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Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
 
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.
 
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
 
Health Tip of the Day

Tips to Motivate Your Staff

  • Simplify your message and your expectations. Complexity can confuse and paralyze people.

  • Assign responsibility equal to people's skills. If you don't do this, you set up your people to fail.

  • Give public recognition and praise for success. Appreciated employees are highly motivated to do more.

  • Help your people develop a larger purpose than just making money. Encouraging your employees to have an emotional, as well as an economic attachment to the company, is one of the best motivators there is, experts say.