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We are kicking off a Wellness Week with six new entrées. The goal is to jump-start the transition to entrées with tasty, low-fat ingredients, legumes, vegetables and non-...

We developed a game based on the TV show “Fear Factor.” We painted boxes with the “Fear Factor” logo and filled each box with an “unusual”...

We are experiencing a growing demand for specialized services for individuals with Alzheimer’s, dementia or related disorders. Food-related activities help support seniors with memory loss...

As part of our Geisinger Healthy Selections program, we are doing Wake Up for Wellness Wednesdays. We feature healthy items for breakfast like low-fat baked seasonal potatoes, oatmeal and turkey...

In our elementary school we conducted a farmers’ market. Each student was given 10 tickets to “purchase” fresh fruits and vegetables. Each item was given a ticket price...

We held a dinner in conjunction with a “Meet What You Eat” series of events where we served a completely vegetarian dinner menu that highlighted the health and environmental...

We hold workshops where we show people how to take advantage of all the nutritional and wellness-based programs in our operation. Topics covered include how to find nutritional information for the...

We started superfood tastings. We pick 13 items from fruits to grains. Every Wednesday my chefs prepare a healthy dish, and I pass out samples. We also give a handout with all the nutrition facts. We...

We are running a series at our action station called "Not all burgers are beef.” We have introduced our own recipes for black bean, salmon, turkey and barley-mushroom burgers. We...

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