Calorie-poor diet and the effect of the drinking diet on the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates

Next to the 1000-1500 kcal content diet, severely obese patients got 3x2 dl of Mira water for four weeks.

We detected significant decrease in their body weight and fat body mass, such as the decrease of serum cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, triglyceride, perox sugar load, and the activation of some liver origin enzymes; where only a smaller amount of reduction was noticed in the control group's data. The patients reported normal bowel secretion. In once case the cancellation of the treatment resulted from diarrhea. According to our results, we suggest the compensation of a hypokaloric diet with Mira water, which has a positive effect on decreased glucose tolerance and dyslipidemia, which is a result obesity.

Therapeutic mentality

The rapidly developing drug research and pharmaceutical industry has been mastering the governing principle of treatments for the medical community for the past thousands of years. We very often forget about non medicinal treatment possibilities for our illnesses. The number of doctors that prescribe a curative water diet for their patients' acute illnesses or for the prevention of their recurrence is very slim. Although there are a number of medical places where our ancestors have traveled by long walks, and sometimes by forced running, to treat mild gastritis, biliary problems, or obesity, the effect of the medical place partially resulted from walking and rinking. It is indisputable, that by proper suggestion, curative waters were able to ensure assessable improvement in numerous illnesses.

The effects of drinking diets

In judging the effects of drinking diets, we should not ignore that in the sanatorium environment, the effect of the medical water is added in with environmental changes. The accurately measurable healing power can be assessed through having the drinking diet done at home. Natural living conditions develop complementary medicine; the increase in the price of medicine lead us to return to the daily use of curative waters. However, the legitimate need for us to prove the effects of curative waters with advanced test method still surfaces.


The one month long treatment of fifteen patients was done after a medical assessment and an interview with a dietitian. We measured their body weight with an electronic scale, the percentage of fat with bioimpedincia measurement; metabolism was determined with the Delta-Trac tool. The dosage of the Mira water was 3 x 2 dl per day.


The body weight of patients decreased by 6gm and their waist circumference decreased from 126cm to 119.8 cm. Their body mass index changed from 38.6 kg/m2 to 36.6kg/m2. Their fat mass got less by 4 kg and body fat percentage by 2.4 del. Their sugar load (75 g dextrose) from 7.64 mmol/l reduced to 6.84 mmol/l. The serum cholesterol level changed from 6.35 mmol/l to 5.43 mmol/l and triglyceride from 1.6 mmol/l to 1.25 mmol/l. A significant difference was also shown between the initial and final values of low density cholesterol (4.14-3.38 mmol/l). The metabolism of the patients did not increase, indicating that they did not collect metabolism-increasing agents during this time. The so called liver enzyme's serum activation, although in normal value range, decreased significantly. Some changes were mathematically significant (p<0,05, or p<0,01).


Through our examination we compensated a low energy content diet with Mira water. The average 6kg weight loss is quite a successful result. Naturally, it cannot be stated that this weight loss was a result of the Mira water, but similar value energy restriction resulted in significantly lower, only 2kg, body weight reduction according to other experiments. The effect of the Mira water makes bowel emptying more regular and presumably, fat excretion results from that. The effect is not from the reduction of the fluid household, ie it happened because of dehydration. Besides the clinical evaluation , our data, which we got with biompedincia- measuring, also proves this.

Forrás: (Komplementer Medicina, 2000. Január, IV. évfolyam 1. szám)

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