Does The Food We Eat Affect Workplace Productivity? [Infographic]

David Schepp
food and productivity
food and productivity

Feeling logy after lunch is a phenomenon many office workers frequently experience. The afternoon doldrums may be the result of a lack of sleep the night before but inadequate nutrition is also a factor. What we eat -- or don't eat -- plays an important role in our ability to be productive on the job.

A lack of nutrients, whether from eating too many processed foods and not enough fruits and vegetables, or not drinking enough water, can leave many people feeling as if they're working at only a fraction of their capacity and reduce output on the job, says nutritionist Deanna Moncrief.