Health & Wellness

Promoting customer and employee well-being
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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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Eight years ago, Rick Hughes, director of food and nutrition services for Colorado Springs School District 11, pulled à la carte snacks out of his elementary schools because he felt that snacking...
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Responding to concerns from the campus’s vegan population, the dining services team at Bowling Green State University (BGSU), in Ohio, has dedicated a station at The Oaks strictly to vegan menu items.
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Genetic engineering has sparked a heated food-related debate. Three countries—Benin, Serbia and Zambia—have banned GMOs (genetically modified organisms) outright.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has released a report applauding a number of hospital foodservice programs for the quality of their beverage programs.
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As the number of senior citizens—and their desire to remain at home—increases, foodservice programs such as Meals On Wheels increasingly struggle to remain viable.
The Kansas Hospital Education & Research Foundation (KHERF), an arm of the Kansas Hospital Association (KHA), ha The Kansas Hospital Education & Research Foundation (KHERF), an arm of the...

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