How The Workplace Complicates Our Relationship With Food

Our relationship with food currently is unlike anything our ancestors would ever have known and workplaces may add further complications. GETTY A lot of us are really interested in food these days. We’re conscious of what’s fueling us in a way that we never have been before. We’re aware of calories, macronutrients, micronutrients and the relationship between our gut health and our mental health. We read article after article debating carbs vs no carb diets, paleo vs keto vs vegan, vegetarian vs pescetarian and every other vs food or diet combination…

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How to Manage Your Love-Hate Relationship With Free Office Food

“Oh, maybe I’ll take just half…” My coworkers often announce that they intend to eat “just half” of something. They usually make this pronouncement to no one in particular, while breaking off part of a cookie or bisecting a slice of cake. Today, however, my colleague held up half a pum I’ve noticed that my coworkers often justify their eating habits, especially around me. The truth is, I couldn’t care less what they eat, but I don’t love being seen as some Sheriff of Healthiness around the office. I do…

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