Omega-3 fatty acids such as those found in fish, have a surprising number of health benefits: they have been shown to improve heart health, reduce hypertension, improve rheumatoid arthritis, and improve depression, among others.
Free radicals are unstable molecules that can be damaging to other molecules and cells within the body. Antioxidants such as beta-carotene, vitamins C, E, and A, work to eliminate these free radicals from the body reducing the damage they cause.
Vitamin B12 has been found to form and maintain the nervous system, as well as build and maintain the protective coating around nerves. For these reasons, it is believed that Vitamin B12 helps to protect the brain and keep it functioning at a healthy level.
Exercise is proven to increase energy and boost serotonin levels in the brain, which in turn improves mental clarity
Evidence suggests that wellness programs in the workplace enhance job satisfaction, lessen job stress, reduce sick leave/absenteeism, improve productivity, reduce injuries and workers' compensation claims, and lower turnover.
Regular physical activity can help lose extra pounds, reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, and help control blood pressure.
Regular physical activity can help lessen a diabetic's need for insulin and boost the level of "good" HDL cholesterol in the body.
Eating unhealthy foods increases the risk of such serious health issues as type 2 diabetes and heart attacks.
Relieve the stress on your knees by varying your cardio workouts with different machines (other than the treadmill).
Running on a treadmill puts just as much strain on your knees as running on pavement.