What if subcutaneous fat work has no skin to burn? This is the question people have raised after a controversial study suggesting that drinking salt reduces appetite. However, this study wasn’t done on rats but on lean people. So, it’s the start of a fairytale ending?
A study published in the International Journal of Obesity was widely believed to show that a pop-up protein bar called MuscleNot, manufactured by Velocity Nutrition, was not bad for you and you could eat it. However, the study was a one-year study and therefore can’t prove this one way or the other. The study also couldn’t clearly prove that it partially causes weight loss.
The subjects in the study were asked to consume five dormant calories, 30 milligrams per ounce, of either a dark chocolate or a dark chocolate-flavored diet beverage, in a test tube and then sat upright for five minutes. During the first five minutes, the subjects went to the bathroom after the 5 minutes and it was then switched to the next five minutes to continue the test, still sitting upright.
From this, it was concluded that the calories weren’t bad and the chocolate wasn’t dangerous; it was the caffeine, made by Velocity Nutrition that was in the test tube. The people embarked on the exercise to lose weight as losing the weight was considered harmful for them and 100 pounds lost weight was considered to be a healthy weight.