It appears we may be on the verge of a radical transformation in the way office environments function and exist as boosting productivity does not entail refilling your coffee cup. This new thinking centres on the concept of nurturing wellbeing within the workforce partly through stimulating the mind and body in ways which leave employees feeling energised and productive.
Our previous blog (or below if you’re viewing this on Tumblr) examined the importance of a balanced diet and good nutrition on our overall cognitive performance as well as our general health. BUT, how easy is it to actually achieve the right nutritional levels?
If you have been living in a cave in the Himalayas for the last nine years or have never seen something we like to affectionately call; the newspaper, then you may have missed that we are in the middle of an ‘obesity crisis’. For example, recent studies tell us that 2/3 of British adults are overweight and one in four of us are considered to be obese. Whilst the use of the word ‘crisis’ may sound dramatic (we are yet to see the streets littered with overweight bodies crawling like the living dead to their nearest Burger King Megastore), there is an undeniable struggle between man and its waistband.