Category: employee wellness

Promoting a Healthy Diet in the Workplace

We all know very well how difficult eating well can be in a workplace, especially one where there are all variety of treats for the taking. When a workplace is able to help employees to make wise food choices, as part of a workplace health program or otherwise, it can influence the person’s long-term health and […]

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Diabetes and Your Work

Diabetes and work aren’t really a match made in heaven. In many different career areas, it can be extremely difficult to manage your food, medicines, getting enough rest, monitoring blood sugar, exercising enough, and getting all of your work done. Not to mention stress, unkind bosses, and juggling your social or family life.

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Is Your Workplace Gluten-Free Friendly?

Some people’s Celiac disease is so severe that just one invisible grain of white flour can be life-threatening. Although gluten-free alternatives are becoming more popular, so is the negativity towards the gluten-free fad diet that is dusted in cross-contamination. The following are steps you can take to make sure you can eat comfortably and safely […]

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Supporting Employees in Recovery

The first part of supporting an employee is to have a solid drug and alcohol policy in place. As the boss, you have to make sure everyone knows their roles and responsibilities. Have human resources come in to give a detailed communication of the policy and answers all questions.

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Benefits of Women’s Health Screening at Every Age

Regular health exams and tests can help find problems before they get started and locate them when your chances for treatment and cure are better. By getting the right health screenings at all ages, you are taking steps that help your odds for living a longer, healthier life. 

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Benefits of Employee Pharmacogenetic Testing

Drug-gene testing is also called pharmacogenomics, or pharmacogenetics. It is the study of how your genes affect your body’s response to medications. Your body has thousands of genes, some are responsible for how your body processes medications. Pharmacogenomic tests look for variants in genes that may determine whether a medication could be an effective treatment for […]

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5 Ways to Promote Nutrition in the Workplace

A healthier workplace depends upon many factors like exercise and better eating habits. Management can encourage better nutrition by taking a common-sense approach in the workplace. Healthy eating is no accident, and it’s more likely to occur with some workplace promotion.

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