Metabolic Rehabilitation

What is Metabolic Rehabilitation?

Metabolism is the chemical process of providing the body with energy. Food is the body’s main source of energy and the food people ingest has to be chemically broken down and distributed throughout the body to fuel the body’s operating systems. When the body slows this conversion process it can lead to diseases, such as. Diabetes, obesity, high cholesterol, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, insulin resistance, and other related diseases are all conditions caused by a decline in the rate at which our body converts food into usable energy. Metabolic rehabilitation is the process of recovering your metabolism to a healthier rate of food to energy conversion.

Some causes of a slowed or impaired metabolism:

Metabolic Rehabilitation Areas

Weight Management

Weight Management is an essential key to health. Getting to and staying at a healthy weight involves finding the right metabolic balance at every stage of managing your weight. When your weight changes, your energy needs and demands change with it. Knowing how to navigate these changes is healthy and effective weight management.

Benefit of weight management includes:

Diabetes Management

Diabetes management is the process of managing your blood glucose levels well enough to keep them within a healthy range so you can avoid complications that come from chronically elevated blood sugar levels. This requires knowing how to manage your metabolism in conjunction with medication to maximize your health recovery process and minimize the negative effects of having uncontrolled diabetes.

Rehabilitating your metabolic processes from diabetes includes: 

Health Recovery

Health recovery is the process in which a person improves or rehabilitates their current less than optimal health status related to cardiometabolic disease by consistently incorporating these key components:  healthy eating, active living, regular exercise, medication adherence, and healthy stress management. If these components are learned and adopted as a lifestyle, your metabolic processes can be recovered to healthier levels.

Benefits to weight management:

Health Maintenance

Health maintenance is the process of maintaining current health and preventing disease by including early interventions for those at increased risk based on risk factors that can be influenced and risk factors.

This includes: