Eat Healthful Food...If You Can Find It

Two federal departments have just issued two separate reports that highlight a stubborn hurdle for well-meaning wellness advocates: While the cost of healthful foods is no greater than that of processed or junk foods, nearly 25 million Americans don't have ready access to it.

1 comments on "Eat Healthful Food...If You Can Find It"
Patricia (5/25/2012 at 2:32 PM)

Eating better and regular exercise requires ongoing education for staff about these issues, and time. It takes time to exercise. Where in the workday have you allowed for your staff to have time for exercise? Is there a safe place for them to walk? Does your policy even allow your staff to leave the building? Nurses are allowed to leave a department for lunch, but facilities often have policies that prevent nurses from leaving the building. Thus, going for a walk is out of the question. If we want people to be healthier, we need to look at the work environment. Is it stressful? Why? What can you do to make it a healthier place to work?


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