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Pair Up, Improve Success

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 2/14/2016
Grab a friend, improve your weight loss success.

7 Steps for Heart Health

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 2/1/2016
February is American Heart Month. Dr. Garcia and his team focus a lot on weight loss and wellness around here (obviously), but we are always committed to our patients’ overall health! And this month, it’s all about cardiovascular health.

What You Need to Know About Vitamin D

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 1/15/2016
Find out all the different diseases that Vitamin D helps prevent!

5 Habits of Successful Losers

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 1/4/2016
While weight loss is a very individual endeavor, there are certain habits that are common with those who lose weight and keep it off. In fact, there is even a national group, The National Weight Control Registry, created to follow behaviors of those successful weight loss maintainers. After helping tens of thousands of patients lose weight, Dr. Garcia and his staff, have witnessed 5 habits that are commonplace among successful patients.

Are You Consuming the Right Kinds of Healthy Fats?

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 12/22/2015
It might seem counterintuitive, but including healthy fats in your diet is essential for weight management. The right kind of fats in your diet can protect your organs, help you absorb nutrients, provide energy, keep your heart healthy, and even help the body burn fat.

Stress, Cortisol, and Weight Gain

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 12/15/2015
In our business, it’s important that we understand the many different factors that affect weight. Stress and anxiety are major ones.

7 Awesome Benefits of Omega-3

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 12/13/2015
Check out this list of 7 incredible benefits of taking an Omega-3 fatty acid, what the dosage should be, and how to choose one.

Engaging Employees to Win the Battle Against Obesity

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 3/7/2015
Topics like weight loss are often considered sensitive topics in any office environment, and are often discussed in hushed tones and are often not raised against employees. While weight loss is not openly discussed as an organizational or professional requirement, this issue should be taken seriously by every professional working in an organization. There are a number of reasons why losing weight should be part of personal and professional development program of every employee and the reason isn’t just about one’s health. Aside from the potential effects on different body organs in the form of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart diseases, joint problems, sleep apnea and cancer, it can also have psychosocial effects leading to diminished productivity

The Benefits of Anti-Oxidants and CQ10 to Health

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 3/6/2015
Antioxidants are beneficial to health in helping to prevent a number of diseases: heart disease, strokes, and some studies confirm lowering the chances of getting cancer.  Antioxidants do so by deactivating “free radicles” a natural byproduct of producing energy in the cell.  Yet, in our modern world, free radicals are hyper-produced because of environmental factors and exposure to toxins, such as smoke and pollution.  Left unbalanced, the free radicles lead to aging cells, aging skin and an aging body.  Thus, there is a definite need to supplement our health with an increased diet of antioxidants.

It's Time for a Facial

Posted by 3dcart SEM Team on 2/23/2015
There was probably a time in the not so distant past when your skin probably looked pretty great. When it required minimal products and had a healthy and natural looking glow. Now, as you remove your makeup at night, you see all the little signs of aging. Whether you’ve just hit your thirties or are in your sixties or older or somewhere in between, your skin doesn’t look or feel like it did when you were in your twenties.

Hormonal Imbalance: Culprit to Ineffective Weight Loss?

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 2/14/2015

Are you having a hard time losing weight? Perhaps you've tried many different diets--- to no avail. And now you're almost ready to give up.


There's still a chance for you. There's good reason why you stumbled upon this blog post. Maybe it's about time you learned about hormonal imbalance, which a lot of people are not aware of. Unknown to many, this is actually the culprit behind slow or ineffective weight loss.

Powerful Benefits Men Gain by Losing Weight

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 12/28/2014
Losing weight is a must do for overweight men not just because it will make them look and feel better. No, weight loss provides a wide range of benefits to include boosting a man's low testosterone, lowering his blood pressure, relieving his joint pain, and improving his performance in the bedroom. 

Exercise is Even Greater than We Thought, It Changes Our DNA

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 12/19/2014
Exercise is not only about the short term gain of losing weight and getting stronger. It turns out that regular exercise can also change our DNA, which in turn, helps up get and remain healthy easier, more automatically, in the future.  

Do You Suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Can You Treat CFS?

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 12/16/2014
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome can be a debilitating condition for a number of reasons. First off, it is tough to diagnose since its symptoms are shared with many other conditions. Next, it is difficult to treat. In fact, CFS  cannot be directly treated. However, there are many steps you can take to treat its symptoms to include IV therapy and making lifestyle changes. 

Stretching Matters

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 12/14/2014
Although stretching is a vital part of any well-rounded fitness program, it does not need to take up any more than 10 to 15 minutes a time. When you stretch after workouts, you will be speeding up your body's recovery and protecting it from injury. Moreover, stretching gives your mind and spirit time to unplug and reboot. 

Losing Weight May Greatly Lower Chance of Breast Cancer Death

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 12/14/2014
A recently released study of the survival rates of 2,400 women with breast cancer found that those who followed a low-cat diet and dropped as little as five or six pounds and kept it off for at least five years had a dramatically higher chance of survival.  

How Women Can Protect Their Knees from Injury

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 12/14/2014
Women athletes need to understand that the key to knee health is strengthening their hips, hamstrings, and abdominal muscles. All of these areas and muscles stabilize knees keeping them sound and healthy. Women who like to exercise or do any sport need to do what they can to protect their knees from injury.   

Antioxidants, Omega 3s, and B Complex Are Three Supplements That Will Change You, Your Life

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 12/13/2014
Although there seem to be new supplements hitting the market each and every day, there are some dietary supplements that sciences has proven have been helping people fight aging and stay healthy for many years. 

Go Slow to Build Your Endurance Base

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 12/12/2014
While endurance training has fallen out of favor, the fact remains that there are numerous benefits to ow-intensity endurance training. People who are new to exercising especially benefit from this type of heart rate zone 2 training since it prevents injuries. 

How to Start Losing Weight Now

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 12/10/2014
Hey, we all know that losing weight can be tough. However, we here at the Jay J Garcia MD Weight Loss and Wellness Centers also know that anyone can lose weight because we have help thousands of clients do just that. By evaluating your current condition, creating a specialized weight loss plan, and meeting with you weekly, we can have you meeting your weight loss goals in no time at all.  

Yes, Women Need to Lift Weights Too

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 12/10/2014
Women need to make sure that regular resistance training is part of their fitness program. Aerobics and yoga are not enough. Lifting weights or doing other types of resistance training exercises help ladies maintain muscle mass, lose fat, strengthen bones, and fight maladies such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease. When you lift weights, you will feel great, look great, and live great.   

Five Reasons to Lose 10 Pounds

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 12/7/2014
Numerous studies have shown that losing just 10 pounds will provide numerous health benefits to overweight people. Some of these benefits include reducing the risk of developing diabetes, breathing easier, enhancing your sex life, lowering your blood pressure, and reducing joint pain.

How Food Controls Our Health

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 8/14/2014
You are what you eat, so the saying goes, but it is very true. The food we eat affects us in so many ways, everything from our mood, health, even our complexion.

Are You On A Diet?

Posted by Jeff Garcia on 7/29/2014
On average, about 20% of people said they were on a diet during any given week in 2013, down from a high of 31% in 1991, according to new data. Women showed the biggest decline, with 23% reporting being on a diet in 2013, vs. 36% in 1991. That drop may partially explain this finding: About 23% of people in 2013 said that those who are not overweight look a lot more attractive, down from 55% who thought that in 1985.

Controlling Hunger Cravings Naturally

Posted by Garcia Weight Loss on 7/11/2014
One of the main reasons that people fail at dieting is that they get so darn hungry. Thankfully, there are some simple, natural ways to control our hunger with two of the most effective being eating fiber and eating protein.

 Pair Up, Improve Success
 7 Steps for Heart Health
 What You Need to Know About Vitamin D
 5 Habits of Successful Losers
 Are You Consuming the Right Kinds of Healthy Fats?
 Stress, Cortisol, and Weight Gain
 7 Awesome Benefits of Omega-3
 Engaging Employees to Win the Battle Against Obesity
 The Benefits of Anti-Oxidants and CQ10 to Health
 It's Time for a Facial

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