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Healthy Workplace Food Improves Heart Health

Posted by Wendy White on October 7, 2015

Healthy Workplace Food Improves Heart Health | Wendy White | HR Insights blog by CareATC, Inc.There are many conditions which have historically contributed to heart disease in the workplace — smoking, sedentary workdays, and unhealthy food options are just a few.

Some researchers are starting to consider health in terms of "heart age," which will differ from the age represented on an employee's birth certificate, and the lower it is the better.

The World Heart Federation has found that a broad range of workplace health initiatives have a big hand in lowering heart ages.

The one that may make the most difference in modern offices is the provision of healthy food options.

Employers are encouraged to promote heathful eating in and out of the workplace, in a move that could cut down on healthcare costs and improve employees' quality of life.

Read full article at Workplace Savings and Benefits.

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Wendy White

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Wendy White

As the Director of Client and Clinical Services at CareATC, Wendy manages the implementation and ongoing success of our clients' clinic programs. She is also a resident expert on all things CareATC, having been with the company for over 10 years.

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