Promoting Heart Health in the Workplace

Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death in the UK each year according to the National Health Service (NHS). 82,000 deaths have been reported annually due to CHD. Right food choices and lifestyle changes play important roles in preventing CHD.

The number of working age adults living with CHD in the UK is estimated to be at 800,000. Employers can prevent the cause of heart diseases by promoting healthier lifestyle in the workplace. Lifestyle choices also have a direct link to CHD.

By making simple lifestyle changes employees can reduce their risk of getting CHD. This includes increasing physical activities, quitting smoking, eating a healthy and well-balanced diet, and avoiding stress at the workplace.

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