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The Breakdown of Human Health: Natural?

We’ve been deceived. In North America, we are conditioned to believe that aging involves a steady decline or “breakdown” in health. There is an expectation …

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It's Time for Dietary Intervention in the Workplace

In 2013, the Journal of the American Medical Association published a report identifying the top risk factors related to premature death and years lived with …

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A Perfect Time to Celebrate Heart Health

For the past 80 years, heart disease has been the leading cause of death in the US. Today, roughly 92 million American adults are living …

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Behavior Change: The Missing Ingredient in Disease Prevention Programs

In 2009, The World Health Organization announced that 63% of all annual deaths are due to noncommunicable diseases1. We often refer to noncommunicable diseases (NCD’s) …

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Personalized Gaming to Improve Health

Gamification as an engagement tool in the health and wellness industry has become a norm, however, personalization in gamification is truly more motivating for the …

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Why Instant Gratification Isn't the Right Approach for Disease Prevention

Although a quick fix diet is desired by many, Personalized Health Programs provide long term, healthier solutions that prove to be more sustainable. In the …

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Workplace Health Programs Modify Behaviors and Lead to Long-Term Weight Loss

Losing five pounds only to quickly regain 10 is a disheartening experience most of us can relate to, and one you’ve likely heard your employees …

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Healthcare American Style: The Unhealthy Truth About Disease Prevention

When it comes to healthcare, the United States must face up to an unhealthy truth: Nearly half of Americans have, or are at risk for, …

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Paying for Quality in Employee Healthcare

Everyone wants good value for their money, and employers are no exception. Yet, in the U.S. we pay more for our healthcare than any other …

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Genetic Testing in Disease Prevention Programs

Identifying genes related to weight loss motivates individuals to live a healthier lifestyle. Since the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2004, there has …

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