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Government strategy to encourage more walking and cycling launched

Cycle to work

It is nearly impossible to look at the health news without finding constant references to the obesity epidemic. With good reason. Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet reveals that obesity levels has nearly doubled for men and women over the last 20 years whilst the average British person will now sit for 8.9 hours each day … Read moreGovernment strategy to encourage more walking and cycling launched

Sugar Tax on Soft Drinks: Will it help your employees?

Diabetes

One of the main headlines from last week’s budget was an introduction of a sugar tax on soft drinks aimed at saving the children from the toll of obesity. On current trends the next generation will see half of boys and almost three quarters of girls overweight or obese. Levies in the drinks industry will be introduced in 2018 and the … Read moreSugar Tax on Soft Drinks: Will it help your employees?

How to improve your employees nutrition and hydration

Keep hydrated

There are two common problems we see regularly in client locations; dehydrated employees and staff who could benefit health-wise from improving their nutrition.  So here’s some free and impartial advice on how staff can improve on both of these areas. Nutrition Now most employees will have a basic idea on the foods that they should and shouldn’t be eating. However, it is unlikely … Read moreHow to improve your employees nutrition and hydration

Nutrition and Hydration Week and using it to improve employee stress levels!

Nutrition and Hydration Week

As many of us begin to wind down and get ready for the weekend, remember to prepare for a positive and energetic start to next week.  That is because next week (between 14-20th March), it is National Nutrition & Hydration Week.  The week is a global initiative aimed at promoting healthier nutrition and hydration habits. Whilst it … Read moreNutrition and Hydration Week and using it to improve employee stress levels!

No Smoking Day: help your employees to quit

Is No Smoking Day still important, Yes!  Encouraging employees to quit smoking is the biggest single thing organisations could do to improve their employee’s health, but the habit is also one of the hardest things to give up. No Smoking Day is the 13th March 2019 an annual big push from the British Heart Foundation to get those … Read moreNo Smoking Day: help your employees to quit

Employee Health; eating nuts can extend life for two years

Whilst reporting on the clear health benefits of eating nuts won’t be earth shattering to many, another study this week found that women who eat just 2 handfuls of nuts a week may extend their lives by the same amount of time that could be gained by jogging 4 hours a week.  What’s the new … Read moreEmployee Health; eating nuts can extend life for two years

Sport Relief – Do yourself proud!

Sport Relief 2016

If you’ve shopped at a particular supermarket recently or watched your favourite TV shows, you’ll probably know that Sport Relief is back this month.  Sport Relief is a biennial charity event from Comic Relief, in association with BBC Sport, which brings together the worlds of sport and entertainment to raise money to help vulnerable people in … Read moreSport Relief – Do yourself proud!