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10 ways sitting too much is bad for your health

In Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss May 24th, 2018

It should come as no surprise that sitting all day is bad for your health. The average adult sits for 8-10 hours per day, which can increase the risk of health problems such as organ damage, muscle degeneration, back problems, and poor circulation. But here’s something you may not have known: sitting for long periods of time increases your risk of death from any cause, even if you exercise. That means you can’t sit at …

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7 benefits of green tea extract

In Supplements by Garcia Weight Loss January 19th, 2018

Do you drink tea? If so, you probably won’t be surprised to learn that tea is full of powerful antioxidants that can improve your health in a number of ways, including helping you lose weight, prevent cancer growth, and control blood sugar levels. Tea comes in many different types and flavors. About 80 percent of tea consumed in the US is black tea, and 16 percent is green tea. All tea contains antioxidants, but because …

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Ingredients to watch out for when grocery shopping

In Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss November 8th, 2017

Whole foods like fruits and vegetables are among the healthiest foods we can eat. These foods are generally unmodified and packed with nutrients that lend to good overall health. But eating fresh fruits and vegetables isn’t always practical. Many of us rely on packaged foods with longer shelf lives due to the convenience or simply because we prefer the taste (and when many packaged foods are loaded with salt and sugar, it’s no wonder they …

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6 common foods that have been linked to cancer

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

Carcinogens are substances that have been proven to cause cancer, or that have been strongly linked to cancer — such as tobacco, asbestos, and pesticides. Carcinogens are also often found in everyday foods that you and your loved ones may be eating on a regular basis. Alcohol, blackened meats, and processed meats like hot dogs and pepperoni are among the most common foods linked to cancer, though there are many more that may be lurking …