These healthy eating tips can become a part of your wellness program.
Office potlucks. The annual holiday party. Beth’s famous sugar cookies.
From Thanksgiving until New Year’s Day, there are dozens of overindulgence opportunities just waiting to derail us from our regular healthful eating and exercise habits.
According to a study from the New England Journal of Medicine, the average American gains weight during the holidays every year, and if we don’t stick to our resolutions, those pounds can add up over time.
Healthful eating is just as important as fitness for maintaining employee wellness. But it can be challenging to incorporate such practices into your wellness program. Helping your employees stay happy and healthy will lead to a more engaged and productive workforce. Focus on overall employee wellness can also help reduce absenteeism and better increase job performance.
And it’ll help your bottom line.
Every season is busy when you have children, but the fall season is exceptionally hectic. To combat this active season, we’re reaching out to see if a healthy cooking demo at your organization would be nice addition to your wellness initiatives to help families ease into the new school year.
Now that kids are back in school, families are busy planning after-school extracurriculars, class projects and play dates. While everyone gets swept up in the busyness, it’s easy to forget the importance of a well-balanced diet, rich in nutrients that help boost immune systems, so kids can enjoy school and fall fun to the best of their ability. There’s also the fear that it takes a lot of time to serve healthy meals.
Ulliance Wellness Chef, Chef Nicole shows you how to cook a perfect scallop and a yummy side dish. Watch the video and download the recipe with complete nutrient information.
Recently, Ulliance leadership was featured in dbusiness magazine as the Faces of Complete Workplace Well-Being.
For more than 30 years, Troy-based Ulliance has been helping companies create a culture of total well-being through comprehensive programs that improve business by enhancing people’s lives. The Ulliance employee assistance, wellness, and training programs; career transition services; organizational development; and crisis management support more than 1 million employees spanning 260 organizations worldwide — and they can assist yours as well.
Be the star at your next BBQ and bring this sweet and savory summer salad that doubles as an appetizer! Check out the Ulliance Wellness Chef's fresh take on watermelon salad! Yum it is really good!
Watch this short video featuring Ulliance Wellness Manager, Christin Hasselbring and Ulliance Wellness Chef Nicole as they prepare this quick, healthy, delicious dish!
What is an EAP and how can it help my organization and my employees?
An employer-sponsored employee assistance program (EAP) is an intervention program designed to identify and assist employees in resolving personal and work problems that may be adversely affecting their life, such as marital, financial or emotional problems; family issues; or substance or alcohol abuse. EAPs may also offer a wide array of services covering basic legal assistance and referrals, adoption assistance, help finding elder care services, wellness programs and more.
OK, so we are hedging closer to spring, made it through daylight saving time but it is still 20 degrees outside. And what about those poor souls in New England experiencing their fourth nor'easter! Well, this slow cooker recipe should do the trick on those cold days ahead and it is packed with protein, fiber and nutrients! Enjoy!