Corporate Health

  • Caffeine – a summary by

    Caffeine is a drug of choice for the majority of people in modern society. A CNS (central nervous system) stimulant, it is used by many to enhance mental alertness and drive away feelings of fatigue. But is this safe?

  • Now is the time by

    Do you recall talking about New Year’s resolutions, goal setting and renewing your desire to get fit this year?

  • Breastfeeding benefits & the workplace by

    There is no doubt that breastfeeding gives a baby and mother the best start possible. Despite this only about one third of mothers still do so at 6 months, well below the World Health Organisation’s recommendation.

  • Leave the baggage behind by

    Many fitness trainers started out their career by overcoming their own health issues. Therefore they understand the emotional aspects of being unfit.

  • Healthy means wealthy and wise by

    Health and fitness programs are gaining in popularity in many corporate circles. But proving their ROI is still a challenge for HR professionals. Sarah O’Carroll speaks to Sinclair Knight Merz’s Carrie Luzar about the benefits of a healthy workforce

  • A night out to remember – food poisoning by

    We have probably all at some stage been affected by a case of diarrhoea and/or vomiting after a take-away meal or eating out in a restaurant. While there are some foods that are classic food poisoning stories, almost any food can be affected, and affect you in turn. Classically, dingy take-away restaurants are regarded as suspicious, but in actual fact any kitchen, whether at home or the city’s most popular nightspots, can produce a meal you would rather forget

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