The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) fulfills a critical mission: ending the childhood obesity crisis. After increasing steadily for decades, the national childhood obesity rate has leveled off, but it is still alarmingly high compared to a generation ago.
Newly released site survey results shows majority of Sodexo U.S. clients also have a strong interest in promoting health, wellness and nutrition
GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) formally recognized Sodexo as its inaugural PHA Partner of the Year last night at the Fit to Celebrate Galain Washington D.C. First announced in October, the award is presented to a partner who is working to ensure the health of America’s youth, making healthier choices more affordable and accessible to families and children across the country.
Since 2003, Sodexo has co-sponsored the MCM Kids Run in support of the United States Marine Corps
GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 31, 2016/3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, partnered with the United States Marine Corps last weekend for its annual Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) Kids Run, an annual lead-up activity to the largest marathon in the world that doesn't offer prize money. Sodexo, which has a track record in improving the health and wellbeing of customers all ages, has sponsored the event since 2003.
As the American diet has gotten more convenient, it has also gotten less healthy. The fast food, prepared food and easy-to-grab snacks that make up many of our meals have contributed to an obesity crisis and to the rise of chronic illnesses like diabetes.
It’s amazing to consider how many decisions we make every day. From deciding how to brew our morning cup of coffee to planning a lunch outing with our co-workers, all of these choices add up to make a big difference in how we structure our day. When things get busy with work and family, it is easy to go for the quick and convenient when it comes to preparing our meals. These selections, while efficient, may not always be the best option for our overall health and wellness.
Pilot program is part of the Healthy for Life® 20 by 20 initiative, aiming to change attitudes and behaviors around food and health in local communities
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Aramark and the American Heart Association (AHA) recognize that educating parents and heads of households about making healthy choices for their families is key to reversing an alarming trend toward obesity in both children and adults.
The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) was established in 2010 to tackle the childhood obesity crisis by transforming the marketplace and our communities. PHA works with the private sector to make healthier choices easier for busy parents and families. The group ensures that commitments made are commitments kept, by working with unbiased third parties to monitor and publicly report on the progress its partners are making.