Did you know that we tend to be healthier and have better immunity when we’re more socially connected? Studies show social community to be health protective. But how do you get there? Keep reading for Erica Mesirov’s blog post that dives into a variety of ways to get more involved with your community.
Do you know why we need Vitamin D? It does much more than helping your body absorb calcium for stronger bones. It can also help prevent cancer and is beneficial for heart health. Now I bet you’re wondering how much you need to take! Erica Mesirov, our resident Food Coach, explains in a recent blog on Vitamin D facts: how much we should take as a supplement and why we need it.
We don’t all have the ability to exercise at work, but Pilates can be done ANY WHERE! There have been various studies (notation provided) that show long term postural effects from the way we hold ourselves throughout the day (standing, at a computer, on our phones, driving), especially in the neck and shoulders. For this month’s “How to Workout at Work,” take a few moments every couple of hours to get your blood flowing, stretch your arms, and strengthen your upper back and shoulders to help counter-act those effects!