Boca Health

APPETITE SUPPRESSANTS

Appetite suppressants have come a long way in the past couple of decades, no longer made with harmful stimulants or compounds. At Boca Health, our physicians may prescribe appetite suppressants in addition to your individual weight loss plan. While they are often not needed, they may be prescribed if the diet itself cannot curb the hunger pains and allow our patient to be comfortable in their daily lives.

Our Natural Appetite Approach

Even if you’re body just received a calorie-rich food, it may still be hungry for more. That’s because, when it comes to appetite, all calories are not created equal. Studies show that a diet rich in protein tends to suppress appetite and make you feel less hungry for longer periods of time.  When we specifically cater diet plans for each of our clients, we keep in mind that protein-enriched diets are the ones that most often curb hunger after the meal has been finished. A high-carb, low-protein meal doesn’t suppress the appetite nearly as well as one with high-protein and moderate carbohydrates, leading many of our recommended meals and recipes to be rich in protein.

Our supplements are rich in protein from bioavailable protein sources, as well.

 

WHY YOU'RE HUNGRY

Your appetite is your body’s way of maintaining its mass. Although there are several hundred compounds in the body that regulate hunger and appetite, they all serve the same underlying purpose –preventing you from losing significant amounts of weight.

This primitive survival mechanism may have served the human body well in the Paleolithic age, but today it greatly contributes to an inability to lose weight. This is especially true in our current culture with an overabundance of palette pleasing, calorie rich foods.

The medical weight loss team at Boca Health understands how hard it is to manage a seemingly out of control appetite. That’s why we use medical and natural approaches for appetite management to help you achieve your weight loss goals..