Weight Loss 

HCG and Weight Loss: What is the HCG Diet Protocol?

HCG and Weight Loss: What is the HCG Diet Protocol? Many patients have seen their doctor for general checkups and have been advised to lose weight. But getting help losing weight is a different story. Unfortunately, approved medications to help patients excel on a calorie-restricted diet are not very effective. The proven amount of weight loss is quite small and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) only requires that weight-loss medications help a patient lose at least 5% of their body weight. These medications can be quite expensive as many…

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Weight Loss 

Alissa & Elsey: Common Misconceptions about Non-Surgical Medical Weight Loss

Non-Surgical Medical Weight Loss I am Alissa and I’m a nurse practitioner. – And I’m Elsey, and I’m a dietician here at Iowa Weight Loss Specialists. – Well, I guess one of the things that sometimes patients come in and they think we’re going to make them buy food from us, or buy shakes, or this is only a shake diet type of a thing. And we really teach you how to eat real food. I mean, that’s what’s realistic for long-term success. You can’t just drink shakes for the…

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