Expert staff from It's Your Life can provide 30-60 minute presentations to your staff on the following topics.
Be Tobacco Free
Provides an overview of the quitting process. Learn why it can be challenging but possible to stop using tobacco. Each person is different but you can learn how to begin your own quitting journey. Topics addressed include: medications to help you quit, how to set up a quit plan, alternates to smoking, and cognitive change.
Heart Health: Know Your Numbers
Provides an overview of heart disease and what individuals can do to help reduce their risk of developing it. Risk factors for heart disease will be covered with an emphasis on those that can be controlled.
Blood Pressure Up? Learn How to Dial it Down
Learn why managing your blood pressure is important to your health. Provides an overview of what blood pressure is and what an individual can do to help keep it in a healthy range.
DASH Eating Plan to Help Manage Your Blood Pressure
Provides a better understanding of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan. Studies have shown that following this eating plan can lower an individual’s blood pressure within in two weeks.
Boost Your Metabolism Through Better Sleep
Learn the impact of unmanaged stress and its effects on your health. Discovering the symptoms, identifying the causes and finding support will be discussed.
Stress at Work
Feeling tired and overwhelmed at work? Identify your sources of stress and begin to develop strategies to finding more balance in your life.
The Link Between our Food Choices & Stress
Your food choices can either help you feel energized or zap your energy. Understand the impact that foods have on your body and discover practical strategies on how to include more stress busting foods throughout your day.
Exercise & Fitness
Exercise and Physical Activity
Moving Towards a Healthier Lifestyle: Provides an overview of the current guidelines on becoming and maintaining physical fitness. The five main components of physical fitness are covered, as well as an overview on the difficulties of an inactive lifestyle on health status.
Footwear and Exercise
Takes a closer look at your feet and prescribes the correct footwear for walking/running. Tips for your shoe purchase, injury prevention, the wet test, and shoe care are all discussed.
Nutrition & Healthy Eating
Creating a Healthy Plate
Learn how to take your plate from good to great with a few simple steps. Explore realistic strategies you can fit into your busy life to boost the quality of your nutrition.
Creating a Heart Healthy Environment
Identify healthy and unhealthy cues in your life that can affect the health of your heart. Three simple lifestyle changes will be provided.
Food Shopping 101
Grocery shopping doesn’t have to be an overwhelming experience. Learn what tools can help you better navigate the grocery store.
Healthy Eating Won’t Break the Bank
Are you convinced that healthy eating costs more? Learn strategies to stock the pantry and plan nutritious meals that can fit into any budget.
Making Healthier Choices when Eating Out
Designed to help make better choices when eating away from home. Learn healthier solutions to many of the unhealthy traps we fall into when eating out.
Making Sense of Food Labels
Fat grams, sodium, sugar, fiber, serving size – what should you focus on? Explorethe basic components of a food label and discover tips to take your food choices from good to great.
Are you aware of what triggers you to overeat or make less than ideal food choices? Learn how to remove unwanted eating cues and take charge to rearrange your home, office, and eating habits so they work for you rather than against you.
Participants will learn the difference between serving size and portion size and strategies to right-size portions. Includes helpful tips to control portions when eating out or at home.
The Skinny on Fats
Provides an overview of the various types of dietary fats. Learn food sources of healthy fats and tips to reduce unhealthy fats in your diet.