The Employee Wellness Program provides:
- Plant-based nutrition education and cooking classes over the lunch hour that include a cooking demonstration, delicious dishes, and a supportive group discussion
- Support for the company’s management on incorporating affordable healthful choices in the food service
- Resources on assessing the biometrics of the program participants
- Program marketing support
‘Appropriately planned vegetarian diets, including total vegetarian or vegan diets, are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases.”
Why Let’s Eat Great Food’s Employee Wellness?
Reputable: It is a long-standing program established in 2001 by the Physicians Committee and supported by more than 12,000 physicians and 175,000 concerned citizen members.
Credible: Developed by nurses, dietitians, and nutrition researchers, it is evidence-based translating the latest nutrition research into lessons that are easy to understand and apply.
Effective: Studies have proven that the diet of the program is effective in lowering risk of cancer, heart disease, hypertension, obesity and diabetes.
Employees who participate in the nutrition education classes discover the world of health through general topics ranging from digestion to blood pressure. For some, it’s the first time the idea of not restricting amounts of foods but rather choosing the right foods is the guiding principle for losing weight and staying healthy. The revelation is bolstered with clinical benefits such as lower cholesterol,better diabetes control, and lower blood pressure, as well as improvements in energy and mood. Results are likely to be immediate and impressive!
This curriculum is based on the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine’s successful 21-Day Vegan Kickstart program and the Food for Life’s Kickstart Your Health curriculum, with introductions to our cancer and diabetes curricula.The Employee Wellness Program classes are intended to be taught during a one-hour lunch break and consists of video, discussion and a satisfying plant-based lunch.