Bethel Family Medicine
Family Medicine & Cosmetics Specialists located in Brockton, MA
More than 60% of adults in Massachusetts are overweight or obese. Carrying excess body weight increases your risk of many health issues, such as diabetes and high blood pressure. The experienced team at Bethel Family Medicine in Brockton, Massachusetts, want to help you lose weight and improve your health and offers a comprehensive weight loss program using Metagenics®. To learn more about the weight loss program, call the office today or book an appointment online.
Weight Loss Q & A
What are the benefits of weight loss?
You know when you drop a few pounds, you feel more energized and confident, not to mention looking better in your favorite pair of jeans. While these are definitely benefits of weight loss, the team at Bethel Family Medicine offers a weight loss program to improve your overall wellness. Even losing as little as 5-10% of your weight can:
- Lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels
- Reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease
- Improve sleep
- Lessen joint pain
Improving your physical health may also improve your quality of life and lengthen your lifespan.
What is the Metagenics weight loss program?
The experienced team at Bethel Family Medicine use the Metagenics weight loss program to help you shed pounds. The structured 12-week program from Metagenics teaches you step-by-step how to develop healthful choices and integrate them into your everyday life. The plan also includes vitamins and supplements to support your health and weight loss efforts.
Before you begin your weight loss journey, your medical specialist at Bethel Family Medicine conducts a comprehensive evaluation, including clinical tests, physical exam, and review of your medical and weight history. Based on this information, your specialist devises a personal weight loss program using the tools provided by Metagenics to help you succeed.
While following your 12-week weight loss plan, your specialist closely monitors your progress and provides ongoing nutritional counseling and lifestyle management until you reach your weight loss goals.
Do I need to exercise to lose weight?
Exercise is an important component of any weight loss program. Getting regular activity is especially beneficial when it comes to maintaining your weight loss.
The medical professionals at Bethel Family Medicine understand that physical activity can be difficult for many people and have teamed up with the fitness experts at Easton Fitness. The personal trainers at Easton Fitness design a customized exercise program that suits both your fitness and health needs to help you reach and maintain your weight loss goals.
For medical management of your weight loss from a proven program, call Bethel Family Medicine today or book an appointment online.
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