Disclaimer: The testimonials below are from patients who experienced positive weight loss results.  Results vary with every individual, and for many dieters, weight loss is only temporary. 

Over the past 30 years, Fred struggled with a weight gain of over 50 pounds. Becoming increasingly frustrated with the conventional diets, he turned to Dr. Ahmad for help. Fred was surprised how easy and comfortable weight loss could be and began losing weight safely and at a measured pace. His attitude toward food, life style and diet slowly began to change, especially as he felt healthier and more energetic. Feelings of sacrifice were replaced by proactive changes and hope for better health and longevity. Fred found that physical activity no longer caused discomfort, and it was easier to stay active and exercise regularly. His physical health improved: his blood pressure and cholesterol returned to normal, and he no longer felt symptoms of gastric reflux.

“It’s really a lifestyle change. I think that is the most important way to think about this approach to weight loss.”
Fred, NYC

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In the three videos below, Fred describes his experience with Dr. Ahmad and the weight loss process.

 

Fred found the simplicity of Optifast appealing. It was easy to follow the plan alongside which he was learning to adopt the new lifestyle and diet choices. Being under the care and guidance of a physician was essential.

Fred enjoyed the flexibility of the Optifast replacement program. He felt satisfied with his meals and enjoyed the choices it offered.

“Dr. Ahmad provides a concrete foundation of resolution when you think or feel there is no solution or hope. He has helped me significantly in all areas of my life: mentally, emotionally, and physically. Dr. Ahmad helped me lose over 65 pounds and lowered my cholesterol to a normal level—I no longer need medication to control it.”
Howard, NYC

Due to severe mental and emotional anguish, I neglected my health and became overweight and obese. I tried to control my weight on my own for over a decade but failed repeatedly. I felt hopeless. Every time I made an attempt to take action, I had to build up mental willpower that took days, weeks, or even months. The willpower was always short lived and I would self-sabotage a day or two later. I was on a road to a dead end.

It was Dr. Ahmad who helped me recognize why I failed miserably with my weight. I had to stabilize my mind and my emotions before I could take control of my body; all three must work in unison. But I was terrified Dr. Ahmad wouldn’t understand or relate to my condition. Due to his extensive professional knowledge (you can pretty much compare him to Google, and I often refer to him as SAMOOGLE), Dr. Ahmad turned out to be the right doctor for me. His ability to effectively understand, relate and clearly explain complicated dynamics both professionally and realistically puts him at the pinnacle of his expertise. Dr. Ahmad also takes and makes the time to call you and return all your calls and is very accommodating.

Dr. Ahmad provides a concrete foundation of resolution when you think or feel there is no solution or hope. He has helped me significantly in all areas of my life: mentally, emotionally, and physically. Dr. Ahmad helped me lose over 65 pounds and lowered my cholesterol to a normal level—I no longer need medication to control it. He coaches me on how and what to eat and monitors my weight on a weekly basis. Dr. Ahmad inspires me to exercise and walk at least 10,000 steps a day. Since losing all that weight, I am more energetic, have a better self-image, and have more confidence in myself and my abilities. I feel truly blessed to have Dr. Ahmad as my doctor!

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