Cardiovascular disease affects one in every six Australians. A new study of the seven health measures, identified by the American Heart Association, can help us identify our risk and predict long-term heart health.
Unhealthy snacks and beverages are addictively sweet and they’re arguably more readily available than healthy alternatives. Which is why we spoke to Life First dietitian, Nicole Akdagcik for her tips on how to choose the perfect snack.
Heart disease is one of Australia’s biggest killers, accounting for one death every 12 minutes in Australia. You can boost your heart health in more ways than one. These three weird and wacky ways have been scientifically proven to help.
Not achieving your health goals? It may be time to look beyond the gym and your diet and take a closer look at you’re sleeping patterns. You’ll be surprised to realise the impact that it has on your waistline.
When it comes to sustainable, long-term results there’s more to the equation than a quick fix diet and an eight-week challenge at the gym. Life First dietitian, Nicole Akdagcik explains more.
So what’s the secret to catching those precious zzz’s? While there’s no failsafe formula for a good night’s sleep, experts agree that adopting some simple daily habits will promote a successful snooze…Here are some tips.
Almost half of Australians aren’t getting the recommended seven-to-nine hours of shuteye a night but does an extra two hours of slumber really help your health? Here we discover the impact that it may have on your body.
“For better or for worse, in sickness and in health” – it turns out your choice of romantic partner could significantly impact your physical wellbeing. Discover exactly how.
There’s no one size fits all approach when it comes to stress, so it’s important to be aware of what your triggers are and what management method works best for you. These three practices can help you destress just about anywhere.
According to the recent findings from the Executive Health Index, bankers have knocked lawyers off their perch taking the top spot for overall health.
Whilst lawyers drop down the ranks in terms of overall health, findings from the Executive Health Index™ show bankers secure first place for the healthiest executives.
A recent study conducted by Executive Health Solutions shows that legal professionals are facing a decrease in physical and mental health, raising concerns for the industry’s wellbeing.
According to the latest data from the Executive Health Index™, released in the White Paper 2018 - 2019, lawyers have suffered the biggest fall in overall health, from 1st to seventh place since last financial year.
EHS recently held an event at The Mint on some of the latest findings from their Executive Health Index with a particular emphasis on the highs and lows of Australia's Executives. Furthermore, as Jill Margo states mental health was one of the key focuses.
Stress, Anxiety and Depression in male executives hits its high with men in their 50's. Comparatively for women it peaks in their 30's and 40's. This data was released at the same time James Packer, 50 resigned from Crown citing mental health issues.
Executive Health Solutions' Executive Health Index shows that those executives with the highest rates of stress and depression were women in the 30-40 age group.
Executive Health Solutions (EHS) has found that female executives in their 30s are three times more likely to show symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression than their male counterparts. Organisational Psychologist, Paul Flanagan provides insights.
The release of the Executive Health Index gained media coverage across 60 different online, print and TV platforms including an article by Jill Margo in the Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
The Executive Health Index compares objective data from 30,000 health assessments across 500 organisations -- pathology tests, clinical measurements and validated questionnaire tools -- from executive participants gathered by clinicians.
According to a new report, accounting professionals fare well in terms of depression, anxiety and stress compared to 19 other industry executives but are not doing as well on physical health and nutrition.
A recent report on executive health has ranked the physical and mental wellbeing of industry leaders showing that white-collar sectors perform better than their blue-collar counterparts.
The Executive Health Index released by EHS has some meaningful data for the legal profession. They struggle with high levels of stress, anxiety and depression despite ranking the highest in overall health compared to other industries.
According to EHS CEO, John Hall, the Executive Health Index “...“ provides a more meaningful comparison for organisations than national norms and enables the pinpointing of key health risk areas that may require specific attention.”
Data from 30,000 health assessments shows leaders from legal firms are healthiest overall but face psychological health challenges. Agriculture, forestry and fishing executives are the least healthy.
The unique Executive Health Index compares 20 different industries according to their health and the findings are both interesting and also raise some red flags.
Executive Health Solutions recently released their Executive Health Index which showed that executives from the legal sector fare amongst the best in terms of physical and medical health.
Life First, a subsidiary of EHS has recently introduced a new product which incorporates whole genome sequencing. This adds significant value to preventative health screenings enabling the identification of risks for a number of inherited conditions.
CEO of Executive Health Solutions, John Hall, talks to 50 Up Club Radio about the importance of identifying health risks before they become problematic and the benefits of having a comprehensive health assessment. Listen to the podcast.
Osteoporosis affects over 1 million Australians, with over 155,000 broken bones expected this year due to poor bone health.
October 20 is World Osteoporosis Day, so no better time to consider how and why we need to take better care of our bones.
A recent study published in the European Journal of Preventative Cardiology highlighted that a lack of physical fitness is second only to cigarette smoking for premature death.
There is significant debate over the benefits of prostate cancer screening. As such, The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has put out a brief paper...
Australian research confirms employees want corporate health programs and employers need them.
Australia lags behind other countries when it comes to adopting workplace health programs...
With recruitment and training costs of new executives estimated to be 2.5 times the executive wage and 2 times the manager’s wage, ensuring executives with health risks are under appropriate care and ongoing treatment...
According to a recent analysis of more than 1890 full and part time workers, managers had comparatively higher levels of drinking (26.4% with high alcohol intake), low fruit and vegetable intake (47.5%) and approximately 70% were physically inactive.
Executive Health Solutions has obtained an individual class ruling that allows our services to be classified as FBT exempt. For more information regarding this ruling please view on the Australian Taxation Website or contact us directly.
A study performed in Australia by Professor Paul Taylor at Swinburne University’s Brain Institute identified several positive effects of regular physical activity for both individuals and companies...
Corporate Health Programs are critical for maximising performance, particularly in volatile economic times.
The ongoing volatility of the world economy continues to place significant pressures on organisations to drive productivity and performance...
EHS data shows...36% of executives have 3 or more health
risk factors (based on 30,000 assessment records)