Nutrition & Hydration Week is fast-approaching. We want to help you get a head start on celebrating and promoting nutrition and hydration in your workplace this year.
What is Nutrition & Hydration Week?
The mission of the week is ‘To create a global movement that will focus energy, activity and engagement on nutrition and hydration as a fundamental element of maintaining the health and well-being for our global community’. This year, Nutrition & Hydration Week will be held 16-22 March and it promises to be a fun and educational week for everyone who gets involved. It has been running since 2012 and increases in popularity every year (follow the @NHWeek on Twitter to see). It’s purpose is to gather people together, celebrate and emphasise the importance of food and drink in maintaining and improving health and wellbeing in health and social care settings.
Who can get involved?
Everyone! Proper Nutrition & Hydration is vital for everyone in all walks of life. Whether you’re in the health and social care setting or not, Nutrition & Hydration Week is a brilliant time to promote healthy eating and drinking.
Promoting Nutrition & Hydration Week in the Workplace
Promoting good Nutrition and Hydration at work is easy and effective. It can be fun, interactive and educational at the same time. Here are our top tips of what to include at work this year:
Use free resources
Nutrition & Hydration Week provides some brilliant free resources for you to get your hands on. Take a look at their resources page and print out their posters. Place them in your office where people can see. What a bit of an extra hand? Take a look at the Nutrition & Hydration Handbook too.
Organise a Global Tea Party on Wednesday 18th March
Bring everyone in your office together for a tea party. This is a great way to raise awareness of the importance of nutrition and hydration being a fundamental element of maintaining health and wellbeing. Have posters and flyers out for people to read and you could even create a quiz to get people thinking! Ask everyone to bring in some tea and cake and get together to celebrate.
Get an Expert in to Help
If you know the importance of good nutrition but aren’t sure where to start, get an expert in. Our full qualified and highly experience Nutritionists can come to your workplace and educate your staff about the importance of nutrition and hydration.
Tasting Tables and Live Demos
Providing food and drinks in your workplace is a great way to educate colleagues. People love learning new ways of creating and making delicious food and live demos are a great way of showing them how to do this. Contact us to learn more about just how well this works.
What are you waiting for?
Nutrition & Hydration Week is a wonderful time to celebrate nutrition and hydration its vital place in keeping us well. Make sure you and your colleagues get involved this year!