Guideline of Balanced Nutrition Provides Corporate Wellness Programs!
As healthcare costs continue to rise, many companies are turning to corporate wellness programs for employees. Some companies rely on these wellness programs to save thousands while developing employee morale.
Guideline of Balanced Nutrition offers businesses a different approach to wellness programs. Our comprehensive programs combine wellness coaching with our wide expertise in food, nutrition, and physical activity. These programs are proven to help you get an ROI of $14.58 on every dollar spent.
Read the Latest Obesity & Chronic Disease Facts
Over the past decade, payers and policy makers have become increasingly aware of the adverse health effects and increased health expenditures related to the escalating prevalence of both adult and childhood obesity.
Two out of three Americans are either overweight or obese. Further, the obesity epidemic has been accompanied by an increase in the prevalence of co-morbidities, including type II diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, hypercholesterolemia, asthma, sleep apnea, musculoskeletal diseases, stomach ulcer, gallbladder diseases, chronic liver disease and certain types of cancer . In addition, studies have shown that obesity reduces life expectancy and increases disability.
Obesity -related, direct medical costs were estimated at $152 billion (2009) or 9.1% of national healthcare expenditures. Some indicators report 75% of our healthcare dollars are spent on preventable chronic diseases. Further, individual health costs are $346 higher per year for an overweight person compared with a normal weight person and $2,845 higher for an obese person compared with a normal weight person. We can no longer ignore this epidemic. And the escalating rate of childhood obesity and related co-morbidities is of grave concern for our countries future.