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Ask the Practitioner: How Do Popular Diets Stack Up Nutritionally?

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There are a lot of options and opinions on how to eat – but which one is healthiest and most nutritionally sound? Are there risks? If you peep the latest Instagram fitness influencer, you’ll find many people, products, foods, and philosophies focused on achieving a look at any cost, shifting health and long-term health to the wayside. Unfortunately, all too often there is a disconnect between health and fitness – what makes you fit isn’t always what contributes to a healthy lifestyle.

We asked WellnessFX practitioner, Registered and Licensed Dietician Lori Brizee to give us a break down of the various popular diets and help examine how they stack up nutritionally. 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.

Why WellnessFX Is Needed Now

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Metabolic syndrome is becoming more and more common in the United States. According to PubMed, metabolic syndrome is “a name for a group of risk factors that occur together and increase the risk for coronary artery diseasestroke, and type 2 diabetes.” The two most important risk factors are extra weight around the middle and upper parts of the body, and insulin resistance.

We recently came across a blog post written by an individual who has been living with metabolic syndrome for a while now. He was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at the age of 17 which, understandably, came as a big shock. Like many kids, he wasn’t paying that much attention to his health or what he was eating. Just 50 years ago, this might not have been a big deal. Now, however, with kids becoming more and more sedentary with video games and computers, and the declining quality of our food, metabolic disorders are catching up with us quicker.

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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.

Optimizing Oxygen Efficiency With WellnessFX Performance Panel

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WellnessFX launched its Performance Panel last week for all the athletes who want to push themselves further toward their potential. The great thing about WellnessFX Performance Panel is that it includes all the biomarkers from Baseline (check out our Biomarker Series to refresh yourself!) and thirty more!

Here’s some of the key features:

  • Identify and resolve factors impacting performance plateaus and recovery times.
  • Consult with a physician for techniques to manage your hormones naturally and safely (without steroids!).
  • Analyze and modify your body’s efficiency in carrying out key metabolic processes.
  • Receive all the benefits of WellnessFX Baseline, including personal risk evaluation for heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and a variety of chronic illnesses.

But what do all of these new biomarkers mean? How can they help you reach your goals? Or, even better, set goals you didn’t even know were achievable?

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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.

Ben Greenfield’s ‘Recover from Your Workouts Like Wolverine from X-Men’

If you’ve done any type of sports or rigorous physical activity before, you know the importance of recovery. From giving certain muscle groups ample time to rebuild between weight-lifting sessions to sitting out during your favorite CrossFit WOD because of joint pain, recovering can either be routine or annoying and concerning. Our bodies are actually superb healing machines, and there are many ways we can fuel them to be even more efficient and potent.

Ben Greenfield, one of WellnessFX’s valued practitioners, put together a free e-book that can be downloaded from his site that goes into ample detail about how to up your body’s healing power. The name? Recover From Your Workouts Like Wolverine From X-Men.

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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.