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Diet Doc Weight Loss

September 15, 2016 01:00 ET

Diet Doc Cautions That Gluten-Free Dieting Alone Does Not Contribute to Weight Loss

PORTLAND, ME--(Marketwired - September 15, 2016) - Despite the growing popularity of gluten-free diets and celebrity endorsements of the merits of a gluten-free diet for weight loss, there are no published reports showing that a gluten-free diet produces weight loss in persons without celiac disease or gluten sensitivity. Yet this hasn't slowed down the demand for gluten-free products. In fact, the Google search term, "gluten-free diet" has been one of the most popular searches over the past decade. Gluten is a protein which is found in certain grains such as, wheat, rye and barley. It has been used in a variety of pastas, breads, cereals and other processed foods to ensure that they maintain their shape. According to Celiac.org, gluten acts as a trigger for those who are prone to having the autoimmune disorder, celiac disease, though it is primarily hereditary. Celiac disease may lead to a host of other inflammatory, gluten-related conditions which may stem from gluten sensitivity or wheat allergies.

Those who partake in gluten free dieting tend to do so more to prevent gastrointestinal, inflammatory diseases than for pure weight loss. The health claims for gluten-free eating are numerous and are known to combat such common symptoms as: migraines, chronic fatigue, bloating, gas and diarrhea. Gluten-free dieting has also been shown to prevent diseases such as diabetes, MS and chronic dermatitis. However, when it comes to weight loss, Diet Doc -- a medical weight loss program, along with the majority of clinical researchers finds that no published experimental evidence exists which links gluten-free dieting to any actual weight loss benefits. In fact, those participating in a gluten-free diet may be more likely to gain weight due to the enhanced absorption of nutrients associated with the healing of intestinal lining while following a gluten-free diet.

In fact, there is data to suggest that gluten itself may provide some health benefits, and that gluten avoidance may not be justified for otherwise healthy individuals. Diet Doc wants to help individuals to avoid potential pitfalls of adopting a gluten-free diet in persons without diagnosed gluten-related disorders. Due to this, Diet Doc is now offering sensible diet plans which are customized to ensure that each patient's nutritional needs and weight loss goals are met. Diet Doc's team of doctors, coaches and weight loss experts will assess the full scope of an individual's health history to determine whether a gluten-free diet is necessary. If needed, the use of powerful fat burning supplements and nutrient-rich meals can be added to the gluten-free diet for guaranteed weight loss success.

New Diet Doc patients can call or easily and effortlessly visit https://www.dietdoc.com to complete an initial comprehensive, yet simple, health questionnaire and schedule an immediate personal, no-cost consultation. Diet Doc Physicians all received specialized training in nutritional science and fast weight loss. Diet Doc reviews each patient's health history to create a personalized diet plan geared for fast weight loss, or that addresses life-long issues causing weight loss to slow down or stop. Nutritionists work personally with each patient and use their own algorithm to craft meal and snack plans that are compatible with each patient's age, gender, activity level, food preferences, nutritional needs and medical conditions. They combine these state of the art diet plans with pure, prescription diet products that enable their patients to resist the temptation to reach for sugary snacks, eliminate fatigue and curb the appetite. Over 97% of Diet Doc patients report incredible weight loss results with the majority losing 20 or more pounds per month.

At Diet Doc, all patients gain unlimited access to the best minds in the business. Their staff of doctors, nurses, nutritionists and coaches are available 6 days per week to answer questions, offer suggestions, address concerns and lend their professional guidance and support. Because of this, more and more people are turning to Diet Doc for their weight management needs. Diet plans are tailored to be specific to the needs of those of any age, gender, shape or size and for those who are struggling to lose that final 10-20 pounds to those who must lose 100 pounds or more. Call today to request a private, confidential, no-cost online consultation.

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