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The guiding principle behind each of our individualized weight loss programs is a structured Protein Sparing Modified Fasting Diet. The protocol for the Phase 1 of the PSMF diet is outlined in 7 simple steps below:

 

1.Women choose any 5 meal replacements, men choose any 6 meal replacements. Why? Click here for the details.

            -   All items except Fulfill Mixed Fruit Drink, Fulfill Iced Tea, Fulfill Bouillon Chicken Flavored Soup, 

Chocolate Fudge Biscotti, Chocolate Chip Biscotti, and the Lemon and Chocolate Chews are considered meal

replacements.

2. Drink 96 ounces of water each day. Why? Click here for the details

            - You may add sugar-free flavors as long as they are 5 calories or less. (Crystal Light, Sugar-free Kool Aid, Mio)

3. Take our Potassium (595 mg) and Health Smart Dietary Supplement each day. Why? Click here for the details.

4. For the first 4 days, eat 2-4 pickle spears or drink 1-2 servings of bouillon. Why? Click here for details.

5. In addition to the 5 or 6 meal replacements you eat each day, you may also have a few "freebies" from your pantry. Why? Click here for the details.

            -   5 Saltine Crackers (or 60 calories of Oyster Crackers or Saltine Mini's) OR 2-3 Bariatric Health & Wellness

Chocolate Chip or Chocolate Fudge Biscotti

            -   Yogurt (60 calories or less - Dannon Light & Fit, Fiber One, or Activia Light to name a few) OR 1/2 cup of skim

milk

            -   Chicken, Beef, or Vegetable Bouillon Soup (1-2 servings)

            -   Sugar-free Jello (2-3 servings)

            -   Dill pickle spears (2-4 servings)

6.  Weigh in weekly at Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham. Why? Click here for details.

7.  Visit www.bariatricdirect.com to purchase your weekly meal replacements.

  

Our diet really is as easy as it looks! Any 5 or 6 meal replacements of your choice, 96 oz of water, a potassium supplement, a multi-vitamin, and a few grocery freebies! No counting calories, carbs, or points - we'e taken all the guesswork and confusing steps out of the equation! Start feeling better and looking your best today. Let us help! 205-397-8850.

 

**We encourage you to make an appointment for our FREE CONSULTATION before beginning the program. All of our patients will undergo a physical examination with Dr. Morgan, an EKG, and routine lab work consisting of a CBC, Chem 24, Lipid Profile, Liver Enzyme Function, and Thyroid Panel. You will also complete an in-depth orientation class where you learn how to do the program and receive a starter bag with two weeks worth of samples of our most popular meal replacements. Please call 205-397-8850 to schedule your FREE CONSULTATION or to make an appointment to get started today!

 

**If you are a current patient of Dr. Morgan's at Brookwood Women's Health, click here.


**Discounted parking tickets ($1.50) may be purchased in the cashiers office of the main hospital. The cashiers office is located beside the Starbucks and the gift shop in the main lobby at Brookwood Hospital.