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How To Keep Your Gut Health in Check

In Health and Wellness, Nutrition by Garcia Weight Loss July 1st, 2020

Your gut health plays an essential role in your overall health and well being. The digestive system is made up of the gastrointestinal tract (GI tract), the liver, pancreas, and gallbladder. Your digestion is important because your body needs nutrients, such as proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals, from food and drinks to work properly and stay healthy.  Signs of an unhealthy gut Many factors play a role in gut damage. These can include high …

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Tips For Staying Motivated to Work Out

In Fitness, Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss June 11th, 2020

Staying motivated to workout can be challenging, especially when you get bored of your program, or you don’t see the results you want fast enough. We all know that staying active is vital for your overall health and wellness, but it doesn’t always have to be boring! Read on to discover ways to stay motivated and enjoy your workout routine!  The benefits of physical activity and exercise:   Reduces the risk of a heart disease …

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How To Maintain a Healthy Immune System

In Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss May 19th, 2020

Maintaining a healthy immune system is essential for overall wellness. The immune system allows us to feel our best! It is the body’s defense against infections, helping attack bacteria and viruses to keep us healthy. Generally the immune system does an incredible job of protecting us against disease, but sometimes it needs some help. That’s when these healthy strategies come into place. 1. Exercise regularly  Exercise may help flush bacteria out of the lungs and …

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Immune Benefits of Fish Oil and Vitamin D

In Health and Wellness, Supplements by Garcia Weight Loss May 27th, 2020

Vitamin D and fish oil are essential for healthy cell growth and function. They are also essential nutrients that support the immune system. The immune system is a complex network of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to defend against germs. The function of the immune system is to prevent or limit infection by recognizing and destroying the “foreign” invaders that make their way into the body.  Immune benefits of vitamin D Vitamin D, …

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Staying Positive During Challenging Times

In Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss May 6th, 2020

Life has a way of throwing twists, turns and unexpected curveballs, making it hard to keep your head up and see the light at the end of the tunnel. Learning to cope during challenging times can be difficult, but once you figure out how to stay positive, there’s comfort to be found. Life may be tough, but always know that you have the resources to get through it.   Even during a global pandemic, it is …

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Don’t Let Anxiety Cause You to Overreact

In Health and Wellness, Uncategorized by Garcia Weight Loss May 6th, 2020

Your mental health is very important, but right now, there are many things that may affect your mood and make you anxious. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many people are experiencing a shift in their daily lives, such as working from home, online schooling and social distancing to help stop the spread of the virus.  Anxiety is your body’s natural response to stress and can cause a feeling of fear about what’s to come. There …

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How to Deal with Boredom

In Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss May 6th, 2020

It is everybody’s responsibility to practice social distancing to help limit the spread of COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean you need to socially isolate. Boredom is a common feeling, especially during this worldwide pandemic. Boredom is an emotional state experienced when an individual is left without anything to do or feels uninterested in their surroundings. The more we focus on our boredom, the more we amplify that feeling.  Here are a few healthy, fun and …

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Effective At-Home Workouts

In Fitness, Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss May 6th, 2020

As every gym and fitness studio remains closed to help fight the spread of COVID-19, you may be wondering how to maintain your regular level of physical activity.  It is essential to add at least 30 to 45 minutes of physical activity into your daily routine. You don’t need a gym to have an effective workout. There are plenty of at-home workouts that can get your blood pumping and help you reach your weight loss …

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Non-Perishable Food List

In Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss May 6th, 2020

Non-perishable foods last a long time without spoiling and are vital for emergency situations such as hurricanes, electricity shortage or pandemics where you are advised to stay home. Even if non-perishable foods aren’t your favorite, it is important to have them handy during times of uncertainty.  What is non-perishable food? Non-perishable foods are items that can be safely stored at room temperature without going bad. These non-perishable items include canned goods, rice, pasta, flour, sugar, …

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How to Properly Wash Your Fruits and Vegetables

In Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss March 20th, 2020

As we fight the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to practice healthy habits. These include practicing safe handwashing techniques, but did you know that safe food washing techniques are equally as important? Grocery stores have been packed with people gathering all the supplies they need for the coming weeks. As people rush to the grocery store, produce is being touched by hundreds of people a day.  It is important to rinse fruits and vegetables regardless of …