Dentists criticize the frequency of cakes and other sugary snacks in the workplace. Providing sweet treats is impacting health. This is not helped by our inability to get the relation between pleasure and (food) size right, so we eat bigger portions than we need.
Some companies are offering free food as an incentive, but without making employees fat! It seems that while employees love this perk, employers need to provide healthy food or charge a small fee to make people think twice about snacking and stop them from over-indulging.