Weight Loss

Weight Loss Specialist
If you're overweight, you could be putting yourself at risk for a number of harmful conditions, including diabetes and heart disease. If you live near Hyannis, Massachusetts, Dr. Lucia Cagnes provides a number of weight loss solutions to reduce your risk of health complications.

Weight Loss Q & A

by Lucia Cagnes, MD

What Is TLS Weight Loss Solution?

Instead of simply telling you to exercise more and cut back on calories, Dr. Cagnes relies on the principles of TLS Weight Loss Solution. This program was designed by Meg McArdle, ANP, and will be custom-tailored to your needs.

Overall, the program focuses on eating healthy, losing fat instead of general weight, learning about healthy behaviors, and using science-based supplementation to help you achieve your goals.

How Does TLS Weight Loss Solution Work?

This weight loss system is based on low glycemic impact eating in an effort to alter your body composition. You can choose from several different plans depending on your needs, including the 21 Day Challenge, the 12 Week Plan, or a customized program.

Additionally, you will have the opportunity to choose from a number of customized eating plans tailored to your diet. They feature real food that isn't processed or packaged. And with a course of dietary education, you'll be able to make the right food choices for your body and lifestyle even after your eating plans are over.

How Do I Know If I Need to Lose Weight?

The best way to tell if you need to lose weight is to consider your body mass index, or BMI. Generally, a healthy BMI is between 18.5 to 24.9. If you have a BMI of 25 or higher, you are overweight. A BMI of 30 or higher is obese.

Additionally, you can take into account the size of your waist. If you're a woman, your waist should be below 35 inches around. If you're a man, it should be less than 40 inches around.

What Are the Benefits of Weight Loss?

There are a plethora of benefits to losing weight. It can help you lower your cholesterol, lower your blood pressure, and reduce your risk for heart attack. It can even reduce your risk of cancer, sleep apnea, dementia, and diabetes.

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Lucia Cagnes, MD
1330 Phinney's Lane
Hyannis, MA 02601