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6 Important Truths About Carbs & Which Ones You Should Eat

Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, gazzat

Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, gazzat

It’s a common scenario: You’re out to lunch with co-workers, and you ask the waiter to skip the bread that comes with your salad. Then a co-worker across the table from you pipes up with, “Are you not eating carbs anymore? Are you on a diet?”

Au contraire, mon frère. You’re actually still eating carbs. (carbohydrates, that is)

While you have an inquisitive co-worker, it’s easy to understand if their comments are guided under a common misunderstanding: “All carbs are bad!” Continue reading

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Holiday Recipe Series: The Wrap-Up + Holiday Potluck!

photo (25)2012 is almost over. Bellies are stuffed. The bases of Christmas Trees are littered with torn wrapping paper. Pens are clicking, ready to jot down New Year’s Resolutions.

But that Times Square ball hasn’t dropped yet! There’s still a few days left in this year and plenty to celebrate (the world didn’t end, for example!). So, of course, that means more holiday parties! And here at WellnessFX, we believe that ‘fun’ and ‘healthy’ can actually be synonymous. This holiday season we’ve brought you 20 healthy, nutritious, and downright delicious recipes in many different categories. Here’s a secret though: you can use them all year-round!

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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.

Holiday Recipe Series – Vegetarian Dishes: How to Make Your Guests Forget About Meat

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There is still on-going debate about the health benefits of excluding animals from your diet. We’re not going to go into that today. Our goal is to supply our readers with healthy recipes for the holiday season, regardless of their eating beliefs.

In this post you’ll find recipes that range from loosely vegetarian (includes eggs, for example) to strictly vegan. If you’re trying to convince a friend or two during the holidays this year that getting rid of the meat doesn’t mean getting rid of the taste, you might want to try one of these!

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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.

Optimize Your Health When You’re Not At Home

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It’s great to visit family, loved ones, old friends. But it can be stressful when it interferes with a routine you’ve really grown into. Hours in a plane, different time zones, tons of food you have no clue the content of, and too many people to see and not enough time.

How do you maintain your regimen, sleeping patterns, and bulletproof diet plan?

The truth is, it may not be possible to preserve the healthy aspects of home life 100%. But that doesn’t mean you should just throw it all to the wind! Check out these 13 tips on how to enjoy this holiday season, and feel good doing it.

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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.

21 Tips to Stay Healthy For The Holidays

Credit: Instagram, maxefc

Credit: Instagram, maxefc

We reached out to our wonderful practitioner network and asked them one simple question:

How can our readers avoid getting sick during the holiday travel season?

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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.

What Type Of Eater Are You?

credit: Sarah Brett, RD

Twenty-seven years old. Finishing medical school to enter a surgical residency at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Peter Attia (just Peter at the time) was on top of the world!

Until the back pain started. What began as one day calling in sick turned into two, then a week, and before long he needed assistance just to get up and go to the doctor.

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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.