Health & Wellness

Promoting customer and employee well-being
James Martin explains how The Village at St. Edward handles the challenges of accommodating residents with food allergies in a segment that already abounds in special dietary needs.
The pro-vegan Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is asking the public to pressure a pediatrics facility into dropping McDonald’s.
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.
Avocados can play a role in lowering bad cholesterol, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
stanford teaching kitchen
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.
sugar beverages dartmouth
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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