We know that the workplace influences diet with around 60% of food eaten during working hours. Shift patterns can influence eating with the potential to impact on factors such as fatigue, concentration and mood as well as on longer-term physical and mental health.
The BDA programme to improve workplace nutrition and wellbeing has a new home on the BDA website. With easy navigation, clear content and a fresh design, it will be easy for employers to understand and sign up for a Work Ready programme.
With 70% of women currently in work at risk of health issues that may impact a healthy working life, BDA Work Ready brings you a workshop to show how small changes via food and nutrition can support healthier working lives.
The research team are in the process of conducting a systematic review of the evidence for beverage intake in the workplace across different industries in order to characterise current measurement tools.
Work Ready accredited dietitian Louise Symington joined one of the BFBS' regular 'Virtual Tea & Biscuits' get-togethers to run an informal nutrition session with plenty of time for questions and discussion.
One of our most popular Work Ready workshops and webinars offers food based tips for happy, healthy digestion. Work Ready dietitians report how valued people feel after the tips from our specialist workplace interventions.
Due to our experience in delivering evidence based, engaging nutrition programmes in the UK, BDA Work Ready is delighted to be chosen as a technical partner of the Workforce Nutrition Alliance, supporting employers globally to create impactful workforce nutrition programmes.
We've pulled together a team of hydration experts, sports nutritionists and critical care dietitians to make eight suggestions for healthcare workers, who have a higher risk of dehydration, particularly with long, busy shifts with limited breaks and the wearing of PPE.