Western Well: Employee Wellness at Western Illinois University
- Blood Pressure Screenings & Fasting Blood Glucose - Nov. 1-11
- Autogenic Training and Muscle Relaxation for Stress Reduction
- Pilates and Yoga
- Delicious Nutritious - "Cooking with Sweet Potatoes"
People should not take mega-doses of vitamins and minerals. For some nutrients, a dose of 5 times the RDA taken over several months may create problems.
Approximately 115,000 cardiovascular deaths could be avoided each year if people did not smoke cigarettes. Studies suggest that the smoker who quits, cuts his/her elevated risk of coronary artery disease in half only 1 year after quitting.