Weight Loss

At Pacifica Naturopathic we offer individualized and group Weight Loss programs to suit your needs. Diet and Exercise are the foundations of any weight management program but often there is much more that needs to be taken into consideration. Your cortisol balance and adrenal gland function can cause weight gain around the trunk and make it hard to lose weight no matter how much you exercise or how well you eat. Sex hormone imbalances such as estrogen dominance can also contribute to weight gain especially around the midsection and bra line. Female health pathologies such as fibroids and ovarian cysts often aren’t considered even though they can be important obstacles to cure in efforts to lose weight. Blood sugar dysregulation and insulin resistance, sleep, stress, digestion, elimination function and lymph flow are other possible considerations. Thyroid function and body temperature- the drivers of metabolism must also be addressed. The liver is the organ responsible for metabolizing most things we put into our bodies and it’s function is key in weight management.

In any weight management program all of these things are taken into consideration. We offer specific dietary suggestions to optimize metabolic function, exercise suggestions and supplementation and herbal support to help give your metabolism a little push. Recipes, meal plans and other suggestions are provided to help promote sustainable, healthy and long term weight loss. Weight Management programs are tailored specifically to meet the needs of each individual.