This article will give you an overall understanding of what a diet patch is, and how it works.
Please be aware that the best method for losing weight is, and has always been, to exercise and eat well. With that said, the diet patch can for some people be a comfortable solution for losing a few kilograms without having to spend time or energy on workouts.
Basic Idea Behind Losing Weight
The most common, and also the most accepted, way of losing weight is to eat healthy foods that are low in fat and fast carbohydrates, and high in protein and vitamins.
Just as good as a healthy diet is exercise. Following an intensive exercise program in a consistent and disciplined manner is a great way for losing excess weight. If you combine healthy foods with exercise, you will see fantastic results. Loss of excess body fat, more defined muscles and an improved overall fitness and health. This is the absolute best way when it comes to weight loss, and something we at The Diet Expert strongly recommend.
However, if you for some reason don’t want, or have time, to exercise on a routinely schedule, a diet patch can be a viable alternative. Preferably in combination with a sound diet, like the Prasouda diet.
Using a diet patch is a different approach to weight loss than the traditional way described above. The theory behind the diet patch method is that hunger reducing substances, absorbed by your body, will make you feel less hungry and thus eat less food. Less food means fewer calories. And if you eat fewer calories than you burn, you will lose weight.
What Is a Diet Patch?
Adhesive patches that are placed on the skin to deliver medication has been on the market for a few years now. They are called transdermal patches since they deliver the active substances through the skin.
Their most common use is to help people quit tobacco smoking, but there are many other areas where they are in use as well. One of those areas is to help people lose weight, and the patch is then called a diet patch.
The diet patch contains a number of natural ingredients – herbs, plant extracts etcetera – whose active substances penetrate the skin layer and enter the bloodstream. By using the blood as a distributor, they can reach all parts of the body where they are needed.
This process takes place throughout the day, thus providing the body with a steady stream of hunger reducing substances. The dieter will fell less hungry and therefore eat less. Simple as that.
No side effects have been reported other than occasional cases of irritated skin, caused by the adhesive used on the patches. This is a both rare and mild side effect, and nothing you should worry about.
How To Use a Weight Loss Patch
The diet patch is very easy to use. In the morning after shower, apply the patch to a hair free part of your body. Best place is the upper arm or leg. Done. Just leave it there and live your day as you would normally do. You could even shower or take a bath while wearing it, because it is waterproof. The next morning, take off the old patch and then apply a new one after the daily shower. It couldn’t be easier.
There is no limit for how long time you can follow the diet patch program. As long as you change to a new patch every 24 hours, proceed until you hit your goal weight. Just make sure you eat all the proteins, vitamins and dietary minerals your body needs to stay healthy.
Nutrient deficiencies can be very harmful and should be avoided at all cost. If you suspect that you are lacking important nutrients, consult a medical doctor for a professional opinion.
Diet Patch vs. Pills
Using transdermal patches have many advantages compared to taking pills. Drugs that are taken orally, for example dieting pills, can partly be destroyed by the acidic environment in the stomach or by the liver before reaching the bloodstream and the cells. This means that the total dosage must be increased if the right amount of the drug is to reach the cells.
Another disadvantage of traditional pills is that the patient must keep track of when to take the pills.
Transdermal patches, such as the diet patch, deliver the active substances straight in to the bloodstream and cells without any losses. The stomach and digestive system is bypassed and not involved at all.
The best part is that the substances are distributed in a steady flow all day long, without the dieter having to remember specific times or do anything.
Read Diet Patch Reviews!
There are a number of different diet patch brands on the market today. Everyone claiming to be the best one. It’s impossible or at least impractical to try them all, but by doing some research you can still make an informed decision when choosing which patch to buy.
We like to keep it simple, so our advice would be to simply google the phrase “diet patch reviews” and read between five and ten of the reviews you find. This will give you a rough idea of which brands to avoid and which ones to consider buying. Do some more research on the top two brands, factor in the price, and you will probably come up with a winner. Finding a well-informed diet patch review can really help you a long way.
There are not any books written about the use of diet patches, so if you would like to learn more about it we suggest that you search for useful information online. Google can take you a long way. Just remember to be critical of what you read since most of what is written is biased. If you would like to learn about other diets and ways to lose weight, this place has all the books you could possibly want. Or, simply read the rest of our articles here at The Diet Expert. Could we tease you with an article about the Dukan diet?