What Opportunities Open Up?

The word “opportunity” usually evokes a favorable response. One of the definitions includes: “A good chance for advancement or promotion”. The word can be used for schooling, such as having the opportunity to attend a really good school for a great education. We will sometimes even use this word in sports, such as our favorite football team having an opportunity to win the game by having the ball with 2 minutes left and down by 6 points.

Let’s turn our attention to the weight control arena: What “opportunities” does successful weight control provide you? The list is lengthy, but here are some:

The opportunity to:

Reduce/eradicate your need for certain medications being used to treat weight-related co-morbidities
Having more energy
Being able to “keep up” with your younger family members
Fit into your beautiful clothes that do not fit due to the weight
Having less back/joint pain
Sleeping better
Living longer
There are many more bullet points to list, but you get the point: Your successful weight control efforts will provide LOTS of great opportunities for you.

The foods/drinks that derail our weight control efforts provide little-no opportunities other than to take away all of the great opportunities listed above. Stay the course and create some great opportunities for yourself!

Dr. Robert Posner One of the world’s leading medical weight loss researchers, Robert Posner, MD, operates his state-of-the-art weight loss clinic, Serotonin Plus, in the heart of Burke, Virginia, in the suburban Washington area.

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“THANK YOU”, and “L’Chaim”.

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