March Community and Wellness News

March 4, 2022

With warmer days upon us – March marks the beginning of spring and brings more opportunities to get outside and be active. Whether you want to challenge yourself to eat healthier and balanced meals or find opportunities throughout the day to move your body – PEHP has several opportunities for employees to reach their health goals this month.    

March’s Monthly Nutrition Challenge – 

Healthy Breakfast Challenge

Do you often find yourself forgetting to eat breakfast when rushing out the door each morning? Registered Dietitian, Jill Bryan offers her expertise as to why starting the day with a healthy breakfast can help you have a more balanced diet throughout the day, increase your memory, and build greater concentration.

Register here to join Jill’s weekly email based, self-paced educational program that focuses on the these four areas of well-being:

Week 1: Components of a Healthy Breakfast

Week 2: Importance of Protein

Week 3: Sneak in Some Veggies

Week 4: Grab & Go Breakfasts

March’s Workout Warrior Challenge – 

Turn Back the Clock

Turn Back the Clock and combat age-related chronic conditions by joining March’s self-paced, email based physical activity Workout Warrior challenge. Regular exercise reduces the risks of

  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Many types of Cancers
  • Reduces Anxiety & Depression

Register here to track your activity and report your total time at the end of the month – and enter to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card.

March’s Online Learning – 

Diabetes and YOU

Managing diabetes is a daily commitment that requires encouragement, education, and support. The Diabetes and YOU is a 4-week web-based class dedicated to the self-management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes that offers educational information and tools for those looking to create healthy habits. March 7- April 1 scheduled topics include:

  • Diabetes Overview
  • Nutrition and Diabetes
  • Exercise and everyday tips for staying healthy
  • Diabetes complications

Sign up here to receive course materials by email and links for live and recorded webinars.