Every aspect every aspect of your Synergy weight loss program is evidence-based for the most successful results. This is the reason we use metabolism testing to determine your body’s exact caloric needs. Your metabolism drives how your body handles the food you eat, the calories you burn and the fat your body makes and stores. Your resting metabolic rate (RMR) is how many calories your body burns to run its basic essential functions like breathing, the beating of your heart, and maintaining your body temperature. It is a measure of your calorie needs at rest and is the largest component of your total caloric burn each day.
Resting metabolism rate testing allows us to determine exactly how many calories your body needs to function. Based on this we can prescribe a diet with the right number of calories to help you successfully lose weight. In addition, once you have lost the excess weight your body’s metabolic needs decrease and fewer calories than would be expected at your new body weight are burned each day. This is one reason why it so easy to re-gain weight you have lost. RMR testing after weight loss accurately determines your body’s caloric needs at her your weight and is used to select your long-term eating plan to prevent weight re-gain and help you maintain your results.
RMR testing is easy and takes about 20 minutes. All you need to do is sit back and relax while breathing into a tube. Your RMR is measured by indirect calorimetry and your target caloric zones for weight loss or maintenance is determined. Once you know these zones you are ready to “eat to your metabolism” to lose weight or sustain your results.