Employees Who Eat Healthy Are More Productive and Less Frequently Absent

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May 17th, 2016


If you want your employees to be more productive and reduce absences, you need to encourage them to eat healthy. Studies show that people who maintain a healthy diet are more creative, remember more and can think better than unhealthy employees.
Healthy Diet and Job Performance
Studies show that employees on a healthy diet:

  • Are 27% less absent
  • 11% better at work than unhealthy employees
  • 20% more likely to be productive
  • 25% improved job performance

Brains and Calorie Consumption
A person’s brain uses 20% of the calories they consume in a day. For optimum performance, the brain needs a continuous stream of healthy fats and glucose. When people eat things such as:

  • Vegetables
  • Proteins
  • Fruits
  • Whole grains
  • Healthy fats

They keep their brains going and stay fuller longer.
What Employees Should Eat
What are some good foods that your employees should eat to make them more productive? shutterstock_340821413 - Copy

  • Eggs
  • Yogurt
  • Blueberries
  • Avocados
  • Almonds
  • Salmon
  • Brown rice
  • Cashews
  • Walnuts
  • Dark chocolate

Educating your employees about a healthy diet will reduce absenteeism, make your employees more productive and make your company a better place to work.
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