The holiday season can be a wonderful time filled with family, parties and pending travel plans, but it can also be stressful for these very same reasons. What you eat during times of stress can really impact your mood and energy. Don’t let your plate make you a party pooper - incorporate these five nutrient dense foods in your daily eating repertoire to help keep you healthy, happy and stress-free this holiday season.Read More
"I joined Zipongo because I have a deep passion for both the food and health industry, and love to see the integration of both into one convenient app to help people live healthier, more fulfilling lives."
Ashley Hayes is Zipongo's Senior Manager of Engagement and Strategy, dedicated exclusively to a large tech company based in Mountain View. She's been in the tech and startup space most of her career since graduating from UC Berkeley in 2005, crafting global social media, marketing, branding and public relations strategy and content for several brands, including major platforms at Google.Read More
Elizabeth Sanz is one of Zipongo's great software engineers. She currently spends most of her time working on the backend. Before joining the Zipongo team, she worked as an Application Engineer at Time Inc., where she learned PeopleCode, a proprietary object oriented language to develop PeopleSoft applications and a web application for the Business Systems team. She also spent several months focusing on web development and building personal projects using the latest tech stacks.Read More
October was a busy month here at Zipongo, and we have several product updates to show for it. We completely redesigned our homepage and improved the login experience. We shifted our entire stack over from PHP to Node. We also made a number of user experience enhancements, including the ability to scale recipes up and down, new holiday recipe categories, and better lunchtime recommendations.Read More
We all love zucchini and yellow squash during the summer, but as we move into colder seasons, winter squashes like butternut squash start to take center stage. Winter squashes include an incredible array of hard-skinned varieties that are in season from early fall through winter. Most winter squashes belong to the gourd family, although many are technically considered fruit because they contain seeds. Their skin is usually green or orange in color, and you will often find yellow to deep-orange flesh once you cut into one. This flesh has a starchy consistency that becomes smooth and sweet when you cook it. Here's everything you need to know about butternut squash, from nutrition information to recipe ideas.Read More
Making a salad at your favorite salad bar shouldn’t be a difficult task, but building the perfect one is really an art form. It’s especially important to master this skill when your company's cafeteria is out of other healthy options that meet your dietary needs. Here's our foolproof formula for building the ultimate salad, every single time.Read More
As Zipongo's VP of Analytics and Chief Actuary, Dale Rayman uses his extensive knowledge of the healthcare space to develop and lead new research, and document program outcomes for Zipongo's clients. Prior to joining Zipongo, Dale was an esteemed healthcare consultant at Towers Watson for 27 years, where he helped companies like The Coca-Cola Company, UPS, The Home Depot, Verizon, Knight Ridder, Cisco Systems, GM, IBM, Delta Airlines and others implement high-performing incentive and wellness strategies.Read More