Employee wellness is becoming a topic of focus as headlines and our insurance premiums are making it painfully obvious: healthcare costs are increasing, in part to our increasing waistlines. And while employee wellness is a difficult and delicate issue to handle, it should not be ignored.
Prevent Diabetes in 5 Steps
The idea that one can prevent diabetes, the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S., seems foreign to some people. But as a clinical dietician I can say with certainty that it’s true. And here are the 5 best ways to prevent diabetes from taking hold in your life or the life of a loved one.
Healthy weight… what should it be for me?
What people ask, “How much should I weigh?” what they really need to know is their “healthy weight” range. But there’s more to being healthy than merely your weight. Let’s take a look at 3 popular metrics to help determine if your healthy weight range is really indeed healthy: BMI, waist circumference, and body fat percentage.
Fitness at 40…
All my life I’ve been told to wait until ______________, then I’d understand. Boy were they wrong!
Don’t listen to the masses. I’m sure glad I didn’t.
Forks over dumbbells
Spending countless hours on a treadmill will not outwork a bad diet. Here are 5 reasons why. READ ON…