A Startling Fact About Losing Dangerous Belly Fat-- Without Exercise

Written by David L. Kern

The story broke inrepparttar international press on October 4th, 2004. Scientists in Japan announced that laboratory rats lost large amounts of organ fat, and increased muscle strength, when a portion of their diet was replaced by a new fruit extract.

Could this new discovery be "Exercise in a Pill?"

These unexpected results leftrepparttar 131279 researchers puzzled. No drug or food had ever shownrepparttar 131280 ability to target and dramatically decrease dangerous organ fat, also known as visceral, or "belly" fat. In fact, only one thing is proven to reduce it... exercise.

The New American Epidemic- Obesity.

Andrepparttar 131281 unsightly bulge of stubborn belly fat isn'trepparttar 131282 only problem. Controlling this fat is important, say researchers at Duke University Medical Center, because increased levels have been associated with diabetes, cardiovascular disease, andrepparttar 131283 alarming rise in obesity rates inrepparttar 131284 United States, where presently two out of three adults are overweight or obese.

Inrepparttar 131285 Japanese study, conducted atrepparttar 131286 Nippon Sport Science University graduate school, lab rats were fed a chemical extract from apples as 5% of their diet. The animals lost an average of 27% of organ fat in only 3 weeks. Even more baffling to researchers was a 16% increase in muscle strength observed inrepparttar 131287 test animals.

Monitoring Your Weight Loss Progress Progress: Don't Guess- Measure!

Written by Anthony Ellis

Any weight loss or fitness program is incomplete withoutrepparttar timely measurements to monitor Your Progress. The only way to know if your health and fitness program is successful is by monitoring your measurements, weight and body fat levels on a consistent basis.

Depending onrepparttar 131278 program, I recommend that everyone take their body fat levels every 1-2 weeks. Over time, this will give you a clear picture of how your body is changing.

Unfortunately, inrepparttar 131279 past, calculating your body fat was a time-consuming endeavor. Most people would simply avoid it simply because ofrepparttar 131280 math involved. I mean, who wants to spend their free time working with complex formulas and equations? I hated it!

This is why I createdrepparttar 131281 Composition Tracker body fat analysis software at http://www.comptracker.com

The software was created out of my need for a quick easy way to apply and analyze different body fat formulas. It combinesrepparttar 131282 most popular composition calculations along with easy to understand instructions.

Withrepparttar 131283 Composition Tracker, I am now able to measure, track and analyzerepparttar 131284 composition changes for an unlimited number of friends and family. The software also provides calculation for more than 20 popular composition formulas.

The interface is easy to understand and use. Many users have been able to start usingrepparttar 131285 software withing 10 minutes after installation.

Now that I am able to easily analyze my body composition like a professional, I've begun to notice things I had not seen before. There's a lot that these readings reveal to a trained eye!


I was recently on a fat loss diet, and I did not lose any weight for three weeks. At first I thought that I needed to drop my calories further becauserepparttar 131286 current levels were not working for me. I did not want to do this because for me, dropping my calories too low can result in too much muscle loss. So, before I committed to a more drastic diet, I checked my body fat records usingrepparttar 131287 Composition Tracker.

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