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From the doc: Q & A with Dr. Garcia about cravings

In Uncategorized by Garcia Weight Loss November 25th, 2017

Dr. Garcia, talk to us about cravings … What’s your best advice when you’re hit with a serious craving and you’re trying to stick to eating healthy? Dr. G: Well, the first thing to do when you get a cravings is to drink an 8-ounce glass of water and wait a little bit to make sure you are hungry, not just thirsty. Thirst is often masked as hunger. Drinking your water and waiting 20 minutes …

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Foods that can help keep your skin looking youthful

In Uncategorized by Garcia Weight Loss October 6th, 20170 Comments

Exercise, plenty of sleep, and minimal sun exposure are just some ways to keep your skin looking youthful, but did you know the foods you eat can also impact your appearance? A diet high in sugar and other unhealthy ingredients can accelerate the aging process and cause skin problems including acne and rashes. But a diet high in vitamins, antioxidants, and other nutrients can keep your skin looking smooth, supple, and youthful today and for …

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From the doc: Proper portions without a food scale

In Uncategorized, Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss October 6th, 20170 Comments

Portion control is often an issue when you’re trying to lose weight. Whether you’re following a specific nutritional plan or just trying some new healthy recipes, the more closely you can stick to the recommended portion sizes, the better your meal plan will work! Depending on the type of food, you may see portions listed in ounces, grams, cups, or simply the number of items. But it can hard to make sure you have the …

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Dr. G on the Holidays

In Uncategorized by Garcia Weight Loss October 6th, 20170 Comments

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 …