Over the years, many Americans have been obsessed with dieting and nutrition. While being mindful of what you eat and the vitamins and minerals you add to your body is a good thing, yo-yo dieting to lose significant weight quickly is never a good idea. In fact, studies continue to show that restrictive eating that results in weight loss only reverses in 95% of those who “fall off the wagon.” At the New York Center for Integrative Health, our doctors serve patients in Stamford, Connecticut, and Manhattan, New York, to educate them on how to lose weight healthily–and keep it off for good!
The (all too basic) idea behind losing weight is to burn more calories than you are consuming on a daily basis. However, each body is different and stores and utilizes fuel, or calories, in different ways. Knowing how your body processes calories and the foods you eat is the first step in determining the best way to lose excess weight. Genetics may often play a role in weight loss outcomes. This, among other factors such as inflammation, past history of trauma, hormone health, and environmental toxicities, can define each person’s metabolic set point for body weight.
There are several specific reasons why you might be dealing with excess weight. Some of the causes include:
If you are interested in learning more about excess body weight loss, request an appointment today! At the New York Center for Integrative Health, our team is here to guide you through the process of eating healthy and becoming more active to reach a healthy weight and maintain the results over a lifetime! Call one of our office locations in the communities of Manhattan, NY, at (917) 477-3538 or Stamford, CT, at (866) 320-6402 to discuss your options.
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