Survey from the American Heart Association and Aramark highlights employed Americans' desire to eat more healthfully and reveals impact of workplace environment on nutrition choices
More than half (56%) of employed Americans who typically eat lunch during work hours struggle to eat a healthy lunch at work, and more than three quarters (77%) of all employed Americans say they’re more likely to make healthier decisions at other times of the day if they eat healthy at lunch, according to a new survey from the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, and Aramark, the largest U.S.-based food service company.
Chefs from Aramark Offer Simple Tips to Make Your End-of-Summer Grilling Healthier and More Delicious
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With vegetable gardens in full bloom, and the heat keeping us out of the kitchen, August is grill season at its peak. We tapped the culinary expertise of our Aramark certified chefs to create a list of proven summer tips to make healthier and more plant-forward meals that will have your guests asking for more. Check out these ideas, and read the press release.
Sales of Natural and Organic Products Outpace Conventional Food and Beverage as Consumers Get the Message About the Relationship Between Diet and Health
by Steven Hoffman, Managing Director, Compass Natural
Consumer demand for healthier products continues to grow. With concerns ranging from the cost of healthcare to the effects of food and agriculture on climate change, consumers of all ages are opting for natural, organic and functional foods and beverages, nutritional supplements, natural medicines and other eco-friendly products from mission-based companies that share their values and address their concerns.
by Theo Ferguson; founder, Healing Living Systems and Stuart Valentine; founder, Centerpoint Investment Strategies
Imagine you are seated on a patio in the Tuscan countryside. The fresh mozzarella coupled with sweet tomatoes, ripe from the warm sun, pairs beautifully with the garlic sourdough bread and crisp local wine. The setting opens the heart and soothes the soul. The vineyard you overlook is in its crucial stage of ripening, that last conversion of acid to sugar, and the company of friends and family couldn’t be better.
Madison Bigej of Canby, Oregon wins the 2017 Sodexo Future Chefs: Healthy Comfort Food Challenge with her Cauliflower Tots recipe
GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In a cooking challenge designed to engage school students in creating and enjoying healthy eating habits, Madison Bigej of Canby, Oregon, was voted national winner in the 2017 Sodexo Future Chefs: Healthy Comfort Food Challenge. Madison, with her recipe for Cauliflower Tots, bested other student recipes in her home school district, then went on to outdo competing recipes among the top 40 entries from around the U.S.
Working across sectors and organizations, the East St. Louis community has come together to help young people feel safe and secure in their community, be ready to succeed in school and work and empower them to create change.
“The State of the Movement is strong,” declared Montez Holton, a junior at East St. Louis Senior High School, referring to the East Side Aligned collective impact “movement” in East St. Louis, IL. Working across sectors and organizations, the East St. Louis community has come together to help young people feel safe and secure in their community, be ready to succeed in school and work and empower them to create change.
In the opening video of the Bloomberg Hopkins 100 Awards event, Katie Couric risks her life to show that public health is saving lives every day – including hers. This year, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health celebrates its 100th anniversary and honors global leaders in public health.
Today is #NationalRunningDay, and people across the nation are celebrating through healthy, active lifestyles. Cox Enterprises benefits are designed to help employees meet their health, retirement, living and career needs. Among the features of this package are a comprehensive health and wellness program, as well as retirement and savings benefits that include a pension plan and retiree medical, something offered by only 6 percent of Fortune 500 companies. Additionally, we recognize that our employees need to maintain a healthy work/life balance.