In various clinical studies, micro-algae have been shown to be remarkably effective for weight loss. There are primarily two documented factors for this: the correction of nutritional deficiencies and the addition of GLA to the diet. Let me quote one study next.
Researchers in Germany used fifteen human volunteers to test the appetite reducing effect of spirulina. Obese outpatients who were following a weight reduction diet took spirulina tablets before each meal three times a day for four weeks. In this double blind crossover study against a placebo, about 6 tablets three times a day over four weeks showed a small but statistically significant reduction of body weight. There was also a significant drop in serum cholesterol levels. 1
But let me add some other important factors next.
The restoration of weight metabolism as regulated by the master glands
It is important to note that obesity is not only caused by over-consumption of calories, but more importantly, it is also caused by of the gradual breakdown and resulting dysfunctional endocrine system. This results in excess secretion of insulin, subsequently creating intense cravings for refined foods. That is why people become overweight even when they do not want to: the cravings are simply too strong to ignore.
By supplying the body with the nutrients it needs, however, those cravings can be dramatically reduced and the endocrine system can be brought back into a state of balance. These nutrients are best provided by Bio-Algae Concentrates. That is how these superfoods help people lose weight.
Of course, true weight loss will not happen by simply consuming these superfoods: they only create the proper environment for weight loss. The person must still alter their diet by removing refined foods, hydrogenated oils, sugars, and other weight-promoting substances. Without that step, the weight will never come off. Just as importantly, a person who does not take up the habit of regular physical exercise will rarely lose body fat, no matter what their diet is.
The second factor that supports weight loss is the presence of GLA in spirulina.
This essential fatty acid helps regulate blood sugar and control insulin, which naturally leads to reduced carbohydrate binding, and spirulina is the richest natural source of GLA on planet Earth. There is simply no better way to get GLA than to make spirulina part of your daily diet.
The third and most important factor of Bio-Algae Concentrates that will help with weight loss is the gradual restoration of the endocrine system balance which includes weight metabolism.
When the hypothalamus (the central master gland which governs all other glands) is nutritionally satisfied it will command via pHGH (precursor human growth hormones) the pituitary which in turn will direct the para-thyroid which will direct the thyroid and so forth down to the liver for a full spectrum natural weight metabolism.
Clearly, rather then using diet pills or aggressive diets that simply further disturb endocrine balance, Bio-Algae Concentrates should be supplemented as part of the nutritional approach to any weight loss effort. BAC can greatly reduce cravings, provide much-needed nutrition to the body and serve as an outstanding source for obesity-busting substances like GLA. But they cannot get up and do your exercises for you!
- Becker, E.W. et al. Clinical and biochemical evaluations of the alga spirulina with regard to its application in the treatment of obesity. Inst. Chem. Pfanzenphysiologie. Nutrition Reports Int’l, April 1986, Vol. 33, No 4, 565.