Does Health Impact Productivity?

by | Health, Productivity


A healthy diet promotes good health, and wellness is tied so closely to efficiency that 77 percent of lost productivity is attributable to health-related issues, according to a recent study. Furthermore, those who did not regularly eat whole grains, fruits and vegetables were 66 percent more likely than healthy eaters to say they had experienced a decrease in productivity.

Exercise, getting enough sleep and whether a worker smokes also are key factors that determine whether someone is bringing his or her “A” game to work on an everyday basis. It is very easy for employees get in the habit of not incorporating healthy activities into their daily routine. The following infographic displays how health affects your productivity and what you can do to stay healthy while working a desk job.

Amanda Lipson- Human Resources Generalist at ZeroCater

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