health and wellness

nutrition facts label
A University of Illinois food economist shares a few guesses as to why consumers ignore nutrition information to guests via cards and labels on the food line.
recipe revamp chicken soup
Instead of cooking two versions of chicken noodle soup, The Garladnds of Barrington reworked a recipe into a flavorful lower-sodium version that appeals to all.
elderly old hands
A request for at-home meal support for a patient at Lee Memorial in Fort Myers, Fla., led System Director of Food & Nutrition Services Larry Altier to uncover a gap in care.
lucretia chancler
Lucretia Chancler’s roots lie in Louisiana’s St. Landry Parish. In October 2009, Chancler returned to Louisiana to become St. Landry’s supervisor of child nutrition.
For corporate cafeteria customers, rewards points promoted healthy choices more successfully than discounts.
Some have reported undercooked food and meat being served in vegetarian dishes.
The schools offering breakfast are seeing fewer tardies, absences, nurse visits and classroom interruptions.
The community has installed an around-the-clock snack bar and uses tablets to solicit resident feedback.
Researches are trying various seasonings to keep kids from throwing produce in the trash.
Students are maxed out at four shots of espresso in coffee drinks.

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