A strong correlation exists between chronic disease, social determinants of health and lifestyle behaviors. The choices we make each day, such as what we eat, can have long-lasting impacts on health outcomes. Fortunately, chronic conditions like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity and high cholesterol can also be prevented by engaging in healthy habits and following the recommended nutrition guidelines.
Addressing the relationship between lifestyle, chronic conditions and health disparities is a crucial step that organizations must take to protect the health of their workforce. Now is the time for workplace leaders to embrace digital health tools like telenutrition, digital therapeutics and workplace wellbeing platforms to support the diverse wellbeing needs of their employee populations.