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WellnessFX – One of Greatist’s Best Health and Fitness Apps of 2013

breezi_placeit-12012 was a year of many awards, recognitions, and accomplishments for WellnessFX. This year is starting the same way! With opening in Michigan and Indiana, our successful Tim Ferriss event, and launching the Performance and Thyroid packages, 2013 is looking to be great!

The latest news? Greatist has listed WellnessFX’s iOS App as one of the best for health and fitness in 2013.

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The Latest from Greatist!

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Is Chocolate Actually Healthy?

When you think of healthy food, chocolate probably doesn’t come to mind. And for good reason, too. Most of our chocolate is full of sugar and overly processed. The tragic thing is that the base ingredient (cacao) has significant health benefits which are usually significantly stripped away. Cacao can lower blood pressure, improve circulation, reduce the risk for diabetes and coronary heart disease, and give our brains a thinking boost!

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12 Gifts of Wellness

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For those of you finishing up your last minute shopping, consider choosing something this holiday season that will stay with your loved one for a long time to come! No, we don’t mean diamonds. We’re talking about something much more important: wellness!

Whether you’re shopping for someone training for a marathon or for someone whose idea of an active week is one where the remote is lost, there’s something for everyone. We tapped Ben Greenfield Fitness, Greatist, and WebMD for workout equipment, winter wear to cooking classes, and anything inbetween.

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Will Inactivity Kill Today’s Kids 5 Years Earlier?

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Nike collaborated with more than 70 other companies and organizations to fund a study which found some eyebrow-raising results: today’s 10-year-olds can expect to lose 5 whole years off their life-spans. The study is called Designed to Move and is focused on bringing awareness to the increasing sedentary lifestyles worldwide and the importance of physical activity from a young age.

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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.

Greatist’s Complete Guide To Calories

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Did you know that you burn calories while sleeping? Or that one pound of fat equals 3,500 calories? How about the amount of calories in one gram of alcohol? There’s a lot to know about this commonly used measurement for the energy our bodies use for fuel. Where to get them, how fast your body uses them for your specific needs, and how to manipulate them for your health goals.

Greatist recently put together an interesting infographic on the topic. There’s a lot of information here which represents varying viewpoints. 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.

Health Stats Every 20-Something Should Know

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WellnessFX wants to empower you with the knowledge of your individual health statistics in order to stay healthy, extend your life and feel better. It’s never too early to start keeping track of those numbers that mean the most!

Many 20-somethings can be cavalier about monitoring their health metrics, but luckily, this article from Greatist explains why it’s important to understand your stats while you still have time to adjust them. When you adopt an active lifestyle and address any concerns in your twenties, it sets the foundation for longevity and wellness.

13 Health Stats Every 20-Something Should Know!

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.