Weight Loss Specialist

The Vanguard Clinic -  - Integrative Medical Clinic

The Vanguard Clinic

Integrative Medical Clinics located in St. Louis, MO

Two out of every three American adults are overweight, and many struggle to find a diet that helps them lose weight and keep it off. The integrative healthcare experts at The Vanguard Clinic in St. Louis take an individualized approach to weight loss. They know that the same diet and nutritional plan won’t work for everyone, so they consider numerous factors and create a weight loss plan that’s perfect for you. When you’re ready to lose weight and keep it off once and for all, call or schedule a consultation online with the experienced and compassionate team of medical professionals at The Vanguard Clinic.

Weight Loss Q & A

Why Do I Have Trouble Losing Weight?

There are a variety of influences and lifestyle factors that could be hindering you from losing the weight to become healthier. These include:

  • Heredity
  • Eating habits
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Screen time
  • Sleep habits
  • Medical conditions
  • Medications

The medical experts at The Vanguard Clinic understand that they need to consider many factors when developing a weight loss program that works for your needs, taking into account any medical issues, and considering your lifestyle and goals.

What is Considered a Healthy Weight Loss Program?

Your overall health and well-being is the first priority at The Vanguard Clinic, so they create a weight loss program that meets your health needs as well as helping you lose weight and keep it off. Some aspects of a healthy weight loss program include:

  • Realistic weight loss goals
  • Nutritionally balanced eating plan, rather than a quick-fix diet
  • Regular physical activity based on your abilities, schedule, age, lifestyle, and any limitations
  • Behavior modification goals

In general, it’s important to remember when you embark on a new weight loss program, that it will take some time for you to adjust both physically and mentally to a new way of eating and other better habits that create a healthier lifestyle.

What Should I Do to Get Started on a Weight Loss Program?

First, make an appointment to come in for an evaluation and to discuss your reasons for wanting to lose weight. It may be an upcoming special occasion, or the result of a health scare, or simply because you want to feel better as you get older. Whatever your reason, the doctors at The Vanguard Clinic believe it’s important to understand why you want to lose weight, so they can create a plan that helps you achieve your goals.

The doctors perform a comprehensive health evaluation before making recommendations about changes to your diet and exercise routine. Their unique program includes a genetic test that helps determine what percentage of fats, carbohydrates, and proteins your body needs. The genetic testing also indicates the types of exercises that are best for your muscles, as well as how much exercise will help you lose weight and gain muscle.

Remember that it may take some time to meet your goals, especially if you want to lose a lot of weight, so it’s important to set realistic, intermediate goals so you can see your progress Even a little weight loss can lead to big health benefits, so the team at The Vanguard Clinic is there to support you each step of the way.

Call today or schedule your weight loss consultation using the online booking system.

What we offer

Integrative Health Services