Obesity: Natural and Alternative Treatments, Recommendations

As part of the comprehensive program of nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle modification, you may want to consider some of the products listed below to help support your body.

  • Probiotic Supplements – Help restore beneficial intestinal flora to balance the gut and help deal with any underlying yeast problems that may be a cause of weight gain.
  • Digestive Enzyme Supplements – Helps break down hard-to-digest foods and ease indigestion, bloating, and gas. With the Standard American Diet, the body needs help digesting and processing what we eat in order to allow the body to utilize the nutrients in the food.
  • 5-HTP Supplements – Naturally increases the production of serotonin in the brain. Some studies have shown that supplementing with 5-HTP can reduce hunger because serotonin is the neurotransmitter that helps us feel satisfied. Also helps reduce stress and anxiety.
  • Vitamin C Supplements– Vitamin C helps increase metabolism, promote weight loss, and boost energy production by making carnitine, the amino acid responsible for transporting fat to mitochondria for conversion to energy.
  • Magnesium Supplements–  Magnesium plays a major role in maintaining healthy blood sugar/glucose levels.
  • Complete Daily Mineral Vitamin Supplements
  • Melatonin Supplements – Helps regulate your sleep cycle for better, more restful sleep, which increases day-time energy for exercise and regular activity.
  • Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil – Adds healthy fats back into your diet and helps speed metabolism. Highly recommended for weight management problems.
  • Amino Acid Supplements – Boosts energy and reduces muscle fatigue—with powerful essential and non-essential amino acids.
  • B-12 Methylcobalamin – Replenish vitamin B-12 and promote healthy energy with the fast-absorbing, active form of B-12.

Additional Information about Obesity

  1. Obesity Overview
  2. Common symptoms of obesity
  3. Common causes of obesity
  4. Dietary and lifestyle recommendations that may help in the treatment of obesity
  5. Conventional or prescription medications used in the treatment of obesity
  6. Additional reading for obesity

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