Pop-Tarts – A Healthy Breakfast?

I spoke with a wellness coordinator the other day who works with many elementary schools on nutrition. She had just left a meeting where her fight against multi-grain Pop-Tarts being considered a healthy breakfast choice was fleeting. Federal regulations allowed this option to be on the nutritional menu, and despite her push to offer a […]

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Follow in Choice Hotels Workplace Wellness Footsteps

We love to see great examples of workplace wellness. Choice Hotels just received its 10th consecutive Workplace Excellence Award and Trailblazer Award from Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE), a nonprofit that recognizes workplaces that encourage wellness and are considered “great places to work.” This is definitely a company to follow and watch when it comes […]

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Using the Farmers Market For Workplace Wellness

Anyone else pretty pumped for summertime? Not only are the days full of glorious sunshine, but our markets are also hopping with amazing fresh produce! Summer is a great time to head over to your local Farmer’s Market and try some new recipes! If you’re in charge of workplace wellness around your office, here are […]

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Interval Training for The Wanna-Be Runners

Anyone else there an aspiring runner? It seems like there are two kinds of people in this world – those born to naturally be great runners and those who will strive to keep up with them for the rest of their lives. (Or I suppose there’s a third type – those who don’t give a […]

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Do You Have a Thyroid Problem?

Thyroid – ever heard of it? A lot of people know it has something to do with the neck, or maybe even a gland, but that’s about it. However if you’ve ever had an issue with your thyroid, you know that it actually plays a large role in how you feel and your overall health […]

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Where Can I Go for Lab Work?

Having your blood drawn is a common procedure used to monitor your health. Through your blood counts, you can identify how healthy you are “on the inside,” as well as identify any problems or concerns. The levels tested through blood work such as white blood cell counts, red blood cell counts, iron levels, cholesterol levels […]

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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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