The Health Effects Of Flip Flops On Your Feet

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health effects of flip flopsAccording to the 2012 National Foot Health Assessment, a full 78% of adults report having experienced foot pain at some time in their lives. How much of that is due to flip flops depends how often you wear them – and what kind you wear. While many podiatrists don't completely disapprove of flip flops – the American Podiatric Medical Association has a long list of recommended styles – there are a few things you should know before slipping them on. Take a look at some of the latest research findings on what flip flops can do to your feet, and the ripple effects it can have on the rest of your body.

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Health Effects Of Flip Flops On Your Feet

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Meridith Dennes is a co-founder and the CEO of Project Eve LLC, a leading women's lifestyle media company online including some of the web's best loved communities including the eponymous Project Eve, Getting Balance, Project Eve Moms, Project Eve Money and Scary Puppy Silly Kitty. With a digital readership in excess of 20+ million monthly uniques, and over 1 million social media followers, Project Eve provides the news and resources to inspire and empower women. Meridith also works as a digital consultant and social media strategist and has worked with several Fortune 500 companies to help increase brand awareness and improve social media engagement.Meridith holds a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA from NYU's Stern School of Business. Prior to founding Project Eve, she spent 15 years working in investment banking. Meridith currently lives in Vermont with her husband and 2 daughters and spends her free time teaching skiing, practicing yoga, hiking and snowshoeing.