Losing weight can be hard to do on your own, that is why medical weight loss programs exist. These programs assist patients in maintaining and adhering to a focused weight loss plan. If you are having trouble losing weight, come to Metabolic Medical Center to get started today!
Is medical weight loss healthy?
Though diet and exercise serve as key components of any weight loss program, obtaining maximum weight loss results requires additional approaches. Medical weight loss programs provide personalized solutions that are designed to maximize weight loss and general health. Metabolic Medical Center medical weight loss programs include regular visits and guidance.
Weight loss specialists guide our clients through each step of their weight loss plan. Clients participate in one-on-one visits, where professionals monitor weight loss progress and other important health factors. These visits help clients keep on track for the long term.
Metabolic Medical Center weight loss specialists help create a plan that includes specific weight loss strategies, including tools to make dieting more successful and exercise more productive. These plans are specifically designed for each individual’s unique needs. The goal is to achieve maximum fat burning results. Our weight loss programs also emphasize vitamin supplementation.
The human body requires maintenance of the proper balance of vitamins and minerals. At no time is this more important than when dieting and exercising intensely. Vitamin supplementation provides support for overall well-being and healthy body functions. Metabolic Medical Center includes these vital supplements in its weight loss plans. These supplements are formulated to increase energy, burn fat and suppress cravings. As a result, clients are able to perform at their best while losing weight.
What are the benefits of a medical weight loss program?
Medical weight loss takes a custom, patient-centered approach that includes nutrition training, behavioral counseling, rehabilitative exercise, counseling, and education (and sometimes medication), combining elements of each to target your goals so you’re successful in achieving them. Your weight loss program starts with diagnostic testing and lab work to identify nutritional deficiencies that could be causing cravings and undermining your efforts to eat healthy. If you have a nutrition-based problem, you can diet all you like, but you’ll never be able to shake the cravings that come from being deficient in vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. You’ll also have counseling to understand emotional motivators that can cause overeating. Counseling can also uncover emotional issues like depression and mood problems that are at the heart of many failed weight loss attempts. During your office visits, you’ll discuss your lifestyle and habits, so your eating and activity plans can be centered on your schedule and your preferences. In short, medical weight loss programs are focused on your unique needs and goals, which means they’re designed for success right from the start.
If you need additional assistance in achieving your goals, we can recommend medications to curb cravings and reduce hunger sensations so it’s actually easier to lose those extra pounds. Throughout your weight loss journey, you’ll receive plenty of medical and emotional support to help you stay on task and celebrate every victory along the way.
Can I reach my goal weight with medical weight loss?
A medical weight loss specialist can help you with these aspects of goals:
Specificity — A good goal includes specific details. For example, a goal to exercise more is not specific, however, a goal to walk 30 minutes every day after work is specific. You’re declaring what you will do, how long you will do it and when you will do it.
Measurability — When a goal is measurable, then you can objectively determine how successful you are at meeting the goal. A goal of eating less is not easily measured, however a goal of eating 1,200 calories a day can be measured. A goal of riding your bike is not measurable, however a goal of riding your bike for 30 minutes three days a week is measurable.
Attainability — An attainable goal is a goal that you have enough time and resources to achieve. For example, if your work schedule doesn’t allow you to spend an hour at the gym every day, then it would not be an attainable goal. However, going to the gym twice a week and twice a weekend might be attainable.
Relevance — It’s important to set goals that are relevant and meaningful to you and where you’re at in your life right now. Don’t set goals that someone else wants you to obtain. Ask yourself what’s most important to you, and then determine your goals. Is weight loss a priority for you?
Time-limited — Determine your goal and set yourself a deadline. For example, if you want to lose 10 pounds, circle a finish line on a calendar and strive for that. Giving yourself a time limit can motivate you to get started and stay on course.
If you or someone you know is having difficulty losing weight, don’t lose hope! Come to Metabolic Medical Center to start developing an effective weight loss plan today! Contact our office today to get in touch with a specialist. To book an appointment, call us or visit us online!