People today spend more awake hours at work than anywhere else, on average 50 hours a week. Long hours behind the desk, in meetings, on the road with ‘grab whatever food is available and go’ habits has impacted American’s waistlines… and company’s bottomline.
Workplace and personal wellness programs play a key role in maintaining and improving business success and profitability.
Whether you are self employed, or run a multi person company, relations with customers, employees, vendors and other people that support your work efforts are directly affected by your state of health- and theirs.
Health issues caused by being overweight, can result in loss of productivity, relationships, increase risk and liability on and off the job- and overall quality of life at work or at home.
Debbra Sweet understands this. She’s lived it. She’s overcome weight and health issues that influenced her ability to run profitable businesses. She sees this same cycle effect other entrepreneurs too. Debbra believes that total ROI, success and profitability includes understanding how to ‘trim the fat’ in body, mind and business. She loves to empower others with the tools that helped her achieve vitality.
If your income is dependent upon you -and your health is not at optimal levels for optimal and long term vitality– it’s time to take proactive steps towards implementing personal and/or workplace wellness programs.
Overweight and obese individuals are at increased risk for many diseases and health chronic conditions, including the following:
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Osteoarthritis (a degeneration of cartilage and its underlying bone within a joint)
- Dyslipidemia (for example, high total cholesterol or high levels of triglycerides)
- Type 2 diabetes
- Heart disease
- Gallbladder disease
- Sleep apnea and respiratory problems
- Some cancers (pancreas, kidney, prostate, endometrial, breast, and colon)