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Need A Reason to Stay Health-Conscious This Holiday Season? Here are Two!

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We’ve got some good news and some bad news. Maybe you’ve heard the frightening statistic that Americans gain an average of seven pounds over the holidays? Well, you can let out a sigh of relief: apparently that’s a myth.

BUT WAIT! Don’t bite into that pecan pie just yet! We still haven’t gotten to the bad news.

While a 2000 study concluded that Americans don’t gain an average of 7 pounds, they did find that weight gain over the holidays does exist. It’s a whopping one pound.

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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

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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.

Holiday Recipe Series: Cook Right, Eat Right

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Five weeks later: Christmas. And then, New Year’s Day. And don’t forget the make-up dinners with the family and friends. No matter how much you try to avoid it, you’ll probably be doing a lot of eating. How to make that work with a healthy lifestyle? How to avoid that permanent 1-pound weight gain?

Simple: Do a lot of cooking.

Here at WellnessFX, we want your holiday season to be fun and joyous, not stressful and potentially unhealthy. We’re rolling out with a lot of treats for you this year, and one of them is the Holiday Recipe Series!

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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.

How to Workout When Time Is Not On Your Side

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The days are getting shorter. The Holiday Season is rolling around. Family is visiting. There’s less and less time for the things you know you need: like exercising.

Many people use time as an excuse and, like it or not, it’s just that: an excuse. We find the time for television, checking facebook, and playing Words With Friends on our phone, right? If exercising is important to us (which it should be), we should find the time for that, too.

I know what you’re thinking. When you do have time, it’s not enough time. Fifteen minutes here, fifteen minutes there. You can’t get anything done with that, right?

Wrong.

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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.