Workplace wellness programs help you and your employees improve their health, overall wellbeing and quality of life. To help organically incorporate workplace wellness programs into your business, you may want to take the lead from health observances throughout the calendar year. There are several each month, each with simple ways to institute a healthier, more mindful workplace. Here are just a few to get your wellness program started:
You forget names and faces, appointments and anniversaries, where you left the car keys, what you read, what you said, what you were doing before you were interrupted, not to mention all the numbers you have to memorize nowadays: PIN numbers, passwords and user IDs, which five of those 500 cable channels you actually use, etc. How does your memory handle it all? And how can you get it to be more reliable?
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Diabetes is when insulin is produced in insufficient amounts, or when the insulin that is produced doesn’t work right, leading to high levels of blood sugar. When uncontrolled, this can lead to a number of other problems. Diabetes is the one of the fastest growing diseases in America.
When it comes to purchasing dietary supplements, Vasilios Frankos, Ph.D., Director of FDA's Division of Dietary Supplement Programs, offers the advice: "Be savvy!" Today's dietary supplements are not only vitamins and minerals. "They also include other less familiar substances such as herbals, botanicals, amino acids, and enzymes," Frankos says. "Check with your health care providers before combining or substituting them with other foods or medicines." Frankos adds, "Do not self-diagnose any health condition.