Date recently from the National Statistic Office in Korea, indicate that almost one third of the Korea-about 10 million people-the excess body weight, in which this amount is increased by around 400,000 each year.
The researchers at Seoul National University Hospital in Korea recently reported that the use of food is an effective strategy to reduce body weight and body fat, and improve the indicators for conditions associated with Obesity.
Study published in the February issue, the International Journal of Clinical Practice involving 75 men and women who have experienced Obesity with metabolic syndrome - with a number of factors including high blood pressure, a large waistline, high sugar and trigliserida in the blood and the low degree cholesterol 'good' HDL in the blood for a period of 12 weeks.
All subject to change two main meals each day with a substitute liquid food (Herbalife Formula 1) but randomly selected to consume food containing Protein in the number of standard-about 15% of total calories - or the amount of protein for those who are included in the scheme of protein higher.
After the end of 12 weeks, and both groups experienced a decrease in body weight and both are on the abdomen. But on the subject of eating patterns that follow the most stringent, namely those in the high-protein group experienced a decrease in body fat is more body mass and a decrease in non-fed less than those who consume the amount of protein in the standard.
"The findings indicate that food is a replacement strategy that is very valuable in lowering body weight and body fat," said Belong Cho, MD, Ph.D., from the Faculty of Family Medicine at Seoul National University Hospital and a leading researcher on the study. " With the increasing incidence Obesity and overweight in Korea is necessary to find a way to find a way to help people lose weightand reduce their risk of experiencing interference associated with the metabolic syndrome such as Obesity. "