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Weight Loss Programs

Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism

Energy Balance Program
Behavior and Lifestyle Assessment with Nutrition Centered Education

The Energy BALANCE (Behavior and Lifestyle Assessment with Nutrition Centered Education) Program is a medically supervised weight loss program that incorporates a multi-disciplinary team of providers to help you meet your weight loss goals. The average weight loss achieved is 1-2 pounds per week. With guidance, support and sound recommendations founded on the latest evidence based research; our team of providers will assist you in learning and practicing the skills necessary to create lifestyle changes for successful long term weight and health management.

Program Features

  • Comprehensive Initial Body Composition Assessment:
    • Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) Measurement
    • Height
    • Weight
    • Comprehensive Body Fat and Muscle Mass Testing
    • Full body Composition Analysis (weight, body fat %, body water%, muscle mass, basal metabolic rate, bone mass and visceral fat rating)
    • Segmental Body Composition Analysis
    • Waist Circumference
    • Blood Pressure
    • Pulse
  • Individualized Calorie and Nutrient Prescription
  • Follow-Up Body Composition Assessment (conducted at regular weight loss intervals)
  • Individualized Appointments with a Team of Providers:
    • Physician: thorough medical evaluation
    • Registered Dietitian: customized one-on-one nutrition counseling
    • Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist: physical activity assessment and individualized recommendations
  • Nutrition computer tracking program: utilized in conjunction with individualized nutrition counseling from a Registered Dietitian throughout the weight loss program
  • Pedometer: to track daily steps and encourage physical activity
  • Weekly Weigh-In