Kim Wright, Senior Manager of Healthy Living for the American Heart Association Discusses Progress of Healthy for Life 20 By 20 Community Engagement
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March is National Nutrition Month and throughout the month, Aramark and the American Heart Association are presenting a series of videos highlighting the work of their breakthrough health impact initiative, Healthy for Life 20 By 20. Experts from Aramark and the American Heart Association, as well as community members, will talk about the multi-year collaboration, and how we are working together to help millions lead healthier lives.
Yes, we’re reformulating our foods and beverages and encouraging healthier choices, but we’re going even further to provide support for a healthier workforce
By Veronica, Manager of Benefits Strategy and Excellence at Nestlé
America’s obesity epidemic won’t be solved by any single agency, non-profit, or even a progressive company like Nestlé USA. We understand that no one-size-fits-all solution exists, yet realize we can play an important part in moving the needle on obesity.
Companies are uniquely positioned to drive change around social norms by using their brand credibility, marketing expertise, reach, and access to key influencers, among other assets. Companies can create significant, lasting social change by shifting harmful social norms. But why should companies invest in changing social norms, and what are the practical steps to starting this process?
Universally, people love sugar. It is a main ingredient in America’s favorite comfort foods, and with Valentine’s Day, sugar overindulgence might seem inevitable. Multiple studies show that eating too much sugar is directly correlated to obesity, which can lead to health problems. When it comes to sugar, moderation is key. Reducing the amount you eat is healthy, but that doesn’t mean you have to cut it out completely.
“I defy you to agitate any fellow with a full stomach,” wrote the English writer William Cobbett. While a full stomach feels good, what is less clear is how much food we need to eat to reach this state, given that people still eat when they feel satisfied. What is a ‘portion’ or a serving? It is an unspecified amount of food that someone decides you should eat. Who is this ‘someone’?
Leading provider of Quality of Life services honored for its work to engage and motivate consumers toward healthy choices
GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) awards the first-ever PHA Partner of the Year Award to Sodexo for its commitment to make healthier choices easier for millions of consumers in the businesses, hospitals, schools, universities, museums and government institutions that it serves.