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Health or Hype: Why is Everyone Drinking Bone Broth?

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The Paleo community swears by it , Kobe Bryant reportedly drinks it to keep him on top of his game, and your grandmother was probably making it 70+ years ago.

It’s soup. Beef stock? Chicken stock? Yes.

While bone broth is not new, the trend of it as a nourishing, cure all, superfood is.

Broth drinkers claim endless benefits – that it boosts immunity, aids digestion, promotes healthier bones and joints, and even better looking skin and hair. The explosion in popularity has it being sipped by the mug, or used as a base for other dishes. Continue reading

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Ben Greenfield on 5 Ways To Be Just A Little More Paleo During Your Next Tough Workout

Photo courtesy of Ben Greenfield

Photo courtesy of Ben Greenfield

[This is a guest blog post contribution by Ben Greenfield. More information on Ben is below.]

Let’s face it. When you look at things from an energy conservation and survival standpoint, it turns out that pounding the pavement on a long run, suffering under a barbell for a good hour, or hammering bicycle cranks for miles on end isn’t exactly Paleo or “ancestral.” However, these hard workouts and feats of stamina can certainly be useful for satisfying our hard-wired thirst for competition, our deep-rooted desire to venture out and get the feeling of slaying a dragon or climbing a tall mountain, and even our need to escape the hum-drum of modern life and tap into a primal swelling of lactic acid, sweat, saliva, blood, and gasping for oxygen. Continue reading

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The Data is in: Which Diet Will Help You Lose the Most Weight?

Screen Shot 2014-04-30 at 6.00.51 PM WellnessFX recently partnered with Lift for the largest crowdsourced diet study ever attempted: The Quantified Diet Project  (aka Quantified Diet, #quantdiet). The goal? Get measurements, for the first time, on every major popular diet, from Paleo to Slow-Carb, to Gluten-Free and everything in between. We’re excited to share the first round of discoveries because, let’s face it, we’re nuts about data. All hail the Quantified Selfie. Continue reading

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Paleo in your Blood? One User’s Surprise

How healthy is eating Paleo? When it comes to answering questions, making decisions, and affecting outcomes, we’re unapologetic and relentless about the data – it’s our go-to, and where the truth lies. WellnessFX’ers aren’t the only ones, either.

From activity tracking devices like Fitbit, to calorie and nutrition counting apps like MyFitnessPal, more and more people are understanding that if they have the data, they can control the outcomes and make meaningful change. Why? Because Continue reading

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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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Paleo vs. Vegetarian: Lift Launches The Quantified Diet Project

WellnessFX is excited to partner with Lift on this groundbreaking opportunity: The Quantified Diet Project (aka Quantified Diet, #quantdiet). Lift.do is opening (today!) your chance to take part in the largest crowdsourced diet study ever attempted. Lift will be providing 10 popular diets with expert advice. The goal? Get measurements, for the first time, on every major popular diet, while helping one million people make a healthy lifestyle change.

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