Did you know that the average worker consumes one-third of their daily calories at work? For those working longer-than-average hours, this is likely to be higher. The workplace can have a strong influence - positive or negative - on workers' diets and diet and nutrition is a key driver of health and happiness.
Go to the Business Healthy blog
, to read our latest post on healthy eating in the workplace, which also highlights some interesting work being done by industry on "nudging" techniques, in collaboration with academics, as well as some easy steps employers can take to support their staff.
On Thursday 26 June, New Spitalfields Market Tenants' Association will be popping up at the Guildhall Yard Lunchtime Market
(EC2V 5AE), between 12 and 2:30pm to hand out free fruit and talk to passers-by about the fascinating New Spitalfields Market
, which supplies many of the capital's restaurants, cafes and bars.
The recently-published World Health Organisation guidelines around reducing the risk of cognitive decline and dementia
strongly recommend a healthy and balanced diet for all adults (more details on pages 19 and 20).
Men's Health Week is also running during the same week and to mark the occasion, Men's Health Forum has published a range of free resources and activities designed to help stakeholders, such as employers, to engage men on discussions around health and wellbeing. These resources include a "Men's Health by Numbers" quiz
and "Men's Health by Numbers" poster pack