Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Corporate Wellness Program Established
Just got in from back-to-back days at Putnam Investments, one of the largest mutual fund complexes in the United States. I assisted a local nutrition company (http://sensiblenutrition.com/) to help establish a corporate wellness program @ Putnam. Every one of their employees was mandated to engage in various health-related testing in order to receive a reduction in their health insurance premium. At my table, I measured Body Composition (BC) and Body Mass Index (BMI) on each employee. The results of the tests were explained to each person to ensure the distinctions between BC and BMI were clear. It continues to intrigue me the general attitudes people possess toward their physical health, particularly those whose require major lifestyle changes.