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Jonathan Vredenburg

Wellness Educator

Jon is the manager for the Employee Wellness Program for UF Health. Jon has also served as the wellness program coordinator for the City of Jacksonville and was a consultant dietitian for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He is a registered dietitian and certified Diabetes Educator, in addition to being a board-certified specialist in sports dietetics. He previously served on the Florida Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and in his spare time is a freelance writer and stand-up comedian performing in clubs throughout Florida.

Fighting the Holiday Calories

Weight gain is typically an item that’s not on our holiday wish list but, unfortunately, is something that many of us still receive. Just the mere mention of the holiday season can induce a need to loosen the belt. What about the numbers? Some observational studies have shown that the average…

Food Safety for Tailgates

September is National Food Safety Education Month and it is also the start of football season, and nothing brings people together like food and football. With parties and football going hand in hand, we need to make sure that the food we are serving is safe…