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Initial consultation and metabolic analysis inform custom meal plan and workout regimen, with B12 or lipotropic injections and counseling

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11 ratings5 reviews
March 29, 2016
They explain all treatment
6 ratings5 reviews
September 2, 2015
Very pleasant and knowledgeable Clean facility Very encouraging and are genuine
43 ratings26 reviews
November 30, 2014
Friendly staff. No high pressure sales pitch to purchase. Great experience I would definitely recommend to anyone needing help and support in weight loss
1 ratings1 reviews
October 22, 2014
Follow the meals & fitness program. It really works!!! I would definitely recommend this to anyone that wants to lose weight, get in shape and get healthy!!!
2 ratings1 reviews
August 22, 2014
Be prepared to lose weight, but only if you follow the directions. Same directions given the world over for weight loss. But like all the others, you have to follow the program and be disciplined about it. You will certainly lose weight. The key is to keep it off. And you can do it on your own, once you learn to be disciplined and continue, long after you have finished with the Center.
3 ratings3 reviews
February 28, 2014
A really honest place to go when you want to shed some unwanted pounds.. I am already on the right track...
4 ratings1 reviews
January 7, 2014
Very professional and knowledgable staff and really liked the doctor.

About This Deal

The Deal

$107 for a one-month physician supervised weight loss program ($239 value)

  • A custom nutrition plan and workout regimen, based on an initial consultation that measures the body mass index, body fat percentage, and total body water weight
  • One month of weekly weigh-ins, vitals checks, and counseling ($79 value)
  • A 10-minute metabolic test to determine the amount of calories burned in a day ($100 value)
  • One month of weekly B12 or lipotrophic injections ($60 value)

Metabolism: Balancing the Body’s Ledger

Exercising regularly for this weight loss program burns calories, and adds muscle that helps you burn still more calories, even while sitting still. Learn why with Groupon’s guide to the metabolism.

To make sense of metabolism, it’s easiest to think of the body as a machine with countless functions and very specific fuel requirements. When we eat, enzymes in our digestive system break down food into its component ingredients: proteins devolve into amino acids, fats into fatty acids, and carbohydrates into sugars such as glucose. These then seep into the blood stream and spread throughout the body, so that thousands of metabolic reactions happen at the same time. Some of the energy from these acids and sugars gets used for specific bodily maintenance functions, such as pumping the heart or yelling to scare away a mean-looking squirrel. Whatever isn’t needed right away will be stored as fat for later use.

To avoid gaining extra fat deposits, we must use all the calories that we ingest. The speed at which energy is burned while at rest is called the Basal Metabolic Rate, or BMR, and it’s affected by a person’s age, sex, and proportion of muscle to fat. The older a person is, the lower their BMR typically is; men generally have a higher BMR than women; and the body burns more calories to maintain muscle than fat. (After all, it would be a rather poor design if the body had to use a great deal of energy just to maintain its energy reserves.) Our BMR adjusts according to our lifestyle, slowing down when food is scarce and speeding up when we have to eat our way out of the wreckage of a popcorn-factory explosion. This is why eating five smaller meals throughout the day can help people lose weight, whereas starvation diets often result in little to no weight loss.

How the body uses its fuel was a perplexing mystery for generations of thinkers. In the 1600s, a man by the name of Santorio Santorio took it upon himself to study body weight. For 30 years he weighed everything that went into his body and everything that came out, often eating, working, and sleeping on a scale. What he found was that his total visible excreta was less than the amount of food he ingested, but the difference couldn’t be accounted for by his weight gain. This led him to come up with the theory of insensible perspiration—the unpalatable idea that we constantly expel waste through our skin.

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