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Insurance weight loss in New York City

How to Lose Weight Fast and safe in New York City?

weight loss program NYC

W8MD’s Insurance weight loss program NYC

If you are overweight or obese, have health insurance and would like to lose weight in New York City, here are 1o things to consider.

Did you know that there are over 20,000 books written on the topic of diet and weight loss with so much misinformation and half truths spread as science?

Most people gaining weight have underlying metabolic, hormonal, nutritional, sleep related, stress, genetic or other causes for weight gain and it is crucial to understand these factors that cause weight gain.

Is insulin resistance causing your weight gain?

Affecting up to 71% of the entire population, resistance to the hormone that controls your blood sugar called insulin is very common and can lead to significant weight gain especially in the abdomen and upper part of the body. Since insulin resistance leads to metabolic starvation shutting your fat stores from being released, it can in fact make you crave carbohydrates and contribute to further weight gain.

acanthosis-nigricans

Acanthosis Nigricans in the neck is a sign of insulin resistance

 Some people confuse eating healthy is weight loss. Unfortunately, most healthy eating plans are maintenance plans and not designed to burn fat to lose weight.

Insurance weight loss in New York City

Let a fellowship trained and experience non surgical weight loss physician help you lose weight under careful medical supervision.

Understand the role of sleep or lack there of in causing your weight gain

3 steps to lose weight

  • Check your waist to hip ratio
  • Ideal waist to hip ratio should be 0.8 in women and 1 or lower in men
  • Check your body mass index.

    W8MD Team

    W8MD weight loss team NYC

If you are tired of being overweight or obese and have tried many fad diets, think about what W8MD can do.

  • Join the new weight loss revolution and let W8MD medical weight loss centers of America’s program help you.

Call 1 800-W8MD-007 to learn more.

Obesity in New York City

Lose Weight New York City

Although New  City is relatively lean compared to some of the other cities in the United States, it still have over half the population being overweight or obese, according to the statistics.

Lose Weight New York City

The obesity epidemic affects the minorities such as the Hispanics and African Americans to a significantly higher degree compared to Caucasians.

Belly fat and weight loss NYC

Belly fat and weight loss NYC

How big is the problem of Obesity in New York City?

Obesity is one of our most important and urgent health problems faced by people in York City –just like the rest of the country. In New York City, 55 percent of adults are overweight or obese.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over the last 30 years, obesity has doubled among American children ages 6 to 11 – from 6.5% to 17% while obesity among 12 to 19-year-olds has more than tripled – from 5 percent to nearly 18 percent. Obesity and being overweight is estimated to cost the U.S. over $180 billion in health care costs each year.
County Statistics for New York City:
In New York City, 55 percent of adults are overweight or obese.
COUNTY WISE OBESITY RATES IN NEW YORK CITY
  • BRONX has an obesity and overweight rate of 62.7%
  • KINGS county (Brooklyn) has an obesity and overweight rate of 58.6%
  • Manhattan, New York has an obesity and overweight rate of 42.3 %
  • QUEENS county in New York has an obesity or overweight rate of 57.6%
  • RICHMOND county (Staten Island) has an obesity and overweight rate of 57.7%

Lose Weight New York City

With Insurance

Did you know that you can lose weight fast and safe in New York with insurance now, thanks to the 2010 Affordable Care Act that mandates insurance coverage for weight loss?
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Obesity in New York City

Does exercising alone help you lose weight in New York City?

  • Does exercise alone help you lose weight?
  • What is the role of physical activity or exercises for losing weight?
  • Do they have to be combined with other measures to lose weight such as a Very Low Calorie or Low Calorie Diets?
  • What do the studies show on exercising for weight loss?

Do weight loss workouts in NYC help with weight loss?

Exercise and weight loss

Exercise and weight loss

While it may be a bit surprising to some, recent well established and well accepted research has shown that exercise alone is pretty useless for weight loss as exercise stimulates appetite and also builds heavier muscle.

VLCD diet for weight loss in NYC

Weight loss shakes NYC

Weight loss shakes NYC

It is the VLCD or LCD diet with or without exercises although with exercise when possible is preferred.

When using the fast weight loss method such as Very Low Calorie Diet, it is important to be done under medical supervision. The good news is that most insurances cover physician weight loss now, thanks to the 2010 Affordable Care Act or Obamacare even if you have private insurance or Medicare.