Turn Your Weight-Loss Resolutions Into A Reality
New Year's resolutions are synonymous with a fresh start, personal growth, and self-improvement. One of the most common resolutions is the desire to lose weight and adopt a healthier lifestyle.
Resolutions Don’t Last
People who make resolutions to lose weight have good intentions on January 1st. They might buy new exercise equipment or sign up for a gym membership, but at some point, the plan fizzles out. A New Urban Plates/Ipsos poll found that 55% of respondents kept their resolution for less than a year. Don’t be hard on yourself, you are not the only one.
It’s Not Your Fault
If losing weight has been your resolution for years with no success, it’s not your fault.
1. Your Body Doesn’t Want to Lose Weight
When you start your resolution to lose weight, you might lose a few pounds at first, but then the weight loss stops. It’s because of your “set point”. Set point theory is when your body fights to maintain its weight in a set range. When you try to eat fewer calories to lose weight, your metabolism slows down and you burn fewer calories as your body tries to hold onto that weight.
Weight-loss surgery and medical weight-loss programs can actually help lower your set point leading to sustainable weight loss.
2. Lack of Accountability and Support
One of the top reasons why resolutions to lose weight are often not successful is due to a lack of accountability and support. Most start their weight loss journeys with the best of intentions but soon find themselves overwhelmed and discouraged. Every person is different, with unique metabolic rates, dietary preferences, and lifestyles. Generic, one-size-fits-all diet and exercise plans often do not yield long-term results.
New York Bariatric Group offers a personalized approach to weight loss. They assess each patient's medical history, lifestyle, and dietary habits to determine the best way for a patient to maximize their chances of weight-loss success. Whether you are interested in Medical Weight
Loss, Weight-Loss Injectables or Weight-Loss Surgery, they provide the accountability you need to stay on track and offer professional expertise to address any concerns or challenges.
3. Failed Fad Diets
Many people have tried and failed numerous fad diets in the past during their New Year's resolutions. This pattern of failure can lead to feeling hopeless for long-term weight loss success. Weight-loss surgeons and medical weight-loss programs offer science-backed strategies that have proven effective for a wide range of patients. Their expertise can help individuals break free from the cycle of failed diets and provide a more sustainable approach to weight loss.
4. Medical Conditions and Comorbidities
Weight loss is not just about appearance; it's about health. If you have been living with excess weight you may also be suffering from medical conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and sleep apnea. Managing these conditions becomes even more critical when embarking on a weight-loss journey. Weight-loss surgeons are trained to address these concerns and can offer surgical options if necessary. Medical weight loss programs are equipped to monitor and manage these conditions throughout the weight loss process.
While setting a New Year's resolution to lose weight can be a positive step towards self-improvement, it often falls short of its intended goals due to various challenges and pitfalls. If you are determined to shed those extra pounds this year, consider reaching out to a trusted weight-loss surgeon or medical weight-loss program to ensure your New Year's resolution becomes a lasting reality.
New York Bariatric Group: Weight Loss Leader
NYBG is the leader in comprehensive weight-loss solutions. We are a one-stop shop, offering long-term weight-loss surgery as well as medically-supervised weight loss such as medications and injectables. There is no one-size-fits-all solution to losing weight. At NYBG, we work with you to customize a weight-loss program that will work best for you.
Weight-loss drugs and injectables have been shown to be an effective short-term strategy, but the long-term effects and safety is still unknown. With our Medical Weight Loss Program the ongoing supervision allows doctors to make necessary adjustments to a patient’s treatment plan based on their progress and changes to their health.
Weight-loss surgery is the only proven long-term weight-loss solution. With decades of research, patients have seen sustainable weight loss. We offer multiple weight-loss surgery procedures and our doctors will work with you to find the right option.
Our practice is the best around:
- Over 30 surgeons who are leaders in bariatrics, plastic surgery, veins, and medical weight loss.
- 42,000 successful procedures performed with more every day
- The #1 gastric balloon practice by volume – most balloons placed in the United States
- Access to online seminars, support groups, cooking demos, and Q-and-A sessions
- 100s of videos for patients explaining procedures, answering common questions, and
showcasing previous patients
- Multiple offices located in three states; NY, NJ, CT
- Offering in-person and virtual consultations
- Since 2000, we boast over 23 years of success!
All of our hospitals are Metabolic Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) accredited facilities, which is a prestigious designation bestowed upon only the top-quality bariatric programs.
Stop waiting; start achieving better health today. Together, we’ve got this!