Weight Loss

Weight Loss Specialist

Losing weight is hard, and despite the company’s preaching that a single component — protein shakes, wraps, a fad diet — is all you need to be successful, it isn’t true. Effective, lasting weight loss requires a scientific approach that includes nutrition, behavior, and fitness — and it needs to be customized for you. Dr. Suzanne Mackey at Salvéo Weight Management in Voorhees Township, New Jersey, has spent years learning everything they can about weight management and partnering with their patients to change lives. Schedule a comprehensive consultation today to take the first step toward weight loss.

Weight Loss Q & A

What is the Best Diet for Weight Loss?

Science reveals that there is no one-size-fits-all diet. Some patients need to increase their whole grain intake while others are highly sensitive to carbohydrates and are most successful on a high-protein, low-carb diet. However, there are a few factors that are true for every patient:

  • Whole foods provide the best nutrition — choose foods that haven’t been processed whenever you can
  • Adequate water intake is integral for both maximum health and effective weight management

Aside from these two truths, Salvéo Weight Management will customize a weight loss program specifically for you.

What are the Most Common Barriers to Weight Loss?

The single most common barrier to weight loss is your learned behaviors. This is why weight management programs that don’t address your learned behaviors, habits, and mental and emotional health are often unsuccessful. At Salvéo Weight Management, Dr. Mackey combines nutrition and fitness with behavior counseling to ensure that you have all the tools you need to be successful.

Another common barrier includes a busy lifestyle. Many patients believe that weight loss is time-consuming and involves extensive meal preparation and time in the gym. Dr. Mackey will work with you to design a weight loss program that helps you in all areas, including the amount of time required to prepare nutritious foods and exercise.

How Long Will it Take to Lose Weight?

Weight loss requires a positive lifestyle change, and lifestyle change doesn’t happen overnight. At Salvéo Weight Management, Dr. Mackey understand that it takes much more than the right program to lose weight; it takes:

  • A change of heart
  • Commitment
  • Establishment of new routines
  • Failures and restarts

Some of the patients at Salvéo Weight Management are able to reach their weight loss goals quickly while others need more time and support.

When Should I See a Doctor About My Weight?

Although weight loss is easiest when you seek help early, there is no such thing as the wrong time. Whether you come to Salvéo Weight Management after gaining 5 pounds or as a result of serious health problems related to obesity, Dr. Mackey is ready to step in and support you on your journey to better health.