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Burning fat instead of muscles is a win-win situation in weight loss.

Scientific evidence enforces the START Wellness intermittent fasting and water program to be user-friendly in maintaining muscle mass while consistently burning fat in adequate amounts over short periods of time.

When you’re on the START Wellness app, through intermittent fasting, there is a 14-16 hour fasting window (no calorie intake) and a 8-10 hours feeding window (calorie intake) in which you consume your daily calorie intake of all your meals.

However, burning fat and gaining muscle mass is the ultimate for healthy weight loss and, in the end, a healthier lifestyle. 

So how does this happen using your START Wellness App? How is intermittent fasting helpful in excessive fat loss using the Start App with Water Program?

How your body responds to intermittent fasting

Our prime energy source in the body is glucose (carbs). While fasting, your body becomes short of carbs and starts utilizing its stored fats as an energy source. In most people, this magic typically takes 12 hours of fasting to kick in.

On average, post 12 hours of fasting, breakdown of lipids (Lipolysis), breakdown of free fatty acids in blood (Fat Oxidation), and breakdown of triglycerides in fat cells increases and the body tends to enter into a metabolic state called Ketosis (START Wellness has nothing to do with the Ketogenetic or “Keto” diet. Just saying!).

By increasing the fatty acids mobilization, utilization of adipocytes (fat cells that store energy as fat) and using these fat cells as the prime energy consumption source, your body starts to propel in burning fat, and you start to lose weight rapidly as you keep entering this state daily, on a consistent basis.

While fasting, some of your fat cells start to produce ketone bodies that replace glucose as the chief energy source for the tissues of the heart, skeletal muscles, kidney, and brain. Did you know that after consuming ketones, the brain gets mental clarity and precision of actions? Your focus and cognitive functions can increase up to 50% in a single day!

Ketones produce less inflammatory products than glucose during metabolism and even gee-up production of brain growth factors, reduce cellular damage, and cell death in neurons. Once your body has switched to its mode of burning fat, consuming more water using the Start app Water Program helps in the excretion of toxins and detoxification of the body. You feel refreshed and positive on a daily basis.

Moreover, while fasting, your body produces a few uncoupling proteins and certain enzymes that increase fat burning. These uncoupling proteins signal mitochondria (the powerhouse of energy) to produce less ATP (energy pockets). Hence, the body has to burn far more fats to produce the same amount of energy as ATP. Thus, your START Wellness app through intermittent fasting helps in burning more calories and stored fat pockets.

Research has also shown the START Wellness intermittent fasting lifestyle coupled with its Water program provides numerous additional health benefits, such as lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels, higher HDL (good) cholesterol levels and reducing the risk of potential diseases linked with obesity, and even a delay in aging.

How your body responds in the feeding window on your START Wellness app?

If on your START Wellness app you want to optimize burning fat while retaining muscle mass, it is recommended to adopt a low carb diet with increased natural protein during your 6-8 hour feeding window to maintain lean muscle mass and burn more fat.

Studies have shown that the combination of Intermittent fasting coupled with a high protein eating plan is an effective means of reducing body weight, fat mass, and visceral (organ) fat mass, especially in obese women.

Obese Women and Burning Fat

Weight loss is just one of the benefits of intermittent fasting. There are many potential long-term health gains – cutting the risk of heart diseases, diabetes, and cancer by the decrease in indicators of diseases such as LDL cholesterol (bad) triglycerides, and the proportion of small LDL particles and increase in HDL (good) cholesterol.

While on your START Wellness app you FEEL results in just 7 days without any change to your diet or exercise, one should keep in mind in order to get the maximum gain from START Wellness app’s intermittent fasting and water program is to maintain:

  • A low carb Intake
  • Eat as much natural foods as possible
  • Be consistent on the START Wellness app for at least 90 days to really see and feel its massive benefits.

The Bottom Line

At the end of the day, your START Wellness app it is not just a some fad diet plan or app, rather, it is a sustainable strategy and lifestyle for a healthy and long life; one that when you’re on it, you will quickly realize the colossal savings in medication and potential doctor and hospital visits in relation to the small amount you subscribe to the app every week.

Standard diet advice simply does not work for many people, they need proper guidance and a proposed day-to-day activity planner. Intermittent Fasting using the START Wellness App with its Water Program may prove highly beneficial for such people who are looking to burn fat the right way, the safe way and long-term.

In just 7 days you’ll FEEL the change.
In 30 days you’ll BE the change.
All you have to do is START!

Learn more about START Wellness – Best Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss App 2021


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