Why We Love Harvard's Healthy Eating Plate
Portion control continues to be a big contributor to the growing obesity rate. Restaurants over portion meals, dinner plates have gotten bigger, and meals have become supersized and prepackaged making them readily available within minutes in the ...READ MORE
Survey: Income, Generation, And Gender Differences In PTO Use And ...
A survey from TriNet revealed some interesting information about the differences that exist in paid time off (PTO) use and preferences amongst different age and income groups. The survey sought to gauge the impact of various PTO benefits on ...READ MORE
Big News Week In Digital Health And Wellness
Normally, the Wellable blog would address the newsworthy events below in separate posts, but so many announcements have come out in the last week that we felt it was only appropriate to combine them all into one fun blog post. Enjoy!READ MORE
The Secret History Behind The 10,000 Steps Per Day Myth
If someone asked you how many steps per day you should take to be healthy, what would you say? Most people would think your answer would be 10,000 steps per day because that is what they would say, the amount often recommended on the internet, and ...READ MORE
Global Survey Finds 8% Adoption Of Fitness Wearables
According to a recent survey of 24,000 consumers in 24 countries, about 8% own wearable fitness monitors and 6% own a wearable health monitor. The survey also revealed that 12% and 10% of consumers plan to buy a wearable fitness monitor or wearable ...READ MORE
What's Trending In The Workplace
80% of Americans work at jobs that are sedentary or require only light physical activity. In a previous post we talked about the harmful effects of a sedentary lifestyle and urged company leaders to promote walking meetings as a way to get ...READ MORE
Using Google to Create Employee Wellness Power Rankings
According to a recent study, “if you are thinking of quitting smoking, it is probably Monday.” Researchers looked at Google search data from 2008 to 2012 and found that quitting smoking was searched more on Monday than any other day.READ MORE
What Does The US Budget Crisis And Chronic Disease Have In Common?
This is not a political blog post. This is a post about real-world problems that have readily available solutions.READ MORE