Health & Wellness

Promoting customer and employee well-being
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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.

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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.

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Take these programs and run with them. 

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While it would be next to impossible for most operators to fill their entire produce needs with on-site gardens, the growing process has proven to be an effective marketing and educational tool.
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Group Editor Kelly Killian hunted down a vending machine after MenuDirections one night, only to find it full of protein bars and healthy snacks.
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Jose Andres sets his sights on noncommercial to grow his Beefsteak restaurant concept.
As 2016 gets underway with state budgets still not approved in Illinois and Pennsylvania, state grants for higher education remain in limbo. For some students, that means not having enough money for...
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Does Gen Z prefer "real" food because they planted a garden at school or grew up cooking and eating this way with their families? It may be all of the above...
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Luke Saunders is out to prove healthy meals can come at the push of a button with Farmer’s Fridge, a line of vending machines stocked with healthy foods.
When guests at Boston Children’s Hospital stop at the cafeteria that opens June 30, they’ll be able to grab some cooking knowhow along with their Starbucks latte.


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