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Why do most weight loss programs fail?

When it comes to weight loss, it’s no secret that most diets just don’t work. In fact, research has shown that more than 95% of all dieters will regain the weight they lose within one to five years. So, what’s the reason for this shocking statistic?

The first reason is that most weight loss programs are based on a “calorie restriction” model. This means that they promote eating less food to lose weight. However, this approach is not sustainable in the long term. When you restrict your calories, your body goes into “ starvation mode ” and actually starts to hold onto fat instead of burning it.

Most diet fads are also too restrictive, which can make the plan difficult to stick to and may also lead to nutritional deficiencies. But most importantly, weight loss programs usually fail because they don’t address the underlying causes of weight gain, such as micronutrient deficiencies, hormonal imbalances, stress, and lifestyle, leading to relapse after the weight loss program.

Older woman doing yoga after weight loss therapy in The Villages, FL

A holistic weight loss plan with sustainable results

Yunique Medical’s weight loss therapy in The Villages takes a holistic view of weight loss to ensure sustainable results. Our medically-supervised weight loss program is sustainable, nutritionally balanced, and addresses the underlying causes of your weight gain. Furthermore, we understand that everyone’s body is different, and what works for one person may not work for another. To that end, we curate weight loss plans that fit your specific needs.

The elements of your personalized weight loss plan

Prescription Medications

If you have any medical conditions that contribute to weight gains, such as PCOS or thyroid dysfunction, you may need to take medications to manage these conditions. Your doctor can help you determine if medication is necessary and what type would be best for you.

Cellular Optimization

Cellular health is important for overall health and weight management. Making sure your cells are optimally functioning can help improve your metabolism and reduce weight gain.

Nutrition Support

It is important to eat a nutritious diet when trying to lose weight. However, sometimes, this is easier said than done. We can develop a healthy eating plan for your specific needs and goals.


Vitamin deficiencies can also contribute to weight gain. Ensuring you get enough vitamins and minerals through diet and supplementation can help support a healthy weight.


Weight loss with Semaglutide in The Villages – a prescription drug to reduce appetite – is quickly becoming a popular option for many seeking to achieve their fitness goals. Semaglutide, an injectable medication belonging to a family of drugs called GLP-1 receptor agonists, has been approved for chronic weight management in adults and adolescents.

How does Semaglutide work? In short, it increases the release of naturally-occurring hormones in the body, such as GLP-1 and glucagon, which help to reduce appetite and boost feelings of fullness. The medication also reduces cravings and encourages more physical activity. Semaglutide reduces hunger and cravings by raising the levels of two specific hormones in the body, cholecystokinin (CCK) and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1), which signals the brain to increase the feeling of fullness after eating.

In addition to increasing the release of these two hormones, Semaglutide also promotes insulin sensitivity in the body. This means that it helps the body process and use glucose (sugar) more efficiently, resulting in better control over blood glucose levels and fewer cravings for unhealthy foods. Semaglutide in The Villages has proven to be an effective and safe way to aid in weight loss, especially when accompanied by a healthy diet, regular exercise, and lifestyle habits.

*All formulations of compounded and commercial semaglutide incorporate a salt molecule within their composition. Our compound pharmacy employs third-party testing procedures to ensure the potency, sterility, and safety of our products.

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tirzepatide in the villages


Tirzepatide is an injectable medication that regulates blood sugar, reduces appetite, reduces calorie intake, and assists with weight loss. It triggers changes in the body’s hormones to help control hunger and food cravings while reducing caloric absorption. This leads to more efficient and effective weight loss.

How does Tirzepatide work? It targets GLP-1, an appetite-regulating hormone. This hormone is responsible for telling our brain when we are full. When GLP-1 is low, we don’t feel satiety and continued hunger. Tirzepatide stimulates GLP-1, making us feel fuller for a much longer period. As a result, we consume less food, take in fewer calories, and gradually lose unwanted weight. Clients can focus on more nutritious and healthier options by cutting out snacks and unhealthy choices.

In addition to modifying the hunger hormone, Tirzepatide in The Villages also slows down the digestive process, i.e., it takes longer for the consumed food to move through your digestive system. Consequently, you feel full longer after meals, eliminating the desire to snack between meals. This process also reduces the calories absorbed from your food, thus making it easier to stay in a calorie deficit for sustained periods. Tirzepatide tackles weight loss from two angles — calorie reduction and hunger suppression.

Why choose Yunique Medical?

Yunique Medical is committed to helping you lead a balanced and optimal life. And maintaining a healthy weight is an essential component of a balanced life. Our medical providers discuss your symptoms and evaluate the underlying imbalances and lifestyle factors responsible for weight gain, following which they curate a personalized treatment plan. If you’re prepared to initiate your journey toward a healthier life, contact us to ask about our weight loss therapy in The Villages today.

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