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If you’ve tried just about every diet, weight-loss program and ‘miracle’ fat dissolver on the planet but still have been unable to lose weight and keep it off,  what I’m about to share with you could very well be the most important piece of information you’ve come across all year!


The Real Weight Loss Solution

Inside this special edition I will reveal why many of today’s heavily advertised weight-loss products and fad diets just don’t work, and exactly what you can do to achieve real weight loss.  Now, thanks to a new medical approach you can finally lose the weight you want, whether it’s 15 or 50 pounds, without dangerous drugs, impossible diets, or living in a gym!

Read This Special Report Now and Discover…

THE MISSING WEIGHT LOSS LINK! Discover the real reason why you can’t seem to lose weight and keep it off, no matter how hard you try or what diet you go on!

THE SECRET TO BANISHING BELLY FAT ALMOST AUTOMATICALLY! Look inside to discover what recent research has demonstrated to be the one hormone responsible for abdominal fat in both men and women and how you can keep it under control!

WHY THE WRONG TYPE OF EXERCISE COULD HARM YOUR WEIGHT LOSS EFFORTS! Learn how a not-so-new approach to exercise can help you not only tone your trouble spots but also keep you injury-free and feeling great!

THE BODY-SHAPING SECRET THE STARS USE! Discover how a simple, non-surgical medical treat­ment picks up where diet and exercise plans leave off to melt away persistent fat and cellulite while contouring your body into show-off shape!

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THE FIRST NEW APPROACH TO WEIGHT LOSS THAT WORKS FOR BOTH MEN & WOMEN IN DECADES! That’s right… Thanks to my Physician’s Weight Loss & Body Shaping Program, you can easily speed up a lazy metabolism, burn off fat, and change your fat-to-muscle ratio in a matter of months!  So, if you’re sick and tired of the same diet and exercise programs, look inside and see how this complete medical approach to weight loss can make the difference for you!

SPECIAL BONUS SECTION: THE TRUTH ABOUT WEIGHT LOSS PRODUCTS & PROGRAMS! Learn the truth about “miracle” over-the-counter pills and internet claims on how to lose weight overnight!  Look inside as I set the record straight and expose this money-making scam…WATCH OUT FOR ADVERTISING HYPE!

Keep Reading Now to Discover How You Can Finally Say Good-bye to the
“Yo-Yo” Diet Syndrome and Hello to a Slimmer, Sexier You in a Matter of Weeks!

Now You Too Can Take The Weight Off and Keep It Off, Even If Dieting, Exercise, and Your Own Family Genes Have Failed You!

Dear Friend and Neighbor,

An estimated 50 million Americans will go on diets this year.  And while some will succeed in taking the weight off, very few–perhaps 5 percent–will manage to keep all of it off in the long run!

So, Why Do So Many Dieters Fail To Lose Weight?

One reason for the low success rate is that many people simply look for quick and easy solutions to their weight problems. So they succumb to quick-fix claims such as “Eat All You Want and Still Lose Weight!” or “Melt Fat Away While You Sleep!” and they invest their hopes (and their money) in all types of pills, potions, gadgets, and programs that hold the promise of a slimmer, happier future. Unfortunately, because of this quick-fix approach to weight loss, most dieters gain back one- to two-thirds of the weight they’ve lost by the end of the first year, with almost all of the weight returning within five years!  Unbelievable, but true!

Losing weight may not be effortless, but it doesn’t have to be complicated.  To achieve long-term results, it’s best to avoid quick-fix schemes.  Focus instead on the underlying causes of your weight gain.

Here is a quick video about some of our feelings regarding this problem that so many people face:

Why Do We Gain Weight In The First Place? …The Missing Weight Loss Link!

If you take in more calories than you burn off, you will put on weight. Therefore, if you eat less food and exercise more, weight loss should occur, right?  Well, theoretically, yes—but not necessarily. Unfortunately, sometimes it’s just not that easy! If your bathroom scale stubbornly refused to budge—even after sticking to a calorie-restrictive diet, exercising daily, and downing glass after glass of water—then you can vouch that…

Losing Weight Is Just Not That Easy!

I’m sure you know someone who eats more calories than a bear getting ready for hibernation and never sets foot in a gym but doesn’t put on one single pound…It’s just not fair! But today, even our children are struggling with their weight!  One in four children between the ages of two and five are obese! And for them, the same holds true:  Caloric restriction is not enough! So, if this isn’t the solution, what is? Well, the answer is quite simple…

Look At the True Causes of Weight Gain and Not Just Calorie Consumption!

The sad fact of the matter is that most diet plans fail to look at the underlying causes of weight gain and only focus on caloric intake, protein or carbohydrate consumption, and exercise levels. Don’t get me wrong—although these factors are important, there is much more to weight loss than just that!  Fortunately, help is on the way!

Cracking the Obesity Code

Governmental organizations, private companies and physicians alike are now doing more and more research into the science of fat loss.  Some of these studies are already shedding new light on the causes of weight gain and obesity. In fact, my own review of the literature showed that there are not one, but ten factors responsible for why we pack on the pounds and, even if you diet and exercise on a regular basis, if they are not identified and corrected, your weight loss efforts could possibly be in vain!

If You Really Want to Take the Weight Off and Keep It Off, Be Aware of These 10 Factors That Cause Us to Pack on the Pounds!

Weight Gain Factor #1:  Bad Food Selections

The quantity of certain food groups we consume is an important factor to monitor but unfortunately, even if you were to dramatically reduce the quantity of food you take in, if the quality is poor (processed foods or foods laced with insecticides and steroids), it will disrupt your hormonal balance (like insulin and estrogen), resulting in unwanted fat, weight gain, and a multitude of other health problems!

The Real Weight Loss Solution #1: Avoid consuming low-quality foods.  Some “diet” foods and drinks can actually be counter-productive.

Weight Gain Factor #2:   Increased Stress Levels

I’m sure you’re aware of the many health complications such as high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease that can result from prolonged levels of stress. However, one of the by-products of our stress is a chemical called cortisol, which is secreted by our adrenal glands and is a contributing factor to why some pack on the pounds!  In brief, elevated cortisol causes us to gain weight by activating our fat cells to go into survival mode and store fat. Cortisol causes that stubborn “belly fat” to become even more resistant to our weight-loss efforts!

Many people have been stressed for so long that they actually have low cortisol levels.  This leads to chronic fatigue and a lack of desire for exercise.  Without checking these levels, you may actually make matters worse if you take substances to lower cortisol!

The Real Weight Loss Solution #2: Steps that can be taken to correct the levels of cortisol in your body would be to avoid what I call those daily “stress triggers” and incorporating a sound exercise and nutrition plan (including vitamins and supplements). Normalizing the cortisol level will help correct these problems.

Note: There are many issues to be considered with nutritional supplements: source, potency, absorption, and correct combinations. As part of my Physician’s Weight Loss & Body Shaping Program, you will receive a complete evaluation of the vitamins and supplements you are presently taking, accurate medical testing to determine your needs for appropriate supplements, and access to the highest-quality, most potent supplements NOT typically available over the counter!

Weight Gain Factor #3:  Lack of Sleep

Not getting our 8 hours at night can lead to more than just a couple of extra wrinkles… How about a couple of extra pounds!  When we sleep, our brain releases certain hormones that help our body repair. One such hormone is called human growth hormone (HGH).  Among many things, HGH is responsible for tissue repair and growth by increasing our muscle and bone mass.  It also helps decrease body fat, particularly around the abdominal area.

The Real Weight Loss Solution #3: Next time you want to stay up late, consider what losing those extra hours of sleep will do to your skin and waistline!  So, hit the hay early!  Sleep is the normal person’s HGH.  HGH is expensive, but sleep is cheap.

Weight Gain Factor #4:  Low Basal Metabolic Rate

When you hear someone say they have a slow metabolism, they are actually referring to their Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR). By definition, your BMR is the number of calories your body burns per day when at rest. A slow BMR would result in your body storing fuel as fat, whereas a fast BMR burns this fuel (or fat) and create energy.

Several factors can influence your BMR, ranging from exercise to hormones (the major ones being the thyroid hormones and adrenal hormones). So, one way you can increase a slow BMR is through exercise.  Another way is by evaluating your thyroid and adrenal levels, and if they are low, to balance them naturally or with medication.

The Real Weight Loss Solution #4: Knowing your BMR will help you determine an accurate calorie intake plan to achieve ideal weight loss.  We can measure your BMR and provide you with the information you need to meet your personal goals.  Also, we can order labs and check hormone levels.  Since this is a physician’s weight loss program, if a level is low, I will be able to prescribe a treatment plan and monitor your hormone levels.  Which brings me to our next factor…

Weight Gain Factor #5:  Hormone Imbalance

Hormones stimulate, regulate and control thousands of functions in the body, weight management being one of them.  Once the delicate balance between them is disturbed (as with menopause), weight gain often ensues.  For instance, research has proven that low thyroid function and subsequent decreased thyroid hormone levels will slow your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR), causing you to gain weight and resist weight loss.

As stated earlier, stress and increased cortisol levels have been shown to not only cause increased fat storage but also affect serotonin and dopamine levels.  These hormones, known as the “feel good hormones,” are released by your brain and play an important part in managing your weight by signaling when your stomach is full.  Without them, your brain thinks your body is still hungry, causing you to eat more, which leads to weight gain!

Another hormone that is a culprit when out of balance is insulin.  A diet high in sugar and low in protein can disrupt your body’s ability to regulate blood sugar levels.  This causes the pancreas to release too much insulin, resulting in increased fat storage and subsequent decreased breakdown of fat… THEN YOU GAIN WEIGHT!

Other hormonal changes occur as we age.   As men and women age, decreased hormone levels such as growth hormone, testosterone, and in women, estrogen and progesterone, lead to weight gain that is very difficult to shed.

The Real Weight Loss Solution #5: The answer is to minimize your “fat-storing” hormones and boost the levels of your “fat-burning” hormones.  With my Physician’s Weight Loss & Body Shaping Program, you’ll be tipping your hormone scales back in your favor, and the pounds will disappear far more easily than they have in the past.

Weight Gain Factor #6:  toxin excess

Did you know that a healthy liver is essential for fat and weight loss? It’s true!  By acting as not only the body’s major detoxifier and center for hormone processing but also the site for fat breakdown, any disruption in the liver circulation pathway can lead to increased levels of hormones, toxic chemicals, and fat accumulation.  The fat becomes the dumping ground for toxins the liver can’t clear, thus protecting the body from those toxins.

Some causes of slowed liver function that worsen the toxin load include:

1      Poor dietary choices and food allergies.

2      Excessive alcohol consumption and smoking.

3      Environmental chemicals found in food, water and air.

4      Type II diabetes.

5      Obesity.

6      Synthetic drugs (antibiotics) and hormones such as estrogens & birth control pills.

Start with lifestyle changes and see how you do.  If you don’t succeed, we can offer other solutions.

The Real Weight Loss Solution #6: As part of our Physician’s Weight Loss & Body Shaping Program, we can help you use a detox program to help your liver remove toxins.  A leading proposed mechanism on successful weight loss includes ridding the body of toxins.  Since the fat cells protect the body from the toxins, the fat may not budge until you get the toxin load down. To be effective in the weight-loss challenge, you must address increased fiber, adequate protein, detoxification, and fewer calories.  We can suggest a program that will help provide all of these factors.

Weight Gain Factor #7:  Genetics

Just Because You May Have a Genetic Predisposition To BEING Overweight
Doesn’t Mean You Have To BE Overweight!

You may be genetically resistant to leptin, a hormone that controls appetite and fat storage, or you could inherit medical conditions that can lead to obesity.  You may have inherited some bad lifestyle habits (like a high-carbohydrate diet and lack of exercise).  That’s good news… you can change your habits but not your genes!

You see, genetics is only one of the ten “weight gain factors” that actually give us a preview of what may come (but not necessarily what will come) if we don’t make a change in our dietary and lifestyle habits!  In other words, by making a conscious effort to eat and live differently than previous generations in your family tree, you can capitalize on your knowledge and use it to win your own personal weight-loss battle!

The Real Weight Loss Solution #7: With the right dietary and lifestyle modifications, such as making smarter food choices, correcting your metabolism and hormonal imbalance, decreasing your stress levels, sleeping better, and by lowering your toxin load, you can not only take control of your destiny and get the body you’ve always desired, but keep it too!

Weight Gain Factor #8:  Not Enough or the Wrong Type of Exercise

Are you tired of not getting the results you want with your exercise program?  Well, the problem might not be you, but actually your exercise program!  Without a doubt, regular exercise is important in any weight-loss program.  In fact, it’s almost impossible to lose weight or even maintain your current weight (not to mention current health in general) without physical activity.  The question, though, is how much and which exercise program is best?

The Real Weight Loss Solution #8: Obviously, the more exercise, the better.  But you can’t just start running marathons right away, nor do you have the time to do it.  You should be prudent—start slow and work up to 30-60 minutes 3 times per week and alternate with weight resistance training.  Losing muscle mass will lower your BMR and make it harder to lose weight.  Adequate protein intake and the proper exercise will help prevent this.

Weight Gain Factor #9:  Failure to monitor Your Weight Loss Program

Did you know that neglecting to monitor daily food intake is one of the main reasons most people cannot lose weight, no matter what program they follow? This fact was proven in a landmark study by Kaiser Permanente.  In this year-long study on weight loss, 2,037 overweight people were enrolled in a weight-loss program. They were advised to eat just 500 fewer calories a day and exercise for 30 minutes.  However, some of the volunteers were also given instructions to count calories, either once a week, 2-3 days a week, 3-4 days a week, or 5 days a week, while another group of volunteers were not instructed to keep track of their food intake at all.

The results were shocking!  At the end of the program—a full year of dieting and exercising—the people who didn’t monitor their daily caloric intake at all actually weighed more than they had at the beginning of the study!

As far as the other groups are concerned, those who monitored their calorie consumption only one day a week neither gained weight nor lost weight, while those who counted calories 3-4 days a week lost, on average, about 10 pounds! It gets even better… Those who counted calories 5 or more days a week fared the best, dropping an average of 23 pounds! Just imagine if they would have been told to monitor their exercise program as well!

The Real Weight Loss Solution #9: We will monitor your weight loss success and help you monitor your calorie intake and exercise program every week.  This will be one-on-one, individualized counseling. We will work with you to find a program that will work for you, because not everyone fits one particular mold.  We can help you with a number of different options until we help you reach your goals.

Weight Gain Factor #10:  Not Having Your Diet Evaluated and Monitored By a Doctor Trained In The Science of Weight Management

Now that you know the factors responsible for weight gain, it’s easy now to see why most diet plans fail!  But how can you determine if one or all of these factors are responsible for your weight gain? The answer is simple…

The Real Weight Loss Solution #10: See a doctor trained in weight management and who understands the 10 factors that make us gain weight.

Allow Me To Introduce Myself:

My name is Dr. Joseph E. Johnson, and I am a physician practicing right here in town.  My office is located at 3160 Vista Blvd in Sparks.  I am not only licensed to practice medicine and have advanced training in bio-identical hormone medicine and weight-control therapy, but I also have experience in identifying and treating the 10 weight gain factors described in this report.

The Physician’s Weight Loss & Body Shaping Program
A New Approach To Reduction That Works For Both Men and Women!

While other weight-loss plans only say you can lose pounds and inches, our customized weight loss and body-shaping program ACTUALLY DOES IT!  Here’s how my 3-step program works:

Step I: The Initial Weight Loss Evaluation

During this crucial first part of our weight-loss and body-shaping program, one of my medical staff will help you determine which of the “weight gain factors” may be causing you to gain weight.  We will then go over your goals.   Additionally, the following baseline studies will be performed:

1.     Height/Weight & Body Tape Measurements

2.     Percent Body Fat Analysis

3.     Lean Body Weight vs. Body Fat Weight

4.     Basal Metabolic Index & Rate Calculations

5.     Goal Weight & Body Fat To Lose Computations

Step II: The Comprehensive Weight Loss Examination

At this point, a thorough consultation and examination will be performed and, if necessary, diagnostic tests will be ordered to identify any underlying “weight gain factors.”

Step III: The Weight Loss & Body Shaping Plan

Next, we will review all your test results and body measurements with you, then prescribe a completely customized plan for you that may include one or all of the following: dietary recommendations, nutritional supplements, and exercise recommendations.  This is done with these primary goals in mind:

1. Eliminate stored fat.

2. Prevent the formation and accumulation of new fat.

3. Stop hunger and curb those cravings.

4. Change your fat-to-muscle ratio and improve your body shape.

Unlike other weight-loss programs, which tend to focus on the first and sometimes the second goal listed above, we can even assist with goals 3 & 4.  Our new “cold laser” uses acupuncture points (without painful needles) to help decrease cravings and hunger—all without the potentially dangerous side effects of weight-loss drugs.  Newer nutritional technologies also provide non-stimulant appetite control.  The detox program may be the final answer. This is really helping people preferentially lose fat pounds over muscle weight.

We also offer a medical cosmetic option to help you improve your body shape by incorporating Cosmetic Mesotherapy with our physician’s weight loss and exercise program to help you not only lose pounds, but inches too…especially at those stubborn spots around your thighs, abdomen, back of your arms and under your chin!

At the end of the program, monthly monitoring and evaluations can help keep you on track!

I Would Personally Like To Offer Our Weight Loss & Body Shaping Evaluation

That’s right… You can just come in and try the first part of our Physicians Weight Loss & Body Shaping Program and see if you feel comfortable with us and our unique program before making any long-term commitments! During this time we will perform the initial weight-loss evaluation, and then discuss your specific situation to see if our program is the best option for you. There will be absolutely NO OBLIGATION and NO PRESSURE to go further!  If, after the appointment, you believe there is no benefit to working with us, you simply leave.  No hard feelings!

It’s easy to take this first step:  Simply call my office today at 352-7200 and tell our receptionists that you would like to schedule your Initial Weight Loss Evaluation. But don’t procrastinate; if you want to lose weight safely while improving your overall health, make that call right now!

We look forward to meeting with you soon so that I can help you reach your weight-loss goals safely and effectively.  Either way, I hope you’ve found this report informative and wish you good luck and good health.


Joseph E. Johnson, M.D.

P.S. If you are concerned about cost, remember, we will work within your budget and with your insurance plan.  Plus, if additional testing or treatment is needed, it is often covered by most insurance plans. So, what have you got to lose? Absolutely nothing…unless you choose to ignore this letter—then you just might be missing an opportunity of a lifetime!

When you call my office, feel free to ask my staff about our other non-surgical, cosmetic treatments and programs to help you look and feel your best at every age!


Exposed: The Truth About Weight Loss Products & Programs!

Americans spend an estimated $30 billion a year on all types of diet programs and products, including diet foods and drinks.  Trying to sort out all of the competing claims — often misleading, unproven, or just plain false — can be confusing and costly.

This special section is designed to give you the facts behind the claims, to help you avoid the outright scams, and to encourage you to consider thoroughly the costs and consequences of the dieting decisions you make.

The Facts About Weight Loss:

Here are some general points to keep in mind: Any claims that you can lose weight effortlessly are false.  The only proven way to lose weight is either to reduce the number of calories you eat or to increase the number of calories you burn off through exercise.  Most experts recommend a combination of both.

Fad diets rarely have any permanent effect.  Sudden and radical changes in your eating patterns are difficult to sustain over time.  In addition, so-called “crash” diets often send dieters into a cycle of quick weight loss, followed by a “rebound” weight gain once normal eating resumes, and even more difficulty reducing when the next diet is attempted.

In Search of the “Magic Bullet”:

Some dieters peg their hopes on pills and capsules that promise to “burn,” “block,” “flush,” or otherwise eliminate fat from the system.  But science has yet to come up with a low-risk “magic bullet” for weight loss.  Some pills may help control the appetite, but they can have serious side effects.  Other pills are utterly worthless.  None of these substances, which include alcohol, caffeine, dextrose, and guar gum, have proved effective in weight-loss or appetite suppression.

Beware of the following products that are touted as weight-loss wonders:

1      Diet patches, which are worn on the skin, have not been proven to be safe or effective.  The FDA has seized millions of these products from manufacturers and promoters.

2      Fat blockers” purport to absorb fat and mechanically interfere with the fat a person eats.

3      “Starch blockers” promise to block or impede starch digestion.  Not only is the claim unproven, but users have complained of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach pains.

4      Glucomannan is advertised as the “Weight Loss Secret That’s Been in the Orient for Over 500 Years.” There is little evidence supporting this plant root’s effectiveness as a weight-loss product.

5      Spirulina, a species of blue-green algae, has not been proven effective for losing weight.

To achieve long-term results, avoid quick-fix schemes and complex regimens.  Focus instead on a balanced, healthy diet and sensible, regular exercise for maintaining your ideal weight.  Note: Before beginning any diet plan, consult with a doctor, a dietician, or other qualified health professional to determine your ideal healthy body weight.




The information provided in this report is meant as a general source of information only and should not be substituted for sound medical advice. If you are considering a weight loss program, you should first consult with a medical professional.