Health & Wellness

Promoting customer and employee well-being
University dining services director says his program offers healthy options and actively seeks student input.
School foodservice officials who remove chocolate milk from menus to reduce students’ sugar consumption might actually be doing more harm than good.
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Merger with University of Arizona Health Network in the works.
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Avocados can play a role in lowering bad cholesterol, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
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Last month, students at Stanford University learned how to make mushroom risotto courtesy of celebrity chef and food activist Jamie Oliver.
In a style similar to FSD’s popular “Steal This Idea” section, the directors shared a number of ideas for generating revenue, cutting costs, training employees and improving morale.
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In January 2012, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC), in Lebanon, N.H., discontinued the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) in the dining room and café, vending machines, on-site retailers...
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A study conducted by scientists from Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg suggests that lunches brought from home may be less nutritionally sound than lunches provided in schools through the...
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Provo City School District, in Utah, has implemented a yearly theme program with days devoted to nutrition and physical activity, which builds excitement among students and staff and gets kids...
Recent studies show that college students are increasingly struggling with food insecurity. Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), in Atlanta, decided to tackle the issue head-on this year...

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