Sun Risk Management Blog
Live Well, Work Well – November 2018
Health and wellness tips for your work and life—presented by Sun Risk Management, Inc.
Removing Meat from Your Diet Could Improve Your Health, Researchers Say
According to scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, consuming high amounts of meat has negative health effects.
Their survey found that 55 percent of respondents were reducing their consumption of processed meat and 41 percent were cutting back on red meat consumption. When asked what their reasoning for cutting back on meat consumption was, the majority of respondents said their decision stemmed from wanting to save money or improve their health.
Consult your doctor to find out if reducing or removing meat from your diet could be beneficial for you.
A Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness
It’s no secret that the holidays bring joy, but they can also bring stress. We all know that prolonged and chronic stress can wreak havoc on your overall health and wellness, so it’s important to find healthy ways to manage it. One effective way to do so is to practice mindfulness.
|Super Stuffed Squash
2 acorn squash
Makes: 4 servings
Makeover Your Holiday Recipes by Substituting Fats
Butter, oils and other fats can add flavor to your favorite recipes, but they can also add many calories. They act as a barrier so flour does not absorb as much water to give your dishes a moist, tender feel. There are many ways to reduce the fat without sacrificing taste; the trick is to replace fats with foods that add creaminess without cholesterol.
Will substituting the fats change how my food tastes?
How can I get started substituting?
Now that you have the basics, it’s time for you to try it out. With the holidays right around the corner, now’s the perfect time to makeover your beloved (and maybe not the healthiest) recipes.