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The ProGen Method is a medically supervised weight loss protocol based on the Very Low-Calorie Ketogenic Diet (VLCK Diet) and personalized according to your genetic makeup for weight maintenance. It includes dietitian support, healthy lifestyle coaches and a specially designed approach for physical activity. Our approach to weight loss is medically bound and is scientifically-driven
It depends on the number of kilos you need to lose. With the ProGen Method, you can lose an average of 7-10 kgs per month in a healthy way.
No. The ProGen Method helps you to maintain your ideal weight in the long term, even after the treatment period. To ensure you achieve this, it is very important to properly complete both Stage 1 and Stage 2 in the method. As you progress through each stage of the treatment, you will acquire new healthy habits that will help you sustain your ideal weight. Further, after you complete the treatment, you can count on the assistance of our multidisciplinary team who will monitor your weight for 2 years. This follow-up period is intended to provide you with all the support and advice that you might need to keep on track.
The medically-supervised approach of the VLCK Diet is backed by 20 + years of medically approved research and studies that prove the efficacy and safety of this method. They are published in the most important medical magazines and journals. Millions of patients have been treated without side effects and are leading a healthy life.
The ProGen Method comprises of a team of experts who provide medical support, coaching as well as advice and follow-up on your nutritional needs and physical fitness training. All of these components work together to bring about the change in your food habits that will lead you to lose weight in the short term and keep it off for good. Short term results with long-term gains.
The state of ketosis induced by the ProGen Method is a safe and normal metabolic process that occurs when your intake of carbohydrates (sugars) is lower than 30g per day. In the absence of glucose, your body is forced to burn fat reserves to supply your energy needs.
ProGen provides the optimal serving of nutrients you require in the daily diet. During the first three days, the most common symptom you will face is tiredness. However, once your body shifts to burn fat for fuel you enter into a state of ketosis. The symptoms will disappear because the ketone bodies being used as a source of energy have a stimulating effect on your brain, resulting in a feeling of vitality and well-being.
Our treatment is safe and effective by defining a protocol for laboratory tests, ECG and Genetic tests and drawing up a treatment regime designed to meet your specific needs. Our physician will analyze your needs.
Yes, the check-up is essential. At the start of your treatment, the doctor will set your weight loss goals, check your metabolic status through laboratory tests, and will work with you on all possible contraindications. During the treatment, you will be under doctor supervision.
The ketogenic diet, more specifically Very Low-Calorie Ketogenic Diet is a low-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet. The diet forces the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates. The ketogenic diet prescribed in the ProGen Method is supervised by our specialized doctors and a dietitian-coach. These professionals ensure that the treatment is working properly at all times.
ProGen Products are specifically developed by the ProGen Group’s R&D department. They contain 15g of high biological value protein from natural sources. They are suitable for vegetarian and non-vegetarian clients. Our products include a variety of foods and flavors to meet the needs.
ProGen is specialized in weight loss treatments based on a Very Low Calorie Ketogenic Diet (VLCK Diet), carried out under the supervision of a multidisciplinary team of health professionals, including doctors, dietitians, physical activity trainers and lifestyle coaches.