Heather Nakamura, MPE, MS, RD
Research evidence strongly supports the association between lifestyle and risk of chronic disease. These diseases have a large impact on corporate health care dollars, especially for self-insured companies. Smoking, obesity, hypertension, elevated blood sugar, high cholesterol, and a sedentary lifestyle are all associated with increased health care costs.
Adopting a healthier lifestyle has been show to reduce risk and delay onset of many chronic diseases. Corporate health promotion programs can promote better health and wellness and encourage adoption of a healthier lifestyle. Offering these programs in a corporate setting can increase employee participation and emphasize a company's commitment to the health of their employees.
I’ve worked in the field of corporate wellness since the 1980’s, and the issues and challenges have changed over time. I now consult with companies who are developing and growing their wellness programs. I work with clients to provide a variety of educational, program development and consulting services, including:
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Julie Hughes Health and Wellness Coordinator The Boeing Company