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Medical Nutrition Therapy For Weight Loss

medical nutrition therapy for weight loss

There are ways of going about losing weight that do not work such as crash dieting or following the latest fad diet. If you are looking for steady, long-term success in your weight loss goals, medical nutrition therapy may be the way to go.

Why Is Medical Nutrition Therapy For Weight Loss Important?

It is important to reduce your weight if you weigh too much, and much more important for patients who are overweight. Too much weight can further lead to medical problems like:

  • Diabetes
  • Sleep apnea
  • Hypertension
  • Heart attack
  • Infertility
  • Mental health problems
  • Fatty liver disease

Also, without the proper way of addressing weight loss, following the latest fad diet can lead to health risks of its own.

How To Start Medical Nutritional Therapy For Weight Loss

Consulting a registered dietitian nutritionist, such as those at The Nutrition Professionals, is a good way to start your journey to weight loss through medical nutrition therapy. Your RDN will have more ideas about your case and suggest a balanced diet. On a proper medical nutritional therapy plan of action, a person can reduce an average weight of 1 to 2 pounds per week.

Your RDN will work with you to assess your goals and current nutritional state and ways of eating. Your progress will be tracked and together you will set goals for your health and weight loss that will be sustainable over time and lead to the changes you are looking for in your life.

Mild weight loss can produce significant improvements in overall health in persons who are overweight, through changing the lifestyle and eating habits with the assistance of a registered dietitian nutritionist at The Nutrition Professionals.

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