Healthy Vending Machines

It is important that you make sensible food choices to maintain good health and wellbeing. When we are in a rush we may choose something that is cheap, quick and convenient, even if it means that it is bad for us. One of the effects of making bad food choices is obesity.

Obesity in the UK

Obesity is a major issue in this country in both adults and children. Statistics show that a quarter of adults in the UK are obese. A worrying 10% of children over five and 20% of children over 10 are also affected by obesity.

Effects of obesity

Obesity is responsible for a range of life-threatening diseases including cardiovascular disease. It increases the levels of LDL and triglycerides in the blood, increases your chances of hypertension, arteriosclerosis and heart attack. It increases your chances of developing type two diabetes and stroke. Obesity also increases your chance of developing certain cancers such as breast cancer, colon cancer and leukaemia.

Healthy food choices to avoid obesity

To avoid becoming overweight or obese it is important that you maintain a healthy diet and make good food choices. It is important to avoid chocolates, crisps and fizzy drinks as much as possible and only enjoy them occasionally as a treat.

Typically, vending machines are full of unhealthy food choices. They are brightly coloured, conveniently located and reasonably priced to encourage the public to make purchases when walking past. Occasionally this will not cause an issue, however, on a regular basis traditional vending machines can have a detrimental impact on public health. If you haveĀ  vending machines on your premises then it is time that you replace them with healthy vending machines London.

Food dispensing which is nutritious yet delicious

Alternative vending machines are packed full of delicious, nutritious, affordable food and drink that can encourage better health and wellbeing. They replace traditional high calorific, sugary food and drinks that have no nutritional value, but rather provide temporary satisfaction. They do not fill you up for long. This means that either you have to return to the vending machine and choose some more unhealthy snacks and drinks or feel tired and sluggish for the rest of the day.

These new wave vending machines not only offer nutritious snacks and drinks, but also healthy meal options – for example different types of breakfast, tasty noodles and warming soups for lunch or dinner and a range of different types of drinks to replace fizzy drinks and energy drinks.

By replacing traditional vending machines and installing a vending machine full of wholesomeness on your premises you can promote better health and wellbeing for the public and the people around you. Whether you have machines in a school, college, factory, office or public place, people will be encouraged to make better food choices. Over time they will realise that it is easy to make healthy choices rather than resort to chocolate, crisps or fizzy drinks when hunger strikes or when in a rush. In this way you can play your part in reducing obesity across the country and hope that others will follow suit.