Poor nutrition and bad eating habits can prove to be very costly to the companies today – increasing obesity, risk of disorders and absenteeism, thereby hindering employee productivity.
Corporate Wellness Programs
Corporate wellness programs are in trend now a days and proving to be beneficial in improving employee productivity. The key to successful programs is engaging employees, motivation, support and strategy.
Five Reasons Corporate Wellness Is More Important Than Ever. Available at: http://www.forbes.com/sites/theyec/2013/09/12/five-reasons-corporate-wellness-is-more-important-than-ever/#1eabf4e477af, assessed on 8-10-2016.
The American Journal of Health Promotion shows an average 27 percent reduction in sick leave absenteeism, 26 percent reduction in health care costs, and 32 percent reduction in workers’ compensation and disability management cost claims, with a wellness program at workplace. Corporate Wellness Presentations/Group Workshops. Available at: http://www.nourishingbalance.com/work-with-mary/group-workshops/, assessed on 12-10-2016.
Canteen meal planning workshops
The workshop for canteen managers, staff and volunteers so as to inspire healthy menus. It a:lso serves as a great opportunity to -
• Understand the canteen guidelines
• Learn how to assess products and recipes
• Network with other canteen managers and volunteers over refreshments
• Sample a range of canteen approved recipes
Canteen menu workshop. Available at: http://www.actnss.org/events/canteen-menu-workshop/wed-2-mar-2016-3-30pm-5-30pm/, assessed on 12-10-2016.
To sum it,
Healthy People = Better Business