|Health and Wellness Committee|
Health and Wellness Committee
Chair: Dr. Mathew Pelletier
The Cropping Systems Research Laboratory (CSRL) Wellness Program is designed to enhance the health and well-being of CSRL employees while increasing their productivity and morale, and decreasing absenteeism, workers compensation expenses, turnover rate, deaths, and early retirements. With the accomplishment of these goals, CSRL has the opportunity to provide a positive influence on employee health and improve overall productivity, both immediately and in the future.
The Healthy Eating Diet Plan is a physician developed diet plan provided by Kaiser Permente, one of largest HMO's in CA that has been shown in scientific studies to prevent and reverse heart-disease, the leading cause of medically related deaths in US (in 2016 there were 650,000 deaths attributed to heart disease (source CDC).the Healthy Eating Diet Plan can be viewed here:Lecture covering physician based scientific studies showing ability of diet to prevent and reverse heart-disease can be found here, by : Caldwell B. Esselstyn, M.D.His book on subject where he presents the quantitative medical evidence from his studies here:https://www.amazon.com/Prevent-Reverse-Heart-Disease-Nutrition-Based/dp/1583333002/ref=sxts_b2b_sx_reorder?crid=RAIGSMP5JE8V&cv_ct_cx=prevent+and+reverse+heart+disease+by+caldwell+esselstyn&dchild=1&keywords=prevent+and+reverse+heart+disease+by+caldwell+esselstyn&pd_rd_i=1583333002&pd_rd_r=9b093454-8b87-44b7-bf45-821fb0d12759&pd_rd_w=CJ8YF&pd_rd_wg=4FyBb&pf_rd_p=c8578112-5367-4af9-b0d7-8ea3833d7167&pf_rd_r=FMVT8GAWATBTMX143F60&qid=1592324472&s=books&sprefix=prevent+and+re%2Caps%2C220&sr=1-1-f5ebfd8e-82c1-4b4e-97d5-2aa47aa18b69