Health & Medical Information*
How do various medical conditions affect how you lose or gain weight? What if you’re diabetic? Suffering from depression or stress? Hypertension? Suppose your cholesterol levels are very high and you need a “heart healthy” diet? Which weight loss programs can accommodate persons with these medical conditions and others, and have healthcare professionals on staff to assist you? Not all of them do. Would a medical weight loss program be better for you than a fad diet or commercial “one plan fits all” approach?
*It is Important to note that the information provided on this site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician. Always consult your physician for medical advice and before starting any weight loss program.
Based on over 100 million visitors
to BestDietForMe.com and the enormous volume of dieters that have completed the BestDietForMe.com online survey, more than one-third, or
35%, reported having some type of medical condition. In addition, more than 40%
report having food allergies or sensitivities. This is a very significant share.
It indicates that weight loss program providers must be able to offer diet plans
with flexibility, plans that can accommodate people with special needs.
The information on this web site is intended for information purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for medical advice. Before starting a weight loss program, it is recommended that you consult your physician or health care professional.