Weight Management

There are so many options in the world of weight loss today. In the past, people used to think that it was all about diet and exercise. The Westmed Weight Management Team knows that there is much more involved - that’s why we take a completely different approach.

Our highly trained dietitians have extensive experience in helping patients achieve both safe and sustainable weight loss.

The Nutrition Program Includes:

  • Regularly scheduled visits with the dietitian, which will involve reviewing the diet plan, assessing weight loss progress, addressing hunger/cravings and troubleshooting any areas of difficulty (i.e. social events, traveling, stress, dining, grocery shopping, preparing quick, healthy meals, etc.)
  • A structured, “jump start” meal plan designed to give patients a quick weight loss early on, which has been shown to increase motivation and improve health outcomes
  • Once initial weight loss is achieved, sessions will be focused on transition to a conventional, low-glycemic food plan (if meal replacements are utilized)
  • Creating goals and meal plans that fit each individual’s lifestyle
  • Educating patients with information about macronutrients and their role in metabolism and fat storage
  • Identification of internal and external factors along with current behaviors that are sabotaging weight loss efforts
  • Nutritional support accompanying the bariatric program
  • Diet recommendations based on the most up-to-date scientific research

Patients enrolled in this program will safely lose weight while experiencing decreased hunger and cravings along with an increase in energy.