The food choices people make are heavily influenced by what is available and happening around them. Given the number of meals consumed at work, workplaces can help employees make wise healthy choices, as part of a workplace wellness program. It can influence the person’s long-term health and wellness.

Workplaces can help improve employee eating habits by creating a supportive environment that encourages healthy eating and increased access to healthier options. Supporting healthy eating in the workplace contributes to:

  • An overall healthier workplace.
  • Increased employee job satisfaction.
  • Productivity and reduced absenteeism.

Resources to Help Promote Healthy Eating in Your Municipality

Awareness and Communication

Spread the word about healthy food and beverage choices

Educate employees about healthy eating with the Government of Canada Promotional Tools.

Education and Training
Programs and Resources
Policy Development