Customer Service

Men's Health |

To promote awareness of prostate cancer and the dangers of high cholesterol, the Employee Wellness Warehouse at AlliedSignal offered onsite prostate cancer screenings and cholesterol testing sessions, and held informational sessions on the topics. Many people “don’t have time to go to the lab, so we brought the lab to them,” says Matthew Moreno, exercise specialist for the Employee Wellness Warehouse. Employees enjoyed the convenience of onsite screening, which also educated AlliedSignal employees, spouses and Wellness Warehouse members on how to prevent prostate cancer and lower cholesterol levels. An onsite electronic monitor system, flyers, banners and mailings were used to promote the week-long event. (more…)

The Simple Truth About Soy. Part 2

Diet |

Soyfoods assists in healthy heart function in several ways. They reduce cholesterol by prohibiting its oxidation. Oxidized cholesterol is the only form that damages, causing plaque to build up in the arteries. Familiar terms for this condition are atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis. Soy also appears to lower triglyceride levels and maintain HDL (good) cholesterol levels. (more…)

Soy Can Be Good For The Heart

Cardio and Blood |

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death in this country. There are many factors that contribute to this alarming statistic.

A major risk factor is high total cholesterol, specifically elevated LDL-cholesterol and low HDL-cholesterol. The LDL-cholesterol called the “bad cholesterol” is responsible for the plaque formation and subsequent hardening of the coronary arteries. Conversely, the HDL-cholesterol referred to as the “good cholesterol” is responsible for clearing the fatty debris in the arteries.