20 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays

Holiday weight gain is a common concern for many adults. Various seasonal holidays may encourage overeating, sedentary behavior, and consumption of calorie-rich foods. In fact, between mid-November and mid-January, adults in Western societies gain an average of 1 pound (0.5 kg) This may not seem like a lot, but most people don’t lose this extra[…]

Keep Your Heart Healthy

The Basics: Overview Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Take steps today to lower your risk of heart disease. To help prevent heart disease, you can: Eat healthy. Get active. Stay at a healthy weight. Quit smoking and stay away from secondhand smoke. Control your cholesterol and[…]

Heart Health Facts to Share During American Heart Month

In case you missed it, it’s American Heart Month. While you’re passing around candy hearts, you might also consider passing out heart health facts to your employees to spread the word about heart disease.   And while Valentine’s Day hearts might be cute, heart disease is not.   Cardiovascular disease impacts nearly half of American[…]