Wellness and Wellbeing

atkins' influences dietary guidelines

Don’t listen to Atkins’ call for cutting carbs in the dietary guidelines | TheHill

Atkins’ Influences Dietary Guidelines A leading problem in healthcare decision-making is communication. Conversations are either so littered with medical / scientific jargon that restrict the audience or so obtuse that the concepts are meaningless. Case in point is how atkins’ influences dietary guidelines. Long an opponent of “carbs”, Atkins Nutritionals has its own line of food …

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nature improves wellbeing

Sleep Impacts Your Wellbeing And Mental Health, So Here’s How To Improve Your Slumber | Grazia

Sleep Impacts Your Wellbeing Sleep matters. Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post, shared a moment where she passed out at her desk and awoke with a pool of blood. Since then she started taking better care of herself, including proper sleep, and reaped the wellbeing benefits. Slowly, others have also begun to understand that …

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nature improves wellbeing

Exeter Medical: Two hours of nature per week improves wellbeing

Nature Improves Wellbeing New research shows what it intuitive to many… nature improves wellbeing. This study from Exeter Medical even puts the optimum number of hours in nature at two hours per week. While it may be intuitive that nature improves wellbeing, we too often think that any healthy exposure to nature must a week hiking …

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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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