Carrots vs. Twix

October 2009
Employee Benefit News;Oct2009, Vol. 23 Issue 13, p34
The article looks at the increasing focus on vending and cafeteria options by employers as part of wellness programs. Employers are advised by experts to consider the food and snack items in their onsite vending machines and cafeterias. According to LuAnn Heine of the National Business Group on Health, research shows pricing plays a key role in the healthier food choices of people. The Center for Weight and Health at the University of California at Berkley notes the workers tend to opt for healthier food when menus has nutrition information.


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