Everyone wants to live longer and work smarter however, do we slow down enough to consider how our lifestyle is impacting our health, how it's impacting our performance? Actually, I will rephrase that, do we know how to slow down?
The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a light on the risks of poor health and well-being. This has been evidenced with the level of business disruption, bringing workplace wellbeing to the forefront. Employees are the most important asset of a business, a healthy workforce can enable a more competitive business.
Why is a healthy lunch box important for children? A sustaining nutritious lunch supports steady growth and development for children, supports their immune system and reduces the risk of chronic disease later in life.
At Ciall Health we understand that a healthier workforce is paramount to the success of a company. Studies have shown many benefits including reduced absenteeism, more engaged and greater staff morale. Plus, a healthy workforce is more likely to attract and retain key staff.
I purposely called this article how to help your immune system as opposed to boosting your immune system. The idea that you can boost your immune system is tempting but the immune system is a system and not a single entity.
In these uncertain times, where we are all told to self-isolate, the not knowing the restrictions on our freedom or the worry of contracting the virus can make even the most laid back of us feel stressed. It's only natural to feel overwhelmed by the current situation we find ourselves in.
Fibre belongs to the carbohydrates nutrient group. So that means that plants are the only foods that give us dietary fibre. But fibre, unlike sugars and starch, don't get broken down in the small intestines for glucose absorption, aka energy production, they carry on down undigested to the lower intestines where all the good fibre work happens.
Many people dread going food shopping - the traffic, parking, shopping bags, patience and sheer diligence required sometimes can be overwhelming. This can be further exacerbated with children when pester power kicks in! So here are some simple tips that may help in doing the dreaded chore.