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Obesity in Louisiana: How Employers Can Make a Difference with Improved Workplace Health

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Obesity Epidemic: How Louisiana Ranks Did you know?  The State of Obesity, ranked Louisiana as the 5th most obese state (35.5%) in the nation in 2017 According to the Louisiana Department of Health, nearly one in four adults in Louisiana is obese  Rates of adult obesity have exceeded 35% in more than five U.S. states Nine of

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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. The success of any company depends on the

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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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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

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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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