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Fat, what's it doing for you?

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Let's look at FAT

Sure, FAT has gotten a bad reputation over the years, but hold on a sec! It can't be all bad - after all our body produces the stuff - so it must serve a purpose in the body, right?! Yes indeed, it's not all bad...in fact there are a couple very important reasons for FAT...but it's not all good either. Let's take a closer look.

Much of the fat in the stomach area often lies directly under the skin. This is called subcutaneous fat and is not necessarily hazardous to your health. It might be a bit unsightly, but presents less harmful problems than the other type of fat. The fat that is harmful (if not addressed) is the unseen fat around your organs, otherwise known as visceral abdominal fat.

Visceral fat is different in that it remains the same shape and won’t fall to your sides or sink into your stomach when you are lying down. High amounts of visceral fat is dangerous and is correlated with cholesterol, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and other conditions. This is because visceral fat is the fat that is located inside the abdominal cavity – packed between organs – rather than underneath the skin (subcutaneous fat) and this fat will release acids that are metabolized by the liver, which can cause insulin resistance in the liver.

The CAUSE of Visceral Fat

The most common cause of this "internal fat" is accumulation of TOXICITY. Fat in general is a substance that has two main roles within our body; It protects and stores energy. It doesn't accumulate in or on your body for no reason. It accumulates because either your body isn't getting enough clean fuel (nutrition) from your diet OR because your body is accumulating toxins through lackluster digestive functions, poor dietary habits, medications, poor lifestyle habits, etc. If the body is unable to properly get rid of toxins effectively on a regular basis(seasonally), then it is stored in visceral fat in the short term in order to PROTECT vital organs. It's the body's way of protecting as best it can. So, although this fat plays an important role in protecting organs - it is only a short term solution. And unless you adjust your diet and lifestyle seasonally - the chronic signs and symptoms of poor health will show up in the form of the conditions mentioned above.

This is why cleansing makes you feel so amazing!

When you allow your body to release the built up toxins you release the burden of constant internal irritation to your vital organs, your liver and your digestive system. One very common result from our Cleanse Programs is balancing blood sugars. This is because the visceral fat is a major cause of insulin resistance problems.

Cleansing is the SILVER BULLET for weight loss

The reason dieting for weight loss is a short term solution and often results in other health issues is because it doesn't address the ROOT CAUSE of the accumulation of VISCERAL FAT in the first place. You can restrict calories and starve yourself to cause your body to burn the fat, but without getting rid of the TOXINS you are putting yourself at risk of even higher concentrations of toxicity. This is because without a proper cellular and digestive cleanse your body will not get rid of the toxins and irritants that the fat was surrounding in order to protect your vital organs. This may leave your organs seriously exposed and at greater risk or irritation and dis-ease. This is why in most cases after dieting for weight loss only there is a rebound of weight gain. The body naturally wants to protect vital organs and the best tool the body has to do that is by accumulating visceral fat again. Cleansing using safe seasonal herbs, foods and natural supplements combined with responsible intermittent fasting and proper food combining allows your body to address the ROOT CAUSE of many diseases and help your drop the weight caused by visceral fat buildup. This is because after you get rid of the toxin accumulations and improve organ function there is no reason for your body to create the visceral fat again. This is why the Fall Cleanse Program is so helpful at this time of year. It's got everything you need to do in order to get rid of the toxins safely so that your body doesn't need the visceral fat that creates all those problems!

Read Rick's Full Blog Post - Dieting vs Cleansing 

Research References:

1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23171320

2. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii...

3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23303913

4. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii...

5. http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/28/9/232...

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