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Is Your Workplace Making You Fat?

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Is Your Workplace Making You Fat?

HealthDay Reporter
MONDAY, June 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The dilemma is all too familiar: It’s Monday morning, you walk into your office and see that someone has left a big box of donuts in the break room. Then, your co-worker tells you there will be cake later for yet another birthday celebration.One thing’s for sure. You’re not alone. A new federal government survey found that about one-quarter of Americans “acquire” nearly 1,300 calories at work every week. Even worse, the survey only included foods people didn’t bring to work themselves, and food they didn’t purchase from outside vendors.

“The majority of the calories people got at work, people didn’t pay for — 70 percent of the calories were free,” said study co-author Stephen Onufrak, an epidemiologist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…. more at https://www.webmd.com/diet/obesity/news/20180611/is-your-workplace-making-you-fat?src=RSS_PUBLIC#1

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