Wellness and Wellbeing

gut microbes ignore nutrition labels

Gut microbes respond differently to foods with similar nutrition labels

Gut Microbes Ignore Nutrition Labels Despite all efforts to put nutrition labels on foods and menu items, gut microbes ignore nutrition labels. We have a limited understanding about the trillions of microbes in our guts and their interactions with each other as well as our food.  Foods that look the same on nutrition labels can …

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30 day meditation results

30-day meditation results

30 day meditation results As mental health gains attention and respect around the world, there is the possibility that mental health issues are medicated / overmedicated. What if the US health system promote more “meditation” before medication? A recent article in Fast Company highlighted  30 day meditation results for the article’s author.  Shortness of breath. …

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positive wellbeing helps autism

Positive well-being may protect against depression in people with autism — ScienceDaily

Positive Wellbeing Helps Autism Sometimes it’s just better to build on the positive rather than focus on the negatives. In line with HealthCare Too’s philosophy that we need healthcare and not just “sick care”, recent research highlights the value for adults with autism to receive positive wellbeing care, not just focus on ailments. In an …

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baking bread brings wellbeing benefits

Real Bread Week: These are the wellbeing benefits of baking your own loaf | Irish Examiner

Baking Bread Brings Wellbeing Benefits Baking bread brings wellbeing benefits beyond just better, non-processed bread. The act of making bread can instill a sense of accomplishment, even if its not a work of beauty.  Sliced white is all very well, but a slab of real bread from the bakery, smeared with butter and apricot jam, …

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Well-Being Boosts Company Output

How To Increase Employee Well-Being And Boost Company Output

Well-Being Boosts Company Output Management consulting titan, Deloitte, has found that well-being boosts company output. Particularly interesting is the finding that “best-performing companies on financial metrics were around 11 times more likely to offer holistic well-being policies”. Taken simply as a form of investment, holistic well-being policies make dollars and sense. It’s pretty rare these …

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small business employee wellbeing

Employee well-being is an important small business priority – The Washington Post

Small Business Employee Wellbeing For decades “workplace wellness” programs have been little more than mini-physicals and ,until recently, focused on Corporate America. Small business employee wellbeing is demanding attention in this economy and the demand is for more than mini physicals. Work – Life balance has long been a concern. More people and organizations appreciate …

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friendship helps well-being

Friendship is important to well-being, especially during the holidays – The Washington Post

Friendship Helps Well-Being The Holidays can be stressful. While it may be obvious to some, researchers have found that friendship helps well-being especially during the Holidays. For many of us, especially those without family nearby, spending time with friends can be a meaningful way to celebrate the holidays. As fewer people opt for marriage, friendships …

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Workplace Wellness Can Backfire

Workplace Wellness Can Backfire – MarketWatch

Workplace Wellness Can Backfire Too often workplace wellness programs are miniaturized clinical visits, with focus on symptomatic vital statistics like blood pressure and not the social determinants of health. The result is that workplace wellness can backfire and produce poor health results and an even more toxic work environment. Not every company wellness program works …

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Can CBD oil help anxiety

Can CBD oil really help anxiety? Here’s everything you need to know

Can CBD Oil Help Anxiety? Claims for the benefits of CBD oil seem to outpace research. Can CBD oil help anxiety is one of those questions that may not have sufficient research but does have sufficient consumer interest. CBD oil is a relatively new product to the high street health market, meaning the burning questions …

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yoga popularity

Here’s How Popular Yoga and Meditation Really Are | Time

Yoga Popularity There may no better sign of the shift in consumer healthcare than yoga popularity. The number of Americans who have practiced yoga continues to rise and so does the money they put into lessons and equipment. Yoga and meditation have not reached all parts of American society equally, but that will continue to …

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