Fad diets come with a lot of big claims but little to no scientific support — and it shows. While 45 million Americans go on a diet each year, more than 60% of American adults still battle obesity.
So what makes DIY diets so ineffective? Most people don’t have the time or the knowledge to put together a solid nutrition plan. For instance, you may know how many calories you need to cut to lose weight, but what about your macronutrients? Despite common belief, it’s not just how much you eat that impacts your weight and overall health. It’s also about what you eat.
Not only that, but hormones like insulin (the fat-storing hormone) and leptin (the satiety hormone) are often ignored in DIY plans. Even worse, some people waste months or years trying to lose weight without realizing that they’re suffering from an underlying condition that slows down their metabolism.
Medically supervised weight loss programs can address all these issues and more. Want to get a better understanding of how they work? Below, our team at Regenerative Health & Wellness outlines a few advantages of a science-based approach to dieting.
The “calories in and calories out” approach works well for healthy individuals, but what about people who have a slower metabolism? Hypothyroidism, PCOS, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes are just a few of the ailments that can lead to weight gain.
If you opt for a medically supervised diet, our specialists at Regenerative Health & Wellness can test you for conditions that may be hindering your weight loss efforts.
A medically supervised diet is customized to your fitness goals. For example, if you’re looking to both lose weight and gain muscle, our specialists can help you adjust your protein intake.
Plus, we assist you in setting realistic weight loss goals and cultivating a sustainable lifestyle that will keep you stay fit for a lifetime.
Most dieters quit because dieting is hard and restrictive. But a medically supervised diet is designed to prevent you from feeling depleted and hungry.
Under the supervision of a medical professional, you can get a diet plan that’s not only rich enough in nutrients and fiber to keep you satiated, but also low enough in calories to enable you to lose weight.
Losing weight isn’t easy. However, the process becomes much easier when you take the guessing out of the equation and allow a professional to guide you throughout your weight loss journey.
If you’re interested in following a customized weight loss plan, our team can help you achieve your goals without any hunger or frustration. You can enjoy nutrient-rich, delicious foods that allow your body to heal.
Contact us to schedule an appointment and stop allowing those extra pounds to hurt your confidence and health.