Monthly Safety Blasts – Nutrition

Why Should you worry about Nutrition?

  • Obesity, heart, disease, stroke, diabetes, and certain types of cancer are all reduced in people who eat a healthier diet.
  • Fruits and vegetables are good sources of vitamins, minerals, fiber, plant protein, and antioxidants.
  • Mood, self-esteem, anxiety, and stress levels can improve with good nutrition

Eating healthier and take care of yourself can reduce
sick days and future medical costs.


  • Vegetables & Fruits
  • Beans & Wild Rice
  • Meat & Fish
  • Eggs & Milk
  • Healthy Fats (nuts, avocados, olives)
  • Aged Cheese (not processed)
  • Whole Grain or Sourdough Bread

  • Alternative butter spreads
  • White bread
  • Sugary snacks
  • Processed cheese
  • Canola & Vegetable Oil
  • High Sodium seasonings
  • Sodas & energy drinks
  • Artificial sweeteners

Written by Jesus Sanchez, 2021 CASH Intern

1. World Health Organization. (n.d.). Healthy diet. World Health Organization.

2. Food and Nutrition. USDA. (n.d.).

3. Government of Canada, C. C. for O. H. and S. (2021, July 10). Healthy Eating at Work. Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.