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The PnK method is a ketogenic diet designed by the PronoKal group to help you lose weight rapidly. This means that it switches the body from burning sugar for energy to preferentially burning fat instead. This results in weight loss due to fat loss rather than losing lean muscle mass.
You can expect to lose 70-80% of their excess weight in the first 6 to 12 weeks. This depends on your starting weight. Here are examples of what you can expect depending on your starting weight:
Note that people do lose weight at different rates and women, unfairly, lose weight slower in general than men.
PnK products contain normal levels of protein unlike the high protein diets such as Atkins. High protein diets have been known to cause kidney problems in the past. The PnK method was developed in the Spanish obesity centres which is why many people have not heard about it in the UK. Over 450,000 people have used it successfully worldwide.
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However, the biggest addiction in society at this time is to food. Cue the PnK method. The PnK method is supported by a team of dieticians, coaches and personal trainers. This team is even available at no cost for up to 2 years after you have completed the PnK method.
Like other very-low calorie diets, you will need to purchase the PnK products consisting of soups, shakes, omelettes, pancakes and snacks such as their chocolate and crisps. This has the advantage that you are given exactly the food you need without the danger of eating the wrong thing in the wrong proportion. At the same time, you will still be getting the nutrition you need to stay healthy. However, unlike other diet plans, you will need to see a trained doctor who will monitor your progress with regular tests.
The PnK products are very good quality and taste pretty good, although they are necessarily small in size. Portion size counts! Of course, you will be saving money on your usual shopping and drink! You can see the PnK products and prices here.
Most people start on 5 meals per day. They then progress to eating more of their own meals and less of the PnK meals as they go through the different phases. Eventually, they will be eating all their own meals. The idea is to slowly transition to a healthy diet in order to maintain weight loss.
You might want to stop after phase 1 if you have a target in mind such as attending a wedding or getting ready for your beach holiday. Most people continue until they reach a healthy weight, and have also adopted better eating habits which help them to maintain it.
I work within the PnK method by monitoring your health. I make sure that you make safe progress whilst losing weight fast. This is done by regular consultations and blood tests along with changing medication or dosages if needed. I have helped people across the UK (even by Skype) not only lose weight and keep it off, but also reverse their diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. As a result, they have managed to reduce or stop their medication, or avoided starting it in the first place. By maintaining a healthy weight, these people also significantly reduced their risk of all sorts of diseases. They have less risk of heart disease and cancer, and increase their chances of living longer, healthier lives.
After 27 years of being a doctor, I have gained greater satisfaction from helping people reduce their weight than anything else I have ever done. I can think of nothing more useful for improving people’s health.
The PronoKal group request a doctor’s “prescription” to give them the go ahead to supply the client with the food products. They have specific criteria to ensure safety. Most people can do the PnK method but those who cannot include the following:
If you are not able to do PnK method, we can discuss natural weight loss strategies that are proven to work. You can find some of these on the Lose Weight page.
I will take the medical history and discuss weight loss methods you have tried before, and medication that you are taking. Examination includes blood pressure, height, weight, waist circumference and calculation of BMI. The first blood tests are then taken. If results are satisfactory, then I will send your “prescription” to the PronoKal group giving them the go ahead to provide you with the PnK products and start the method.
You will then make contact with PronoKal and arrange an appointment at 15 Harley Street (free of charge), or discuss the PnK method with them by telephone. Previous clients have found it useful to meet with the PnK dietician on the first occasion to discuss their plan going forwards. It will also allow you to choose which food products you would like to try first. PronoKal can send the food products by post to your home.
At this consultation, we will discuss how the PnK method is going including any problems. I will check your progress by checking your weight and waist circumference measurements. A blood test is also done to make sure that the rapid weight loss is not causing any problems.
Same as for the 2nd consultation with a further blood test check up.
The fee of the first 3 consultations includes the blood tests and phlebotomy. As a doctor, I believe safety is really important and would encourage you to make regular follow ups as advised whilst doing the PnK method. Having said that, I have never seen anyone come to any harm.
Weight loss is not all about calories in and calories out, not even all about diet and exercise although these are important. We will talk about lifestyle changes that you can make to maintain optimum health at subsequent visits.
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