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Many weight loss programs offer quick weight loss but are ketosis (starvation) diets where you limit calorie intake to an extreme.  When eliminating calories to such an extreme you will lower your metabolic rate and your body will start to use lean body mass as a source of calories.  Prolonged ketosis diets also eliminate fat from desired areas such as the face and may leave you with a body image that you may not have expected. Diet shakes, powders, and other fad diets are all designed to make you lose weight by delivering empty calories and also allow for rapid weight gain after dieting. Bariatric surgeries and non-surgical procedures are expensive and without considerable risk.
Therefore, you must be careful when adopting any type of weight loss program and understand that there is a science involved with short-term and long-term weight loss.  Do not be influenced by false claims that these various diets contain.  Many of these diets are not safe for your health based on your medical history and don’t help you to keep the weight off after the diet or teach you how to manage your weight while living a healthy lifestyle.

weightriMedical weight loss is different. This type of weight loss program involves doctors monitoring your health as they design a diet and fitness regimen that will help you lose pounds. At My Family Practice Associates we monitor your weight and metabolism and prescribe safe low-calorie meals and diet pills that will help your body shed excess fat. In addition, we also examine your medical history, taking into account any prescription medication that may be contributing to your weight gain. By working with your primary health physician, we can also ensure that the program will allow you to lose weight without endangering your health as you also learn about all the proper eating habits you can do to live a healthy lifestyle.

Medical weight loss is the safest path for a person to lose weight, whether it is only a few pounds to over 100 pounds. If you experience any complications during the weight loss program, we can immediately address the issues. Your overall health is the main priority. At My Family Practice Associates, we can help you recognize the reasons why you may have a food addiction and focus on helping you overcome your obesity problem. We offer the latest bariatric and prescription therapies using the latest standards of care in weight loss. You can lose the pounds you want and feel great knowing that you are on the path of having a healthy body.

Our medical weight loss program is run by dedicated staff who has a vast array of experience in handling weight loss treatment and post management of weight loss. Together we will give you all the comprehensive information and options you need to make an informed decision on whether medical weight loss is right for you.

To learn more about Medical Weight Loss please contact us at and speak with one of our specialist.