• Options Medical Weight Loss Success Story: Kurt Cablitas

    Start weight:  198.1,  34.8% Final weight:  172,  23.8% Loss:  26.1lbs, 31.6% of original body fat loss Personal Statement: Sept 2012 – That’s the date that I arrived here in America. Other than establishing my life here with my wife and building my career, I wanted to be fit again as I already…

  • Options Medical Weight Loss Success Story: Marisol

    Marisol lost 26lbs and 12.5% of total body fat in 90 days My name is Marisol. I am 37 years old. Ever since I can remember I have always struggled with my weight. It has always been a major weakness for me. I had always been the chubby one or the fatter one. One of

  • Options Medical Weight Loss Success Story: Sandra “Sandi” Dale

    Start Weight: 283.4 lbs                  Final Weight: 236.8 lbs Total Weight Loss: 47.8 lbs Testimonial: “After a couple years of putting on weight from stress and too much emotional eating and drinking, I decided it was time to lose weight and change some habits. I looked into…

  • Options Medical Weight Loss Success Story: Angela “Angie” Dye

    Start Weight: 237.9 lbs                             Final Weight: 201.5 lbs Total Weight Loss: 36.4 Testimonial: I have always struggled with my weight and have never been able to stick to a diet program until Options Medical. I felt at ease meeting with Mike during my…

  • Weight Loss and Its Correlation to Cancer Reduction for Menopausal Women

    Weight Loss and Its Correlation to Cancer Reduction for Menopausal Women

    Research has shown that 65% of American women are overweight or obese. Being overweight such as having a high BMI (body mass index) has been linked to an increased risk for a host of diseases. Among those diseases is breast cancer, which is increasingly common among menopausal women in America. Recent…

  • 10 Health Benefits of Ketogenic Diet

    10 Health Benefits of Ketogenic Diet

    “Keto” or ketogenic diet has been a recent buzzword in the health community for its incredible weight loss properties and health benefits. What exactly is the ketogenic diet? It is defined as a low carb, moderate protein, high-fat diet that aims to get your body in a fat-burning state known as…

  • Why is a Side Effect of Weight Loss, Weight Gain?

    Why is a Side Effect of Weight Loss, Weight Gain?

    There are no surprises here, many have experienced the unfortunate consequences of the weight “yo-yo”. In other words, you lose weight, gain it, lose it, and gosh darn it…. gain it back! While much of this can be blamed on old habits dying hard, there are actual biochemical processes occurring…

  • Stress And Weight Loss Plateus

    Stress And Weight Loss Plateus

    It can be extremely frustrating to plateau on a weight loss journey. You may be doing everything right and the weight just isn’t coming off! One of the largest overlooked culprits to the reason the scale isn’t moving much is stress. Here is the how and why this happens and tips to manage stress….

  • What are Carbohydrates?

    What are Carbohydrates?

    There has been a lot of interest in carbohydrates (carbs) in recent years. From scientists and medical professionals examining the possible link between types of carbs and cancer, to overweight individuals attempting to lose weight with implementation of a low-carb diet. But what exactly is a carbohydrate?…

  • The Ketogenic Diet Explained

    The Ketogenic Diet Explained

    The ketogenic diet has quickly established itself as an effective weight loss tool in recent years. The ubiquity of the ketogenic diet means that there should be an understanding of how the diet works. This diet calls for restriction of carbohydrates—if properly done this leads to a breakdown, and…