Men lose weight faster than women

When you go into a slimming race with a man, do not be surprised if you come across a harsh reality like he lost weight easier and faster. Men lose weight faster than women.

A study in the journal ‘Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism’ detailed the weight loss results of more than 2,200 overweight adults in Europe, Australia and New Zealand. There was also prediabetes, a condition marked by slightly elevated blood sugar levels in each of the adults.

In the eight-week study, these adults followed a 800-calorie diet that consisted mainly of soups, hot cereals, and low-calorie vegetables. Finally, men lost 16 percent more weight than women. Women lost an average of 10 kilos, while men lost an average of 12 kilos.


Men are getting healthier

Good news for men doesn’t end with that much. As a group, men’s heart rate was lower and body fat was lower. Also, at the end of the study, diabetes risks were lower than women. The low-calorie diet had other effects on women. Women experienced large reductions in HDL cholesterol, also known as the “good” cholesterol type, and also showed larger decreases in bone mineral density, which could lead to weak bones. was healthier than what women lost.


There are physiological differences

Women tend to carry their body fat around their hips, thighs and butt. This type of oil called subcutaneous fat is important for childbearing and menstrual conditions, but it does nothing for your metabolic health when it is lost. This is unfortunate because in this study women from the hips; he lost less fat than men.

The reason why men tend to lose more weight is due to the difference in the body functioning of women and men. Physiologically, men’s body works to burn fat faster. They have lean muscle mass and naturally higher metabolic rate. Lean muscle mass also consumes more calories. The more muscle mass in the body, the more fat your body tends to burn.


Men’s metabolism is faster

The amount of calories in the study also benefited unfairly. The amount of calories the body needs to perform basic functions such as sleep and breathing is called the ‘basal metabolic rate’. Men have a higher basal metabolic rate than women. Men need to consume more calories every day to meet their basal metabolic rate.

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