Where we work influences our daily eating choices; and what we eat makes a difference to our health. Obesity is common, serious, and costly. Obesity costs Oregonians about $781 million per year in health care costs. As an employer, you can improve the workplace to support healthy eating—and the bottom line:
- Make your workplace a healthy place to be.
- Offer healthy food and beverages.
- Connect with your community to bring local, fresh foods to your workplace.
- Put it in writing
- Support breastfeeding for nursing mothers.
Employers of all sizes and types can find affordable ways to support employees in make nutritious choices. Take a step.