GNC's opulent aisles display a wide variety of vitamin and mineral and herbal supplements, as well as sports nutrition, diet, energy, bodycare, and other health products. The Mega Men Sport multivitamin ($19.99 for 90 caplets) supports muscle recovery and energy levels and aids speedy male metabolisms without dangling steaks in front of their treadmills. Fuel feats of female strength with the Women's Ultra Mega Active multivitamin ($19.99 for 90 caplets). Two pounds of Pro Performance 100% whey protein ($36.99) distract taste buds with the flavor of chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry and smuggle 20 grams of high-quality protein into the body in each scoop. Promote healthy bones with a calcium supplement, such as coral calcium ($26.99 for 180 capsules) sustainably harvested from the Okinawa sea to provide a healthy two-to-one ratio of calcium and magnesium.
For many, shedding unwanted pounds can be daunting and time-consuming. But at Intelligent Lipo of Orland Park, it’s neither, thanks to its i-Lipo treatments. The treatments effectively zap and dissipate fat cells without surgery, pain, or rituals involving genies and protein powder. Administered by board-certified Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Robert William Wrona, i-Lipo can help to shrink clients up to two dress sizes after eight sessions—in conjunction with exercise—while also smoothing their cellulite and boosting their confidence to streak at an upcoming local sporting event.
At Healthquest Wellness Center, Dr. Mark Linn provides holistic, nonsurgical solutions to many common physical maladies. Dr. Linn specializes in weight loss, drawing on more than 25 years of experience in nutrition and sports medicine to help his patients achieve their goals. The doctor of chiropractic also tends to pain with decompression techniques and has had success treating concerns ranging from herniated discs to symptoms of arthritis. And, recognizing the importance of whole-body wellness, Dr. Linn also employs methods including acupuncture and self-mastery technology to assist clients seeking to eliminate addictions to cigarettes or overeating.
Clinical staff at The Center for Health and Nutrition design custom dietary plans that aim to drop one to five pounds from clients’ frames each week. During the initial consultation, a body composition test analyzes five areas to determine the body’s lean tissue to fat ratio, propensity to harbor extraterrestrials, and basal metabolic rate. A registered dietitian then creates a customized eating plan based on the client’s eating habits and body chemistry, incorporating 21 nutritionally complete OptiFast liquid meal replacements over the course of six weeks. Staff will also assess progress and modify the plan as necessary during three 15-minute follow-up sessions. Consult a list of frequently asked questions to discover more information about the program and learn how to fashion a DIY windsock from newly loose pants.
At VIP Spa and Wellness, Dr. Nesreen Suwan offers patients a wide range of treatments to cultivate their appearance. Aesthetic treatments include injectables, stem cell therapy, and laser treatments that will remove a variety of things from spider veins to butterfly tattoos to hairs that make eyebrows look like upended centipedes. But clients also go to Dr. Suwan looking to manage their pain. That's because in addition to being an anti-aging expert, Dr. Suwan is also a certified neurologist with a wealth of experience treating headaches, fibromyalgia, and pinched nerves.
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At Ideal Weight Loss, helpful technicians work with clients to develop lasting weight-loss plans using noninvasive methods—meaning no surgeries, medications, or shots. At the root of the clinic’s mission is the Ideal Weight Loss method, which begins with complimentary consultations and is nurtured via a partnership between staffers and patients. Working as a team, they attempt to set realistic goals, which can be achieved in part thanks to the provided gourmet protein diets. In addition to the four-phase long-term plan, the clinic also offers body-sculpting services such as wraps and LipoLaser.