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Medi-Weightloss Clinics

This weight loss plan is supervised by physicians and covers everything you will need.

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Medi-Weightloss Clinics are facilities currently available in 22 different states throughout the country. These facilities offer a three phase approach to weight loss that is supervised by physicians. The three different phases include weight loss, maintenance and wellness. All patients that start the program have their health and medical history examined. Patients also have medical testing done so that the program they follow can be specifically tailored for needs. Patients receive weekly support, motivation and education about the process of losing weight in the real world. The program includes education in nutrition as well as fitness.

There are five key areas of success involved in the Medi-Weightloss Clinics program including medical, motivational, physical, nutritional and educational. Medi-Weightloss Clinics are the fastest growing medical weight loss program in the country with 82 total locations. There is a heavy emphasis on the supplements that are available as well as the various protein shakes and other food products offered. Many of the products can be ordered online and shipped directly to your home after you’ve started the program.

PRO
  • Offers a program supervised by physicians
  • Program encourages a lifestyle change
  • Patients receive medical tests prior to starting program
  • Facilities available in 22 states and growing
  • Encourages nutritional changes along with increased exercise
  • Several success stories available
  • Fastest growing medical weight loss program in the country
  • A great option for those with weight related health problems or obesity
CON
  • Seems to be a heavy emphasis on supplements
  • Program can be very expensive
  • Program focuses on more protein and veggies while allowing minimal carbohydrates
  • First week of the program allows only 500 calories
  • Possible side effects
DIET and NUTRITION

The diet that goes along with the Medi-Weightloss Clinics program is very thorough and offers you all of the details you will need. There are three different phases to the weight loss program including the acute phase, short-term maintenance and the wellness phase. This program focuses more on all aspects of your health rather than just singling out calorie counting. There are some recipes available on the web site that you will have access to as a member of the program. Some of the recipes available include:

  • Ginger Chicken Lettuce Wraps
  • Lemon Achiote Grilled Tofu
  • Texas Beef Stew
  • Balsamic Pork Chops
  • Portobello Mushroom Pizza
  • Curried Tuna Salad Wraps

There are several supplements available through Medi-Weightloss Clinics and the supplements are listed as part of the program. The full nutrition plan is only available to those that have had their consultation, but you will essentially be eating a diet that is high in protein and low in carbohydrates. During the first week, you will only be eating 500 calories per day, along with prescribed medication. There are some concerns about the side effects of the diet as well as being able to keep up with the plan long term.

EXERCISE

There is exercise recommended with the Medi-Weightloss Clinics program. There is an InterActive Exercise fitness program that is available. It offers a portable system that is light, convenient and compact. It allows you to workout anywhere and can simulate hundreds of exercises that are typically done at the gym. You are encouraged to incorporate strength training into your schedule with the Medi-Weightloss Clinics program. There are multiple exercise options available through the web sites that patients are granted access to. Some of those that are recommended include:

  • Elliptical machine
  • Jogging
  • Kayaking
  • Mild stretching
  • Stationary bicycling
  • Walking
CONCLUSION

Medi-Weightloss Clinics offer a program that appears to get you results and allow you to lose weight very quickly. Specific costs aren’t available without calling a center directly. The general costs for the initial consultation and the weekly counseling can be high for most people and the diet focuses on eating only 500 calories during the first week. Some who have gone through the program actually called it a starvation diet that allows limited carbohydrates and no starches. This program may be worth checking out for those that are obese, but keep in mind that losing weight in a healthy way is the best way to go.

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cee

I have never been pressured to buy anything at Medi. My first week was tough, but any change is hard. I was given a base line of 600-700 calories per day, and truly was not hungry. The secret was the appetite suppressants, which they DO wean you off fairly quickly, and eating something small every few hours. It isn't cheap, but I am on my way to my goal of losing 50 pounds, and feel like I have gained the skills to keep it off when I get there. Like anything else, this isn't for everyone. Find what works for you and ignore what doesn't. The main takeaway I have is that I FEEL so much better. I'm healthier, happier, and I've lost the sluggishness I felt with all the extra pounds.

posted Mar 25th, 2013 5:59 pm


Jaylin

Well, I've worked here as well as some other clinics as a "counselor" although now I'm a "real" state licensed therapist. Looking back, it can be helpful as it provides the rules , info and structure but one can do well with seeing someone like me - highly experienced with medical and psychological training and personal experience in weight loss with customized , similar plans as well.
One of the expense wastes/rips though is with programs like LA weight loss, Their diet plans are fantastic.. balenced healthy and flexible but then they push you to purchase 'bars'. I don't recommend condesced calorie carbs on any aggressive weight loss plan. Especially when you pay 3x the value for them..

Wendelin
wisdom4free

posted Jan 10th, 2012 3:43 am


Anonymous

I have had fantastic results with MEDI (nearly 30 lbs in 3 months). The reason it's hard to find a pat answer regarding costs is because the program is different for every customer. And, that's a misunderstanding about the first week being "a 500 calorie" diet...that is a "minimum" (not the maximum). I have tried them all - and had success with many - but feel like the MEDI program really works for me. Please also note that I have never been pressured to purchase any MEDI-brand convenience foods or supplements. That is purely a choice-based option and not necessary for the program's success. It's a low carb, calorie-controlled diet with the help of B-vitamin injections and an Rx appetite suppressant that's been around since the 50's. I have experienced no negative effects (other than the sting of the injection!). I have recommended the program to several of my friends/family who struggle with their weight. I think that people who fall into the "fit but fat" category might see the greatest results with this program because it's clear that fitness plus being accountable with your calories is vital. The better you maintain your journal, the better you'll do with this program.

posted Sep 23rd, 2011 1:56 pm



   
 

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