Category Archives: Research

How to Build An Active Workspace (and Why It’s So Important)

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I, like many people I know, want to seek balance in my life between work, family, and personal health. And yet our culture and habits often keep the three separate. So why is it important to have an active workspace?

The workplace is increasingly becoming a voracious consumer of our attention and time. And as it currently exists, the average workplace does little to promote time with our families, more sleep, or physical health. Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

What vaccination really is (and isn’t)

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If you’re following the raging anti-vaccination movement, you’ve seen your fair share of rants, from both sides. Also raging? A resurgence of measles.

According to officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 129 measles cases from 13 states have been reported in the U.S. in 2014 so far, the highest number for the period since 1996.

California happens to be leading the measles surge – there have been at least 58 measles cases this year, nearly all of which have been imported by unvaccinated travelers.  Most of the California cases were in people who were unvaccinated or had no vaccination documentation. Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

The Data is in: Which Diet Will Help You Lose the Most Weight?

Screen Shot 2014-04-30 at 6.00.51 PM WellnessFX recently partnered with Lift for the largest crowdsourced diet study ever attempted: The Quantified Diet Project  (aka Quantified Diet, #quantdiet). The goal? Get measurements, for the first time, on every major popular diet, from Paleo to Slow-Carb, to Gluten-Free and everything in between. We’re excited to share the first round of discoveries because, let’s face it, we’re nuts about data. All hail the Quantified Selfie. Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

New Healthy Eating Plan? You May Have Eliminated this Vitamin You Absolutely Need

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Everyone has a different approach when it comes to nutrition and a healthy eating plan. Whether it’s paleo, vegan, vegetarian, omnivore, raw – there is a common theme here: The element of elimination. But what about when that elimination results in a chronic disease or condition? We’re talking about vitamin B12. Or, rather, lack there of. Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

What You Don’t Know about Burning Fat

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The old school methods of burning fat toggled between eating less and exercising more (the energy balance equation) or following a low-fat diet. For most people, this has not worked well and certainly not something that was sustainable long-term.

Most of the time, these types of practices result in Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Upcoming Webcast: Beth Greer on How Toxins are Affecting You on a Biochemical Level

Update 2/3/14: This webcast has been cancelled. 

WellnessFX is excited to announce that registration is open for our latest webcast! Wednesday, February 12th @ 10 a.m. PST, we’ll be welcoming Super Natural Mom® Beth Greer, author of Super Natural Home. Many common household and personal care products are filled with hormone-altering chemicals that could be wreaking havoc on your health. Greer, an award-winning journalist, green holistic health educator, and healthy home expert, will share her extensive knowledge on clean living and answer your most pressing questions.

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Register here and even submit your question early to have it answered on the day of the webcast. Securing your seat automatically enters you for a chance to win a FREE copy of her book, Super Natural Home: Improve Your Health, Home and Planet…One Room at a Time. Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.