What losing weight actually does to your body and brain
During the first week, you may find it easy to lose weight by simply switching to a healthier diet.
But as your metabolism adjusts you won’t burn as many calories as you used to.
So, losing additional weight will become harder making matters worse.
As the fat melts away you’ll start to experience an increase and appetite.
After meal fat cells release a hormone called “leptin” into the bloodstream.
But with less overall fat, people who lose weight show a measurable dip in leptin.
Brain scans of obese patients who had lost 10% of their body weight reveal less leptin leads to increased activity and regions of the brain that controls our desire to eat.
because your brain is trying to restore the body’s leptin levels to normal.
However, finding that early impulse to gorge on pizza and doughnuts is worth it in the long run.
Besides the decreased risk of :
- 1) Heart disease.
- 2) Hypertension.
- 3) High cholesterol.
- 4) Type 2 diabetes.
- 1) Memory
- 2) Concentration
- 3) Problem-solving skills