A healthy meal starts with more vegetables and fruits and smaller portions of protein and grains, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Think about how you can adjust the portions on your plate to get more of what you need without too many calories.
People who have a positive attitude and feel in control of their own destiny are more likely to practice healthy habits, say Australian researchers who studied data on the diet, exercise and personality types of more than 7,000 people.
A recent study has found that employees view the workplace much more negatively than human resources representatives do. Many argue that these differing perceptions are indicative of a growing, problematic trend within HR departments: the men and women hired to oversee company welfare have grown increasingly out of touch with the rest of their workforce.
Work-life fit and enjoying what they do top list of reasons
August 29, 2012
Despite uncertainty in the job market, the top reasons working Americans say they stay with their current employers are work-life fit and enjoying what they do, according to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association (APA).
New guidelines from the American Cancer Society say for many cancers, maintaining a healthy weight, getting adequate physical activity, and eating a healthy diet can reduce the chance of recurrence and increase the likelihood of disease-free survival after a diagnosis.
Overall, the U.S. population has good levels of vitamins A and D and folate in the body, but some groups still need to increase their levels of vitamin D and iron, according to the Second National Report on Biochemical Indicators of Diet and Nutrition, just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Americans are eating too little of the right things and too much of the wrong things -- and it's time for their doctors to do something about it, according to the president of the American Medical Association (AMA).
Workers want four simple things from their employee-provided health benefit plans -- and many are not getting them, according to a new survey from Aon Hewitt, The Futures Company and the National Business Group on Health.