Weight Gain and Obesity

Nearly 3/4 of the population is either overweight or obese and is on the. People who are obese increase their risk of death as much as 10-50%. And in the United States, over 100,000 people die every year as a result of obesity and obesity related disorders. Obesity rates in children have tripled over the past few decades and continue to rise. By 2030, it is estimated that 50% of the US population will be obese and nearly 85% will be overweight. Obesity also impairs quality of life and in particular, increases body pain and decreases vitality.

Obesity is the #1 predictor of chronic diseases such as:

• Diabetes
• Heart disease
• Stroke
• Cancer

Other diseases associated with obesity include:

• Asthma
• Depression
• Eating disorders
• Gout
• Fatty liver disease
• Skin conditions
• Hypertension
• Dementia
• Infertility
• Degenerative osteoarthritis
• Pain syndromes

At AZ MED CENTER, your treatment plan is customized according to your needs and lifestyle.

AZ MED CENTER will teach you how to:

• Make better food choices
• How often you should eat
• Types of foods to eat
• How different foods affect weight
• How different foods affect metabolism
• How to feel great
• How to avoid the roadblocks for successful weight loss

You will never have to:

• Skip meals
• Feel hungry
• Starve yourself
• Live on a liquid diet
• Count calories
• Cut out fats
• Stop eating your favorite foods

Generally patients have the following results when their plan is followed:

• Permanent weight loss
• Increased fat burning
• Reduced pain and inflammation
• Reduced joint and muscle pain
• Balanced hormones and neurotransmitters
• Clearer thinking
• Increased energy
• Better mood
• Healthy skin and hair
• Overall improved sense of vitality