Mega Blocker Advanced Diet Formula
- SUPPORTS HEALTHY WEIGHT LOSS WITHOUT STIMULATING THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
- TRIPLE ACTION FORMULA
- REGULATES CARBOHYDRATE, FAT, AND GLUCOSE DURING ACTIVE WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
- HELPS PREVENT ABSORPTION OF FAT IN THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT
Achieving and maintaining an ideal body weight for life requires a combination of treatments. Behaviour modification, proper diet, caloric intake and exercise are key to long-term weight management. If you, like most people, need a "kick start" to put this process in motion, Mega Blocker is the answer. The ingredients in Mega Blocker have been formulated to help regulate carbohydrate, fat and glucose during active weight management. Mega Blocker further aids in blocking some of the fat you eat from being absorbed. This undigested fat is then eliminated in bowel movements.
GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT WEIGHT LOSS
Risks of Obesity
Scientific studies clearly indicate that obesity is linked to increased sickness and death rates. Hypertension, elevated levels of cholesterol, heart disease, stroke, certain cancers, gall bladder disease, back pain, arthritis, abnormal pulmonary function and sleep apnea are physical problems intensified by obesity. In the United Sates alone obesity is implicated in 300,000 deaths annually, representing the second leading cause of premature death behind smoking. Obesity is a global epidemic effecting about 20 to 25% of American adults and 15 to 20% of Europeans. The health risks of being overweight may be prevented by achieving and maintaining proper body weight.
What is ideal body weight?
The most common measurement of obesity is based on the use of the Body Mass Index (BMI) scale. The BMI is the ratio of weight over height squared. The American Institute for Cancer Research's guidelines require a person to maintain a BMI of between 18.5 and 25. This is considered to be within ideal body weight range. A BMI between 25 to 27 presents a potential health risk and a BMI above 30 is considered to be a significant health risk.
How many calories you need depends on your age, sex, weight and activity level. To maintain your weight, you have to take in the same number of calories you burn. It takes about 3,000 calories a day for the average 165 pound man who is 19 to 24 years old to maintain his weight. From ages 25 through 49, the daily calorie requirement for maintenance drops to 2,700. An average 127 pound woman, 19 through 24 years old, will have to consume 2,100 calories daily for weight maintenance. From ages 25 through 49, it takes 1,900 calories per day. Your body weight will change when there is a difference between calories in and calories out.
How can I lose weight?
To lose weight you must eat properly, exercise more or both. Combining diet with exercise is a healthier, more balanced and more successful way of losing weight than by dieting alone. One pound of body weight is equal to 3,500 calories. Eating 500 fewer calories per day will result in a weight loss of 1 pound per week. Eating 250 fewer calories per day combined with a 250 calorie deficit from exercise will also result in a weight loss of 1 pound per week.
Selecting foods to lose weight
Keeping a food diary is an ideal way to track calories. As soon as you eat or drink, write it down. It may be helpful to use a small pocket diary. Seeing what you eat and drink will help you examine your eating patterns and food habits. To lose weight in a healthy manner, follow these guidelines:
- Drink at least six to ten 8 ounce glasses of water each day. Water contains no calories, it can serve as an appetite suppressant and helps the body metabolize stored fat. It may very well be one of the most significant factors in losing weight.
Choose the following foods for losing weight and maintaining healthy eating habits for life:
- Unlimited amounts of vegetables and salads
- Lean meats, poultry, fish and salad dressing containing little or no oil
- Limited amounts of low fat or skim milk, cheeses and yogurts
- Legumes (lentils, peas and beans)
- Unrefined carbohydrates (whole wheat bread, whole grain cereals without sugar)
- Raw fruits
Limit how much you eat of the following:
- Refined carbohydrates (sugar) and foods containing sugar
- Refined grain products such as white rice and white flour
Saturated fats such as butter, margarine, and fat on meats, and other foods that contain fats, such as pastries, cakes, and cheese.
- Fried foods.
- Processed meats.
- Excessive amount of alcoholic beverages.
For a balanced diet be sure to choose a variety of foods from the basic food groups:
- Meat and other protein
- Bread and cereal
If you want to reduce your body fat, focus on increasing the amount of exercise you get rather than just decreasing your food intake. Leading experts now recommend that people who want to lose weight start by increasing their physical activity. Recommendations for exercise emphasize engaging in activities that you enjoy and incorporating them for a minimum of 30 minutes per day, as many days per week as possible. The 30 minutes can be split into 10 to 15 minutes at a time. Many health problems such as high blood pressure, strokes, obesity, injuries and stress can be avoided by leading a more active lifestyle. Regular exercise will help you look and feel better. To get the most out of exercise, wear proper clothing, use safe equipment, drink plenty of water before, during and after you exercise and eat well-balanced meals. It is never too late to begin an exercise program. If you are over 35 or have medical problems, check with your doctor first. Together you can plan a program suited to your needs. MD Healthline's Mega Blocker
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is pivotal in sugar metabolism. More than 90 percent
of Americans are deficient in this crucial trace mineral. When your body exhibits
low levels of Chromium, craving for sugar increases, and so do the numbers on
your bathroom scale!
According to Dr. Robert Atkins, not only does chromium reduce your cravings
for sugar, it also increases your total lean body mass, which also speeds up
your metabolism. It helps prevent the loss of lean muscle mass if you intentionally
slash your caloric intake, and revs up your calorie-burning results from exercising.
Refined foods and loss of topsoil through poor agricultural practices reduces
the level of chromium. Low chromium levels can increase blood sugar and raise
triglyceride (a type of fat) and cholesterol levels. Chromium supplementation
may help reduce body fat and increase muscle tissue.
Chromium enables insulin to bind to receptors, so that glucose can enter the
cell to be metabolized. It controls appetite, cravings for food and the desire
Chitosan is a polysaccharide derived from chitin found in
shells of shrimp and other shellfish. The positively charged molecule is used
in the U.S. as a dietary supplement and is marketed for its ability to increase
HDL cholesterol, enhance immune systems and increase fat elimination from the
digestive tract. It is capable of absorbing approximately 10 to 12 times its
weight in fat. Chitin is not selective, and it will also absorb fat-soluble
vitamins. MD Healthline's Advanced Green Multi Vitamin Mineral Formula
is an excellent adjunct taken with the Mega Blocker, as supplementation
with fat-soluble vitamins is necessary to maintain healthy body chemistry.
Phaseous Vulgaris is an extract of the Northern White Kidney
Bean. In clinical studies it has been shown to clearly inhibit the production
and activity of alpha amylase, the enzyme responsible for the breakdown of starch
into sugar. Human studies show that Phaseous Vulgaris can effectively inhibit
intestinal amylase activity, thereby preventing dietary starch digestion and
the corresponding after-meal rise in insulin concentration. Phaseous Vulgaris
attaches to the carbohydrate molecule at precisely the point at which alpha-amylase
normally would split the compound to yield dextrins. The complex carbohydrate
is not broken down into absorbable sugars and simply passes out of the body
Serving Size: 3 Vegetarian Capsules
Servings per container: 30
| Amount Per Serving
|| US RDV
| 300 mcg
Chitosan (95% DAC)
| 750 mg
Phaseouis Vulgaris Extract
| 1050 mg
** No RDA has been established
Other ingredients: Cellulose, Magnesium Stearate, Silica, & Vegetable
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