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Choose This Not That: Healthiest Foods of 2017

by Maya Munot

Many things, such as hairstyles and clothes, go out of style every year, and food is no exception. Food and nutrition experts from Consumer Reports looked at some of the predicted food trends for 2017. Here is their take on… Continue Reading →

Ready, Set, Meditate!

by Jessica Malen

Did you know you don’t have to be a spiritual guru or even have any prior experience to start practicing meditation? Meditation is for everybody. If you can sit still for a few moments and breathe – you can meditate…. Continue Reading →

May Is Bike to Work Month: Get Involved

by Beth Czischke

Did You Know? A 150-pound person biking at a casual 12 to 14 mph pace burns over 270 calories in 30 minutes. Bike Yourself to Work and Wellness May is National Bike to Work Month, and May 19 is Bike to Work Day…. Continue Reading →

Green Thumbs Are Good for Your Health

by Beth Czischke

There are many advantages to gardening in addition to having beautiful flowers to enjoy. The health benefits of gardening are so well-established that horticulture therapy is now used to address a host of mental and physical ailments, including anxiety, dementia,… Continue Reading →

Boost Your Health and Longevity by Building Your Own Blue Zone

by Niccole LaDue

Ikaria, Greece. Okinawa, Japan. Ogliastra region, Sardinia. Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica. Loma Linda, California. What do all of these places have in common? They are called Blue Zones and are home to the healthiest and longest living people in the… Continue Reading →

How Our Team Stays Healthy During the Workweek

by Jessica Malen

Maintaining optimal wellbeing during a hectic workday can pose a challenge. Our team is always on the lookout for new, science-backed strategies to make our lives the healthiest they can be. But sometimes you only really know what works until… Continue Reading →

I’m Focusing on My Meal — Do You Mind?

by Beth Czischke

In our busy society, many people feel so pressed for time they think they’re unable to have breakfast before heading out the door or peel away from their workspace for a lunch break. A comprehensive meta-analysis published in the American… Continue Reading →

Weekend Warriors Still Benefit

by Beth Czischke

The World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control recommend that adults get at least 150 minutes (2.5 hours) of moderate-intensity exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week. A study recently published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine… Continue Reading →

So — You’re Still Smoking?

by Tom Ersin

I THOUGHT you looked older than your age. “Don’t forget, you’re smoking for two now.” This is the old wry twist on the exhortation of pregnant women to remember they’re eating for two. “Eating for two” is a reminder to… Continue Reading →

The Science of Health Promotion

by Beth Czischke

Science – it is both a practice and an organized body of knowledge obtained through a systematic approach. We equate this word with sound reasoning, disciplined analysis and the objective study of the world through observations and measurements. However, these… Continue Reading →

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