Is Rapid Weight Loss Safe?
Wouldn’t it be great if you could drink a meal substitute shake and magically lose 15 pounds in a single weekend? With celebrities ranging from Beyoncé to Demi Moore, all extoling the virtues of quick weight loss plans like the Master Cleanse, it’s hard not to be lured in by promises of rapid weight loss. Unfortunately, many of these so-called celebrity detox diets like the Master Cleanse end up causing more weight loss problems than they fix.
The Truth Behind Crash Dieting
Not only is rapid, unsupervised weight loss – “crash dieting” – dangerous for your body, these diets can actually lead to weight gain. When you deprive the body of vital nutrients in an effort to quickly drop pounds, your body thinks it is in a state of starvation. Sure, you may drop a few pounds, but the weight loss won’t last. Your metabolism will be slow and sluggish, which means you’ll pack on the pounds once you return to a more normal diet. Yikes!
The good news is that safe, effective weight loss is possible, even if you’ve struggled to lose weight in the past. Here are three ways that nutritional counseling at Vitality Health & Wellness can make a difference for your weight loss journey:
#1: Personalized care from a nutritionist. Our nutritionist understands that every body is different and what works for one person may not work for another. As an experienced medical professional, our nutritionist is trained to help individuals just like you safely lose weight with custom dietary programs tailored to your body’s specific needs.
#2: Safely boost your metabolism. Crash diets kill your metabolism, which means that once you stop dieting, the weight will come right back. Our weight loss program includes medically supervised HCG injections, which are a safe and effective way to boost the metabolism.
#3: Support you need to succeed. We know that losing weight is not easy. That’s why our wellness team will be with you each step of your weight loss journey.
Questions about weight loss? Contact our wellness team today to learn more.