A healthy weight
can look like lots of things.
But what's important is what it looks like to you.
Though it may have been easier to lose weight when you were younger, that doesn't mean it's impossible now. By taking into account a full understanding of your health and assessing any underlying conditions, we can determine what may be standing in the way between you and your weight goals.
The following are just a few of the ways we can work together to achieve your weight goals:
Conventional diets have roughly a 5% success rate because it really is not as simple as calories in must be less than or equal to calories out. With a holistic approach to weight loss, we start by laying down a healthy foundation for successful weight loss and maintenance by addressing any hormonal imbalances, allergies or sensitivities and focus on improving general health.
Then, we look at what you will eat and how you eat it. The diet is based on the use of real foods and is in protein with very minimal carbohydrates. The meals are very sustainable and many people feel great on this type of diet. You will learn how to eat and how to maintain your new weight, unlike many other diets. It is not restrictive and you should NOT feel hungry during the weight-loss period at all. The treatment is really tailored to your individual needs.
Hormonal health is right up there with diet and exercise when it comes to overall health.
In fact, if you're experiencing hot flashes and/or night sweats, weight gain and bloating, difficulty sleeping, decreased libido, hair loss, mood swings, forgetfulness, foggy brain, muscle aches and pains, breast tenderness, painful periods, migraine headaches, fatigue, anxiety/panic, depression, abnormal hair growth, missed or irregular cycles, infertility, repeat miscarriages, fibroids, endometriosis, or ovarian cysts, these common symptoms may indicate it's worth investigating your hormone levels for answers.
Sometimes we turn to medications to initiate weight loss while working on diet and exercise. Once we get the metabolism moving in the right direction we are able to take you off the medication and maintain loss and continue moving toward a healthy weight.
B12/MIC injections (lipotropic)
Lipo-B is an injection of vitamins and amino acids that are essential for your health and health of your liver. Your liver is the organ responsible for removing fat and toxins from your body, so if it is healthier, you’re healthier.
Lipo-B shots can have a number of other benefits. If you use the Lipo-B shot in conjunction with regular exercise and a healthy diet, the benefits can be substantial.
- Increase in metabolism
- Boost Energy
- Burn fat and maintain muscle tone
- Support their immune system
- Increase stamina
Lipo-B shots are designed to aid in your general wellness.
Environmental toxins and poor diet can have serious consequences for weight loss and overall wellness.
Research suggests that stubborn belly fat and obesity may be caused by toxins and free radicals produced by the body following the heavy intake of sugar and carbohydrates. The uncontrolled buildup of toxins leads to a condition where the body stores more fat and uses fewer calories making weight loss more difficult. Exercise and a healthy diet may not be sufficient to offset high levels of toxicity. Diet products, diet pills, and artificial sweeteners work against you by adding more toxins into the mix.
Glutathione injections along with lipotropic injections are fat-burning antioxidants that help to clear toxins from the body while enhancing energy, improving cardio function, enhancing metabolism, hormone balancing, and enhanced mental clarity and concentration.
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