Research shows that if you eat together as a family, it helps children eat less junk food and more fruits and vegetables.
Replace white stuff with the brown stuff…brown rice, whole wheat bread (without corn syrup as an ingredient), whole wheat pasta.
Read the ingredient labels on food packages and choose foods with “whole” in the grain or flour name of the first 3 ingredients.
Add a green vegetable to dinner every night.
Snack right by eating an apple, banana, or strawberries at snack time
|Dimensions of Wellness|
Wellness is more than just physical fitness alone. In addition to physical fitness,
Why Workplace Wellness Programs?Staff members invest a whole lot of time on the job, and the bottom line is that our traditional work-week is increasing. In fact, the typical American now labors about 47 hours every week. Additionally, items such as modems, laptops, cell phones, voice and email have confused the line between life and work. These realities diminish the amount of time that the average person is able to devote to health & wellness pursuits, and yet staff members are expected to be at top performance when at work.
A current study conducted by the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses found that workplace wellness or Employee Health Promotion Programs are efficacious in assisting employees to make positive health changes due to several factors such as convenience, environmental backing, and co-worker or social acceptance.
• The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 2003