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Toxic Fat: How Toxins Make You Fat and What you can do about it!

Do Toxins actually make you fat??

What is the connection between toxins and fat and what can you do about it?

According to Dr. Mark Hyman, "Scientists recently uncovered a surprising and disturbing fact: environmental toxins make you fat and cause diabetes. Inside the body, these chemicals monkey with our ability to balance blood sugar and metabolize cholesterol. Over time, the changes can lead to insulin resistance. This discovery should be headline news but no one is talking about it. Why? Because there are no drugs to treat it. In the quest to conquer the two biggest epidemics of our time—diabetes and obesity—we’ve got to turn our attention to the heavy burden environmental toxins put on our bodies."


As a direct result of all the toxins around us, in the air we breathe and the food we eat, our bodies are filled with toxins and our bodies literally use fat as a way to protect our vital organs from those toxins.


As Byron Richards, Certified Clinical Nutritionist put it: "A person who has too many toxins to process will make new fat cells and store those toxins along with fat in them. This is first a form of self-defense against being poisoned, and second, a strategy to get toxins out of the circulation and away from major organs. This means that some people will not be able to lose any weight at all, regardless of how little they eat, until the acute nature of their plumbing problems are addressed."


So, what can we do about it?

How to Get rid of Toxins and Fat in the Body:
1- Increase Fiber-  Fiber acts like a sponge for toxins. Try to get your fiber intake range to 50-60 grams, which may be all it takes to get this problem on track.
2- Increase Antioxidants-  antioxidant nutrients are known to help cleansing and detoxification processes while protecting the liver, brain, white adipose tissue, and/or circulation.
3- Nutritional Cleansing: Cleansing can safely help to give the body the nutrients it craves while safely removing toxins and allowing the body to release unwanted and dangerous visceral fat.




Comments

  1. I think my body was toxic until I started eating more clean. Thanks for this post. I also wanted to let you know that I nominated you for the Liebster award. you can learn more at http://inspiredlivingcommunity.com/you-like-me-you-really-like-me/

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  2. Thank you so much, Cindy! And Thanks for your comment :-D

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  3. Alien invader! Yeah, I am working on riding my excess fat. What a horrible cycle!

    More money to travel! YES!

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    1. lol! Absolutely, Ally!! those toxins are a total alien invader from another planet and we need to get rid of them!!

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