Tuesday, 19 March, 2019

Udo's Choice And The Weight Watchers Point System

We had a great question recently on Udo's Choice Ultimate Oil Blend and the Weight Watchers Points system

 

 

“Hi, I’ve just started Weight Watchers and although I see the benefits in taking this oil it is very high in points, should I count these ? Do the benefits outweigh the amount of points ?”

  

Here’s our reply

Good fats effectively turn on the body’s fat burning mechanism – in fact Udo Erasmus himself describes Omega 3 particularly as the “Fat Burning Firestarter”. Carbohydrates switch that mechanism off. As Udo says in his article about the ‘Carb Addiction Cycle’ – “Fats don’t make us fat – carbohydrates make us fat!”
  
Carbohydrates provide us with short spurts of energy followed by slumps which leads to cravings and often low mood (associated with low energy) This often leads to over eating. If we are to reduce or remove carbohydrates then our only other fuel source is fat.

  

There are three advantages of using fat as a fuel rather than carbohydrates.

  

Essential fats help the body burn fat as a fuel

This fuel is far more stable providing a steady level of energy that does not lead to slumps, so reducing cravings, helping you take control of your diet.
Essential Fats also help raise body temperature so this too contributes to fat burning.

Don’t just take our word for it though. Here’s what TV Nutritionist Amanda Hamilton has to say:
 
"The trouble with ‘points’ or ‘calorie counting’ weight loss plans is that they pay no attention to nutrition at all which I find shocking"
 
Essential fats are so called because they are just that, essential! Eating the right fats helps your body burn fat more effectively not to mention the ever-growing list of other benefits such as brain health, supporting hormones and reducing inflammation – which basically means it is anti-ageing!
 
A small amount of fat also helps your body absorb fat-soluble vitamins which would otherwise be missed. I recommend optimum levels of essential fats, always – and it never impacts negatively on weight loss if you stick to the right amounts. In fact, in my opinion it really has a positive effect.
 
Amanda has developed her own weight loss programmes that provide a nutritional approach to weigh loss. More information on these programmes can be found at
 
www.amandahamiltondiet.com

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