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7 proven health benefits of chocolate

In Nutrition by Garcia Weight Loss October 24th, 20170 Comments

Chocolate is commonly enjoyed as a comfort food, and has been used by cultures all around the world for thousands of years in meals and desserts and as a natural remedy. For many years, chocolate was thought to be partly responsible for health problems such as weight gain, type two diabetes, and obesity. But scientific evidence shows that chocolate — particularly dark chocolate — offers several health benefits that could make you feel less guilty …

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Recovering emotionally from disaster

In Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss October 6th, 20170 Comments

Many of our patients, staff, friends, and family members have been affected by Hurricane Irma in one way or another. We are fortunate and grateful that the storm weakened before reaching Tampa, sparing us from the devastation experienced in areas such as southern Florida and many parts of the Caribbean. However, we know that many Tampa area residents are dealing with various aftereffects of the storm, and that Irma has taken an emotional toll on …