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Sustainable Weight Loss with GLP-1’s and bistroMD

In recent news, bistroMD, a nationally recognized meal delivery service, is addressing the need for sustainable weight loss in conjunction with Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 (GLP-1) medications, such as Ozempic, which have gained attention for their effectiveness in managing blood sugar levels and promoting fast weight loss. While GLP-1’s are considered powerful tools in diabetes and obesity management, bistroMD emphasizes that sustainable weight loss requires a combination of pharmaceutical interventions and proper nutrition.

GLP-1’s, particularly Ozempic, have been hailed as a “miracle drug” for rapid weight loss, but bistroMD emphasizes that healthy, sustainable weight loss can only be achieved through dietary modifications and optimal nutrition. BistroMD, known for its doctor-designed meal plans, offers a supportive solution for individuals using GLP-1 medications. The meals provided by bistroMD are designed to use food as medicine, aiming to stabilize blood sugar levels, control cravings, and preserve lean muscle tissue.

One of the key elements emphasized by bistroMD is the importance of adequate protein intake, which complements pharmaceutical weight loss interventions. The meals provided by bistroMD are carefully crafted to ensure they contain sufficient protein, contributing to the overall effectiveness of weight loss efforts. BistroMD recognizes that while GLP-1’s can be effective for short-term weight loss, their high cost may limit long-term access for many individuals. Therefore, combining GLP-1 medications with proper nutrition becomes crucial to achieving sustainable outcomes.

Dr. Caroline Cederquist, Founder and Chief Medical Officer at bistroMD, emphasizes the significance of proper nutrition in supporting overall health and preserving lean muscle mass for metabolic burn. She underscores the importance of maintaining muscle mass during weight loss, which can be achieved through regular intake of adequate amounts of lean protein throughout the day.

Dr. Cederquist points out that while GLP-1’s may blunt hunger, the aspect of maintaining muscle mass is often overlooked. She highlights that losing weight in a healthy, sustainable way requires attention to muscle preservation. BistroMD’s scientifically backed and medically designed eating plan focuses on balancing macronutrients and preserving muscle mass, ensuring both weight loss and long-term, sustainable health.

BistroMD’s meal delivery service provides GLP-1 users with convenient access to pre-planned, healthy prepared meals, making it easier for individuals to adopt a nutritionally sound eating plan. The service is available for online purchase throughout the contiguous United States, offering a comprehensive solution for those seeking a combination of pharmaceutical weight loss interventions and proper nutrition.


Dr. Oche Otorkpa PG Cert, MPH, PhD

Dr. Oche is a seasoned Public Health specialist who holds a post graduate certificate in Pharmacology and Therapeutics, an MPH, and a PhD both from Texila American University. He is a member of the International Society of Substance Use Professionals and a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health in the UK. He authored two books: "The Unseen Terrorist," published by AuthorHouse UK, and "The Night Before I Killed Addiction."
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