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August/September 2016 (vol. 13/2)

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Nutrition at work

Nutrition interventions in workplace health programmes: a literature review

Summary:

With employers increasingly interested in workplace wellbeing programmes, Elaine Gardner and Kathy Cowbrough present the findings of their systematic review of the evidence underpinning workplace interventions to improve employees’ nutrition.

The benefits of workplace health initiatives have been identified in publications from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)1,2 and the NHS England Five-year

Elaine Gardner and Kathy Cowbrough are public health dietitians. They were commissioned by the British Dietetic Association, the professional body for UK dietitians, to undertake a review of published workplace health nutrition studies. This article presents one aspect of the review – findings relevant to the workplace. Accredited workplace dietitians can be contacted via the British Dietetic Association at www.bdaworkready.com.

Author: Gardner J, Cowbrough K

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Occupational Health at Work August/September 2016 (vol. 13/2) pp30-36

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