health and wellness

The four-week program delivers “cook and chill” meals to discharged patients at risk of becoming malnourished.
colored tongs
Virginia Commonwealth University uses Meet @ Balance: a colored tongs system at an all-you-care-to-eat salad bar. The tongs help advise healthfulness.
samosa stuffed potato
To create a healthier but gratifying version of a normally calorie-ridden stuffed baked potato, Chuck Hatfield took a few cues from Indian cuisine.
A survey finds a belief the industry could be lax.
Palomar Health received a certificate of recognition for its nutrition education efforts, including its Meatless Monday program, which teaches patients how to make better dietary choices.
Officials at Plumas Unified School District say the $45,000 grant will impact more than 2,000 students.
The new recommendations for how America should eat call for consuming less salt and more fiber and whole grains.
Despite the ban’s good intentions to protect students with peanut allergies, it may have a negative financial impact, officials say.
The format, launched by dining company Eurest, offers small-portion options as well as fresh produce for at-home meal preparation.
Former foodservice director Marilyn Volden will take on the role.

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