Internationally renowned head chef Mark French champions wholesome on-the-go options at Balance Healthy Meals To Go with entrees marked with a licensed dietician's stamp of approval. Whipped up in small batches in-house to ensure optimal freshness, menu items range from meat and vegetarian dishes to gluten-free options largely composed of local, seasonal ingredients and outfitted with nutritional facts. Chefs churn out sheets of whole-wheat pasta for submersion beneath veggies, ricotta, and parmesan cheese in the vegetarian lasagna ($6.95 for medium; $8.50 for large). Freshly snatched salmon crackles like a space shuttle launch broadcasted via high-school intercom atop a grill before chefs slather fillets with a blend of mustard, lemon, and thyme ($8.50 for medium; $10.95 for large). Ground turkey tossed with fiery spices, roasted peppers, and kidney beans fills cheese-dusted bowls of texas chili to brimming proportions ($6.95 for medium; $8.50 for large).
Doctors and nurses at Physicians Weight Loss Centers guide width-whittling in medically supervised weight-loss programs. The programs give clients a jump-start on healthful eating and fitness habits, putting an end to diets composed solely of deep-fried wedding cakes. Diet counselors help clients reinvent their eating habits with the assistance of multivitamins and mineral tablets.
Some of the more intensive programs include complete doctor's exams, lab work, and EKGs. These programs can focus on the reduction of either carbohydrate or fat consumption.
At Equilibrium, the weight-loss experts eschew multihour workouts and restrictive diets for a more user-friendly solution to unwanted pounds: hormone-based weight plans. This might sound like a new invention, but the dietary concept is actually decades old, originally surfacing in the 1950s.
Nowadays, Equilibrium's Dr. Raul Rodriguez turns it from a time-honored concept into customized, practical plans. He and his team craft regimens that blend hormone injections and weekly office visits with at-home components, such as 24/7 phone support and low-calorie recipes more delicious than the lowest-calorie dish of all, ice noodles.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Anti-aging facials, chemical peels
Brands Used: DermaPur, SkinScript , LiraClinical
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Food—buying it, cooking it, relishing it—is central to The Life Long Weigh. Karen Hill, M.D., and her team of registered dieticians anchor their weight-loss and detoxification programs in diets of whole foods. During tours of grocery stores, they holler about the benefits of certain grains, vegetables, and other natural ingredients. Cooking classes teach students how to pack vegan meals with protein and prepare satisfying desserts without loads of sugar. Dr. Hill's weight-loss programs also include group meetings and behavioral therapy to motivate clients to follow through on their new diets.
Fine tuning the health and beauty of the human body is the main order of business at Soma Solutions Wellness & Nutrition Centers. The nutrition coaches on staff draft dietary plans and teach clients how to avoid consuming extra calories by never again licking stamps. The certified personal trainers offer one-on-one workouts and all-you-can-sweat group classes.
Medically supervised technicians see to the aesthetic nature of the business, working to rejuvenate the skin with laser treatments and injectable solutions. The GentleMax laser zaps unwanted hair, spider veins, and sunspots on all skin types using high-intensity pulses of light. Noninvasive VelaShape II sessions, which have been featured in Shape, target cellulite and lax skin with robotic massage.