It has been shown that natural appetite suppressants like PhenQ can do a lot to decrease food cravings and lose weight. These pills don’t have any kind of negative side effects because all the ingredients are natural.
Exercise can also decrease appetite. Unfortunately, for as much research as there is to back up that claim, there is as least as much to refute it. some evidence has come to light, however, that in obese people who moderately increase their level of daily exercise, appetite will at least not increase. That is, overweight individuals who start to exercise will burn off more calories but will not take in extra food to compensate for the greater energy expenditure and therefore lose weight.
Researchers at New York’s St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital demonstrated this when they monitored the food intake and energy expenditure of both lean and obese women over a period of several weeks. What they found was that when the lean women increased their usual energy expenditure by exercising on a treadmill every day, they also increased their food intake to make up for the extra calories they burned off and thus remained the same weight.
But the obese women ate the same amount of food during the early, sedentary phase of the study as they did during the exercise phases, in which they expended extra calories by walking on a treadmill, at first for about 40 minutes a day and later for an hour and a half, at the rate of about three miles an hour. Consequently, they lost weight.
Later, the researchers observed the effects of treadmill walking for an hour and a half per day on three obese women for almost two months straight. As expected, the amount of food they ate was no greater than when they had been sedentary even though they were burning off about 600 calories a day more than usual. The result: The women lost an average of 15 pounds each, 89 percent of which was fat.
One of the research scientists, Xavier Pi-Sunyer, MD, director of the Division of Endocrinology at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt and a professor of clinical medicine at Columbia University, believes that the appetites of the obese women may not have changed when they began exercising because their fat reserves made their bodies less sensitive to the energy depletion taking place.
Whether that is the case remains to be demonstrated, but Dr. Pi-Sunyer does feel confident that moderate exercise for the obese may result at least in a modest loss of weight. It should be mentioned, too, that weight reducers who exercise have been found to be the most likely to maintain their losses over the long term.