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How to use your FSA to pay for weight loss

In Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss May 17th, 2018

Do you have a flexible spending account (FSA) through your employer? If you aren’t already taking advantage of this benefit, you may want to consider enrolling. FSAs can be a great way to reduce your taxes by allowing you to use pre-tax dollars for approved medical expenses. And if your doctor recommends that you lose weight in order to improve a medical condition, you may be able to use your FSA funds for a weight-loss …

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How losing weight could help you save money

In Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss February 9th, 2018

Not only can an active and healthy lifestyle help you lose weight, it can also benefit you financially. Maintaining a healthy weight can help save thousands of dollars over the course of a lifetime. Some of the benefits of losing weight include fewer doctor visits, fewer required prescriptions, and a reduced risk of severe health issues — all of which can help you save potentially thousands of dollars in healthcare costs. The cost of being …

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6 ways your weight affects your health

In Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss January 5th, 2018

Obesity is a serious epidemic in the U.S., and affects more than one-third of all Americans. At Garcia Weight Loss and Wellness Centers, our goal is to help our patients not just lose weight, but build their health and extend their longevity in the process. We fully believe that achieving and maintaining a healthy weight can promote other positive changes throughout the body, and help increase an individual’s lifespan as well as healthspan — the …