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WEIGHT LOSS & WELLNESS

A visit to Duke is not just about losing weight. It is about getting the life-altering benefits that come with it. 

 

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Learn how to menu plan to lose weight and enjoy your food in the process.

 

Our registered dietitians will teach you how to menu plan.

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Visit the Duke Diet and Fitness Center and learn how to overcome even the most persistent weight loss challenges.

Weight Loss Program Options

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Participants in our program lose an average of five percent of their initial body weight—often more. And that’s just while they’re here.

 

 

 

 

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Scott Purvis of Charlotte, NC, talked about losing weight for years before coming to Duke. 

“Duke gave me the opportunity to live a really robust, fulfilled, purpose driven life and I am truly grateful...”

 

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The Duke Diet and Fitness Center's weight loss program specializes in weight loss the healthy way.

 

The Duke Diet and Fitness Center is one of the leading medical weight loss programs and total body health destination for individuals seeking to loss weight in a healthy way. Nutrition and exercise are at the core of our weight loss program. With the support of our medical, fitness, behavioral health and nutrition professionals our guests are able to embrace a healthy lifestyle that is personalized and sustainable when they return home. *

 

Whether you’re  looking for a healthy comprehensive weight loss intervention or a program that will help you jump-start your health goals, Duke is the right place for you. 

 

Listed the #1 rated residential style medical weight loss program in the country. 

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One Week Weight Loss Program

 

Our one-week program is a great way to get a jump start on the path to better health. It is geared towards individuals that simply can’t make the four-week time commitment.

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Two or Three Week Weight Loss Program

 

Our two-and three-week weight loss programs offer many of the same elements as our four-week program, in a condensed format.

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Four Week Weight Loss Program

 

Our most popular weight loss program is also our most comprehensive—featuring four entirely different weeks of workshops, classes, experiences and exercise sessions. 

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Optifast Program

OPTIFAST® Weight-Loss Program

 

OPTIFAST is a medically supervised, meal-replacement weight loss program that can be easily incorporated into your daily life.

 

 

We customize the program, so you can get the results you want.

Whether you’re simply looking for a healthy comprehensive weight loss intervention or a program that will help you to achieve optimal health, Duke is the right place for you. 

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John Cotter

Lost 60 pounds and living the life he set out to achieve

 

He says, “My wife called me at work one day and said, ‘You know, you aren’t happy; you need a change.’ And she was right. I went to Duke Diet and Fitness Center that same day.”*

 

 

 

Karla Garza

Lost 132 pounds & gained back her confidence

 

"I got all the support I needed to achieve the most important project of my life. I corrected my bad eating habits and sedentary lifestyle,"*

 

*Individual results may vary

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Residential Program

Residential Program Options

 

Our medically supervised, residential-style weight-loss program gets results—and the numbers tell the story. 

 

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The Duke Exercise Plan

 

Every client’s weight loss journey is different – at Duke Diet and Fitness Center, our focus is on creating a completely personalized exercise program for each individual’s unique needs.

 

 

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Plan Your Stay

 

One week at a time, Duke Diet & Fitness Weight Loss Program has helped more than 50,000 people take their lives back.

 

 

 

 

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Discover Healthy Living

 

Our holistic program combines medical, nutritional, fitness and behavioral expertise. Collaborate with highly skilled specialists in each of these four areas to create an individualized approach to your weight-loss program.

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Overcoming Obesity with the DFC

A little over a month ago, three staff members spread the word about the Duke Diet and Fitness Center to the obesity medicine practitioners attending Obesity Medicine Association’s Overcoming Obesity conference in Washington, DC. Attending the conference were Dr. Sofia Rydin-Gray (Director of Behavioral Health), Ms. Dina Lumia (Director of Client Relations, Sales and Coaching) and myself. We met with what is a rapidly growing group of clinicians who are treating obesity in communities across the U.S.

Is Gluten Bad for Me?

Written by Alyssa Baird, Meredith College Dietetic Intern 

Gluten has become a hot topic in nutrition, but how many of us actually know what it is or why we are avoiding it?

Gluten is a protein in wheat, rye, and barley. This means it is also in related products including semolina, durum, and farro. Gluten is like a glue that helps hold food together and makes your favorite bread airy and fluffy. 

So, why should you avoid it?

The short answer is - you shouldn’t! That is, unless you have celiac disease or a gluten intolerance/allergy.

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With more than 40-year years of experience in delivering wellness and weight loss programs, the Duke Diet and Fitness Center has established itself as one of the leading weight loss and total body health destinations for health conscious individuals seeking a residential style health program focused on natural weight loss.

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