FFL Employee Wellness Program Quarterly: Autumn 2013

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Autumn 2013
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Low-Saturated-Fat Diet Improves Insulin Function

Exercise as Effective as Drugs in Disease Treatment

Stress Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Omega-3 Not Linked to Cognitive Improvement

Low-Fat, Plant-Based Diet May Slow Aging

Western Diets Bring Alzheimer’s to Developing Countries

Cutting Out Meat Boosts Heart Attack Victims’ Chances for Survival

High-Glycemic-Index Foods Turn on Brain Regions Linked to Overeating


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Workplace Ergonomics

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Health Literacy: Improving Overall Wellness

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Eating Well in the Holiday Season

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Holiday Recipes

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No Meat, No Problem!

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