- By Laurel J. Kelly
Consumer Health: Eating healthy at work
5 easy steps to change bad food habits at work
Somewhere between the early-morning doughnuts, grabbing lunch at the computer, and a late-afternoon stop at the candy bowl, American workers lost their way on the road to healthier eating. The good news is that research has shown making simple changes to your work environment and your daily routine can improve the quality of your diet and help you maintain a healthier lifestyle. Try these five easy steps.
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