Did you know this month is National Cholesterol Month?
What is cholesterol?- Cholesterol is a waxy substance which is made in the body by the liver but is also found in some foods. It plays a vital role in how every cell works and is also needed to make Vitamin D, some hormones and bile for digestion. However, too much cholesterol in the blood can increase your risk of getting heart and circulatory diseases.
73,000 people die from heart disease every year. You can avoid being one of them!
Who is at risk? Anyone can be at risk of high cholesterol, including children.
What can you do as an employer? Screening for your employees is the first step to improving your workplace well-being. Depending on the package tier, the results could have a major impact on an individual’s life, not to mention saving your company money. Our Health and Well-being advisers will administer individual screening in a friendly and professional manner. This is a simple non-fasting procedure with immediate results; However, there are several factors that influence the level of cholesterol in your body, some controllable, some not. Therefore, guidance is given with signposting to correct referral pathways or simply design suitable, yet achievable, lifestyle changes, via our bespoke well-being app.