health and wellness


Instacart to implement 'food as medicine' programs

Two new tools seek to continue the work of last year's White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health.


Carnegie Mellon packs the March calendar for National Nutrition Month

The annual month-long campaign aims to encourage healthier eating and physical activity, but sustainability is an underlying theme this year.

New York City hospitals see success with making plant-based items the default choice on patient menus.

The grocer has partnered with Novant Health to target consumers dealing with food insecurity and chronic health issues.

The pandemic has changed the amounts Americans want to eat, finds a new study from Georgetown University.

BeWell Nutrition for the Active Adult steers participants toward healthy eating and exercise.

The system’s public hospitals are now menuing plant-based items as the main option at dinner.

In addition to its brick-and-mortar storefronts, Everytable has an institutional foodservice operation providing meals for low-income seniors and houseless residents temporarily sheltered in hotels.

At Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital, menu items are built around sustainable and local ingredients, with a focus on reducing salt and fat.

The department is putting $50 million toward the initiative, which aims to foster collaboration between schools and the food industry at large.

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