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Reverse the Inputs Behind Addictive Eating, Lose Weight, and Keep it Off!

  Processed Food Addiction is the #1 Reason for Weight Gain and Failed Diets.
  Stress Hormone Imbalances Create the Environment for Processed Food Addiction to Thrive.   
  Wegovy, Zepbound, and Other FDA-Approved Injections Now Available.   

Balance the Hormonal Barriers

Body Clock, Sex Hormones, and Neurotransmitters All Influence Successful Dieting Long-Term

Conquer Your Food Addictions

Changing the Emotional Response to Processed Foods Leads to Long-Term Weight Management

New FDA-Approved Weekly Injections

Semaglutide, Tirzepatide, and Other Weight Loss Injections Used When Needed to Boost Results

We NEVER Use Compounded Semaglutide or Tirzepatide.
If your injections do not say "Ozempic", "Wegovy", "Mounjaro" or "Zepbound" on the injector, or if it has B12 mixed in, or is called "generic", then it is made in a private lab, and not in an FDA Inspected Sterile Manufacturing Facility. Don't go to clinics that use compounded or "generic" semaglutide.
There are NO FDA-Approved GLP-1 generics.

Food/Weight Video Library

Produced by New Image
Medical Director Gregory Zengo, MD

Download the Latest Version of our Wegovy/Ozempic/Mounjaro/Zepbound Information Sheet before your first visit.

Northeast Georgia Weight Loss Physicians

Dr. Zengo and New Image have decades of experience helping patients navigate the complicated relationship between food, stress, hormones, neurotransmitters, your GI Tract and ultimately your body fat.  Humans are built to store fat and fluid under stress, and have only one reliable pathway to burn it.   That pathway has multiple inputs which can halt the burning of fat even when one is eating fewer calories.

No patient in our practice is labeled as a “weight loss” patient.  We aim to help everyone reach their optimal body composition by shrinking the rogue food addiction pathways in your brain, and breaking down the barriers to burning the fat that you stored months, years, or decades ago.

The only thing worse than not dieting at all, is losing 20 pounds only to gain it back in a few months.  Yo-yo dieting happens when unaddressed stress inputs prevent proper maintenance behaviors after the weight is lost.  We ensure that these negative inputs are objectively tested and balanced prior to beginning any diet plan.

No stimulant diet pill has ever been shown to cause permanent weight loss.  Not prescription or over-the-counter.  Weight that is lost is gained right back rapidly when the pill is discontinued.  We never recommend them.

However, beginning in 2022, Wegovy and other FDA-approved, but off-label diabetic medications have revolutionized weight loss.  Zepbound (Tirzepatide) received FDA-approval for weight loss in late 2023.  These weekly injections given at home can help you reach your goal even faster on the program above.  Simply do the injections for only 3-4 months, (not up to 18 months like the manufacturers want you to) and you will be equipped to lose weight, conquer your food addictions and keep the weight off.

We have dozens of customized eating plans and targeted supplements/hormones based on your unique barriers to weight loss.  Each one is targeted to shrink the food addiction pathways that lead to emotional eating and poor portion control.  By using hormone-assisted ketosis diets to help burn fat the fastest in select patients, this could be the fastest, most rewarding, and the LAST diet you will ever need.

FDA-Approved Injection Prescriptions when Appropriate
Thyroid Testing and Balancing
All Visits with MD Physician
Optional Stress Hormone Testing and Balancing
Full No-Cost Maintenance Program
All Fresh, Natural Food Menu

Read What Makes Semaglutide Weekly Injections so Successful...

FDA-approved for weight loss in 2021 under the brand name Wegovy, Semaglutide is a novel weekly injection given to control blood sugar in Type-2 diabetics.  However. studies have noted outstanding weight loss even in non-diabetics causing Wegovy to become the first new drug FDA-approved for weight loss in a decade.  Mounjaro, a similar drug for diabetes was also approved for weight loss in late 2023 as Zepbound.  Monthly injections are given at home to reduce the appetite and preference for calorie-dense foods.  Then simply follow our natural food menu and heal your stress-induced hormone imbalances and watch the stored fat turn to energy over weeks to months.  While these drugs are FDA-approved for chronic use and studied for up to 18 months, we find that losing significant weight and preparing your mind and body to keep it off may take as few as 1-3 months on the medication to achieve that effect.  Book your consultation today and do your stress hormone testing NOW and start your weight loss journey.

Wegovy (Semaglutide) Weight Loss Over Time

Frequently Asked Questions about Bio-Identical Weight Management

What are some of the other systems that can interfere with weight loss?

At your initial visit, a detailed history and symptom analysis will be performed to determine the tests you need and if you should begin a targeted diet immediately, or wait until after key stressors are addressed.

  • Adrenal Stress Curve
  • Sex Steroid Imbalances (Menopause, Andropause)
  • GI “Leaky Gut” stressors
  • Thyroid T3 function
  • Thyroid auto-antibodies
  • Neurotransmitter Imbalances
  • Significant genomic metabolic compromise

What about exercise?

Humans are mammals.  We are built to get plenty of physical activity on a daily basis.  Exercise is vital for fitness and for stress reduction.

However, exercise when introduced in the wrong amounts and at the wrong time could become another hurdle instead of a facilitator of weight loss and improved body composition.  That is why we also individualize our activity recommendations for each patient at each visit.

Why am I hungry on other ketosis diets?

Not all ketosis diets are the same.  Ketones are generated when fats are broken down to be ultimately burned for energy.  However, when one eats in a way to turn ketosis on and off multiple times a week, those transitions are met with hunger.  Simply approaching the menu, portions and timing a little differently we can help you eliminate the hunger without appetite suppressants that only cause rebound weight gain when they are stopped.