CHICAGO ( MainStreet) -- Every day seems to bring more hand-wringing about the expanding American waistline. Thanks to our fat-laden diets and largely sedentary lifestyle, we're heavier and more out-of-shape than ever. And all that weight is a heavy burden on American businesses that pay some portion of their employees' health care costs.But how do you encourage workers to take better care of themselves? Multipronged wellness programs have become a staple of large corporations' benefit plans, offering everything from in-house gyms to smoking-cessation clinics. Small companies may not have the money or personnel to undertake a full-scale wellness initiative, but there are still simple steps employers can take to nudge workers toward a healthier lifestyle.
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