If you are looking to shed some pounds your options will be one of the following 5 proven methods. Unlike what most people believe, exercise alone, without a restrictive diet, is useless for weight loss.
Weight Loss Options
- a diet low in calories
- increased physical activity
- behavior therapy
- prescription medications
- weight-loss surgery
The Low-calorie Diet (LCD)
An LCD limits calories, but not as much as a VLCD. A typical LCD may provide 1,000–1,200 calories/day for a woman 1,200–1,600 calories/day for a man The number of calories may be adjusted based on your age, weight, and how active you are. An LCD usually consists of regular foods, but could also include meal replacements. As a result, you may find this type of diet much easier to follow than a VLCD.
Very Low Calorie Diets (VLCD)
A VLCD is a special diet that provides up to 800 calories per day. VLCDs use commercial formulas, usually liquid shakes, soups, or bars, which replace all your regular meals. These formulas are not the same as the meal replacements you can find at grocery stores or pharmacies, which are meant to replace one or two meals a day.
Under careful medical supervision this type of diet is used to promote quick weight loss, often as a way to jump-start an obesity treatment program. VLCD formulas are designed to provide all of the nutrients you need while helping you lose weight quickly. However, this type of diet should only be used for a short time—usually about 12 weeks.
Should I use a VLCD to lose weight?
VLCDs may be used to promote rapid weight loss among adults who have obesity. After cosultation, a W8MD physician can determine if LCD or VLCD diet either with or without an appetite suppressant weight loss medication would be right for
Cost of W8MD VLCD Meal Replacement Program
Costing as little as $2.15 per meal replaced, with our delicious and affordable meal replacement products, you can not only lose weight but potentially save on grocery bills as even the grocery ingredients cost a bit more according to the research from our manufacturer.
Choose between 4 or 5 partial meal replacements along with 1-2 of your own meals with printed detailed instructions on 800 calorie VLCD diet so you can lose weight safely and effectively.
It is believed that the average cost of grocery ingredients can be up to $2.50 not counting the time it takes to prepare the meals.
On the other hand, W8MD’s VLCD meal replacement plans can help you lose weight at the same time as saving up to 15 percent on your grocery bills depending on how much you spend on groceries.
Call W8MD at 1(800)W8MD-007 or 718-946-5500 to learn more.
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Weight Loss Franchising
Most physicians have nothing to offer their overweight patients other than simply say“Lose Weight!” or hand out a diet sheet. This is not useful for most patients as obesity needs a more thorough and structured approach