New HBP Guidelines, Foodborne Illness, Fruits & Veggies
August 31, 2018
Live Well, Work Well | September 2018 Edition
HBP Guidelines Have Changed: Do You Know Your Risk?
The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology redefined what is considered high blood pressure (HBP) in November 2017, based on new evidence supporting a lower threshold. Stage 1 high blood pressure, also known as hypertension 1, is consistently measured at 130 over 80 or greater. The previous threshold was 140 over 90. Read
Foodborne Illness is on the Rise: Protect Yourself
It’s scary, but it’s the truth. You’ve likely seen the news reports this year, announcing recall after recall of produce, eggs and other foods. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the overall number of diagnosed cases of listeria and salmonella, among others, increased 96 percent in 2017 alone. Read
Fruits and Veggies: How Much is Enough?
If you’re like the majority of Americans, you’re most likely not eating enough fruits and vegetables. Fruits & Veggies – More Matters, a national health observance that occurs every September, wants to change that.Read