Posted by Matt Bushey in #YHSafetyTips, Mar 07, 2018
Busy. That single word can be one of the lead causes to the leading cause of death in 2017, heart disease. Busy lifestyles are not an excuse to choosing unhealthy meals at work, its a lack of care for oneself. Lets change that today.
Consuming a diet rich in nutrient-dense foods and beverages while maintaining a healthy weight through calorie balance and regular physical activity has been shown to contribute to a reduction in overweight and obesity and lower the risk of chronic diseases, including heart disease, some cancers, stroke, and diabetes.
Often times there is food at meetings for reasons such as the meeting will be long, its a working lunch, or just as a gesture of kindness. The problem is the type of food that is presented, often time these are donuts, fast-food, cookies, cakes, dessert foods, etc.
Eating foods that are ripe in season will help you get the nutrients natural per food. See what produce is in season in America here: Seasonal produce guide
You don’t have to eat a salad to be healthy, but you should balance your fruits, vegetables, grains(breads, rice, etc), and protein (meat).
Missed last week’s post on Proper Lifting? Read it here.