To make a long story short, the answer is yes.is possible. But if you struggle with the scales, you know it’s more complicated than that! You need commitment as well as a and .
And worse, from viral videos circulating on TikTok – under the hashtag MyOzempicJourney – you can be led into thinking that is the way to go. But “skinny” is not healthy.
These metabolic medications improve yourso that you can regain and maintain a for you long term. They’re not the aesthetic “thinness” tool social media influencers imply. And without a healthcare provider to monitor your , you’re running risks.
So – let’s look at sustained weight loss as a journey – one that requires commitment on your part to continue with, getting enough sleep, and regular .
And remember, yourwill not be linear. It depends on your
- medical history,
- diet, and
- exercise strategies.
That’s also why gaining and sustaining a healthy weight is more challenging for some people than others. And medication may be appropriate at the right time.
Overall, sustained weight loss is possible. So let’s look at how to reach and maintain a healthy weight for you.
Sustained Weight Loss is Good for Your Health
Two-thirds of American adults are either obese or. If you’re part of these statistics, you may have heard about (and tried) various methods of losing weight.
Most of them involve calories. The problem is,is about much more than calories in vs. calories out. It’s a health issue.
But the efforts you make pay off.
You’ll experience an increase in yourand a better by reaching and maintaining a .
You’ll also likely avoid unwanted issues (e.g., , and ) due to having
- low cholesterol,
- controlled blood pressure, and
- healthy blood sugar levels.
Caveat: Avoid Shortcuts to Sustained Weight Loss
Unfortunately, studies that prove you often regain up to 80 percent of your weight within five years.is not always easy, and keeping it off may be even harder for some people. There are
That’s why you’re best to not take short cuts!
For example, you might find it tempting to start an overlyto get fast results. But radically cutting calories isn’t a sustainable way to , or healthy. Your and counteracts your efforts!
In addition, you can end up with disordered eating, depression, and that well-known yo-yo effect of weight off, weight on, weight off, etc.
What you’ll find more sustainable is combiningwith nutritious, , and .
Sustained Weight Loss: Set Achievable Goals and Time Frames.
In other words, be realistic. That means not buying that dress two sizes too small for a wedding in six weeks’ time!
Certainly, aof fewer than 1000 calories per day may cause you to within that time scale, but it doesn’t provide enough daily nutrition for your health.
A realistic weight loss goal is perhaps a 5-10 per cent reduction in yourover six months.
And the benefit is it’s easier to keep to long term. So, consider reducing yourto somewhere between 1000 to 1600 calories per day – as well as adopting .
But as we said up top, there are many background issues that you need to take into account.
For that reason, acan help to create a customized for you. They’ll consider your goals and your .
At Nava Health, our functional nutritionists provide comprehensive and a full health analysis before creating a personalized plan for sustained weight loss until you reach your goal – and then help you maintain it.
Contact us now if you’ve already realized you’ll benefit from this kind of tailored support. Otherwise, read on…
How to Maintain a Healthy Weight
Maintaining yourtakes commitment because your rate of weight loss often reduces after six months of your new .
Of course, you don’t want to continuebeyond what’s healthy. But when weight loss stalls, you need to work with your on a .
Such a monitored program may also include some medication, as we mentioned up top.
Medications and Surgery
Some people may need extra help to achieve a. That’s especially true where and exercise haven’t worked for you.
If this is you, your doctor may
- recommend medication to help you lose weight or
- suggest interventions such as bariatric surgery.
Semaglutide (sold as Ozempic, Wegovy, or Rybelsus) is a glucagon-like that’s highly effective for helping you to reach a .
In the case ofor , especially, it’s groundbreaking, because it leads to better , fewer hunger pangs, and more glycemic control.
It’s also less invasive than surgery.
Surgery is also an effective option for tackling bariatric surgery if:to achieve sustained weight loss. You’re eligible for
- Your body mass index ( ) is 40 or higher (extreme obesity).
- Your is 35 to 39.9 (obesity) with comorbidities or weight-related severe health problems, including , high blood pressure, or apnea.
However, it’s important to talk to your doctor to help you find the best treatment to achieve sustainable weight loss and a healthier life.
What About Sagging Skin?
In other words, how do you keep your skin tight while losing weight? Does your saggy skin ever go away?
These are legitimate concerns!
Once your body loses a significant amount of fat, it’s only natural your skin sags. But there’s help available without the need for surgery.
At Nava Health, we provide a revolutionary, non-invasivethat simultaneously and builds muscle through high-intensity focused .
It’s called Emsculpt Neo and supports your sustained by helping solve any problem! We’ll return to this subject soon.
Nava Health’sCan Help
At Nava Health, we know that losing excess weight and maintaining a healthy weight is as challenging as running a marathon. That’s why we don’t want you to go through this by yourself.
Our Schedule a consultation today, and let’s start your journey!are highly qualified to help you lose your extra pounds (and keep them off) with a made especially for you.