Benefits of Looking After Workplace With Vaccinations

There has been lots of controversy over flu vaccinations and most of this is myth and misinformation from people who do not bother to find out the facts. It has constantly been shown that having a workforce that is vaccinated reduces the downtime of any business and therefore increases profitability.

  • By encouraging a healthy and more productive workplace you are investing in your employees and at the same time your business
  • You and your employees will benefit from a reduction in lost work days so increased income
  • Your other employees will not have to work harder to compensate for absent workmates because of the flu or other illnesses so your staff will be happier
  • Offering vaccinations during work time shows that you are committed to the wellbeing of your employees
  • You will have an improved business reputation, because your business
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Pros and Cons of Online Therapy

The Pros

Privacy: Most, if not all, clients highly value privacy when seeking mental health treatment. Online therapy offers additional privacy, as there’s no need to go to an office, where one may potentially meet other clients or therapists. This is particularly comfortable for a client who might leave the office feeling emotional and in need of alone time.

Time and logistics: No time (or cost) lost in transport and a session can even be squeezed in during lunch hour at work or after work at the office. Even the car can occasionally be used as an office!

Effectiveness: Research has shown, that online therapy can be just as effective in treating mental health issues such as depression, anxiety disorders and mild to moderate addiction.

Accessibility: Any one with a reliable internet connection can reach an online meeting. This … Read the rest

Diet for Heart Health

A recently published clinical trial conducted by a doctor and researcher well versed in heart and metabolic health came to some extremely interesting and surprising conclusions. The way this trial was conducted was that the participants were split into one of 3 groups. They followed the diets assigned to them for 20 weeks. Each of the 3 diets contained 20% protein but differing amounts of carbs and fat.

Study participants received fully prepared, customized meals that they could either eat in the cafeteria or take to go. So there was no guessing as to whether they actually consumed the assigned amounts of macronutrients.

Here is how the diets broke down:
Low-carb: 20% carbohydrate, 21% fat
Moderate-carb: 40% carbohydrate, 14% fat
High-carb: 60% carbohydrate, 7% fat

At the end of the 20 weeks, the stunning results revealed:

“A low-carbohydrate diet, high … Read the rest