Companies help workers drop pounds, boost productivity

Companies help workers drop pounds, boost productivity

Although two out of three Americans think obesity is a serious public health issue, most — 54 percent — don’t believe the government should meddle in the matter, according to a national survey from Pew Research Center.

Many business owners would also prefer that government stay out of their business. However, Florida employers are also well aware of how much an obese workforce weighs on their bottom lines. So many have taken matters into their own hands.

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