Metabolic Weight Loss

What does your metabolism do?

Your metabolism refers to the internal processes that your body goes through in order to turn the food and drinks you eat into energy. This complex process involves combining the calories you consume with oxygen in order to release energy for your bodily functions. These functions include breathing, keeping hormone levels balanced, circulating blood throughout the body, and repairing your cells. Without proper metabolic rate, your body would be unable to perform these necessary functions.

What does metabolism have to do with weight loss?

You may hear people blaming a “slow metabolism” for weight gain, when in reality, this is not usually the case. In rare circumstances, a medical problem, such as an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) may cause decreased metabolic function and weight gain, but in most cases weight gain is more complicated.

While you may not be able to control the base rate of your metabolism (which is usually dependent on hereditary factors), you can increase the calories you burn by staying physically active and eating a balanced diet.

What is metabolic weight loss?

Metabolic weight loss refers to a diet program that uses your body’s natural metabolic rate to lose weight over time. At New York Center for Aesthetic Rejuvenation, our experienced integrative and functional medicine doctors work with you to determine the best treatment plan for your individual weight loss and aesthetic goals. Combining a healthy diet and exercise with expert advice from a medical professional enables you to reach your weight goals and maintain a healthier lifestyle long-term.

If you are suffering from metabolic syndrome or are interested in metabolic weight loss, the first step to restoring your health is to schedule a consultation with New York Center for Aesthetic Rejuvenation in New York City. Our specialists are highly experienced in integrative and functional medicine. Call one of our locations or fill out the form on this page to request an appointment today.

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