Health Advocate Blog

Category - Nutrition

Safety tips for packed lunches

When temperatures of foods that need to be refrigerated or chilled reach over 40 degrees Fahrenheit, there’s a greater likelihood that the food becomes a breeding ground for bacteria, potentially sickening the person who eats it.  The following tips...

Eat, and enjoy, your veggies!

Summer is a great time to enjoy fresh produce. There are many delicious options in season—meaning they’re ready to harvest at peak flavor and nutritional value. It also means they’re generally less expensive and more readily available. Even better...

Take advantage of your workplace Wellness Program

May is Global Employee Health and Fitness Month; however, most employers focus on the health of their employees year-round. In fact, over 60 percent of employers offer wellness programs at work. Yet only about 40 percent of employees take advantage...