Dietitian and head of the clinic, “weight gain” Alex Kovalkov urged Russians obese, to abandon diets. Such a statement he made in an interview with radio Sputnik.
According to him, obesity is a disease that should be treated with medication, not diets and other dietary restrictions. They help to reduce or increase the weight only for healthy people. “Even if you will starve when you stop, you gain even more weight,” — said the expert.
As the root causes of obesity Kovalkov called hormonal disorders. In his opinion, unhealthy food can add extra pounds, but it does not provoke the disease.
Another reason for obesity can be genetic predisposition or the influence of the first years of life, said nutritionist. “But usually it is the imbalance of hormones and fat-burning ironicallyvague” he said.
Earlier, the nutritionist Olga Decker of the National society of nutritionists called popular diet Pierre Ducane, require to eat food with high protein content hazardous to health. According to experts, a diet is not good for people whose work is connected with mental activity — for example, for those who work in the office. It is also contraindicated in renal disease or the liver, metabolic disorders, gout, pregnancy and breast-feeding.
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