February 6, 2018

Smart Food Choices Fight Heart Disease

You already know that diet is linked to overall health and what we eat on a daily basis can have a big impact on whether we’ll develop conditions like type 2 diabetes or heart disease or even suffer a stroke. Unfortunately, more and more people are being diagnosed with these conditions in the United States. For example, in 2012 alone, an estimated 700,000 people died from cardiometabolic diseases, like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, or stroke. Of those 700,000 deaths, 319,000 likely were linked to a poor diet. That’s a high number of deaths each year that are totally preventable with a healthier diet. Dariush Mozaffarian, […]
January 30, 2018

What’s Your Take on Multivitamins and Supplements?

There are eight hours in your shift–sometimes 12. Sometimes even more than that. As much as we would like
November 20, 2017

Starvation Shopping Is Bad For Your Health

We’ve all heard the saying, “Don’t shop hungry”. I don’t think many of us will argue the accuracy of this piece of
August 15, 2017

5 Ways To Keep Your Brain Healthy

Too often, we neglect our brains when we think about our overall physical health. You may be trying to eat healthily or exercise more – but when was the last time you thought about the health of your brain? That’s what we thought! But the health of your brain is absolutely critical to your overall well-being. So read on, and see 5 of the simplest ways you can ensure that your brain is happy and healthy. These tips may help reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s and dementia later in life, and aid you in maintaining a healthier mind and […]
May 2, 2017

5 Easy Steps Towards Healthier Eating Habits

If you’re pressed on time and are just curious about simple steps you can take to improve your eating habits, read on – even the busiest person can benefit from this list of 5 easy steps towards healthier eating habits. Eat Those Fruits And Veggies! Seriously! Fruits and vegetables are like, insanely good for you. They’re loaded with minerals, vitamins, and nutrients that you need for a healthy body. And here’s the best part – by weight, most fruits and vegetables contain about 4x fewer calories than grains, starches, and meats! That means you get to eat more – and […]
April 18, 2017

Cutting Down on the Caffeine

So you’ve been tracking your daily caffeine intake, and it has quickly progressed from “a little on the heavy side” to “Oh…my.” However, all those years of averaging less-than-satisfactory sleep has made an extra caffeine kick an integral part of your workday (if you want to see it all the way through, that is). Needless to say, cutting back on caffeine is no easy feat. And if you’re in it for the long haul, it may help to cushion the loss of excess caffeine with a longer-lasting alternative. Here are a few of the options we had in mind: 1. […]
November 20, 2016

20 Fabulous Skin Care Secrets

Are the long hours, stressful conditions and harsh sanitizing agents in the average workplace taking a toll on your skin? Women often struggle with looking their best in the face of a work environment that does little to support healthy, glowing skin. You have to take extra steps to pamper yourself if you want to look fabulous! Here are 20 easy tips that women can use throughout the day to maintain beautiful skin. Reevaluate Your Hand Hygiene Hand washing and glove use are the cornerstones of infection prevention in healthcare settings. But these protocols are the leading cause of contact […]
November 15, 2016

Are You A Vending Machine Sinner?

Every day, all of us make choices about how to satisfy our need for food. Unfortunately for many of us, vending machines are often our only sources of meals during long shifts. The good news is that all vending machine contents are not created equal, and more food suppliers are attempting to offer nutritious food. And while the majority of vending machines may be full of candy bars, creamy cupcakes and blood sugar-rising donuts, healthier alternatives such as apples, oranges and turkey sandwiches are becoming more commonplace. What you’ll find today may not be standard choices for meals, but at […]
September 10, 2016

Crazy Work/Life Balance & Its Effects On Mental Health

The demands put on us can often make people feel overwhelmed at times. Work days are spent hustling through tasks while home life is a balancing act of sleep and attending to personal and family needs. This can have an impact on your mental well-being, which only makes the demands feel even greater. There are methods available that can help you to better cope with the pressure that you might feel and to better balance your work and home life. The Importance of Good Mental Health Just because a person may be free of anxiety, depression, or other psychological issues does not […]