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How to Survive Thanksgiving & Reach Your Weight Loss Goals

In Health and Wellness, Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss October 29th, 2020

Fall is a great time to focus on weight loss and fitness. The crisp weather is perfect for outdoor walks and hikes, and there are roughly eight months until you can show off your new and improved body in a swimsuit. It’s all dependent on how you approach the holidays, especially Thanksgiving. If you’re struggling to lose or maintain weight, Thanksgiving might be a holiday you want to skip. While you already know there’s nothing …

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Phentermine for Weight Loss

In Health and Wellness, Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss October 8th, 2020

Phentermine is one of the most common over-the-counter weight loss medications on the market. It is usually prescribed for a short duration and works by suppressing the appetite. In combination with a low-calorie diet and regular exercise, phentermine is one of the best medications to speed up healthy weight loss.  It goes by many different brand names, such as Lomaira and Suprenza, but they all work in the same way. They are all appetite suppressants, …

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The Role B12 Injections Play in Weight Loss

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

According to the National Institute of Health, around 5-15% of the population has a vitamin B12 deficiency. Having a B12 deficiency can make it difficult to lose weight because vitamin B12 helps you metabolize your food. B12 injections are terrific for any individual who is deficient as well as anyone on a weight loss journey.  Why is vitamin B12 important? Vitamin B12 assists in energy production. In the digestive system, vitamin B12 converts carbohydrates into …

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Fat Burning Exercises

In Fitness, Weight Loss by David Wainwright March 4th, 2020

Losing weight is not easy. It takes commitment to healthy eating and physical activity. Healthy weight loss is an ongoing lifestyle that includes long-term changes in daily eating and exercise habits. Creating a healthy lifestyle and taking care of your body can result in many positive outcomes. Not only will you achieve the body you’ve always wanted, but fat loss can also reduce many health risks. Why is physical activity important? Exercising regularly is important …

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Metabolism-Boosting Foods

In Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss March 4th, 2020

Metabolism plays an essential role in weight loss. Some people think they cannot change their metabolism, but age, gender, exercise, diet and genetics all strongly influence metabolism. Updating your diet and exercise routine may help boost your metabolism and help you take advantage of your body’s natural processes.  Check out these metabolism-boosting foods that can give you the kickstart you need:  Protein-rich foods: Protein-rich foods have the power to boost your metabolism because of the thermic …

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Low-Carb Foods to Satisfy Your Cravings

In Health and Wellness, Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss March 4th, 2020

Pizza, fries and anything with bread are just a few delicious types of carbs Americans love to eat on a daily basis. Carbohydrates are one of the main types of nutrients the body needs (a macronutrient), especially when it comes to energy.  It is important to understand the difference between good carbs and bad carbs. Good carbs tend to include leafy greens, mixed berries and cruciferous vegetables, whereas bad carbs come from sugary drinks, sweets …

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The Guide to Healthy Carbs

In Nutrition, Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss January 20th, 2020

Anyone on a weight loss journey will tell you that carbs are bad. There are countless no-carb or low-carb diets out there that stress how horrible carbs are for weight loss. In reality, some foods with a high-carb value are actually very healthy. The trick is to understand the difference between a good carb and a bad carb while keeping moderation in mind as well.  Carbs are a much-needed macronutrient that help sustain the body …

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Rethink Your New Year’s Resolution

In Health and Wellness, Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss December 17th, 2019

Are you tired of making the same New Year’s resolution every year? You’re not alone. Most Americans abandon their resolution by February due to the unrealistic expectations they set for themselves. You may be surprised to hear that how you word your New Year’s resolution affects your ability to stick with it. Motivation is a mind game, but we know this year is your year to crush your goals. Here’s a tip to help: Focus …

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4 Fad Diets to Avoid in 2020

In Health and Wellness, Nutrition, Uncategorized, Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss November 21st, 2019

Fad diets are ineffective diet plans typically brought to fame by celebrities. They have been around for years, but lately, it seems they are popping up all over the place. You see them in your favorite magazines, all over your social media timelines, and even your best friend swears her juice cleanse helped her lose 10 pounds. In reality, these fad diets are just that— a passing fad.  Most fad diets only lead to temporary …

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Is Strength or Cardio Better First?

In Fitness, Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss November 19th, 2019

Beginning your weight loss journey consists of two key things: diet and exercise. With the help of the Garcia Weight Loss team, constructing your personalized diet plan is easy. Drafting a solid exercise routine, on the other hand, takes commitment to understanding your body and your specific goals. One question we hear a lot is whether strength training or cardiovascular activity is better to do first.  Is Strength or Cardio Better First? There is no …