Western Well: Employee Wellness at Western Illinois University
- Blood Pressure Screenings & Fasting Blood Glucose - Nov. 1-11
- Pilates and Yoga
- Delicious Nutritious - "Cooking with Sweet Potatoes"
Moderation concerning alcohol consumption is defined as 1 drink/day for women and 2 drinks/day for men
1 drink =
- 12 ounces of regular beer OR
- 5 ounces of wine OR
- 1.5 ounces of 80 proof distilled spirits
Approximately 115,000 cardiovascular deaths could be avoided each year if people did not smoke cigarettes. Studies suggest that the smoker who quits, cuts his/her elevated risk of coronary artery disease in half only 1 year after quitting.