The Healthy Office Blog

  • 3 Ways to Drink a Banana
    28 September 2021
    We have had a look at three different ways to eat a banana, so now we are going to look at three different ways to drink a banana! Forget the smoothies and milkshakes for today and try these new and exciting ways to drink a banana:
  • Healthy Lunch Ideas
    28 September 2021
    We have all been there before, stuck in the office on a dreary Monday trying to decide what to go out and buy for lunch. Usually through a lack of inspiration or willpower, or both, we end up taking the easy route and getting our usual Laksa, all while thinking ‘diet starts tomorrow’ …
  • Fruit in Focus: Mandarins
    28 September 2021
    The cold, dark weather of winter doesn’t need to be all doom and gloom. With this season comes one great thing: mandarins! This yummy citrus fruit originated in China. It was so popular that many people who left China would take the seeds with them, and as a result mandarins began to grow all over the world.
  • It's crunch time: the workplace bickie debate
    28 September 2021
    The bickie has been a staple in workplace kitchens for years. But you might be surprised to learn that today’s workplaces are pushing back on stocking them, replacing their sweet, delicious crunch with one of another kind: beautiful hand-held fruit.
  • Steer Clear of Colds, Viruses, and Other Unwanted Guests at Work
    28 September 2021
    Over the course of an average year, Australian workers use more than 80 million sick days, resulting in losses of more than $2.56 billion annually. A significant proportion of these absences can be chalked up to germ-borne ailments like the common cold or influenza.
  • Indoor Air Pollution: A Cause for Concern?
    28 September 2021
    After decades of dire news about acid rain, second-hand smoke, industrial emissions, greenhouse gases, and holes in the ozone layer, most of us are all too aware of the dangers posed by air pollution. But have you ever considered the possibility that indoor air quality could present an equally serious risk to your health?
  • Greening the Workplace…With Plants
    28 September 2021
    There’s been a lot of talk in recent years about the need to re-envision office life in a more eco-friendly manner. Although recycling programs, energy efficiency measures, and green office products are all the rage these days, there’s another type of greenery that can also boost your office’s environmental health – the old-fashioned kind, namely, plants.
  • Give Your Office Space a Health-Boosting Makeover
    28 September 2021
    Workplace wellness initiatives have made a big splash in Australia in recent years. With a recent uptick in research and government support, increasing numbers of employers are implementing programs to help support the health and well-being of staff members.