The Slim Sculpt Light fat reduction is the ideal treatment for all body types when combined with appropriate levels of exercise also, a healthy balanced diet and lifestyle.
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Understanding FAT

The Slim Sculpt Light is the ideal treatment for all body types when combined with appropriate levels of exercise also, a healthy balanced diet and lifestyle.

If you are a typical female you will accumulate fat predominantly below the waist in the lower abdomen, buttocks, hips, and thighs), creating a "Pear Shape".

The typical male tendency is to accumulate fat predominantly above the waist around the midriff creating the "Apple Shape".

UNDERSTANDING FAT

Trans-Fats or Hydrogenated Fats

Trans-fats are unsaturated fats, but they can raise total and LDL (harmful) cholesterol levels while also lowering HDL (good) Cholesterol levels. Trans-fats are used to extend the shelf life of processed foods such as cookies, cakes, fries, and donuts, to name a few. Any item that contains "hydrogenated oil" or "partially hydrogenated oil" likely contains trans-fats.

Hydrogenation is the chemical process that changes liquid oils into solid fats. The tide is turning against trans-fats. Since January 2006, all food manufacturers are required to list trans-fat content on food labels.

Unsaturated Fats

Monosaturated Fats and Polyunsaturated Fats are two types of unsaturated fatty acids. They are derived from vegetables and plants

Monosaturated Fats are liquid at room temperature but begin to solidify at cold temperatures. This type of fat is preferable to other kinds of fats and can be found in olives, olive oil, nuts, peanut oil, canola oil, and avocados. Some studies have shown that these kinds of fats can lower LDL (bad) cholesterol andmaintain HDL (good) cholesterol.

Polyunsaturated Fats are also liquid at room temperature. These are found in sunflower, sesame, corn, cottonseed and soybean oils. This type of fat has also been shown to reduce levels of LDL cholesterol.

Saturated vs Unsaturated Fat

Saturated Fats are said to be saturated with Hydrogen atoms. The chain of carbon atoms cannot accept any more hydrogen atoms.

Unsaturated Fats are said to be unsaturated with Hydrogen atoms which result in carbon atoms with a double bond between them also, fewer hydrogen atoms.

When the molecular bonds break down in the body, the stored Energy in the bonds is released. Because of Unsaturated Fats have fewer Hydrogen atoms (which are used during respiration of the body's muscles), the molecule requires less exercise to break the bonds.

Skin Anatomy & Fat

The skin is an ever-changing organ that contains many specialized cells and structures.

The skin functions as a protective barrier that interfaces with a sometimes-hostile environment. It gathers sensory information from the environment and plays an active role in the immune system protecting us from the disease.

The subcutaneous layer is where we can store fat and is located also, is located approximately 7-11 mm below the surface of the skin.

How Fat Enters Our Body

When you eat food that contains fat, mostly triglycerides, it is absorbed through the digestive tract. Several hormones and enzymes are secreted in response to changes in blood sugar which can cause the body to use fats as energy or store them for later use. Insulin plays a vital role in how these fats are used in different areas of the body, especially those in the liver, muscle also, fat tissue.

Where Do We Store The Fat?

If you are a typical female you will accumulate fat predominantly below the waist in the lower abdomen, buttocks, hips, and thighs), creating a "Pear Shape". The typical male tendency is to accumulate fat predominantly above the waist around the midriff creating the "Apple Shape".

Interestingly fat cells generally do not generate after puberty as your body stores more fat, the number of fat cells remains the same.

The Adipose Cell

The removal of excess fat is by a reversal of the bodily processes that store excess energy. If you increase your physical activity and do not increase your intake of food, you will draw the extra power needed from your stored body fat.

Your weight is determined by the rate at which you store energy from the food that you eat, and the rate at which you use that energy.

Remember: As your body breaks down fat, the number of fat cells remains the same, while each fat cell gets smaller.

For each pound of body fat we hope to lose we must remove three thousand five hundred kcals through our diet and exercise. Laboratory studies demonstrate that a standard Body Contouring treatment releases approximately 40-60 grams of fat per treatment.

Where's the Fat?

Adipose or fatty tissue is the body's means of storing metabolic energy over extended periods of time.

Depending on the current physiological condition, adipocytes store fat derived from the diet and liver metabolism or degrades stored fat to supply fatty acids and glycerol to the circulation.

Metabolic activities are regulated by several hormones (i.e., insulin, glucagon and epinephrine.) The location of the adipose tissue determines its metabolic profile: "Visceral Fat" is located within the abdominal wall (i.e., beneath the wall of the abdominal muscle) whereas "Subcutaneous Fat" is located beneath the skin and includes fat that is found in the abdominal area beneath the skin but above the abdominal muscle wall.

Why Do We Store Fat?

Fat is produced by the body when an excess intake of calories in the form of food or drink occurs.

When the diet provides the body with more calories than it requires for general maintenance and its current level of physical activity, this excess energy is stored in the form of body fat.

Our body tends to deposit fat according to our genetic code. In other words, genetic characteristics may dictate the areas in your body that accumulate fat.

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