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Follow Friday: Stop Weight Loss Competitions in the Workplace

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Not long after I started my current job I had a few people ask me to spearhead a “Biggest Loser” program for staff. I declined to do so as I don’t feel that such an approach to weight (and weight loss) is healthy. This article, shared with me by a former co-worker from my days in public health, pretty nicely sums up my thoughts about such workplace competitions. 

Author: Diana

I'm a registered dietitian from Nova Scotia, living and working in Ontario, Canada. My goal is to help people see food and nutrition from a different perspective and understand that nutrition and health are not necessarily a result of personal choice.

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