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Weight Loss Supplements Weight Loss Plans

Weight Loss Supplements Weight Loss Plans. Bariatric surgery. nlm.nih.gov. Normal digestive process Adjustable gastric band. Gastric bypass. obesitysurgerycenter.org. Diet Supplements. Popular ingredients found in over-the-counter (OTC) supplements Ephedra

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Weight Loss Supplements Weight Loss Plans

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  1. Weight Loss SupplementsWeight Loss Plans

  2. Bariatric surgery nlm.nih.gov Normal digestive process Adjustable gastric band

  3. Gastric bypass obesitysurgerycenter.org

  4. Diet Supplements • Popular ingredients found in over-the-counter (OTC) supplements • Ephedra • Usually found in products with caffeine • Guarana • Chitosan • L-Carnitine

  5. Diet supplements • Chromium • DHEA • Xenical / Alli • Phentermine (the phen in Fen/Phen) • No longer on the market • Meridia • Topamax • Wellbutrin

  6. Popular Diet Plans

  7. Popular Diets • Which one do you choose?? • Long-term medical studies • Best source • However; not all popular diets have been evaluated. • The following diets have been evaluated

  8. Weight Watchers • Best chance of long-term success • How it works: • Professional support • Flexible eating plans (point system) • Exercise & nutrition emphasized • But costs money

  9. Atkins Diet • Low-carb diet • May be high in fat • How does it work? • Three phases • May not be effective – especially for long-term • A lot of opposition from professional organizations

  10. Volumetrics • Focuses on “energy dense” foods • Allows larger quantities of food • May be easy to follow

  11. Dean Ornish • The Spectrum • Loose structure • No foods are “off limits” • Follows a vegetarian diet

  12. Mediterranean Diet • The Sonoma Diet – variation • Focuses on whole grains, good fats • May prevent heart disease • May be effective

  13. Jenny Craig Requires food purchases from the company Support is offered but… Expensive Some flaws

  14. What’s the bottom line? • Low-fat or low-carb? • Meal replacements? • Other?

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