Medical Weight Loss

  • Individualized for your body based off of your needs!
  • Use of InBody Body Composition analysis to break down your true weight gains and losses
  • Compares muscle, fat, lean mass, and water weight for more accurate analysis of weight loss
  • Specific nutrient recommendations to maximize FAT loss and gain/maintain muscle mass
  • Macro recommendations based off a comprehensive medical exam to take into account your past medical history, medications, pre-existing conditions
  • Baseline blood work done on all patients to look at overall health and wellness
  • CMP, CBC, Lipid panel, HgA1C, Vitamin D, CRP, DHEA, Testosterone, Vitamin B12 and folate, TSH, T3, T4, reverse T3,. T3 uptake, Thyroglobulin, Thyroid Peroxidase
  • Diagnostic testing to look for food sensitivities, gut dysfunctions, micro/macronutrient deficiencies, and genetic mutations that may make it harder to lose weight
  • 3 phase program: Fat Loss, Transition, Lifestyle Management
  • We will guide you and teach you how to maintain your new lifestyle for the rest of your life
  • One-on-one consultations and weigh-in for privacy and discretion
  • Fitness and exercise progress monitored by your weight loss coach via MyZone technology
  • Starter bag includes your first week of food, and up to a month worth of supplements, heart rate monitor, and recipe books
  • Access to hundreds of recipes and meal ideas.
  • No prescribed chemicals or medications!
  • All food products come from high quality producers, utilizing high grade proteins.
  • Gluten-free and vegetarian options available
  • Safe and effective with thousands of satisfied clients

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*Program pricing based off medical complexity, amount of weight needed to lose and the expected time frame to lose.


One Size Does Not Fit All 

  • Tailored Medical Weight Loss Protocols
  • Diabetes Protocols
  • Detoxification Protocols
  • Adolescent Protocols
  • Athletic Protocols
  • Cellulite Protocols

More Than Just Weight Loss 

  • Supports Cellulite Reduction
  • Skin Revitalization
  • Improved Convalescence
  • Increased Vitality
  • Strengthened Immune System
  • Stabilization of Blood Sugar Levels and other Diabetic related conditions

Amplify And Refine Your Results 

  • Power Plate® Fitness Programs 
  • Body Sculpting 
  • Skin Tightening 
  • G-NAT™



Your weekly visits include a high-tech body composition analysis providing your 'Success Coach' with vital information he/she needs to make tailored adjustments to your individual weight loss protocol. 

The InBody520 allows a micro current to pass through the body. This micro current enables us to measure many different parameters of health and body composition. these following measurements take only 1 minute to assess: 

  • Body Weight
  • Lean Body Mass
  • Body Fat Mass
  • Intracellular Water
  • Current Total Body Water
  • Dry Lean Mass
  • Medical weight loss


  • Body Mass Index (BMI) 
  • Percent Body Fat 
  • Segmental Lean Mass
  • Fat Control 
  • Lean Body Mass
  • Basal Metabolic Rate 

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*Results may vary person to person

Benchmark Medical Ketogenic Diet Recent References:

PLoS One. 2015 Apr 7;10(4):e0119316. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119316.

Ketones Prevent Oxidative Impairment of Hippocampal Synaptic Integrity through KATP Channels.

Kim DY1, Abdelwahab MG1, Lee SH1, O'Neill D1, Thompson RJ2, Duff HJ3, Sullivan PG4, Rho JM5.

Ophthalmic Res. 2015;53(3):162-7. doi: 10.1159/000379753. Epub 2015 Mar 27.

Ketogenic Diet Attenuates NMDA-Induced Damage to Rat's Retinal Ganglion Cells in an Age-Dependent


Zarnowski T1, Choragiewicz TJ, Schuettauf F, Zrenner E, Rejdak R, Gasior M, Zarnowska I, Thaler S.

Cancer Metab. 2015 Mar 25;3:3. doi: 10.1186/s40170-015- 0129-1. eCollection 2015.

Treatment of glioma patients with ketogenic diets: report of two cases treated with an IRB-approved

energy-restricted ketogenic diet protocol and review of the literature.

Schwartz K1, Chang HT2, Nikolai M3, Pernicone J4, Rhee S4, Olson K5, Kurniali PC1, Hord NG6, Noel M7.

Nutr Metab (Lond). 2015 Mar 11;12:12. doi: 10.1186/s12986-015- 0009-2. eCollection 2015.

The glucose ketone index calculator: a simple tool to monitor therapeutic efficacy for metabolic

management of brain cancer.

Meidenbauer JJ1, Mukherjee P1, Seyfried TN1.

Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015;16(5):2061-8.

Growth of Human Colon Cancer Cells in Nude Mice is Delayed by Ketogenic Diet With or Without

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Medium-chain Triglycerides.

Hao GW1, Chen YS, He DM, Wang HY, Wu GH, Zhang B.

Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2015 Jan;45(1):3-17. doi: 10.1016/j.cppeds.2014.12.002.

Diagnosis and Management of Childhood Epilepsy.

Tolaymat A1, Nayak A1, Geyer JD2, Geyer SK2, Carney PR1.

Clin Nutr. 2015 Jan 23. pii: S0261-5614(15)00035- 7. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2015.01.013. [Epub ahead of


Toward a cancer-specific diet.

Bozzetti F1, Zupec-Kania B2.

Front Psychol. 2015 Feb 2;6:27. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00027. eCollection 2015.

Ketosis, ketogenic diet and food intake control: a complex relationship.

Paoli A1, Bosco G1, Camporesi EM2, Mangar D3.

Mar Drugs. 2015 Feb 13;13(2):996-1009. doi: 10.3390/md13020996.

Effects of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (ω-3) supplementation on some cardiovascular risk factors

with a ketogenic Mediterranean diet.

Paoli A1, Moro T2, Bosco G3, Bianco A4, Grimaldi KA5, Camporesi E6,7,8, Mangar D7,8.

Nat Med. 2015 Mar;21(3):263-9. doi: 10.1038/nm.3804. Epub 2015 Feb 16.

The ketone metabolite β-hydroxybutyrate blocks NLRP3 inflammasome-mediated inflammatory disease.


Youm YH1, Nguyen KY1, Grant RW2, Goldberg EL1, Bodogai M3, Kim D4, D'Agostino D5, Planavsky N6,

Lupfer C7, Kanneganti TD7, Kang S8, Horvath TL1, Fahmy TM4, Crawford PA9, Biragyn A3, Alnemri E8,

Dixit VD10.

Adv Pharm Bull. 2014 Dec;4(Suppl 2):479-81. doi: 10.5681/apb.2014.071. Epub 2014 Dec 31.

Ketogenic Diet Provides Neuroprotective Effects against Ischemic Stroke Neuronal Damages.

Shaafi S1, Mahmoudi J1, Pashapour A1, Farhoudi M1, Sadigh-Eteghad S1, Akbari H1.

Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2015 Feb 7. pii: S1357-2725(15)00032- 1. doi: 10.1016/j.biocel.2015.01.022.

[Epub ahead of print]

Mitochondria: The ketogenic diet-A metabolism-based therapy.

Vidali S1, Aminzadeh S1, Lambert B2, Rutherford T2, Sperl W3, Kofler B4, Feichtinger RG1.

J Pediatr. 2015 Apr;166(4):1030-1036.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.12.018. Epub 2015 Jan 30.

Ten-year single-center experience of the ketogenic diet: factors influencing efficacy, tolerability, and


Wibisono C1, Rowe N2, Beavis E3, Kepreotes H2, Mackie FE4, Lawson JA5, Cardamone M6.

J Inherit Metab Dis. 2015 Jan 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Lipids in hepatic glycogen storage diseases: pathophysiology, monitoring of dietary management and

future directions.

Derks TG1, van Rijn M.

J Clin Neurol. 2015 Jan;11(1):26-31. doi: 10.3988/jcn.2015.11.1.26. Epub 2015 Jan 2.

Efficacy of and patient compliance with a ketogenic diet in adults with intractable epilepsy: a meta-


Ye F1, Li XJ1, Jiang WL1, Sun HB1, Liu J1.

J Exerc Rehabil. 2014 Dec 31;10(6):362-6. doi: 10.12965/jer.140178. eCollection 2014.

The effects of ketogenic diet on oxidative stress and antioxidative capacity markers of Taekwondo


Rhyu HS1, Cho SY2, Roh HT3.

Strahlenther Onkol. 2015 Mar;191(3):283-284.

Response to commentary by Champ and Klement : Is a ketogenic diet the solution for the hyperglycemia

problem in glioblastoma therapy?

Mayer A1, Vaupel P, Struss HG, Giese A, Stockinger M, Schmidberger H.

Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014 Dec;69(10):699-705. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2014(10)09.

Neurobiochemical mechanisms of a ketogenic diet in refractory epilepsy.

Lima PA1, Sampaio LP2, Damasceno NR3.

Efficacy of a ketogenic diet with concomitant intranasal perillyl alcohol as a novel strategy for the

therapy of recurrent glioblastoma.

Santos JG, Da Cruz WMS, Schönthal AH, Salazar MD, Fontes CAP, Quirico-Santos T, Da Fonseca CO.

Oncol Lett. 2018 Jan;15(1):1263-1270. doi: 10.3892/ol.2017.7362. Epub 2017 Nov 8.


Efficacy of low glycemic index treatment in epileptic patients: a systematic review.

Rezaei S, Harsini S, Kavoosi M, Badv RS, Mahmoudi M.

Acta Neurol Belg. 2018 Jan 24. doi: 10.1007/s13760-018- 0881-4. [Epub ahead of print] Review.


The ketogenic diet as a treatment for traumatic brain injury: a scoping review.

McDougall A, Bayley M, Munce SE.

Brain Inj. 2018 Jan 23:1-7. doi: 10.1080/02699052.2018.1429025.

Role of METTL20 in regulating β-oxidation and heat production in mice under fasting or ketogenic


Shimazu T, Furuse T, Balan S, Yamada I, Okuno S, Iwanari H, Suzuki T, Hamakubo T, Dohmae N,

Yoshikawa T, Wakana S, Shinkai Y.

Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 19;8(1):1179. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018- 19615-4.

Potential for diet to prevent and remediate cognitive deficits in neurological disorders.

Francis HM, Stevenson RJ.

Nutr Rev. 2018 Jan 15. doi: 10.1093/nutrit/nux073.

Longitudinal Change in Thyroid Hormone Levels in Children with Epilepsy on a Ketogenic Diet:

Prevalence and Risk Factors.

Lee YJ, Nam SO, Kim KM, Kim YM, Yeon GM.

J Epilepsy Res. 2017 Dec 31;7(2):99-105. doi: 10.14581/jer.17015. eCollection 2017 Dec.

PMID: 29344467

Understanding the factors that effect maximal fat oxidation.

Purdom T, Kravitz L, Dokladny K, Mermier C.

J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 2018 Jan 12;15:3. doi: 10.1186/s12970-018- 0207-1. eCollection 2018. Review.

PMID: 29344008

Interest in the Ketogenic Diet Grows for Weight Loss and Type 2 Diabetes.

Abbasi J.

JAMA. 2018 Jan 16;319(3):215-217. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.20639.

Do ketone bodies mediate the anti-seizure effects of the ketogenic diet?

Simeone TA, Simeone KA, Stafstrom CE, Rho JM.

Neuropharmacology. 2018 Jan 8;133:233-241. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2018.01.011.

[Efficacy of a ketogenic diet in urological cancers patients : A systematic review].

Maisch P, Gschwend JE, Retz M.

Urologe A. 2018 Jan 10. doi: 10.1007/s00120-017- 0563-5.

Internist, anesthesiologist and surgeon use of ketogenic diet.

Cenci L, Paoli A, Omar HR, Dalvi P, Camporesi EM, Mangar D, Quartesan S, Fiorito A, Bosco G.

Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol. 2018 Mar;64(1):84-93. doi: 10.23736/S1121-421X.17.02377- 7.

PMID: 29307147


Tissue Level Diet and Sex-by- Diet Interactions Reveal Unique Metabolite and Clustering Profiles Using

Untargeted Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry on Adipose, Skeletal Muscle, and Liver Tissue in

C57BL6/J Mice.

Wells A, Barrington WT, Dearth S, May A, Threadgill DW, Campagna SR, Voy BH.

J Proteome Res. 2018 Feb 2. doi: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.7b00750. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 29373032

The effect of a ketogenic diet versus a high-carbohydrate, low-fat diet on sleep, cognition, thyroid

function, and cardiovascular health independent of weight loss: study protocol for a randomized

controlled trial.

Iacovides S, Meiring RM.

Trials. 2018 Jan 23;19(1):62. doi: 10.1186/s13063-018- 2462-5.

PMID: 29361967

Targeting the Warburg effect for cancer treatment: Ketogenic diets for management of glioma.

Poff A, Koutnik AP, Egan KM, Sahebjam S, D'Agostino D, Kumar NB.

Semin Cancer Biol. 2017 Dec 30. pii: S1044-579X(17)30124- 4. doi: 10.1016/j.semcancer.2017.12.011.

[Epub ahead of print] Review.

PMID: 29294371

Ketogenic diet and testosterone increase: Is the increased cholesterol intake responsible? To what

extent and under what circumstances can there be benefits?

Santos HO.

Hormones (Athens). 2017 Jul;16(3):150-160. doi: 10.14310/horm.2002.1745. No abstract available.

PMID: 29278512

Twelve-month outcomes of a randomized trial of a moderate-carbohydrate versus very low-

carbohydrate diet in overweight adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus or prediabetes.

Saslow LR, Daubenmier JJ, Moskowitz JT, Kim S, Murphy EJ, Phinney SD, Ploutz-Snyder R, Goldman V,

Cox RM, Mason AE, Moran P, Hecht FM.

Nutr Diabetes. 2017 Dec 21;7(12):304. doi: 10.1038/s41387-017- 0006-9.

PMID: 29269731

Mechanisms of action for the medium-chain triglyceride ketogenic diet in neurological and metabolic


Augustin K, Khabbush A, Williams S, Eaton S, Orford M, Cross JH, Heales SJR, Walker MC, Williams RSB.

Lancet Neurol. 2018 Jan;17(1):84-93. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(17)30408- 8. Epub 2017 Dec 16. Review.

PMID: 29263011

Ketogenic diets as an adjuvant therapy in glioblastoma (the KEATING trial): study protocol for a

randomised pilot study.

Martin-McGill KJ, Marson AG, Tudur Smith C, Jenkinson MD.

Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2017 Nov 28;3:67. doi: 10.1186/s40814-017- 0209-9. eCollection 2017.

PMID: 29209515


Thiamine Responsive Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex Deficiency: A Potentially Treatable Cause of

Leigh's Disease.

Jauhari P, Sankhyan N, Vyas S, Singhi P.

J Pediatr Neurosci. 2017 Jul-Sep;12(3):265- 267. doi: 10.4103/jpn.JPN_191_16.

PMID: 29204204

A Keto-Mediet Approach with Coconut Substitution and Exercise May Delay the Onset of Alzheimer's

Disease among Middle-Aged.

Perng BC, Chen M, Perng JC, Jambazian P.

J Prev Alzheimers Dis. 2017;4(1):51-57. doi: 10.14283/jpad.2016.104.

On the Metabolism of Exogenous Ketones in Humans.

Stubbs BJ, Cox PJ, Evans RD, Santer P, Miller JJ, Faull OK, Magor-Elliott S, Hiyama S, Stirling M, Clarke K.

Front Physiol. 2017 Oct 30;8:848. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2017.00848. eCollection 2017.

PMID: 29163194

Ketogenic diet and anorexia nervosa.

Scolnick B.

Med Hypotheses. 2017 Nov;109:150-152. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2017.10.011. Epub 2017 Oct 13.

PMID: 29150275

Improving Metabolic Health Through Precision Dietetics in Mice.

Barrington WT, Wulfridge P, Wells AE, Rojas CM, Howe SYF, Perry A, Hua K, Pellizzon MA, Hansen KD,

Voy BH, Bennett BJ, Pomp D, Feinberg AP, Threadgill DW.

Genetics. 2018 Jan;208(1):399-417. doi: 10.1534/genetics.117.300536. Epub 2017 Nov 20.

PMID: 29158425

Development and pilot testing of a parent-reported health-related quality of life measure for children on

the ketogenic diet: The KetoQoL.

Barwick K, Parker T, Murphy N, Todd A, Leveritt M, Wilkinson SA.

Nutr Diet. 2017 Nov;74(5):521-528. doi: 10.1111/1747-0080.12348. Epub 2017 Apr 12.

PMID: 29130289

A Ketone Ester Drink Lowers Human Ghrelin and Appetite.

Stubbs BJ, Cox PJ, Evans RD, Cyranka M, Clarke K, de Wet H.

Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Feb;26(2):269-273. doi: 10.1002/oby.22051. Epub 2017 Nov 6.

PMID: 29105987

Impact of dietary fats on brain functions.

Chianese R, Coccurello R, Viggiano A, Scafuro M, Fiore M, Coppola G, Operto FF, Fasano S, Layé S,

Pierantoni R, Meccariello R.

Curr Neuropharmacol. 2017 Oct 17. doi: 10.2174/1570159X15666171017102547. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 29046155

Ketogenic diet in endocrine disorders: Current perspectives.

Gupta L, Khandelwal D, Kalra S, Gupta P, Dutta D, Aggarwal S.

J Postgrad Med. 2017 Oct-Dec;63(4):242- 251. doi: 10.4103/jpgm.JPGM_16_17. Review.

PMID: 29022562


Rationale, Feasibility and Acceptability of Ketogenic Diet for Cancer Treatment.

Chung HY, Park YK.

J Cancer Prev. 2017 Sep;22(3):127-134. doi: 10.15430/JCP.2017.22.3.127. Epub 2017 Sep 30. Review.

PMID: 29018777

Ketogenic diet poses a significant effect on imbalanced gut microbiota in infants with refractory


Xie G, Zhou Q, Qiu CZ, Dai WK, Wang HP, Li YH, Liao JX, Lu XG, Lin SF, Ye JH, Ma ZY, Wang WJ.

World J Gastroenterol. 2017 Sep 7;23(33):6164-6171. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i33.6164.

PMID: 28970732

Metabolism: Ketogenic diet rewires circadian clock.

Greenhill C.

Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2017 Nov;13(11):626. doi: 10.1038/nrendo.2017.129. Epub 2017 Sep 22. No

abstract available.

PMID: 28937687

The 1-Week and 8-Month Effects of a Ketogenic Diet or Ketone Salt Supplementation on Multi-Organ

Markers of Oxidative Stress and Mitochondrial Function in Rats.

Kephart WC, Mumford PW, Mao X, Romero MA, Hyatt HW, Zhang Y, Mobley CB, Quindry JC, Young KC,

Beck DT, Martin JS, McCullough DJ, D'Agostino DP, Lowery RP, Wilson JM, Kavazis AN, Roberts MD.

Nutrients. 2017 Sep 15;9(9). pii: E1019. doi: 10.3390/nu9091019.

PMID: 28914762

Acid-base safety during the course of a very low-calorie- ketogenic diet.

Gomez-Arbelaez D, Crujeiras AB, Castro AI, Goday A, Mas-Lorenzo A, Bellon A, Tejera C, Bellido D,

Galban C, Sajoux I, Lopez-Jaramillo P, Casanueva FF.

Endocrine. 2017 Oct;58(1):81-90. doi: 10.1007/s12020-017- 1405-3. Epub 2017 Sep 15.

PMID: 28914421

Ketogenic Diet Reduces Midlife Mortality and Improves Memory in Aging Mice.

Newman JC, Covarrubias AJ, Zhao M, Yu X, Gut P, Ng CP, Huang Y, Haldar S, Verdin E.

Cell Metab. 2017 Sep 5;26(3):547-557.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2017.08.004.

PMID: 28877458

A Ketogenic Diet Extends Longevity and Healthspan in Adult Mice.

Roberts MN, Wallace MA, Tomilov AA, Zhou Z, Marcotte GR, Tran D, Perez G, Gutierrez-Casado E, Koike

S, Knotts TA, Imai DM, Griffey SM, Kim K, Hagopian K, Haj FG, Baar K, Cortopassi GA, Ramsey JJ, Lopez-

Dominguez JA.

Cell Metab. 2017 Sep 5;26(3):539-546.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2017.08.005.

PMID: 28877457

Ketogenic diet versus gluten free casein free diet in autistic children: a case-control study.

El-Rashidy O, El-Baz F, El-Gendy Y, Khalaf R, Reda D, Saad K.

Metab Brain Dis. 2017 Dec;32(6):1935-1941. doi: 10.1007/s11011-017- 0088-z. Epub 2017 Aug 14.

PMID: 28808808

*Results may vary person to person

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