Losing weight is not an easy process but it requires hard work and discipline, especially if you are targeting big losses.
Namun, all these efforts can be something worthwhile, not only get the body that you want but it also has a positive effect on health.
A study has found that individuals who successfully to lose weight up to 20 kilograms or more will experience some of these things, termasuk;
- Sleep better
A study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania, USA found that individuals who successfully lose 20 kilogram (kg) will breathe easier at night in addition to the quality of sleep also improved.
In the same study, individuals who lost five percent of their weight could sleep 22 minutes longer each night.
- The taste of food changes
A study conducted by Stanford University found that 87 percent of patients who underwent bariatric surgery (stomach shrinkage) experienced a change in taste in food.
Nearly half of patients report that some of their favorite foods become unhealthy which causes them to eat less than before.
Hasil dari, they lost 20 percent of their weight in three months.
- Memory is getting stronger
The results of a study conducted by The Endocrine Society 2013 found that older women are able to recognize the face and name after following a weight loss program for six months.
Researchers explain that the condition occurs because human brain activity related to identity identification increases while the part of the brain related to episodic memory decreases.
This condition makes the brain more efficient in storing and collecting new information.
- Sexual health
Both men and women, those who successfully lose weight will feel an increase in their sexual health.
A study conducted by Canadian Family Physicians, sebagai contoh, explained that 31 percent of obese men with erectile dysfunction are able to restore the function of the genitals after successfully losing 15kg.
- Rare knee and joint pain
According to the Arthritis Foundation, losing just 0.5 kg of weight is equivalent to relieving stress on our knees. So imagine we managed to lose 20 kg?
- Blood pressure decreases
Being overweight contributes to a variety of health problems including high blood pressure. Namun, by exercising and losing weight up to five kg it is enough to help lower blood pressure.
- Reduce the risk of cancer
Body fat is associated with the risk of developing various types of cancer. Sebagai contoh, older women with obesity have a 20 untuk 40 percent chance of developing breast cancer.
One of the reasons that may explain the situation is that fats produce estrogen in high amounts. Estrogen levels increase the likelihood of developing breast, ovarian and uterine cancer.
The good news is, even trying to lose three kg is enough to reduce the risk of cancer in women.
- Cholesterol decreases
Having high levels of bad cholesterol can increase the accumulation of fat in the arteries and increase the risk of heart disease, stroke, and heart attack.
Trying to lose 10 percent of your weight has also helped lower the amount of cholesterol in the body.