Nutrition Month 2023: Workplace Wellness
Each year during the month of March, Registered Dietitians and other professionals celebrate Nutrition Month to help provide Canadians with informed nutrition information. This year’s theme is Unlock the Potential of Food, and today we are happy to share tips on how to eat a healthy diet at work.
Workplace Wellness 101
Workplace wellness refers to health promotion activities or policies that support positive employee health and behaviour. From medical screenings and health education fairs to fitness programs and health club memberships, there are plenty of ways that organizations can foster a culture of good health. This includes proper diet and nutrition, the ideal foundation of organizational wellness.
Diet and nutrition affect the health of staff at every level. Research shows that improved diet habits enhance employee health. Whether you’re a shift worker or you work from home, the following practices can help manage and avoid changes in appetite, weight, sleep pattern and digestion: