The U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion recommends that you consume at least two servings of fruit and three servings of vegetables each day. Although this varies by age, gender, and level of physical activity, it is a good recommendation to live by to build a healthy dietary base.
As you may already know, people over 60 are at higher risk for having complications if they contract COVID-19. And you surely know about the advice or orders to stay at home and self-isolate at this time to avoid risking infection. Even your grown children and grandchildren should not be popping over for visits.
As more and more of us are being told to either self-isolate with our families or self-quarantine under doctor's orders, we are spending almost all of our time at home, inside.
Eating a well-balanced diet is a key component of living a long, healthy life. Many Americans think that eating healthy means they have to empty their wallets, which isn’t necessarily the truth. Keep the following money-saving tips in mind next time you’re grocery shopping:
Coronaviruses are fairly common and don’t typically affect humans. When they do, their effects are usually mild, as in the case of the common cold.
Workplace changes are common across all organizations. Although some employees may embrace various changes to company systems or procedures, most individuals find workplace changes to be confusing, stressful, and overwhelming. In fact, a recent study found that 71% of employees who experienced a large company change within the last year were less satisfied with their job than those who experienced little to no change.
One less-touted aspect of the Affordable Care Act is that it provides employers more tools for assisting employees with substance-abuse problems to seek help.
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) - ergonomic injuries affecting the connective tissues of the body such as muscles, nerves, tendons, joints, cartilage or spinal disks - account for about 30% of all workplace injuries.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both women and men in the United States, causing about 647,000 deaths annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Heart disease is also an extremely expensive disease—costing the United States about $207 billion annually in health care, medications and lost productivity.
Mentoring programs are a powerful way to help people build relationships and make connections. A mentor is an individual in the workplace who shares his or her knowledge and expertise to help another employee grow professionally.