Employee nutrition: The biting impact on your bottom line

Rosie Gonzalez
Corporate Wellness Magazine
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When asked in a poll, more Americans said that figuring out what to eat was harder than doing their own taxes. This article summarises the benefits of improving nutrition in the workplace. It cites research showing that poor nutrition is linked to a 66% increased risk of loss of productivity and sets down principles for improving nutrition. A short read with top line takeaways for public and private employers wanting to boost productivity and offset potential costs of poor employee health. The ideas and evidence cited in this article are worth exploring, especially when considering the higher cost of medical care for those living with diet-related disease.

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