Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Well Being and Peak Human Performance.
Productivity in the workplace can be affected by the health and eating habits of employees. As an employee, sometimes junk food can affect your productivity and you might have problems cutting down on junk food because it tastes good and it’s easy to eat on the run.
The general misconception is that eating healthy will only include steamed veggies and everything that is green. This is a myth and limits the possibilities of eating healthy. You should enjoy food. Once you adapt, you will find that healthy food is just a tasty as junk food. However, in order to reach this level you must know how to cook!
It’s Okay to Eat Junk Food Sometimes
No denying, junk food is something that we all love. It’s when we eat it too often, like every day, when it can be harmful to your health. Junk foods are generally full of salt, sugar, fat and preservatives. There is no need to ban junk food from your diet totally, but its consumption just has to be controlled. When you eat healthy the majority of the time, the effects of junk food will be minimal and your productivity in the workplace will not be affected by sugar highs and lows.
Lastly, it is important to control yourself. Temptation to abuse junk food will come, but you need to be disciplined about your health. Being disciplined about your health can increase your productivity in the workplace.
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