Sun Risk Management Blog
Live Well, Work Well – October 2018
Health and wellness tips for your work and life—presented by Sun Risk Management, Inc.
Superfoods for Super Health
The foods you eat can positively impact your long-term health. Consider incorporating the following superfoods into your diet to support your health.
See What the Buzz is All About: Counting Macros
Chances are you’ve probably heard someone talking about their macros, whether it’s in the lunchroom, at the gym or on social media. The “if it fits your macros” (IIFYM) diet was first popular with bodybuilders who used this program to stay fit for competitions. Now, it’s popular with gym-goers and even those who don’t workout.
What’s a macro?
How does counting macros work?
Is the IIFYM diet just another fad diet?
As long as you keep your macros in check, you can eat healthy one day and splurge on fried chicken the next without derailing your program. The flexibility of the IIFYM diet makes it much easier to stick to the program, which is likely why it’s so popular.
If you’re interested in trying the IIFYM diet, please check with your doctor to make sure it’s safe for you before starting.
|Pumpkin and White Bean Soup
1 ½ cups apple juice
Makes: 6 servings
More Common Than You’d Think: Workplace Bullying
National Bullying Prevention Month is recognized every October. What many people don’t realize is that workplace bullying affects more than 35 percent of adult Americans.
What is workplace bullying?
Generally, workplace bullying is defined as the use of intimidation through power, influence, tone or language to affect a person negatively. Often, bullying is intentional, but sometimes the bully is not aware of their hurtful actions or words. Workplace bullying affects safety, productivity, trust and the workplace culture.
What are the signs of workplace bullying?
Some common signs of workplace bullying include:
Workplace bullying is a serious issue, and if you feel like you’re being bullied, you should take steps to address it. For more information, talk to your HR department.