The term "fat switch" was coined by Dr. Richard Johnson, chief of the Division of kidney disease and hypertension, University of Colorado and author of the books The Fix sugar and fat switch; the second book presents an innovative approach to prevent and reverse obesity. As explained by Dr. Johnson, when we talk about sugar, we talk about ALL forms of sugar, including carbohydrates cereal, although clearly some types are more dangerous than others, depending on its effect on their Biochemistry.
Fructose is particularly problematic because it activates a key enzyme, fructokinase which in turn activates another enzyme, which causes the fat cells to accumulate and eliminate resist. This is especially true if you are overweight, but much less of a problem if he is overweight.
But the grains also turn into sugar in your body, insulin resistance and leptin promoted like other sugars, which in turn promotes obesity and causes weight loss is a struggle ... He are carbohydrates circumstances which can be converted to fructose in the body, even if no fructose carbohydrates. The mechanism underlying this case is unclear, but Dr. Johnson believes that resistance to insulin / leptin may be a condition that allows this strange conversion occurs.
Intermittent fasting works best when it borders Carbohydrates
Dr. Johnson is a supporter of skipping breakfast because it helps the body to enter a phase more effectively burn fat. However, if you are overweight, then the first step is to reduce the level of sugar and grain consumption in general. It suggests reducing half the sugar to a third of their usual consumption. I recommend keeping the total consumption of sugar / fructose below 25 grams per day, or as low as 15 grams per day if you have health problems related to insulin resistance and leptin, such as hypertension blood, diabetes or cardiac disease until their insulin sensitivity / leptin are restored.
You can then strengthen their efforts to lose fat by incorporating the rules of intermittent fasting through exercise and fasting. A simple way to start with intermittent fasting is simply skip breakfast, lunch do is the first meal of the day. Recommend Usually, this type of diet routine, but if you jump rather the breakfast and dinner, you will also benefit. The key is to limit their diet to a narrow specific time window each day (about 6-8 hours), rather than eating every two to three hours throughout the day.
Fasting for several days can rebuild your immune system
In related news, another recent study found that a three-day fasting can regenerate the entire immune system, even if you are elderly. Researchers described the results as "extraordinary." They found that fasting for a few days, has the power to implement their stem cells to produce more white blood cells that are part of the arsenal of natural defense of the organism.
They found that the longer fasting (two to four days) led to the reduction of an enzyme called protein kinase A (PKA, for its acronym in English), where previous research has linked to life extension simple organisms. When the body is starving for a couple of days PKA gene is turned off, and that's the trigger that tells stem cells to enter recovery mode.
As the most fasts intermittent fasting are suitable for most people, but there are cons-indications to consider. Ideally, you should avoid fasting if you are hypoglycemic and work in the main power for the first normalize sugar levels in the blood. Then try one of the less rigid versions of fasting. Hypoglycemia is a condition characterized by a level of sugar in the blood abnormally low. This commonly associated with diabetes, but it can be hypoglycemic but not diabetic.
A delete key to delete hypoglycemia power sugars, in particular fructose. It would also be helpful to remove the beans and replace them with quantities of high quality protein and healthy fats. You can use coconut oil to solve some of these problems because it is a fat that is rapidly metabolized and can replace sugar and insulin as needed, can be used during your fast.
It takes some time for the blood sugar to normal. If you choose to make any kind of routine fasting, be sure to pay attention to the signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia and if you believe that you are malpasando, do not forget to eat something, like oil coconut. I also recommend avoiding fasting if you live with chronic stress (adrenal fatigue) or cortisol deregulation. Pregnant or nursing women should also avoid fasting. Your baby needs enough nutrients, during and after birth and still no research contributing fasting during this important period.