Things That Should Not Be Said So Sufferers Of Mental Health Disorder

Things That Should Not Be Said So Sufferers Of Mental Health DisorderMental disorders are critical and vastly understudied. People who suffer from OCD, anxiety, MPD/DID, depression, ADHD, etc. need others close to them to be sensitive. There are certain things that should not be said to people who suffer from anxiety and/or depression.

“You act and look very calm”

Some sufferers of depression and/or anxiety may consider it compliment while others may find such statements invalidating and slightly offensive. In either case, the sufferers do get more frustrated since they only pretend to be fine and people’s acknowledgement may seem like advice to continue with the effort.

“You should try to reduce stress”

To ask someone who suffers from anxiety to reduce stress is like asking a paralysed person to try to walk. One of the major causes of anxiety is failure to control stress.

“Try to calm down yourself”

Anyone who can calm down himself is no considered to be going through anxiety. The statement is at par with the previous one. Most anxiety-stricken people feel embarrassed about their behaviour and are determined not to panic the next time. However, panic-attack just overcomes their determination.

“Consume more vegetables and fruits, and start taking vitamin D supplement”

Most suffers of mental health issue know something is not normal with them before others notice it. So, they must have tried the common techniques even before others notice their condition. Mental disorders are too complex to be labelled as just deficiency of certain nutrients or treatable by specific diets. Besides, diets range from simple and lenient to complex and strict, depending upon the person to whom it is prescribed. It is the work of qualified dieticians rather laymen. Else, it may adversely affect and cause fitness issues. Moreover, such statements seem like blame that the sufferer is responsible for his condition as he did not take enough vegetables and fruits daily. The fact that there are many people whose lifestyle is completely haywire but they do not suffer from depression or other issues may compound the frustration in the patient.

“Exercise more, you’ll feel better”

Indeed, exercise is known to elevate the spirit in humans. However, the difference between sadness, boredom, etc. and mental disorders is significant. Exercise may not be helpful for patients of mental disorders, who may get further anxious about why something that works for everyone has no effect on them.

“It is not the end; try looking at the world differently”

Looking at the world differently one of the most viable choices the mental patients have, and they try hard to do that. But, if the same advice is repeated by every second person, the commitment to it does not become easier.

“I’ve felt so too, but I got over it”

Comparing stress with anxiety and sadness with depression is just cruel indiscrimination towards mental patients. However, if a person knows that his condition was a mental issue, sharing the entire experience may be helpful for the sufferer.

“You’re sad, it’s not depression. You’ll get out of it soon”

It is judgemental and signifies that depressed person is just unable to get through a phase of regular sadness.

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11 Foods To Be Avoided if You Are Depressed

11 Foods To Be Avoided if You Are DepressedFood soothes stress for many. Sweet, fatty and salty food-items typically trigger those brain-parts that respond to rewards. Thus, gorging on any food without consideration during stress is the stealthiest way of weight gain. There are some food-items that can be healthful replacement to some other dishes and drinks that only contribute to weight gain.

Avoid: Glazed doughnut, because confections are poor in fibre, which slows digestion. Rise of glucose-level in the body due to quick absorption of sweeteners and raises hydrocortisone.

Have: Oatmeal with honey and cinnamon. Carbohydrate-experience provided by oats raise serotonin-level. Honey satisfies the craving for sweet and strengthens immunity. Cinnamon eases frustration.

Avoid: Pretzels, which are simple carbohydrates that improve mood only temporarily.

Have: Dark chocolate-coated almonds. Dark chocolate is proven to reduce stress hormone-level and reduce blood pressure. Almonds boost energy and have mono-saturated fat.

Avoid: Potato chips, which are rich in trans-fat that causes weight gain.

Have: Homemade kale chips, which mainly provide kale and olive oil to the body. Kale is rich in Carotenoid, which is an antioxidant that makes people optimistic. Olive sates and raises serotonin-level.

Avoid: Mochaccino stimulates activity of dopamine in human-brain and lowers the chances of depression, but a single drink can supply enough sugar for the week. Thus, it is an agent of weight gain.

Have: Smoothie made of java, ripe banana, unsweetened cocoa powder and soy milk, which respectively contain blood-pressure-reducing Potassium, dopamine and serotonin-boosting folate.

Avoid: Granola bar, because most are disguised candy bars.

Have: Pumpkin-seeds, walnuts, almonds, cashews and pistachios, which help serotonin production, reduce blood-pressure, lower depression and elevate mood.

Avoid: French-fries, which contain trans-fat, carbohydrates and greasy fat that increase chances of depression and cause weight gain.

Have: Sweet potato, which is delicious and rich in fibre and carotenoid yet.

Avoid: Ice-creams, which raise glucose-level can adversely affect those with lactose-sensitivity.

Have: Berries with yoghurt. It satisfies desire for creaminess and provides energising calcium and protein, which stimulate neurotransmitters. Vitamin C in berries boos immune and antioxidants reduce stress.

Avoid: Veggie lo-mein. It is carbohydrate-laden and greasy. It can kick-start weight gain even in fit consumers.

Have: Vegetable curry. Spicy Indian curry stimulates endorphins that calm the mind and protect major brain-parts against stress. Spinach curry provides magnesium, which eases tension-headache.

Avoid: Soda. Even diet soda has been found to stimulate gut-bacteria that hinder weight-loss.

Have: Green tea. L-theanine, which is an amino acid, and caffeine provided by green tea cool down under-pressure consumer and provide focused calmness.

Avoid: Nachos. They only provide fat and simple carbohydrates.

Have: Carrots with guacamole. Creamy avocado provides potassium and mono-unsaturated fat that lower keep brain-receptors sensitive to serotonin and blood-pressure. Carrots reduce stress.

Avoid: Pina colada, mai tai, margarita and mudslide raise cortisol and glucose-level.

Have: Wine. It releases the mind from tension by lowering blood-pressure. It contains antioxidants and provides healthful flavonoid. However, excessive alcohol causes insanity, and may not be productive against weight gain either.

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Brain related anxiety causes

Brain related anxiety causesThe mental condition in which a person feels dread and fear excessively and irrationally is known as Anxiety. it appears in various forms such as obsessive compulsive conduct, phobia of specific things, panic attack and state of constant worry. Feeling anxious to a certain degree is normal for people when they face ant challenge. But, anxiety is considered a problem when its symptoms interfere with the person’s ability to function properly in everyday-life or sleep. Steps for the treatment of the condition can be taken only when the sufferer understands the cause of anxiety. Sometimes, issues related to the brain can be the cause of anxiety too.

Neurotransmitters

Neurotransmitters are brain-chemicals that transmit messages from one brain cell to another in order to regulate feelings and thoughts in people. Anxiety may be caused by the breakdown of the network of communication inside the brain due to abnormal level of neurotransmitters in the human-brain. According to the explanation provided by The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), the degree of anxiety that a person experiences is influenced by 3 different kinds of neurotransmitters – Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid (GABA), norepinephrine and serotonin. Serotonin regulates pain, body-temperature, appetite, sleep, impulses, aggression and mood. People may experience anxiety when they have low level of serotonin. Norepinephirne affects blood-pressure, mood, sleep and the response of the body in flight-or-fight situations. People can experience anxiety when the level of norepinephrine in their brain is imbalanced. GABA is helpful towards prevention against over-excitement. It helps people relax and sleeping. People become vulnerable to anxiety when the level GABA is not sufficiently high to perform its functions.

Brain Activity

Anxiety is also caused by the changes that occur in the activity of the brain, according to the CAMH. Abnormalities in the metabolism and in the flow of blood are some of the examples of the changes that the centre referred to. Change in the manner of interaction between neurotransmitters in different regions of the brain is also an example of the change mentioned in the report generated by the centre.

Brain-Structures

Anxiety can be caused by the issues with the structure of the brain of a person, according to the report released by the CAMH. When a person is struck by anxiety-attack, several significant parts of the brain of that person get affected by it. Amygdala is one of those critical parts of a human-brain. The function of amygdale is to co-ordinate the body as it responds to a scenario that involves fear. Another critical region in the human-brain that gets affected is cerebral cortex, which is the part that evaluates the data that is receives about any threat and subsequently makes judgement to deal with it. Hippocampus is another area of the brain that gets affected due to anxiety. It plays a significant role in processing long-term memory and emotion. Locus Ceruleus is a brainstem-part that responds to anxiety and also helps in determination of brain-stimuli that are worthy of attention. It gets affected too. Increase in activity of these brain-parts cause anxiety to grow.

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Scientist explained how to achieve weight loss even without dieting

Scientist explained how to achieve weight loss even without dietingDieting and exercise are the best way to achieve weight loss successfully. While some people do not have enough time to exercise, most are just not enough strong-willed to follow diet regimes successfully. Brian Wansink, the Director at Food and Brand Lab at Cornell University, has released a report of his years of research on food and eating-habit of people. He found that weight loss while living in the regular environment is tougher than in slightly customised surrounding. Thus, he reveals a few tricks to achieve weight loss even without dieting the proper way.

  • If possible re-arrange the interior set-up of your house in such a way that kitchen does not fall in the way from the main door to living room or bedroom. People who live in such residences where they come across the kitchen first after entering their homes weight heavier than those whose homes are designed differently.
  • At buffet restaurants, people who scout out the whole spread before putting anything on their plates and then selectively chose a favourite are slimmer than those who pick up a plate straightaway and start from the first item. Besides, people of the former kind also sit far away from the spread with their back towards it. While the latter does otherwise.
  • People serve themselves 18% more quantity of food when they eat on a plate that matches with the food in terms of colour. Homemakers can avoid plates that are coloured similar to the colour of the dishes that they eat often. At the least, people can control specifically such as eating rice, potatoes and pasta on white plates.
  • Keeping the kitchen counter clean hinders snacking unnecessarily. Women who leave potato chips on the kitchen-counters are 3.6 kilos heavier than those who do otherwise. Women who keep breakfast cereals visible in their kitchens are 9.5 kilos heavier than those who keep it in opaque cupboards.
  • A tougher measure is to replace the pantry items with stuffs of another closet so that searching for food in order to munch becomes tougher. It makes people think before searching for snacks.
  • People believe that purchasing grocery in bulk saves money but there is little truth in the perception practically. Most of the people eat half of the snacks that they bought for the whole month in the 1st week, irrespective of the quantity of the purchased items. The solution is to purchase only healthful items in bulk. Repackaging the purchased items and keeping accessible only what is needed for the week while putting away the rest can be an alternative.
  • High-calorie dishes can be avoided just by scrutinising the menu. Dishes that have buttery and crispy prefixed or suffixed to their names respectively contain 102 calories and 131 calories more than those that are not named so.
  • Chewing gum while in a supermarket or at an eatery-rich street lessens desire for snacks considerably. Shoppers who chewed gums while shopping buy 7% lesser junk food-items than those who shop empty-mouthed.

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Study reveals low carbohydrate diet may be effect in Parkinson’s

low carbohydrate dietDiets that contain high amount of fat and low carbohydrates have been found helpful in accomplishment of weight loss and against sclerosis and other against autoimmune diseases. A new research hopes to find out whether the very method can be helpful for patients of Parkinson’s disease, according to the report published by Portland Business Journal on weight loss on 28th August.

The National college of Natural Medicine (NCNM) and Legacy Health are set to initiate a clinical trial early next year. The trial is planned to compare ketogenic diet with Standard American Diet. Notably, the former is constituted of 5% carbohydrates, 15% protein and 80% fat while the latter is comprised of only 30% – 35% fat.

According to Angela Senders, It is a very complex diet for the masses to adopt. Senders is licensed to practise naturopathy and is the NCNM research assistant director. However, the ketogenic diet with its low carbohydrate and high fat constituents has been in use to control the occurrence of seizures in kids since decades ago.

Alar Mirka, the Legacy Health Institute clinical research director, has started the trial. He hopes that the approach will be effective due to the mechanism that nutritional ketosis involves.

Ketogenic diets with low carbohydrates and high fats are planned to compel the use of fat as fuel by the human body. The brain utilises the ketones as a source of energy for it. This causes increase in the levels of adenosine molecules. It is notable that the deficiency of adenosine is remarkable characteristic of the cells of nerves of patients of Parkinson’s disease.

However, caution is advised by Senders regarding fat sources. For instance, she suggests avocados and a kind of salad with toppings of olive oil. Rather than a sautéed sausage in greased bacon with toppings of cheese, nuts can be nutritious snacks, according to Senders. It is critical for weight loss.

Protein and excess fat are precisely the exactly the issue why some dieticians argue against the trend of low carbohydrate and Paleo diets. According to some nutritionists, modification of Paleo diet into a more vegetarian plan is an option. Dietician Alexis Joseph recommended the same in an interview with Huffington Post on 28th August.

Alexis contended that Paleo diet prohibits most of quality protein sources for vegetarians. Lack of quinoa or peanuts, dairy, soy, etc. means it is a challenge to get the “good” protein mentioned by her.

Therefore, she has compromised. While Alexis supports the free of processed food, gluten free and sugar free principle of Paleo Diet, she suggests addition of beans, quinoa and lentils for vegetarian protein.

However, everyone has his/her own statement on the potential for weight loss through Paleo diets. Paleo purists reject the idea of adding any lentil or grain, which are toxic, according to them, and hinder benefits of animal protein. However, both supporters and opponents of addition of fibres agree that the principle of eliminating processed food, gluten and sugar in Paleo diet does facilitate achievement of weight loss more effectively, quickly and easily.

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Hypnosis to Trick the Body to Weight Loss

Hypnosis to Trick the Body to Weight LossCan anyone trick his or her body to think that a medical surgery for weight loss has been operated on it? In-depth studies on clinical psychology have shown that striking results with the achievement of weight loss by 90% of the subjects who participated in it. In fact, many have been able to successfully keep it off in the long term too.

Rena Greenberg, who is from Sarasota, has been using her suggestion power to help her clients lose weight.

According to Greenberg, what she is doing is transforming the way her clients subconsciously consider the food on a basis of permanence. It is like she is sowing new seeds that ultimately become the eventual normal through regular self hypnosis by her clients themselves.

National news agencies were quick to pick up her success and to report about her method of making people believe that they have had the lap band medical operation, even though they did not have any such surgery in reality, in order to assist them lose weight. Now, people are visiting her from all over the world in order to seek help.

Penny Weinstein is one of the clients of Greenberg. She has lost nearly 10 kg in mere 5 weeks. It was so effective for her and has brought such tremendous change in her life that she refers it as a dream. According to Weinstein, she used to believe that there were little demons in her head, and they told her to binge but they are eliminated from her head now.

New York City is home to Weinstein, and she uses Skype to contact Greenberg.

She has been tracking the work of Greenberg via News Channel 8 since 2006 and has followed up about it with many clients who have gone through the hypnosis sessions on lap band by Greenberg.

The story of Cathy McHugh was even shown on NBC Philadelphia last year. It was also covered by Today show of WFLA Channel 8 the same year. She successfully lost nearly 60 kg with the help of the hypnosis programme named gastric bypass. She has been able to successfully keep weight off too.

Another story of weight loss achievement is of Kathy Pieper of Dallas. She reduced more than 54 kg. She did not even undergo any real hypnosis programme but taught hypnosis to herself by only using CDs of Greenberg rather.

Barbara Cox is another happy client of Greenberg. She has reduced more than 53 kg with the help of the hypnosis therapy. In fact, there is a long list of such weight loss achievers.

Typically, Greenberg needs only 7 sessions to enable a person kick-start a lifestyle that is healthy. She recommends her CDs and books series to her clients in order to help them maintain their success.

Notably, Greenberg closely works with hospitals and doctors throughout the country. However, you should research about the qualification of the person who you are working with before you take a decision on hypnosis treatment for weight loss.

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Five foods which helps to speed up metabolism

Five foods which helps to speed up metabolism
Food is good for health as long it doesn’t give sleepless nights due to digestion problems. Certain food items in the diet help in weight loss preventing such occurrences. Most importantly, these foods help to bolster metabolism. Given below is the name of five food items which favors the metabolism process immensely:

Citrus fruits 

Vitamin-C rich fruits such as lemons, oranges, lime and grapefruit help in metabolizing fats quicker. Thus, it allows weight loss to a great extent. The body needs 60 mgs vitamin C everyday to fulfill basic needs. However, taking it to 500mg helps increasing fat burning ability while exercising by up to 39%.  Scripps Clinic researchers discovered that many participants who consumed ½ grapefruit with every meal during 12 weeks time lost up to 3.3 pounds averagely. The right way to proceed should be consulting the doctor to know the adverse reactions associated with grapefruit consumption.

Berries   

The berries have high dietary fiber content. When the body couldn’t digest fiber to facilitate weight loss, it burns calories during the process. A single cup of the raspberries have 8gms of fiber along with 60 calories. Blueberries, blackberries and strawberries contain fiber in medium proportions. There is another benefit of consuming berries. Fiber disappears calories and fats present in any meals or snacks. It soaks up and removes them via digestive tract prior to absorption by the body.

Cereals with high fiber

There is a research study on cereals publishing in Journal of American Dietetic Association. It says that women eating cereals are less likely to become overweight by up to 30% compared to those having other breakfasts. Apart from boosting metabolism, Fiber rich cereals digest a bit slow allowing the consumer to feel energized by several hours. The insulin levels are also maintained by fiber. It helps in weight loss and prevents the storage of fats.

Lean proteins

Chicken, turkey and lean beefs fall in the category of lean meats. They accelerate the process of metabolism burning more fats.  This is owing to the need of energy during complete digestion. Some studies portray that people on protein rich diet simply burn more calories compared to the ones on carbohydrate centric diet. Additionally, protein consumption helps preserving muscle mass in the weight loss stages. At the same time, it keeps metabolism functioning quite speedily. Skinless and boneless serving of 3 ounce lean turkey breast contains a total of 120 calories. It offers as much as 26gms of proteins which curbs the appetite, no saturated fats and 1gms of normal fats.

Garlic

The vegetable is a powerhouse of nutrition, providing plenty of health benefits. Its boosts the immunity power, fights aging and comes with many more advantages. Including garlic in the diet would be a useful step towards losing weight. It can help in controlling the weight even if consumed in minimal proportions.  Garlic could rise the total calories burned in the regular activities. At the same time, it counters fat production.

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Certain food items may lead to undesirable anxiety

Certain food items may lead to undesirable anxietyAnything that goes inside the mouth as food has a direct or indirect influence on the health of the consumer. Given below is a short analysis of foods to avoid and foods to prefer to stay away from anxiety.

Bring down the consumption of caffeine

There are some food items like chocolate, coffee, energy drinks and soda which can be hard on the brain. They raise the heart rate deteriorating the condition of jangled nerves.  Some of the signs high caffeine intake is sweaty palms, restlessness, jittery feeling and racing heart. Caffeine interferes with the adenosine, a tranquilizing neurotransmitter chemical present inside the brain. As a reaction it may cause anxiety, depression and stress. Caffeine may become a stimulant triggering adrenal gland for excreting adrenaline. It speeds up the heart rate leaving the sufferer anxiety stuck.

Have a supplement ready

The intake of anxiety fighting herbs like passion flower and Kava can be effective, as per Nutrition Journal. A research study notes valerian as anti-anxiety. However, consult a doctor if you are planning to consume them for longer periods of time. Select any one periodically for a trial and go as per instructions mentioned on the label. These can be purchased online or from nearby healthy food stores.

Consume fish

According to a research study, individuals suffering from chronic anxiety could have a way out.  These people are known to have less than normal proportions of omega thee fatty acids. Balancing such a deficit could be helpful in relieving the symptoms, say studies. It requires having additional omega 3s in the diet. This can be achieved by consumption of multiple servings of the fatty fish weekly. It includes mackerel, salmon and sardines. Freshly obtained flaxseeds and walnuts are also the source of omega 3s. The fish oil supplements are also an option here. Every day intake of up to 3 gm with meals should be fine. However, it is advisable to consult with the doctor initially if the sufferer also consumes aspirin, Coumadin or relevant blood weakening drugs. These can have interactions with the fish oil.

Drink green tea

The uncommon green tea flavor is hailed by the presence of L-theanine, an amino acid. There are also certain calming properties of L-theanine. Research studies revealed that alpha brain waves are increased by the amino acid. It is connected to increased relaxation. Someone who enjoys having green should drink as many cups as possible for the whole day. Not to worry, green tea has low amounts of caffeine compared to black. At the same time, L-theanine seemingly neutralizes its effect. Consumption of decaff green tea should be also fine in this regard. For the non-tea drinkers, 200 milligrams of supplement L-theanine every day for an entire month could be the right way to go.

Catching up with enough sleep, cycle ridding and meditation are certain exercises to fight anxiety. However, the above mentioned foods are also major altering factors and shouldn’t be underestimated in this regard.

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Easy to follow steps to avoid overeating immediately after exercises

Easy to follow steps to avoid overeating immediately after exercisesSweating out to burn calories is not the license to indulge in overeating. According to research studies, some people end up eating rich food in large proportions after exercising. Wellness dietician Emily Brown points out that after exercising, it is okay to munch on small snacks. However, it is significant to understand the body’s real nutritional needs. It ensures proper weight loss instead of gaining undesired excessive weight. Given below are some of the right ways to silence the rumbling belly.

Schedule workouts before a main meal

With this simple step, calorie refueling won’t lead to excess weight gain. Similarly, additional snacks could be avoided. It would help to fight excessive cravings that may arise after exercising. It can work wonders for someone aiming for weight loss irrespective of time.

Add fun elements in exercising

According to a study conducted by Cornell University in 2014, taking exercises as something to enjoy instead of considering it a daily chore is more rewarding.  It assists in weight loss by helping the practitioners in eating less after workouts.

Carbohydrate and protein intake should be in ratio of 4:1

Dietician Brown recommends maintaining energy levels by eating carbohydrate and protein rich food in right portions. Practicing this after workout relives from muscle damage emerging out of workout sessions. For example, calorie intake should be 150-200 if the workout lasts less than 60 minutes.

Milk consumption  

Low in fat dairy products contains enough proteins to support weight loss and keep the mouth shut until next meal. Some studies say that low fat chocolate milk consumption improves athletic performances. They work better that the regular sports drinks.

Check eating habits and pattern

According to Brown, overeating after exercises is more often a habit irrespective of the intensity of the workout. The dietician says that for effective weight loss, small meals should follow shorter workouts. To eat should be response to fix hunger instead of settling boredom or stress.

Don’t depend solely on tracker machines    

Brown says that even the most accurate activity tracker machines provide a rough estimation. They don’t give the real calculations and refueling shouldn’t be based entirely on them. The smarter way to go is to listening to the needs of the body.

Eat through the whole day         

Eating out throughout the entire day may ensure lesser calorie consumption compared to large food intakes after workout. Two to three snacks help regulating hunger between the meals. It increases energy and raises metabolism levels.

Stop overestimation

According to a research study conducted by Ottawa University, people often overestimate their energy expenditure journey during workouts by almost four fold. Using a wireless heart-rate machine monitor may help. If it signals 600 calories burned, it isn’t the license to gulp down 600 more.

Drinking water is very important   

As per a sports nutritionist, substituting the fluids released on exercise should be a priority. Presence of water inside stomach occupies a certain space and reduces appetite.

Refueling periodically should be fine

If workouts last for over two hours, sipping an energy drink will help in fighting hunger afterwards. Protein should be avoided for it takes more time to digest.

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Calorie measurement application could accelerate weight loss

Calorie measurement application could accelerate weight lossConsuming super foods, exercising daily and enough sleep can produce maximum weight loss results. Tracking the entire scene with any fitness or relevant application should be like a cherry on top.  Bonnie Spring headed a weight loss research study published recently. The preventive medicine professor is associated with North-western University Feinberg School of Medicine. Sixty nine fat overweight people were tracked by the research conductors. They were studied on the basis of their personal weight loss journey undergone for almost a full year. Patients were enrolled into a program directed by standard physician. These participants were divided into two different groups. The people of control group participated in health awareness sessions. They went there without using private digital assistants for monitoring diet figures and physical activities regularly.

On the other hand, those who were part of +mobile group were found to lose more weight constantly throughout the course of study.  Tech related support users including men and women were more dedicated to biweekly subscription MOVE sessions accompanying the physicians or dieticians. The patients taking the assistance of apps on an average lost up to 15 pounds. They were all able to continuously maintain this weight loss for an entire year to say the least. All those participants listed out of the ‘+mobile group’ on an average lost up to 8.6 pounds individually. It shows how these calorie count apps can take weight loss to entirely a different level.

At the same time, the above exposes certain loopholes in the medication industry. These are related particularly to tracking the treatment meted out to obesity patients. The doctors in the recent times who are a part of health and medical industry aren’t equipped enough. According to Bonnie Spring, these people have no time, training and right resources for tracking and treatment of weight loss patients. He is of the view that the aforementioned approach enables the patients to rely on their own self. It helps them almost every day. Spring maintains that people can be helped in losing substantial amount of body weight and maintain it. In order to achieve this, they should take active interest and engage into tracking their personal eating and physical activities. They should find out how it affects their body weight and can rely on some social support afterwards.

The research study conducted reveals a lot of things which otherwise could have remained unanswered. First and foremost, it reveals that classes offer the much needed social support to the patients. It also says how they are able to grasp enough knowledge for shedding the undesired excessive kilos. On a different note, the gadgets and mobile applications such as My Fitness Pal, FitBit, Nike + Fuelband and PlayMate for iPad are also helpful. These apps or gadgets leads to empowerment of patients. They are able to access some useful and insightful mobile data. Weight loss isn’t as hard as it may be estimated by some. With dedication and cautious approach, it is simple and easy to follow.

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