The Challenge | Oct. 1st – Nov. 4th
This challenge was designed by OptimizeMe Nutrition and Own Your Eating to help people better understand the two unavoidable truths in nutrition: quality and quantity matter! Sure, you can pay attention to one versus the other but getting a 6-pack of abs and living to 100 years old requires both! By combining the #800gChallenge dedicated to fruit and vegetable consumption (quality) with eating the right quantity of food according to your macros prescription (quantity), the Foundations Challenge was born.
Participants will eat 800 grams (g) of fruits and/or vegetables, by weight, as well as adhere to personalized protein, carbohydrate, and fat requirements each day.
This study was a meta-analysis of all available research in populations worldwide, included up to 2 million people and assessed up to 43,000 cases of heart disease, 47,000 cases of stroke, 81,000 cases of cardiovascular disease, 112,000 cancer cases, and 94,000 deaths.
This research was published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, the team estimates approximately 7.8 million premature deaths worldwide could be potentially prevented every year if people ate 10 portions, or 800 g, of fruit and vegetables a day. -Read More.
Blood Test Results
It’s all too common: Walk into the doctor’s office after finally getting an appointment… The doctor hurriedly checks you out, and maybe even orders a blood test. “Looks like you’re in range,” is the most common response. But you might not feel better – you might actually be feeling worse, with a more difficult time sleeping, increased weight gain or tanking energy.
The issue is that the ranges used on a traditional lab test are based on statistics and not on whether an absolute value represents good health or optimal physiological function. The problem is that “normal” reference ranges usually represent “average” populations rather than the optimal level required to maintain good health. Most “normal” ranges are too broad to detect health problems adequately.
You’ll get a 15+ color-coded report that easily shows your results using optimal ranges. Each marker that is out of the optimal range will be explained what that means for you. If you would like more help, add-on our consultation option to speak with a licensed registered dietitian.