Wellness can be defined as the condition of optimal physical and mental well being, when maintained by a balanced healthy eating pattern, physical activity and smoke-free living.
The objective of Livewell Corporate wellness is to provide nutritional knowledge and guidance to employers and employees to empower them to improve nutrition and lifestyle habits leading to a healthier workplace.
A business can only be healthy if their staff is healthy. A recent study suggested that sick absenteeism is currently costing South African companies almost R19 billion a year therefore more companies are investing in employee health today to promote long-term behavioural changes that will benefit employers, employees and communities.
Wellness programs in workplace settings that integrate healthy environments through health promotions and health screening have been shown to: