Category: employee wellness

The New Pyramid is a Plate

Many who grew up watching Power Rangers after school and the Cosby Show late at night are probably all too familiar with the food pyramid. Kids of the 1990s remember being taught that we need large portions of grains in a healthy diet (the bottom level), and that we also need a healthy dose of […]

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Healthy Vending Machines

Workplace wellness involves a lot of different things. Health Risk Assessments (HRAs) can identify areas of concern in an employee’s physical health. Employee health screenings offered on-site can give employees a “baseline” understanding of how healthy they really are, and educational classes can also boost health awareness around the office. And let’s not forget one […]

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Cholesterol Screening at Work?

Today we kick off a blog tour through some of the wellness tests involved in Employee Health Screens. On-site health screening services can be very convenient for large employers. Employee health screens allow you to help your employees know the state of their current health situation. By offering our services at your office, health screening […]

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STDs & Your Employees

It’s doubtful that STDs are a common topic in your workplace,  well that is if you’re not in health care.  Generally, personal and professional lines are not crossed and especially when it comes to the subject of STDs. While you might think that STDs aren’t your problem as a human resources manager, you’re right … […]

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Help Out your Spring Allergy Sufferers

Your employee’s dark under-eye circles might make it seem like she’s not slept for days, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. With pollen season in full-swing, her itching, sneezing and runny nose might be coming from spring allergies. As an employer, you can’t do much to help your employees conquer their spring allergy […]

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Take the Stairs | Five Ways to Promote Health at the Office

Staying fit while working a 9 to 5 job can sometimes be overwhelming. Sitting in a desk all day sipping on coffee, getting energized by a quick meal and working late can really take its tole on a person’s body. That is why we have come up with five ways you can encourage a healthy […]

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Lower Health Care Costs Through Work Place Wellness

If you’re a business owner and are thinking about changing or modifying your company’s health care coverage consider doing a health assessment on your employees first. People who lead unhealthy lifestyles are more prone to chronic illness. Chronic illness is one of the highest drivers in health care costs. What is a Health Assessment? Even […]

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Fresh Fruit Tuesday

We just heard of a great idea coming from a growing international company: Fresh Fruit Tuesday! One of their co-workers gave us the inside scoop: A wellness specialist offered some great ideas to the company about how to incorporate wellness strategies into the corporate daily life. I’m sure that hearing about the benefits to employee […]

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Healthy Food Guides & Signs for Employees

We just love a good, easy chart that shows you good choices vs. bad choices. So when it comes to Workplace Wellness, why not boost employee health with some good reminders. We send a “Thanks” to Pintrest and several designers/bloggers for coming up with these great signs. Make sure to click on the “source” link […]

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Hosting a Healthy Office Pot-luck

Office birthdays, holidays, and laid back Fridays, what do they all have in common? Usually they involve food. This time when the office parties roll in, keep your office void of sugary sweets by encouraging healthy potluck! How often are people in the workplace bringing in food to share? Maybe it’s someone’s birthday or you […]

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