Workplace Wellness Strategies

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The Importance of Nutrition in the Workplace

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Is Nutrition Important to Your Company? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, health problems resulting from unhealthy eating and physical inactivity are costing the United States economy over $115 billion a year. In fact, unhealthy eating and inactivity is the second largest cause of preventable death in the U.S. behind tobacco use. Why is this

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Top 5 Reasons Companies Need a Wellness Program

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Why Should You Invest In a Workplace Wellness Program? Wellness programs are on the rise. Almost half of all companies in the U.S. offer some kind of wellness program. More and more employers are recognizing the growing need for onsite initiatives that support improved health for their workforce. This should be no surprise since the success of

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Workplace Health: Weighing In On The Obesity Epidemic

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Obesity in Louisiana: Why Employers Can Make a Difference With Improved Workplace Health Did you know… Louisiana ranks 4th most obese state in the nation in 2014? [4] Baton Rouge, Louisiana, had the highest obesity rate of the 100 most populous U.S. metropolitan areas surveyed in 2014? {5} 27% of the growth of health spending between

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Infographic: How Neglecting Health Affects Your Workplace

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Infographic: How Neglecting Health Affects Your Workplace Neglecting health and a lack of focus on mental and physical well-being can have devastating effects on your bottom line. Creating a culture of wellness in your workplace can improve the health of your employees and your business. See the financial impact poor health habits can lead to in this infographic created by SB Wellness

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Workplace Wellness Programming for High Risk Employees

Workplace Wellness Programming for High Risk Employees Over the last fifty years activity levels have decreased and obesity rates have continued to increase for today’s workforce. Chronic diseases like obesity are among the most common and most costly of all health problems. In most cases, less than 10 percent of the total employees in a

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