It’s been exactly one month since we made our New Year’s resolutions. How’s it going?
According to the Journal of Clinical Psychology, 45% of Americans make resolutions and, of those, 64% stick with it into February. Unfortunately just 26% are going strong by July. The top three resolutions are losing weight, saving money and quitting bad habits.
If you made a resolution related to weight loss and a healthier lifestyle, we sincerely hope you’re among the 64% who are still on the right track. If you’re struggling (or even if you’ve already given up on your plans), the FMH Wellness Center can help.
Our Outlook and Individual Counseling programs begin with an appointment with a Registered Dietitian, who will provide you with a meal plan designed to meet your food preferences and accommodate your busy schedule. We’ll do a Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) test to determine your specific calorie needs, and build a healthy and enjoyable meal plan that will allow you to lose 1 – 2 pounds per week. You can then decide if you want your program to include weekly weigh-ins and group education sessions, or continued individual appointments.
Our New Direction program is a medically monitored very low calorie diet designed for those who have 40 or more pounds to lose. Average weight loss is 2 - 5 pounds per week. This program begins with a medical pre-screening, and includes weekly education sessions and continued medical monitoring to ensure your safety. When you are close to your goal weight, you will work with a Registered Dietitian to slowly increase your calorie level and re-introduce regular food back into your meal plan. When you reach your goal, a Registered Dietitian can provide you with a meal plan at a calorie level that will enable you to manage your weight for a lifetime.
In the past year, participants in a 12 week session of our New Direction program achieved:
- an average weight loss of 40 pounds (16% of body weight)
- decreased BMI by an average of seven points
- lowered triglycerides by an average of 73 points
- lowered total cholesterol by an average of 38 points
- decreased LDL cholesterol by an average of 15 points.
Ready to join them? A healthier life awaits; the first step is picking up the phone to schedule your free orientation. Call 240-379-6020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn even more about our programs and find a coupon for 35% off the cost of pre-screening associated with our weight loss programs on our website.