As healthcare costs rise, more and more companies are realizing that helping their employees stay healthy is good business, plain and simple.
In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control, over 75% of a company’s health care costs and loss of productivity are connected to employees’ lifestyles. It’s not just obvious health care risks like smoking either. A major culprit in the ongoing healthcare challenges is inactivity for long periods of time – as you may have heard, sitting is the new smoking.
Did you know that some of your favorite summer fruits and vegetables can help keep you hydrated? It’s true! Faves like fresh juicy peaches, cucumbers, watermelon and tomatoes are made mostly of water. In addition to tasty fresh flavors and a whole bunch of nutrients, these summertime picks help combat the dehydrating effects of hot weather.
“Wellness” is more than a catchy buzzword. In fact, it’s been shown that nutritious foods fuel the body and mind. A growing body of research shows that healthy eating makes people feel better, more productive, and less likely to call out sick.
Welcome to Health Hacks! I’m Jessie Groth, a Registered Dietitian with ISS Guckenheimer. Warmer weather and longer days urge us outside this time of year, and that often translates to being more active. Whether your activity of choice is tennis, CrossFit, or training for your first 10K, what you eat and drink before, during, and after a workout matter. That’s why this episode, we are health hacking exercise nutrition – how to fuel your workout.
Whether you’re running to lose weight, going to fitness classes to have a healthier heart or somewhere in between, pinning down a nutrition strategy can take some planning. Here are some pre-workout fueling mistakes to avoid.
What if there was a way your food service could boost the local economy, provide your clients with high-quality food that appeals to modern tastes, without adding costs and complications? All of this becomes possible when you explore the potential of sourcing locally for your food service operation.