Healthy eating at work
Workplaces can provide opportunities to increase employee knowledge and awareness around healthy eating. Since most people eat while at work, the workplace can be an influential environment to educate and encourage healthy behaviours. Eating a well-balanced diet is an important part of staying healthy and can help boost an employee’s energy. About one-third of all cancers can be prevented by eating well, being active and maintaining a healthy body weight. Find out how to educate, act and support your employees with healthy eating in the workplace.
Do you want to provide information on healthy eating to employees? The Educate module will supply you with information to share with employees through newsletters, posters, or other internal communications. It includes ideas for promoting healthy eating at your workplace, how to organize a lunch and learn, the top 7 things to do to eat well, facts about fat and much more!
Creating an environment that supports healthy eating is crucial to encouraging healthy behaviours. The Act module includes ideas for promoting activities that encourage healthy eating, such as hosting a salad potluck or providing healthy snacks at meetings.
Download these Activity Plans to help you promote healthy eating at work:
Supporting healthy eating in the workplace is important. The Support module has tips on how to develop a healthy eating policy, a sample policy, and ideas on how to support healthy eating in the workplace.
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