ConnectWell Supports IRN’s Real Food Challenge

The Institute for Responsible Nutrition’s, (IRN) goal is to shape the way food is produced, marketed, and distributed by serving as a leading source of science-based information on nutrition. Their mission is to end food-related illness and promote good health, and they believe that learning about nutrition and making lifestyle changes should be easy and […]

Combine Wearable Devices with Vibrant Life℠ Initiatives to Improve Employee Health

Many of us are using wearable devices and their apps to track activities such as step count, heart rate, sleep, nutrition, and more. It’s true, millions of people are watching their numbers on devices in an attempt to get healthy and fit. However, a recent article published in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical […]

Healthy Gift Giving for the Holidays

Healthy Gift Giving for the Holidays It’s time to start planning for both holiday gift giving and New Year’s Resolutions. Every year there are helpful sources that identify gifts that are good for the recipient, good for the environment, and make the gift giver happy with their choices. We have a list, too, and these […]

Moving and Grooving while Injured: Creativity Reigns

Whether an athlete or not, everyone dreads an injury. An injury can be painful, chronic or acute, and interrupt the normal flow of life. Basic things like emptying the dishwasher, preparing food, and taking the garbage out become hurdles. Actually getting back to your sport of choice or accomplishing the recommended amounts of weekly physical […]

Preventing Heart Disease Early: A Healthy Heart Month Interview with Dr. Matt DeVane

Dr. Matt Devane, cardiologist

Dr. Matt DeVane’s dad had his first heart attack at 35, his second at 45, his third and eventual death at 55. For DeVane, heart disease is personal. “I wanted to change that,” says DeVane, of his experience. By all accounts, he is doing just that. As a cardiologist, DeVane has become an expert in […]

Holiday Health

The holidays can be a crazy and stressful time of year. There are social obligations, shopping sprees (worry about that big bill coming in January), family travel, lots of high-calorie, high-sugar and high-fat foods following us and our children from office and school to home—and no time to work it off! So how can we […]