Mending Broken Britain

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Is the health of our economy and the health of our nation linked?
I want to inspire businesses to help their workforces adopt healthier lifestyles so that as a nation we can perform better in the global market place. Let's put the Zest Back in Britain!


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Mending Broken Britain

  1. 1. Mending Broken Britain
  2. 2. UK Economy 2013Predicted growth 0.6%?
  3. 3. UK: Ranked 3rd out of 27for longest hours workedin Europe per weekSource: ONS
  4. 4. Average hours worked per weekSource: ONSAustria 43.7Greece 43.7UK 42.7 (3rd)
  5. 5. BUT, are we more productive?NO!
  6. 6. Productivity Index Per HourSource: ONS, EurostatNetherlands 136.5Belgium 134.7France 132.7Germany 123.7Denmark 119.2Sweden 115.5UK 107.2 (12th)
  7. 7. In 2010, this report predictedthat the UK would be slowerto come out recession thansome of its EuropeancounterpartsSource: The Work Foundation
  8. 8. Why?“The UK’s labour productivity stilllags some way behind manyother leadingEuropean Countries”Source: The Work Foundation
  9. 9. Why?“The British Workforce is NOThealthy enough to drive theimprovements inproductivity that theUK needs”Source: The Work Foundation
  10. 10. Where did it all go wrong?1 in 4 of us are now obeseSource: British Heart Foundation
  11. 11. Less than 30%of men and women eat their5 portions of fruit and veg a daySource: British Heart Foundation
  12. 12. Diagnosed cases of diabetesHave reached record highs
  13. 13. And could potentially bankruptthe NHS in one generation!R.I.P.Source: Diabetes UK
  14. 14. Every LB we are overweightSource: Diabetes UKWe increase our riskof Diabetes by4%
  15. 15. 34% of usSkip breakfastSource: Kraft
  16. 16. Men are worse than womenSource: Great British Sleep SurveyThey increase their riskof diabetes by21%!
  17. 17. Only 20%of us do enough exerciseto be healthySource: British Heart Foundation
  18. 18. UK: 3rd laziest country in EuropeSource: The Lancet July 2012MaltaSerbiaUnited Kingdom3rd2nd1st
  19. 19. Humans are designed to walk4 – 5 miles a day(10,000 steps)
  20. 20. 40% of cancersare lifestyle relatedSource: Cancer Research UK
  21. 21. 52% of ushave problems with sleepSource: Great British Sleep Survey
  22. 22. We’re getting45 minutes lesssleep than 25 years agoSource: The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working – Tony Schwartz
  23. 23. 47% of ushave problems with energySource: Great British Sleep Survey
  24. 24. 72% of ushave problems with focusingon ONE thing at a time
  25. 25. 75% of usare dehydratedwe don’t drink enough water!
  26. 26. Distractions can cost usup to 20 minutesof our time
  27. 27. + + + + ++ + +Working more than 10 hours a dayincreases your risk ofheart disease+Source: European heart JournalBy 60%!
  28. 28. Only 49% of usSource: All Party Parliamentary Group report – Giving Britain a BreakTake their full entitlementof annual leave
  29. 29. Many surviving onSource: All Party Parliamentary Group report – Giving Britain a Breakjust 2 weeks!
  30. 30. YOUR ECONOMYNEEDS YOU!
  31. 31. If we do nothingUKOtherleadingEuropeancountriesEmergingMarkets
  32. 32. THE FORMULA+=HEALTHY:PEOPLEPERFORMANCEPROFITSENERGY PRODUCTIVITY
  33. 33. The 6 thingsYou need to know…
  34. 34. SLEEP
  35. 35. DIET
  36. 36. EXERCISE
  37. 37. SWITCH OFF
  38. 38. FOCUS
  39. 39. RESILIENCE
  40. 40. Together we can put theGREATback in Britainand theUNITEDback in Kingdom
  41. 41. We just need to makehealthier lifestylechoices!
  42. 42. So that we canLIVE LONG AND PROSPERas individuals and as a nation!
  43. 43. Rachel McGuinnessThe Chief Resilience Officerwww.zestlifestyle.com@zestlifestyle Rachel McGuinness Zestlifestyle

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