Application Open! Active SWV to award 40 grants of $1,000

Calling all workplaces: Active SWV in partnership with WV Health Promotion and Chronic Disease will award 40 grants across West Virginia. You may apply for up to $1,000 to jump-start your workplace wellness program. Check out some of the creative ways past recipients have expanded their programs below!

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Want to Eat Well at Work? Active SWV Can Help

Physical activity is our favorite thing at Active SWV, but as we all know, there’s no single silver bullet for overall wellness. That’s why we occasionally dive into the world of nutrition. In the Active SWV Workplace Wellness program, we see workplaces requesting education ...

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Immune Boosters for Flu Season

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but your immune system can be delightful with these four tips. During flu and cold season, our immune system needs some extra attention to be ready to fight off viruses and infection during these winter months. A strong immune system is necessary so we can stay healthy and active throughout the holiday season. Optimal nutrition is key to boosting the immune system and providing protection against seasonal illnesses like the flu and ...

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Simple and Delicious Cranberry Chicken Salad

A simple, light and delicious cranberry chicken salad makes choosing something healthy, easy! This is one of those quick “go to” recipes that is full of antioxidants which makes for a great sandwich or salad for lunch. Using Greek yogurt in place of mayonnaise adds protein to make you feel fuller longer and provides your gut flora with natural probiotics. The Active SWV Workplace Wellness participants at KVC Health Systems enjoyed this recipe ...

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Why Nutrition Matters for an Active Lifestyle

Live Healthy, Eat Well
Nutrition Advice by Laura Baker MS, RDN, LD

What comes to mind when you hear the word nutrition? Most people think of health and wellness and of course food. Food is meant to nourish our bodies, give us the fuel we need to power through our daily lives and be enjoyed. Food has the amazing ability to heal, repair and optimize human potential. Our brain needs this fuel just as much as our body. It helps sustain ...

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