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7 hidden causes of weight gain

In Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss August 13th, 2018

Most people would agree that losing weight is no easy task. It takes long-term commitment and dedication to lose excess pounds and keep them off. A big part of this effort involves eating healthy foods and getting regular exercise. But sometimes, you may find that weight loss just isn’t happening, even though you’re working hard to be as healthy as possible. In some cases, people may have a hard time losing weight despite a healthy …

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The mind-body connection: How your emotions influence your health

In Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss June 28th, 2018

We’ve all felt the physical effects of our emotions, whether we realized it at the time or not. Have you ever had sweaty palms before a big presentation or job interview? Have you felt your heart pound or stomach turn during a stressful situation? These are some physical ways that your body is responding to your thoughts and emotions. What happens in our brains is deeply connected with our physical health, and research continues to …

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Hormone imbalances and sleep problems

In Hormone Replacement Therapy by Garcia Weight Loss April 19th, 2018

Suffering from lack of sleep or poor-quality sleep can negatively impact many different aspects of your life. Sleep problems can lead to obvious consequences such as drowsiness, difficulty concentrating, irritability, and lack of energy. Sleep deprivation is also related to stress, anxiety, heart issues, impaired immune system function, and weight gain. If you have difficulty sleeping, changing your sleep habits may help. Relaxing teas and practices such as yoga can also be effective. But in …

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16 easy ways to lose weight

In Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss March 8th, 2018

Weight loss can be challenging. As much as we want to find that one magic secret that makes the weight melt away, there isn’t one. Sustainable weight loss is often a matter of building small, consistent, healthy habits that culminate in big changes over time. The good news is, there are nearly endless ways you can modify your daily lifestyle to lose weight and be healthier. You may be engaging in unhealthy habits that contribute …

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How long does it really take to lose 10 pounds?

In Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss October 18th, 20170 Comments

Many fitness and weight-loss experts say that on average, a person should aim to lose between one and two pounds of excess weight per week. But in reality, no two people are alike when it comes to weight loss. There are literally hundreds of factors that can determine how quickly someone can lose weight — such as the number of hours of sleep they receive on average, and whether they take prescription drugs that can …

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5 reasons weight loss is harder for women

In Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss October 6th, 20170 Comments

Most of us have seen or experienced some version of this scenario: a husband and wife decide to work together to lose weight. They start exercising together and start eating healthier foods. Before long, the husband is looking slimmer and more muscular, but the wife is still struggling to drop the pounds. It’s not your imagination: weight loss really is harder for women. For any woman trying to slim down — whether with a partner …