Weight Loss and Management

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Losing weight is a goal shared by many individuals. A lot of people try to lose weight on their own with varying results. Even those who do manage to lose weight see it return after a few months; this is often the result of inadequate understanding of a healthy lifestyle and diet. While there are plenty of diet programs out there, many essentially abandon their participants once they achieve their desired weight, leaving many to put the weight back on. An effective diet plan, though, will educate the patient about what constitutes a healthy diet and lifestyle. Dr. Brinson utilizes such as program in offering physician-guided weight loss and management.

Participants have lost 5 to 10 pounds in the first week, and 15Weight Loss in Altamonte Springs, FLto 20 pounds in the first month. Dr. Brinson utilizes the Zone Diet developed to help people lose weight and reduce chronic inflammation. The program utilizes a diet of lean protein, complex carbohydrates, and fats. Complex carbs include fruits, vegetables, certain grains, as well as low-carb bread and pasta. The nutritional plan is custom-tailored to keep hunger in check and allows the body to burn unwanted fat. Most of all, the plan utilizes nutritional foods essential to everyday diet so that you learn how to eat healthy.

During the weight loss program, patients are monitored every week to check their progress and to allow time for consultation regarding the program and their health and well-being during it. This physician-guided approach opens productive back-and-forth communication so you can share your concerns and experiences, and Dr. Brinson can evaluate your progress and address any concerns that you have throughout the program. Having a physician by your side not only helps to keep you on the diet program, but it ensures that you lose weight in a healthy way.

Weight Loss Diet in Altamonte Springs, FL

The program is well-planned so that once you achieve your desired weight, you’re equipped to maintain your new healthier weight. A lot of participants in diet programs—especially low-carb diets—who are not properly monitored and educated about eating healthy end up putting the weight back on within months or years of losing it. While carbohydrates are somewhat reduced in this diet program, you’re able to eat low-carb breads and pastas, as well as grains, fruits, and vegetables. The rest of your diet contains lean protein and healthy fats that are essential to your everyday diet. Participants in the program are provided the tools and education they need to live healthier at their ideal weight.

Living at a healthy weight has a number of benefits beyond looking and feeling your best. Being overweight or obese is associated with a number of health problems and diseases. Obesity puts people at risk of a wide range of health problems from diabetes to heart disease. Achieving a healthier weight can help reduce that risk and may even put years on your life. A healthier weight may benefit you physically, emotionally, and even financially.

Call to set up a free consultation with Dr. Brinson to learn more at his offices in Altamonte Springs, Florida.