Nutrition Workshops and Lunch & Learns
Welcome to the world of Nutrition Workshops and Lunch & Learns!
As a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, I believe that a balanced approach to workplace wellness is essential for promoting employee health and productivity.
While physical activity is important, nutrition is often overlooked. That's why I offer Nutrition Workshops and Lunch & Learns to provide employees with the knowledge and tools they need to improve their health and well-being through proper nutrition.
By prioritizing nutrition, companies can create a culture of health and wellness that supports productive and engaged employees. Let's work together to achieve a healthier and more productive workplace!
The Importance of a Balanced Workplace Wellness Program
Workplace wellness programs have become increasingly popular in recent years, with companies of all sizes recognizing the benefits of promoting a healthy lifestyle for their employees.
While physical activity is a key component of these programs, focusing solely on exercise may not be enough to create a truly healthy workplace.
Research has shown that a balanced approach to wellness, which includes both physical activity and proper nutrition, is essential for promoting employee health and productivity. In fact, a study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine found that employees who participated in a comprehensive workplace wellness program that included nutrition education and counseling, as well as physical activity, had significantly lower healthcare costs and reported higher levels of job satisfaction than those who did not participate.
The Role of Nutrition in Workplace Wellness
Nutrition plays a critical role in overall health and well-being and can have a significant impact on employee productivity and energy levels. A diet that is high in processed foods, sugar, and unhealthy fats can lead to fatigue, poor concentration, and increased risk of chronic disease, while a diet that is rich in whole foods, fruits and vegetables, and healthy fats can provide sustained energy and support optimal health.
Incorporating nutrition education and counselling into workplace wellness programs can help employees make healthier choices and improve their overall health. This can include workshops on healthy meal planning and preparation, building a healthy pantry, and one-on-one nutrition counselling sessions with a registered holistic nutritionist.
Mental health support: Offering resources and support for employees to manage stress, anxiety, and other mental health concerns can improve overall well-being and productivity.
Mental health issues, such as anxiety and depression, can have a significant impact on employee performance, job satisfaction, and overall well-being.
By providing resources and support for mental health, such as employee assistance programs, mental health days, and access to counselling services, companies can help employees manage stress, improve their mental health, and increase their productivity.
Prioritizing mental health in the workplace also sends a message to employees that their well-being is valued, which can improve employee morale and retention. Overall, investing in employee mental health is a smart business decision that benefits both the organization and its employees.
Encouraging employees to take breaks, use their vacation time, and find a healthy work-life balance can reduce burnout and improve job satisfaction.
Taking care of your employees' work-life balance is essential for creating a healthy and productive workplace. Employees who are overworked and stressed are more likely to experience burnout, decreased productivity, and higher rates of absenteeism.
By providing lunch and learns on work-life balance, companies can offer employees practical tools and strategies for managing their workload, setting boundaries, and achieving a healthy work-life balance.
Body Scans and awareness: Regular health scans and assessments can help identify and address health concerns before they become more serious, and can provide employees with a baseline for tracking their progress over time.
Conducting regular body scans and self-check-ins is an important step in preventing illness and promoting overall health.
By monitoring your body for changes and abnormalities, you can catch potential health issues early on and take preventative measures to avoid more serious conditions.
Current Workshops and Lunch & Learn Topics
Can be from 1 hour - 3-hour Workshops
"Meal Planning Made Easy: The 1-2-3 Guide to Stress-Free Meal Planning"
"The Foundation of Health: Building and Stocking a Nourishing Kitchen"
"Aging Gracefully: A Guide to Healthy Eating for Older Adults"
"The Gut-Brain Axis: Navigating the Relationship Between Your Mind and Gut Health"
An expert panel covering "Mind Matters: Tools and Techniques for Managing Stress, Anxiety, and Depression" & "Gut Feeling: Understanding the Mind-Gut Connection for Improved Mental Health"
Lunch & Learn Topics
Lunch & Learns that are currently running:
"Fueling Success: The Role of Nutrition in Workplace Productivity and Overall Health"
"Stronger from the Inside Out: Nutrition Strategies for a Resilient Immune System"
"Breaking Free: Overcoming Unhealthy Emotional Relationships with Food"
"Gut Instincts: Exploring the Powerful Connection between the Mind and Gut Health"
Again these are the main supplements I use but they should be individually assessed. There may be different recommendations on a case-by-case basis.
Our workshops and lunch and learn events are designed to be interactive and engaging, providing you with the tools and knowledge you need to make healthy choices.
Whether in person or virtually, we offer free meal plans and healthy snacks to keep you fueled and focused. As an added bonus, all participants will receive a complementary 30-minute health check, as well as a chance to win a gift of health through our draw.
Take the first step towards a healthier, happier you!