The Paleo Diet – What’s It all About?

The Paleo diet has been around since the late 1970s, but it hasn’t gained much traction until now. These days, you’re likely to find Paleo-inspired products in the supermarket, a newly opened restaurant with a Paleo-themed menu as well as handfuls of celebrities endorsing the diet. So, what exactly is Paleo? Paleo: The Diet of […]

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Post-Thanksgiving Eating Tips

Thanksgiving is the tastiest holiday of the year. It’s also the only day that overindulging is expected and perfectly OK. The tricky part is getting back into the groove of normal eating post-Thanksgiving celebration. Here are a few post-Thanksgiving eating tips to help you get back on track. Post-Thanksgiving Tip #1: Wake and Hydrate The first step […]

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Healthy Holiday Tips for a Lighter Season

With the holiday season in full swing, it’s time to celebrate family, friends and delicious food. For many, this means indulging in foods that may not be friendly to the waistline. Rest assured, you can still enjoy your holiday favorites and stay healthy. Having one big dinner on Thanksgiving or Christmas day is usually not going to result in extra inches […]

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Meet Zipongo’s Director of Biz Dev Socheata Poeuv

“To prevent and treat obesity, it takes a sustained lifestyle change, and I believe Zipongo helps people build upon and stick to that healthy lifestyle.” Before landing at Zipongo, Socheata was the founding CEO of a health tech company, which sold a digital behavior change program (cravingtoquit.com) into the wellness sector. The product was based […]

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Get Your Brussels Sprouts – in Season Now

Remember when your mom would tell you to finish your Brussels sprouts, and you’d cringe because eating the little green veggies was like having to swallow the bitterest of pills? Well if you haven’t yet jumped on the Brussels sprouts bandwagon, you may want to now. After all, Brussels sprouts, which are low in calories […]

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Getting Users on the Road to Healthy Eating

At Zipongo, our mission is to help people make healthy food choices at the point of purchase. We get to wake up every morning excited about solving a big problem. That problem centers around the fact that, though most of us want to eat healthier, it’s really hard to change our habits, good and bad, […]

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Fight the Flu with 3 Key Nutrients

With the cold and flu season fast approaching, it makes sense to take some measures to avoid getting sick — or, at the very least, shorten the duration of your cold or flu. At Zipongo, we believe that eating healthy is one of the best ways to help keep the sniffles at bay. Here are a […]

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Zipongo Welcomes New Hire Chad Bonner

“I was struck by how passionate and talented everyone is [at Zipongo]. It’s important to me to work at a place where people are excited by what they do …” Washington, D.C.-native Chad Bonner had big plans to go into the U.S. Foreign Service. However, while working as a community health volunteer in the Peace […]

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The Best Non-Dairy Milk – Taste-Test Approved

The days of cow’s milk being touted as the best source of calcium and other key nutrients are over. A seemingly endless variety of non-dairy milks now peppers the market, with each item made from different kinds of nuts, grains and legumes. The question is: Which non-dairy milk is best? While cruising down the non-dairy aisle, you’ve probably wondered which one […]

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Why a Big Meal Makes You Sleepy

One of the questions I always get is: Why do I feel sleepy after I’ve had a meal? Folks tend to think their sleepiness is associated with a specific food, and yes, this may be true in some cases. But there’s also a scientific reason for the post-meal slump. Eating a Big Meal Takes Energy Most […]

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