At Pappas Health, we take a holistic approach to addressing obesity, focusing on identifying and treating the underlying factors that contribute to weight gain and metabolic dysfunction.


We offer comprehensive support and personalized strategies to help individuals overcome obesity and achieve long-term weight management success. Located in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia, our dedicated team is committed to addressing the root causes of obesity through the principles of functional medicine and the Mediterranean lifestyle.

Understanding Obesity

Obesity is a complex, multifactorial condition characterized by excessive accumulation of body fat, which can have significant implications for overall health and well-being. While factors such as genetics, metabolism, and environment play a role in obesity, lifestyle habits such as diet, physical activity, stress management, and sleep quality also contribute to its development and progression.

Our Approach

At Pappas Health, we take a holistic approach to addressing obesity, focusing on identifying and treating the underlying factors that contribute to weight gain and metabolic dysfunction. Our approach includes:

  1. Comprehensive Assessment: We’ll conduct a thorough evaluation of your medical history, lifestyle habits, dietary patterns, physical activity levels, hormonal balance, and other factors contributing to your obesity. This comprehensive assessment allows us to develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your unique needs and goals.

  2. Personalized Treatment Plans: Based on our assessment findings, we’ll develop a personalized treatment plan that addresses the root causes of your obesity and promotes sustainable weight loss. Our treatment plans may include dietary modifications, exercise programs, stress management techniques, sleep optimization strategies, nutritional supplementation, and other interventions aimed at restoring metabolic balance and promoting healthy weight management.

  3. Nutrition Guidance: Nutrition plays a crucial role in managing obesity. We’ll provide you with evidence-based nutrition guidance, emphasizing the principles of the Mediterranean diet, which has been shown to promote weight loss, improve metabolic health, and reduce the risk of chronic diseases. Our nutrition recommendations focus on whole, nutrient-dense foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, healthy fats, and moderate amounts of red wine.

  4. Lifestyle Modification: Lifestyle factors such as physical activity, stress levels, sleep quality, and environmental exposures can significantly impact weight management. We’ll work with you to identify and address lifestyle factors that may be contributing to your obesity, providing guidance and support to help you adopt healthier habits and routines that support your weight loss goals.

  5. Ongoing Support and Monitoring: We understand that overcoming obesity is a journey that requires ongoing support and guidance. We’ll provide you with regular follow-up visits, monitoring of your progress, and adjustments to your treatment plan as needed to ensure that we’re effectively addressing your obesity and optimizing your health over time.

Get Started Today

Are you ready to take the first step towards overcoming obesity and achieving a healthier, happier life? Contact Dr. Pappas Health in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia, to schedule an appointment with our experienced team. Together, we’ll harness the power of functional medicine and the Mediterranean lifestyle to help you achieve lasting weight management success.

To learn more about how Pappas Health can guide you towards optimal wellness through the Mediterranean lifestyle, contact their team of experts. Visit their website, Pappas Health, or call (703) 734-8271 to schedule a consultation.

“Discover the secrets of the Mediterranean lifestyle and unlock a world of health and happiness. Start your Mediterranean journey today and experience the transformative power of this timeless way of life.” – Dr. Sam Pappas, Functional Medicine Practitioner at Pappas Health