Aubrett Martinez, right, the Wellness Fitness Program coordinator for the Principal Financial Group, walks with Jason Robinson, left, and Carol Gonzales during their lunch hour (AP Photo/Steve Pope)

Unhealthy employees aren’t very productive at work, according to a study in the October issue of Population Health Management.

Specifically, respondents with unhealthy diets are 66 percent more likely to be less productive than those who regularly eat whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Respondents who report exercising on occasion are 50 percent tend to perform less productively than respondents who regularly exercise, and respondents who smoke are 28 percent more likely to be less productive than nonsmokers.

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