• Should you Avoid Gluten?

    Should you Avoid Gluten?

    Gluten is the protein component of various grains (wheat, barley and rye). It is widely believed that avoiding gluten will result in weight loss or improved overall health. However, the only people that must avoid gluten are those with celiac disease. Celiac disease explained: Celiac disease is an…

  • Carbohydrates and Weight Gain

    Carbohydrates and Weight Gain

    Once carbohydrate-containing foods are digested, individual glucose molecules are released throughout the body. Moderate carbohydrate consumption leads to the immediate use or storage of these glucose molecules. However, if excess carbohydrates are consumed a process called de novo lipogenesis occurs….

  • FDA Approved Appetite Suppressants

    FDA Approved Appetite Suppressants

    Options Medical Weight loss is proud to offer a variety of FDA approved medications for appetite suppression. With 2 out of 3 adults overweight and 1 out of 3 adults obese, the need for weight loss intervention is great. FDA approved medication for weight loss works by suppressing appetite, therefore…

  • Phentermine FAQ

    Phentermine FAQ

    In the pursuit of a medical weight loss program, there are some medications that help a patient with weight loss. One such medication is phentermine, or popularly known under its brand name of Adipex. Phentermine is a strong appetite suppressant that diminishes the hunger signal in the brain and causes…

  • How do appetite suppressants work?

    How do appetite suppressants work?

    When it comes to weight loss, we have been taught there are no short cuts. Most people know the importance of a healthy diet and physical exercise as the equation to shedding the pounds. Research has shown that even shedding as much as 10% of your body weight has tremendous health gains from lowered…

  • 3 Signs it’s time to Lose Weight

    3 Signs it’s time to Lose Weight

    We are powerful and sophisticated in our denial, layering on excuses for the bad habits and poor health that we experience as a result of weight gain. You know your body best, from the daily fluctuations to the extra pounds that creep on. The weight gain may be a result of life changes, lack of

  • Lipotropic

    Lipotropic

    Do you need something to help burn fat faster along with your well-balanced diet and exercise? Try our Lipotropic injections here at Options Medical Weight loss. What is Lipotropic? Lipotropic(Lipo) shots are injections of vitamins and amino acids that encourage the body to burn fat. These compounds…

  • The HCG Diet

    The HCG Diet

    The heartbreaking truth is that 35% of adults in the United States are obese and an additional 34% of U.S. adults are considered overweight. This fact about weight has left people searching for a safe method by which to lose weight, all with little to no success. There is one method they not have…

  • 5 Reasons Protein is Good for Weight Loss

    5 Reasons Protein is Good for Weight Loss

    Any person who has tried to lose weight knows that embarking on a weight loss program is challenging. From the lifestyle adjustment to the flood of information about weight loss practices, it is hard to discern what defines a successful weight loss program. One nutrient that has gotten a lot of buzz…

  • Powerful Weight Loss Benefits Beyond Better Appearance

    Powerful Weight Loss Benefits Beyond Better Appearance

    Weight loss can be an emotional process that is motivated by different factors. A common goal for most individuals on a weight loss program is better appearance. Each pound lost is a small victory, the rush of compliments and the excitement of fitting into “skinny” jeans serve as evidence….