How Health Impacts Productivity [Infographic]

A healthy diet promotes good health, and employee wellness is tied so closely to worker efficiency that 77 percent of lost productivity is attributable to health-related issues, according to a recent study. According to the below infographic by ZeroCater, employees who did not regularly eat whole grains, fruits and vegetables were 66 percent more likely than healthy eaters to say they had experienced a decrease in productivity. Exercise, getting enough sleep and whether a worker smokes also are key factors that determine if an employee is bringing his or her “A” game to work on a daily basis. The following infographic displays how health impacts productivity and what employees can do to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working a desk job.