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The Importance of Vitamin D

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Typically referred to as the sunshine Vitamin, this multitasker is becoming known as D for Disease Preventer.  This vitamin actually acts more like a hormone, by interacting with enzymes in the body to promote calcium absorption, bone metabolism, and healthy bone remodeling.  Vitamin D receptors are found in all tissues of the body, including the brain, heart, and muscles. However, a large majority of the US population is suspected to have suboptimal levels of Vitamin …

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Don’t let the Holidays sidetrack you… Have a plan!

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You’ve probably heard that many people gain weight during the holidays.  We don’t believe in being a Scrooge about it, but there are ways to enjoy this time of year without getting derailed.  Here are the top 5 tips from Garcia Weight Loss Plan ahead for parties:  If you’re headed out to a party and know you want some of Aunt Barb’s famous Apple Dapple Cake, make a plan before hand to just have a …

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Dr. G on the Holidays

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It’s time for our second installation of Ask Dr. G!  We spoke to him recently about the holidays, his favorite restaurants in town, and his thoughts on the gluten-free trend. So, Dr. Garcia, what is your favorite holiday tradition this time of year? Well, it’s probably not too unique, but I love Christmas Eve dinner and watching my Grandkids open their gifts on Christmas morning. Well, now you need to tell us what’s on the …