. . . employee absenteeism costs US employers $225.8 billion per year, or a whopping $1,685 per employee? This astounding statistic comes from the CDC and International Monetary Fund.

The four most expensive health challenges are high blood pressure, heart attack, diabetes, and chest pain. Many of these health challenges can be avoided or even reversed with a change in diet – eliminating processed foods and sodas (huge contributors to poor health), reducing consumption of red meats, and moving toward a more plant-based diet. Offering employees tools to achieving a healthier lifestyle and safer workplace creates greater satisfaction. A healthy workforce is a happy and productive workforce.