You are probably aware of the impact chronic diseases such as obesity, hypertension or diabetes have on the cost of healthcare. These conditions account for 75% – or $3.5 trillion – of annual health care costs and are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States.
But, did you know over 80% of chronic diseases are preventable. These life interventions aren’t complex or demanding either – it’s as simple as making healthy choices. Eating more fruits and veggies, getting the right amount of sleep, staying active, etc.
As an organization, you can foster company culture where healthy choices are encouraged, helping your employees live longer, healthier lives while also making a significant dent in your long term healthcare expenses.
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