain cardiovascular risk factors.  Furthermore, the Ionix® Supreme product is nature’s answer to stress.  A nutrient-rich botanical concentrate that helps our body better cope with the effect of stress.

ISAGENIX-vs-Heart-Healthy diet (Summary) Pg 1

ISAGENIX-vs-Heart-Healthy diet (Summary) Pg 2

1Chronic stress, combined with a high-fat/high-sugar diet, shifts sympathetic signaling toward neuropeptide Y and leads to obesity and the metabolic syndrome. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19120115

2 Isagenix Clinical Research Summary.  University of Illinois at Chicago.

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