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11 Healthy Foods to Add to Your Office Kitchen (and a Peek into Our Own Fridge)

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Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, jayessaitch.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the average American spends 8.8 hours (37%!) of their day working – that’s the equivalent of watching the movie Titanic almost three times! That’s a LOT of Billy Zane.

The point here is that with ⅓ of your day spent in the office, the food choices you make available to yourself matter, especially when it comes to working toward optimal health and being your best self. Continue reading

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July 4th BBQ? 6 Healthy Potluck Dishes You Can Make in Under 15 Minutes

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Bean Salad That is Awesome; Recipe below. Credit: Instagram, @CourtneyPong

July 4th is upon us! BBQs, picnics, potlucks and parties are most likely in your immediate future.

If you’re anything like the WellnessFX team, you’re probably 1) short on time, and 2) wanting to stay on track when it comes to your nutrition and healthy eating. (Does anyone else remember Granny Goose chips and Dr. Thunder soda?) Naturally, we have some suggestions that incorporate fiber, healthy fats, protein, and vegetables to help keep you focused on your journey to being your best self.   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.

5 Common Food Additives You Should Know More About

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Soy Lecithin, a commonly used food additive, can be found in such items as frozen desserts. Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, johnnystiletto

A recent NY times piece, “Always Hungry? Here’s Why,” caught our eye because of the themes we don’t see as frequently in the popular health, nutrition, and fitness conversations. The opinion piece featured JAMA studies that support the hypothesis that Americans have confused cause and effect when it comes to diet and obesity. “What if it’s not overeating that causes us to get fat, but the process of getting fatter that causes us to overeat?” 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.

How to Eat Healthy: 5 Tips for Success All Year Long

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Healthy eating has taken over our blog recently – so far we’ve shared some tasty recipes and yummy meal ideas that celebrate “Enjoy the taste of eating right,” the theme for this year’s National Nutrition Month. Our hope at WellnessFX is that you continue to keep nutrition top-of-mind in the new year, and eat healthy all year long. Some healthy eating tips to set you up for success: 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.

Paleo, #MeatlessMondays, DASH, Low-Carb… what is the Healthiest Nutrition Plan?

There are a lot of ways (and opinions on how…) to eat – but which one is healthiest? Good news! You can now find out where your nutritional plan ranks. We’re excited to introduce WellnessFX Health Scores. (FYI: In our office full of Paleo people, Mediterranean diet devotees, Vegans and Vegetarians, we are neck and neck. It’s getting tense*).

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Easier Nutrition With the Help of Your Smart Phone: 4 Apps for Better Health

[This is a guest blog post submitted by Jamie Lee]

I’d be lying if I said I jog solely for the enjoyment of hitting the pavement and breaking a sweat. I didn’t train and run a marathon just for the fun of it. My underlying motivation was to lose weight, reduce my cholesterol, and lower my blood pressure. To guide my training, I used MapMyRun, a wonderful little app that allows you to map out your paths, log your time and calculate 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.