the Meta-Health weight reduction program should
visit the center a minimum of 2 times per week.
are required to take a minimum of 2 protein supplements per day (3-4
supplements for maximum weight loss) to be active
on the program. These supplements make the
program work and keep you from losing muscle
should register positive on monitoring devices.
It is important that we check your ketone levels
so we can keep you at a healthy level.
vitamins and minerals are required. You may use
your own or purchase products provided by the
drink 64 oz. (8 - 8 ounce glasses) of water per day. Water flushes the fat from your system and provides for general good health.
You must take at least one teaspoon of flax oil, safflower oil, or EFA capsules (available at the Center) daily. These oils provide the essential fatty acid, linoleic acid which prevents dry skin, dry hair, hair loss and brittle nails. Suggestions for using the safflower oil: Use 1 teaspoon oil and 1 teaspoon vinegar as a salad dressing - or - Use 1 teaspoon oil to sauté approximately 1/2 cup of vegetables.
You may drink up to 16 oz. of diet soda per day beginning on day 5. Coffee and tea may be consumed up to 3 cups per day, but creamer or milk should not be used. The following artificial sweeteners containing saccharin or aspartame may be used: Sweet 'n Low, Sugar Twin, and Equal, up to 4 packets per day. You may drink as much Crystal Lite, decaf tea or coffee as you like. Remember: Tea, coffee, or soda does not take the place of your water.
have been calculated to give you a balance
between protein, fat and carbohydrate. It is imperative
that you do not substitute other foods that may
have an entirely different arrangement of
protein, fat and carbohydrate which give you a
different result. You must check every meal
against your program sheet before starting to eat
and must not rely on your memory. You
must never adhere to the program without
supervision from your Center Staff nor should you
recommend it for any of your friends who are not
visiting the Center.
Be sure to
record all food intake each day on the food sheet
and bring it to the Center on each visit.
Be sure to
measure food portions accurately. A food scale is
all foods by boiling, broiling, grilling, cooking
or roasting without fat, lard, oil, butter, oleo,
or other shortenings. Microwave cooking is
permitted, as well as cooking in a crook pot.
should be trimmed of all visible fat before
cooking. You may bake chicken or turkey with the
skin on, and remove it before eating.
regular or sugarless mints, gel toothpaste and
mouthwash. You may chew 3 sticks of Extra or
Trident gum a day if desired.
other spices may be used as desired in cooking.
Use salt in moderation, Choose from the following
seasonings: Lemon juice (1 tsp.), Mrs. Dash or
Butterbuds - (1 serving per day). Garlic or onion
powder, lemon pepper, Molly McButter, I Can't
Believe It's Not Butter (spray only), Papa Dash,
sea salt, Salt Free 17, plain French's mustard
and all extracts.
should be fresh or unsweetened frozen.
should be fresh or frozen. Avoid canned as it is
high in sodium.
should be low calorie, thin sliced, or
approximately 40 calories per slice.
exercise, such as walking is highly recommended
on the program.
alcohol should not be used while on the program.
odor . . . . . . Binaca spray or drops
(mint or unflavored), or hydrogen
. . . . . Fiberall, Konsyl, Surfak or
products supplied by your Center.
. . . . . Donnagel or Kaopectate.
. . . . . Tylenol, Aspirin, or Datril
Cold. . . . . . Aspirin or Co-Tylenol.
No one but you can be successful. Your Center Team will assist you in designing your individual program. You alone must adhere strictly to the plan if you are to succeed. Your weight loss will depend on your self-discipline and cooperation.
The Center Staff is here to help and guide you!!
It is imperative that you contact your Center Staff when taking any new medication.
For more information contact us at:
108 East Green Meadows, Suite 2
Columbia, Missouri 65203
Toll Free 877-441-5673
Kansas City Center 5775 NW 64th Terrace, Suite 204 Kansas City, Missouri 64151 816-382-3800 Fax: 816-382-3802