Increases metabolism: Metabolism is the process of transforming food into energy. Our metabolism also influences how quickly we burn calories and store excess energy as fat, which in turn affects how easily we gain or lose weight. As we get older, our metabolic rate naturally slows down, making it harder to maintain a healthy weight. Acupuncture can help to stimulate and increase one’s metabolic rate. This helps to reduce the time taken to convert food into energy, allowing the body to use more fuel quickly and maximise the absorption of nutrients. This results in healthy weight loss.
Suppresses appetite: Acupuncture helps to regulate the body’s hormone levels, which naturally makes one feel less hungry. Appetite suppression can lead to weight loss as the individual is less likely to overeat, thereby consuming less calories in the process.
Regulates the body to a healthier state: Weight gain can be attributed to the malfunctioning of the liver, spleen, kidney, thyroid gland, and endocrine system, according to TCM. These organs regulate the absorption and excretion of fluids, minerals and nutrients in the body, and will cause over-absorption or under-excretion when they are out of balance. By stimulating and improving the flow of Qi energy in the body, it clears the blockages of blood flow in the meridians of these digestive organs, leading to improved organ functions, and natural weight loss.
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