Diet, Exercise & Sleep

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Jan 17, 2017
OSH Answer Fact Sheets: Why should a workplace be concerned about healthy eating?

https://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/psychosocial/healthyeating.html

While it's most important for an employer to provide a safe and healthy workplace, it's also important to encourage healthy lifestyles among their employees. Healthy eating programs can be a great first step.

Source: CCOHS

Sep 01, 2016
Walking Fends Off Loss Of Mobility, And It's Not Too Late To Start

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/09/26/495477531/walking-fends-off-disability-and-its-not-too-late-to-start

A study out Monday finds that a regular program of physical activity reduces the time spent with mobility-limiting disability, as reported by National Public Radio.

Source: NPR

Nov 01, 2015
Kaiser: Thrive at work - Why workforce health matters

https://businesshealth.kaiserpermanente.org/thrive/index

Thrive at work offers infographics and toolkits to help create a healthier workforce.

Source: Kaiser

Dec 01, 2013
Exercise as Potent Medicine

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/11/exercise-as-potent-medicine/?smid=fb-share&_r=0

Exercise can be as effective as many frequently prescribed drugs in treating some of the leading causes of death, according to a new report.

Source: NY Times

Jun 01, 2013
The Bicyclist's Survival Guide: Live to Ride. Ride to Live

http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/TS/docs/Bike/BikeSurvivalGuide.pdf

Here's to you, Oregon riders! Here are a few tips to keep you on the straight and vertical.

Source: ODOT

Jan 01, 2013
Healthy Food Options for a Healthier Workplace

http://ophi.org/download/PDF/onpahealthyfood.pdf

Workplace healthy food recommendations from the Oregon Nutrition Policy Alliance.

Source: OPHI

May 01, 2011
Worksite Wellness Programs for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/reprint/120/17/1725.pdf

This policy statement from the American Heart Association, dated October 2009, identifies specific workplace program elements for cardiovascular disease prevention.

Source: AHA