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3 Tips For Choosing The Right Weight Loss Clinic

by Joann Dunn

Given that more than one out of three Americans are obese, it is obvious that if you struggle with your weight, you are not alone. Weight issues and their associated health problems are a huge problem in this country and therefore, it can seem as if there are thousands of diets to choose from at any time. However, you may be surprised to learn that many popular diets are challenging or impossible to follow, long-term. Fortunately, if you are ready to try a healthy weight-loss plan that is medically supervised, the following tips will help you choose the right one. 

#1-Look For A Weight Loss Clinic That Offers Reasonable Weight Loss Goals

It is important to remember that if you lose more than a pound or two each week, you could be losing water weight or muscle. Although it is tempting to lose as much weight as you can, as quickly as possible, doing so makes it more likely for to gain that weight back quickly. Therefore, it is a better idea to lose one to two pounds a week and any diet plan that suggests otherwise may not be the best or most appropriate weight loss plan.

#2-Ask About The Medical Education Of The Persons Providing The Medical Supervision

It is easy to assume that a medically supervised program has a physician on the premises, but that is not always true. Ideally, there will be a registered nurse, professional dietitian or doctor on staff. Unfortunately, some clinics will have only one person at the facility with a medical background. In that instance, your contact with him or her might be very limited, which could adversely impact your experience. Therefore, you should work with a weight loss clinic with multiple employees with a medical background, so that you can receive the most benefit from your weight loss plan.

#3 Find Out What The Short-Term And Long-term Success Rates Are

Virtually any low-calorie diet, regardless of how healthy it is, can help its followers lose weight. However, the real success of a medical weight loss clinic should evaluated by how many of its participants manage to keep the weight off, months and years after finishing the program. As part of that, it will also be helpful to establish how many people meet their weight loss goals prior to leaving the program.

In conclusion, although being overweight is generally unhealthy, fad or overly restrictive diets are a similarly unhealthy choice. Fortunately, accessing services from a weight loss clinic can help you lose weight in a safe and responsible manner. If you are ready to reach and maintain a healthy weight with appropriate medical supervision, it is time to schedule a consultation with a local weight loss clinic.


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Pregnant? What You Need to Know About Your Pregnancy

During my first pregnancy, I spent a lot of time pushing pillows behind my back trying to find comfort. As the size of the baby grew, so did my discomfort. By the time she was born, I was more than ready to give birth. When I found out I was pregnant again, I was determined that I would not suffer through the same discomforts. I started researching ways to ease the symptoms of pregnancy, including back pain. I created this blog to help other expectant moms find remedies to deal with those symptoms that can be emotionally and physically draining.