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January is a good time to take stock of the changes you want to live a healthier life. Many people kickstart the new year by setting weight-loss goals to look and feel better. Smart weight loss occurs steadily by making little but realistic alterations to your diet (and waistline!). For example, adults who are between 19 and 64 can safely perform 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity exercise.

Weight Loss Health Benefits
If you are overweight or obese, just losing a small amount of weight can still give you big benefits for your overall health. Even a 5 to 10 percent decrease in your weight can give you long-lasting health benefits! Losing weight can help you with the following:

-Lower risk of diabetes
-Reduce blood pressure levels
-Lessen cholesterol levels
-Lower risk for heart disease
-Lessen the risk of some kinds of cancers
-Increase mobility
-Lessen joint pain
-Lower risk of stroke
-Lessen back pain
-Reduce or improve osteoarthritis symptoms
-Reduce or improve sleep apnea symptoms

As you can see, that’s no small list of health benefits from weight loss! Of course, it can also improve your day-to-day lifestyle. You are more able to have an active social life from increased confidence and energy. Your stress levels go down, you sleep better, and even your sex life improves. Your mood also improves, thanks to your renewed vitality and a more positive body image.

Lose Excess Weight and Keep It Off

Dr. John Abroon, MD and our team are ready to assist you with your weight loss goals! We offer healthy ways to lose excess weight and keep it off through the following:

-Quality nutrition
-Behavior modification
-Exercise & activity
-Regular doctor visits

Dr. Abroon and our team have been helping many of our patients implement effective weight loss strategies. For those who are interested, we also offer a fat reduction procedure to help reach your goals. We use a body sculpting and fat elimination procedure called truSculpt iD® that helps you get rid of stubborn fat in trouble areas — the abdomen, hips and flanks.

If you are ready to take your health to the next level of fitness, we invite you to schedule a consultation with Dr. Abroon to explore your weight loss and fat reduction options. Our team has helped many patients with their weight loss management in New York, New York, and look forward to helping you with yours!