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Staying On Track During Family Gatherings

In Weight Loss by LEVO Health April 30th, 2021

Nothing is better than being surrounded by your family and friends, enjoying a cookout in the backyard, and playing cornhole all day. However, if you are on a weight loss plan, family gatherings may seem daunting.  It’s easy to get caught up in the moment and indulge in refreshing cocktails, chips, greasy burgers and dessert. It’s important that you find a happy medium in which you can enjoy your time with your family and friends …

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Health Tips for Burning Fat

In Fitness, Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss March 9th, 2021

When trying to lose those stubborn pounds, it can be helpful to find fat-burning tricks to eliminate or burn more calories. Whether you plan to lose weight through your workout program, nutrition plan, or both, burning fat is the ultimate goal. Here are five simple tips that will help turn your body into a fat-burning machine. Stick to a High Protein Diet Like any other nutrient, protein is an extremely important part of our diet …

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Dining Out Tips for a Healthy Valentine’s Day

In Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss January 26th, 2021

Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate romantic love, friendship and admiration. From indulgent, intimate meals to delightfully rich desserts, couples around the world will be dining at their favorite restaurants on February 14th. However, for those who are trying to stick to a healthier lifestyle, going out to eat on Valentine’s Day can be daunting.  Whether you are going out to dinner with your significant other or enjoying your own company this Valentine’s Day, …

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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 …