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August 31, 2023
How Weight Management Programs Improve Weight Loss

Do you struggle to lose weight? You’re not alone if so. According to a study in The BMJ, popular diets yield minimal long-term effects for most people.   Losing weight may be difficult for so many because a wide range of factors can influence a person’s weight, their ability to lose weight, and their ability […]

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August 30, 2023
Why Choose The Weight And Wellness Institute

Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight can be a challenge. Millions of Americans are overweight and struggle with weight loss. Being overweight can cause a variety of health problems from well known conditions like diabetes and heart disease to the lesser known connection of increased cancer risk.    Do you want to lose weight and […]

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August 17, 2023
Are Weight Management Programs Covered By Insurance?

Many insurance policies cover at least part of the cost of weight management programs. Whether you receive comprehensive coverage may depend on your policy and whether your body weight contributes to a serious medical condition like diabetes or high blood pressure. What Is a Weight Management Program? A weight management program is a medically supervised […]

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August 16, 2023
Benefits Of Joining A Weight Management Group

Do you want to lose weight? Perhaps you’ve been told that you need to lose weight for your own health and wellness. Maybe you want your clothes to fit better or to feel more confident in a swimsuit. Whatever the reason, you may be more likely to reach your weight loss goals when you join […]

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July 22, 2023
What Does a Standard Exercise Evaluation Include?

Physical exercise is an essential component of weight loss and maintaining your physical health. However, many people fail to perform a proper exercise regiment. While all physical activity can help burn categories, improper exercise can lead to a lack of muscle development in key areas of your bodies. Even worse, doing more than what your […]

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July 21, 2023
How Much Does Optifast Cost?

For those who are interested in losing weight, one of the best solutions to incorporate into your life, along with regular exercise, is Optifast. Optifast is a medically-supervised meal replacement program developed in conjunction with Duke Health. Each meal provides 800 to 1,000 calories along with the recommended nutrients needed to help you steadily but […]

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May 10, 2023
Why is Weight Management Important?

Weight management can improve your overall health and your outlook on life. When you decide to take control of your health, you may not know where to start. The media presents conflicting information about food, diet, and exercise. Following the latest fads may be ineffective and dangerous to your health. Over-the-counter supplements and diet aids […]

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May 9, 2023
Where to Buy Optifast in Rhode Island

The Weight and Wellness Institute is Rhode Island's exclusive distributor of Optifast meal replacement products. Optifast is a medically-supervised weight loss product that provides very low-calorie meal replacement. The product line includes shakes, soups, and bars that meet nutritional requirements while helping you quickly lose weight. On average, patients lose about 70 pounds in 26 […]

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March 31, 2023
Is Optifast A Good Way To Lose Weight?

When patients need a jump start on their weight loss journey, the OPTIFAST® meal replacement system can be an essential tool. Using OPTIFAST®, patients may lose as much as 3 pounds a week for women and 5 pounds a week for men. On average, patients lose over 50 pounds during the OPTIFAST® program. Many patients […]

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March 30, 2023
What To Expect During Dietary Counseling

Dietary counseling is a crucial part of a successful weight loss process. A nutritionist can help you understand how different foods affect your body and make an eating plan that is healthy and results in weight loss. During your first appointment, you can expect your nutritionist to explore your reasons for losing weight and your […]

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