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6 Superfoods You Might Not Have Heard About Yet

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Black Garlic! Wikimedia, Glane23

[This is a guest blog post from WellnessFX practitioner Sarah Brett. Sarah’s background can be found at the end of this post] 

They are a special category of foods that are low in calories and dense in nutrients such as vitamins and minerals. In order to build a healthy nervous system, digestive system, and a healthy skeletal system, you need such nutrients. These can be found in what are now popularly known as Superfoods

These Superfoods contain specific nutrients that we cannot prepare at home, but instead, can only benefit from by consuming the respective food. They are loaded with precious antioxidants which are needed to keep the free radicals at bay (free radicals, oxidative damage created when cells use oxygen).

There are certain Superfoods that can boost your metabolism, slow down the aging of cells, protect you against serious diseases such as diabetes, obesity, cancerous diseases and other problems related to the immune system. Superfoods are rich in phytochemicals, good bacteria that protect your immune system, as well as antioxidants, which play a key role in fighting off the damaging processes of free radicals.

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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.

Trailblazing Thursdays: Whole Foods’ War on GMO’s

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credit: Instagram @hi_5__

WellnessFX is turning healthcare on its head by putting health data back into the hands of the individual. For decades Americans have been indoctrinated with a certain way to eat, exercise, and be healthy, but more and more we’re finding that not everything is as it seems. Trailblazing Thursdays is a weekly highlight on how new research, individuals, and organizations are challenging the status quo to make you healthier.

First on the list: Whole Foods Takes Stand on GMO Labels

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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.

WellnessFX: Healthy Insights, Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

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Rachel knows that real health isn’t only about how you look, or how you feel. Like the old adage goes, it’s what’s on the inside that counts.

She came to WellnessFX through the FitFluential campaign already with this mindset. Still, WellnessFX “absolutely’ exceeded her expectations.

Although WellnessFX was not yet available in Massachusetts (we’re working on it!), Rachel traveled to her home town in Connecticut to have her draw. She documented her experience pretty thoroughly on her blog. Here’s a quick summary:

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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.

Prop 37: Yay or Nay?

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credit: Instagram @wayoflifestore

The election is just a day away, but Obama and Romney aren’t the only ones who need your attention. In a time where more and more people are taking back control of their health, an important measure is rolling around in California: Proposition 37. If you’re unfamiliar with the bill, here’s the description from California’s Official Voter’s Guide:

Even if you don’t live in California, the passing of this bill could set a precedent for what’s to come in America. You might be facing the same type of choice soon. So listen up.

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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.