The Healthy Office Blog

  • Sore, Scratchy Throat? Try These Soothing tips
    28 September 2021
    Whether it’s a result of giving a long-winded speech or presentation or a sign of an impending cold or virus, sore throats can really cramp your style and sap your productivity. With a little tender loving care, however, that tickle in your neck can be coaxed into complacency. Here are a few old and new tricks for taming a sore throat before it turns into a full-blown illness.
  • How to keep your breath fresh at work
    28 September 2021
    A few hours after returning from a delicious lunch, you fall into conversation with a couple of co-workers and suddenly feel self-conscious about the state of your post-feast oral hygiene.
  • Citrus Fruits– Nature's Natural Flu Fighters
    28 September 2021
    You may be contagious from the first day even before you’re aware of any symptoms, and for up to seven days after the sickness takes hold. So, it’s important you do what you can to help prevent spreading infection both at home and work. YOUR WORKPLACE GERM DEFENCE STRATEGY Microbiology researcher Charles Gerba has conducted dozens of recent studies on workplace contagion, concluding that the best way to avoid catching the latest office bug is by adopting an aggressive defence strategy.
  • Are you consuming too much caffeine?
    28 September 2021
    Caffeine can be found in a number of beverages including tea, iced tea, iced coffee, cola, chocolate and sodas. Interestingly, the same survey found that a majority of Australians were unable to identify that coffee from a café contains the highest amount of caffeine (4 percent) while 36 percent incorrectly believe that energy drinks are the most highly caffeinated. When you combine the other foods we may be eating that contain caffeine such as chocolate bars, certain ice creams and even some diet pills, it’s easy to see how we may be experiencing a caffeine overload.
  • Organic vs. Non-Organic Foods in the Workplace
    28 September 2021
    If you want the healthiest, most eco-friendly, and best-tasting foods and fruits, you should always buy organic, right? Well, although this is the message that most of us have picked up on in recent years, some experts contend that the truth of the matter is a bit more complex.
  • Fruit In Focus: Kiwifruit
    28 September 2021
    Kiwifruit add the most gorgeous tropical taste to tossed green salads and fruit dishes and can be used to add colour and nutrition when decorating or filling desserts such as fruit tarts and pavlovas. Because they contain enzymes that act as a food tenderiser, you should always add them to your dishes at the last minute to avoid making other ingredients soggy.
  • How to be involved in your employees’ health
    28 September 2021
    This week, we wanted to share a BLOG about workplace wellness programs with you. Written by Veer Gidwaney, the founder and CEO of USA’s MAXWELL HEALTH, it contains some super facts and tips that may prove useful if you’re considering stepping up your own workplace wellness program.
  • How To Relieve a Headache at Work
    28 September 2021
    Did you know there are over 30 DIFFERENT TYPES OF HEADACHES? From Allergy, Cough and Fasting Headaches to Eyestrain, Migraine and yes even Goggle Headaches – they all cause different symptoms in different locations. Whichever type you experience, having a headache is awful and – in some cases – debilitating.