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October 12, 2016 01:00 ET

Diet Doc's Dr. Rao Warns That the Baby Food Diet May Actually Sabotage Weight Loss Efforts

DETROIT, MI--(Marketwired - October 12, 2016) - Recently made popular among adult celebrities, the Baby Food Diet involves the consumption of approximately 14 jars of baby food in place of both breakfast and lunch with a sensible dinner to complete the day. These small meals do offer an alternative for those who struggle with portion control, and calories from the diet range from approximately 25-100 per jar, making this a very low-calorie option for individuals looking to achieve weight loss or weight maintenance goals.

Dr. Nishant Rao, Medical Director of Diet Doc believes that the Baby Food diet and those that are similar actually work against weight loss. "Low calorie diets will tend to cause more weight loss, but there is a tradeoff, which is that over time, the body starts to adapt to the lower calorie intake by slowing down the number of calories it is burning per day." This is due to a process sometimes referred to as adaptive thermogenesis, whereas body mass is lost via caloric restriction, which prompts a metabolic slowdown in response. He continues, "This consequence must be considered and compensated for especially when it comes to very low calorie diets. Periods of low calorie dieting must be cycled with periods of metabolic recovery where calories and especially carbs be normalized and increased to counter the adaptive response by the body."

For most individuals, their tolerance for low calorie dieting is between 4 to 12 weeks varying greatly between individuals and to some extent determined by starting body mass. In fact, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases advises that very low-calorie diets (VLCDs) should not be performed on one's own and require close monitoring from professionals. Diet Doc's medical weight loss programs address the body's needs by monitoring progress closely, with cycles of low calorie dieting combined with intermittent periods of metabolic recovery using very specific diet macros to allow for long term ongoing fat loss with minimal weight loss plateaus.

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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