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Danica Johnson

December 2018: Safe Toys & Gifts Month

The holidays are upon us and for many (minus you Christmas Eve procrastinators), gift buying efforts are officially underway. December is Safe Toys & Gifts Month and according to Safe Kids Worldwide, “each year, more than 180,000 children are treated in an ER for a toy-related injury.” In light of

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Danica Johnson

Thanksgiving 2018: Off To A Running Start

This year, enjoy Thanksgiving by getting active with your family and friends. Turkey Trots can be a great way to get out before the big meal. Take a look at the below options for getting moving on Turkey Day or make up your own tradition (some suggestions: a neighborhood walk

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Foundation Health

Where in the world is Dr. Johnson?

DAYS 4-8: The Medicine Between June 18th and July 4th, Dr. Johnson is in Khandbari in Eastern Nepal working with Helping Hands Health Education to bring medical and educational help to the region and to help start women’s clinics in Khandbari and some smaller villages. In the past few days,

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Foundation Health

Where in the world is Dr. Johnson?

DAYS 1-3: Travel Between June 18th and July 4th, Dr. Johnson will be in Khandbari in Eastern Nepal working with Helping Hands Health Education to bring medical and educational help to the region. Dr. Johnson is helping to start women’s clinics in Khandbari and some smaller villages, working alongside nurse practitioners and gynecologists to treat women’s health issues. She will

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Foundation Health

Turkey Trots

One of the best ways to celebrate Thanksgiving is by getting active with your family and friends. Turkey Trots can be a great way to get out before the big meal. Take a look at the below options for getting moving on Turkey Day or make up your own tradition

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Golden Milk Recipe

Golden milk has some great health benefits including cleansing the liver and reducing inflammation. It may also help to build immunity and gives relief to coughs and colds. Make some FH Golden Milk today. Heat 2 cups light, unsweetened coconut or almond milk Add 1/2 tablespoon peeled, grated fresh ginger Add

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Corporate Wellness: Getting in Front of Back Pain

Independence Day is a great time of year for celebrations and spending time with family, friends, and fireworks. But, in 2013 alone, there were over 11,000 injuries from fireworks use. The last thing you would ever want is a firework accident that ruins the fun. With the amount of rain we

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Foundation Health

Nutrients from Food

From researching and analyzing purity levels, to assessing adequate doses, to combatting interactions with medications, the world of nutrition, so much time is spent discussing how to adequately manage your supplements. In a perfect world, we would all get our nutrients from our diets. Below are some strategic foods for

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Understanding the Flu: Prevention, Risk & Symptoms

  Depending upon the year and the strain of influenza that is most prevalent, peak flu season is likely to occur between October and February. On average, an adult catches the flu about once every 5 years and 200,000 Americans are hospitalized each year due to complications from the virus. The flu can affect anyone

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Attention Students: Avoid Getting Sick During the Flu Season

As a student spending so much time in crowded classrooms, you are particularly susceptible to catching a cold or the flu in the winter. Below are some tips and tricks to stay healthy in the winter months: Wash Your Hands Colds and germs are spread through contact with other infected individuals.

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Renewal Review: 3 Years Later

Renewals are never easy and they have become more and more difficult, as companies are facing renewal rate increases of 60%, 70%, or more. When we first opened our doors and began to offer Foundation Health as a benefit to companies looking for creative benefits solutions, we had a hunch about what would happen:

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David Perlmutter’s BRAIN MAKER

Chapter 2 of David Perlmutter’s Brain Maker focuses on inflammation. Calor, dolor, rubor, and tumor (heat, pain, redness, and swelling) are the four classic signs of inflammation. In our bodies, inflammation serves an important purpose: it brings more immune cells to an area that is infected or injured. However, if inflammation goes unchecked it

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The Microbiome in Brain Maker Chapter 1

DAVID PERLMUTTER’S BRAIN MAKEROur knowledge of nutritional science and the complexity of the human body is constantly evolving. For example, it was only in 1905 that vitamins in food were discovered as being vital to life and health. A few decades later, Dr. John Kellogg introduced us to the importance of fiber in

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Foundation Health

4 TIPS FOR STAYING SAFE WITH FIREWORKS

Independence Day is a great time of year for celebrations and spending time with family, friends, and fireworks. But, in 2013 alone, there were over 11,000 injuries from fireworks use. The last thing you would ever want is a firework accident that ruins the fun. With the amount of rain we

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Foundation Health

For Better Heart Health, Put Some Flax in Your Snax…

Many studies have shown that incorporating flaxseed in your diet on a regular basis has proven heart health benefits. Flaxseed is filled with Omega-3 fatty acids, which are beneficial for your heart because they lower blood pressure, improve your HDL/LDL (cholesterol) ratio, and can reduce your risk of heart attack.

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LIVING A STRESS-FREE LIFE IN A STRESSFUL WORLD

By Jerome Stone, MA, RN Swamped and Stressed? Join the Club! Do you ever get a sense that how you’re engaging in your life could be a lot less stressful? Do you ever feel like stress is driving you and you’re in the passenger’s seat? We’re living in an increasingly

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CHA-CHA-CHA-CHIA SEEDS

These tiny black seeds were eaten frequently in Ancient Aztec and Mayan cultures. In fact, “chia” is the ancient Mayan word for strength.  This is likely because these tiny seeds pack in big health and energy benefits. First off, they’re high in fiber, which means they’ll help you feel full

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THE OCCASIONAL RED WINE

THE OCCASIONAL RED WINE The ancient Egyptians and Greeks considered wine to be “good for health” and used it as a form of medicine. Today, we are certain that the skin and seeds of grapes may have cancer-fighting properties.  The red and purple grapes contain more resveratrol than green grapes. 

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EAT QUINOA!

Not only is quinoa tasty and good in a variety of dishes from a  breakfast quinoa “oatmeal” to a great salad topper, but it is one of few plant-based complete proteins, containing all nine essential amino acids, making it a Foundation Health food favorite. Quinoa contains almost twice the fiber

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THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET: EAT TO YOUR HEART’S CONTENT

Because February is National Heart Disease Awareness Month, we want to build awareness about some slight habit changes that can improve your heart health. The Mediterranean diet has proven heart and general health benefits. By incorporating small changes into your daily food routines, the Mediterranean diet helps cut out unhealthy

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A MATTER OF THE HEART

Because it’s Valentine’s Day and because February is National Heart Disease Awareness Month, we think it’s time we talk about matters of the heart. Over the course of the next several weeks, we’ll be posting information about how to take care of your heart in a way that fits into

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Foundation Health

REPLACE THE BONBONS WITH BLUEBERRIES

The next time you reach for a spoonful of ice cream, consider a handful of blueberries instead. If you have a history of type 2 diabetes in your family, or if you just have a sweet tooth, choosing blueberries may help you combat the risk of this life-altering disease. A

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PERFECT SENSE CARE MANAGEMENT

Jerome Stone, the founder of Perfect Sense, is a Registered Nurse with over thirty years experience in health care settings including in pain management, hospice care, ICU, research in neurology, and complimentary and alternative medicine. He is trained in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and currently trains individuals in mindfulness

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I.A.M Gym

If you’re looking for a “Cheers-style” gym (one where everyone knows your name), the Inspired Athletic Movement Gym is it. It’s a smaller, niche-space designed to make each and every member feel comfortable in his or her workout. With smaller class sizes and a trainer-focus, this gym is ideal for

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COOLSCULPTING CENTER OF BOULDER

If you’ve been considering liposuction for a tricky area that you just can’t seem to tackle, please consider Coolsculpting with the Coolsculpting Center of Boulder before going under the knife. Coolsculpting is an FDA-cleared alternative that has no recovery/down time and has comparable results to liposuction in only 12 weeks.

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GREEN CHEF

Local healthy meal delivery service Green Chef brings tasty, organic foods to your home. All of their meals are under 700 calories and are very tasty. The company hand-picks fresh, organic ingredients from sustainable producers and preps them for you. You can pick your frequency for meals, your food preference:

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JANICE G. OWENS

We love Janice Owens! Janice has been offering complimentary 15-minute in-house chair massages for Foundation Health patients at the Foundation Health office for the past several months and we have gotten nothing but great feedback! She is a Licensed Massage Therapist and offers massages tailored to individual needs. She has

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BOBO’S OAT BARS

Bobo’s Oat Bars are great for our patients looking for an on-the-go meal replacement bar that is not too sweet but will satiate for hours. Why do we support Bobo’s as a healthy meal replacement? First, there’s no need to worry about artificial flavors, sweeteners, additives, or chemicals. Also, they’re

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