Phentermine is an anorexigenic drug, which is used in obesity treatment, as part of a weight loss plan. Patient, taking Phentermine slimming tablets, should develop a weight loss plan on his own or consult experts.
Weight loss plan should limit the intake of macronutrients (eg, fat, protein and carbohydrates). It is unnecessary to completely abandon the consumption of macronutrients, because it may harm health and adversely affect the overall condition of the organism.
When going through Phentermine therapy, the patient should keep to a balanced diet to provide body with all the necessary elements. The main rule is to abandon consuming large amounts of fat.
Unlike micronutrients (e.g., vitamins or minerals), macronutrients significantly contribute to energy balance of the body.
Body fat is a natural energy reserve in the each person’s body.
Decrease in adipose tissue positively influences cardiovascular system and reduces the risk of chronic diseases (e.g., type 2 diabetes and hypertension).
- It is advised to use Phentermine no longer, than 12 weeks. Therefore, obese patients should reduce the amount of protein in their diet from the first day.
High protein intake is observed in the majority of obese patients and may have a deleterious effect on the organism, as a whole. Consumption of food, rich in protein, positively correlates with BMI.
Patients, taking slimming tablets Phentermine, are recommended to:
Type of consumed carbohydrates can significantly affect metabolism and rate of weight decrease.
- Phentermine slimming tablets accelerate the rate of carbohydrate metabolism and fat burning. When using Phentermine slimming tablets, the patients should limit their intake of fast carbohydrates (e.g., sucrose, glucose and fructose).
Fast (simple) carbohydrates have a simple chemical structure and are absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract quicker, than other elements. This leads to increased plasma glucose levels.
High blood sugar leads to insulin release and formation of new fat cells.
When treating obesity with Phentermine drug, it is necessary to reduce the intake of foods containing simple carbohydrates, such as:
• Confectionery (cakes, candies, cupcakes and cakes).
• Some carbonated drinks.
• Cane and beet sugar.
• Jam, honey, chocolate and fruit butter.