Get a Full Understanding of Your Body

Schedule a body composition analysis in Northport & Tuscaloosa, AL

Every person's body and weight loss goals are different. So what works for your neighbor or best friend may not work for you. If you want to fully understand your body and how it relates to weight loss, turn to NorthRiver Wellness and Weight Loss.

You can get a body composition analysis in Northport & Tuscaloosa, AL. Not only will you get a more in-depth understanding of your body, but our team of nurse practitioners can use this information to create a custom weight loss plan that works. Talk to us today to learn more.

What's included in a custom weight loss plan?

What's included in a custom weight loss plan?

Are you wondering what exactly is a body composition analysis? Well, this will help us:

  • Learn your fat, muscle and water mass and percentages
  • Calculate what your body mass index should be
  • Project health risks and mortality timeline
  • Discover your resting metabolic rate
Don't stay in the dark when it comes to your health. Schedule an appointment with us today to get a body composition analysis and custom weight loss plan.

DNA Genetic Testing for obesity

This service can be very helpful for patients who have always struggled to not only lose but keep excess weight off by giving them a greater understanding of factors that have predisposed them to weight gain. Genetic predisposition DNA testing for obesity is useful in order to identify whether the condition can be caused by genetic factors.

Current research has found that a genetic predisposition to obesity does exist. Multiple genetic factors playing a pivotal role in the pathogenesis of the condition. For example, the FTO gene is one of the most relevant genes associated with obesity. In a study of 40,000 people, researchers discovered that those people carrying one copy of the FTO variant gene were 30% more likely to become obese, where as those carrying two copies were 70% more likely. Let us help you discover the various factors that have contributed to your weight gain, including your genes. Although this service is not covered by insurance, this can provide invaluable insight to help you on your weight loss journey.