The CAUSE of the Obesity Epidemic Is SALT (The Weightloss Secret),
Most of Asia has rice as their staple. Rice is high in carbs yet many of them are very thin. If you've ever heard about the Rice Diet and read some of the success stories, you'd think the answer is Rice. If you read further you will see that the rice diet encourages the eating of rice, fruits, vegetables, and other foods that are very low in sodium. The answer is in fact low sodium! Some people on the rice diet shed 70 lbs in 3 months according to testimonials.
It's well known that high salt leads to water retention, high blood pressure, stress, fatigue/feeling tired, and stimulates appetite. YES, it stimulates the appetite, it also stimulates you thirst causing you to drink more. High amounts of sodium are purposely packed into foods to get you to eat and buy more of their products!
While many people are counting carbs, watching fat and counting calories, the biggest culprit is being missed. The one that makes you gain water weight, stimulates appetite, makes you tired so you eat more, causes you high blood pressure which also makes you stressed out! The main cause of the obesity epidemic and the reason why all the people counting calories and watching their fat intake are still obese after all these years is SALT!
The secret is to reduce your sodium intake altogether! Science shows that potassium and sodium balance one another out. In nature all fruits and vegetables are high in potassium and very low in sodium! Therefore even nature is trying to flush the sodium out of us with it's high potassium low sodium foods! We are interupting the balance of nature when our diets are high sodium low potassium!
Please research this, the cause of the obesity epidemic and one of the biggest conspiracies of all is SALT. Reduce your salt intake and you will start shedding the pounds off! If you need proof, look towards ASIA! Look towards those who have RICE as their main staple food. Rice has 0 sodium when steamed!