Sodexo Chosen as PHA Partner of the Year

Leading provider of Quality of Life services honored for its work to engage and motivate consumers toward healthy choices
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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.

Improving the Quality of Life for our Country’s Brave Troops

By: Robert Irvine

Fit or fat?  According to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, about 70 percent of adults in America are overweight or obese.  And based on a recent report, our active duty U.S.

Hidden Hunger and What Young Leaders are Doing to Help

By: Shondra Jenkins

Actively engaging young people in their community can result in positive and meaningful social change. Learn more about how to engage young people by reading Six Steps to Engage Millennials in Social Change and utilizing the complimentary Youth Engagement Toolkit.

FCA US Shifts Gears, Rolls Out New Bikes for 350 Detroit Students

‘Big Bike and Book Giveaway Day’ recognizes academic performance; encourages students to read and ride this summer

Kevin E. Frazier

FCA US LLC, a company better known for helping to put the Motor City on wheels, shifted gears on June 11 and rolled out hundreds of shiny, new bicycles and stacks of books for students in Detroit.

During the second annual “Big Bike and Book Giveaway Day” held at Palmer Park on the city’s west side, FCA US presented new bikes and books to 350 elementary, middle and high school students who have demonstrated improved academic performance, school attendance and good citizenship.

Families in Houston, Chicago Join Aramark, American Heart Association Pilot for Healthy Eating

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.

Hartford Radio Advertisers Support City-Wide Initiative

Support from Local Radio Advertisers Brings Healthy Nutrition Program to 12 Hartford Early Learning Centers
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HARTFORD, CONN., – Dec. 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Hartford Radio Advertisers, Price Chopper Supermarkets, Balise Motor Sales, Apple Auto Wholesalers and AAA Insurance have teamed up with the National Recreation and Park Association to support the Little City Sprouts program, which works to bring gardening and healthy nutritional practices to Hartford preschool children. Funding for this program was generated through participation in CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program.

America’s Health Rankings Annual Report: Americans Less Sedentary; Rising Drug Deaths, Obesity Pose Challenges

  • In 2015, Hawaii ranks No. 1 as healthiest state; Louisiana is least healthy
  • Decreases in smoking and sedentary behavior signal important health strides
  • Rising rates of drug deaths – including illegal and prescription drug abuse – diabetes, obesity and children in poverty threaten nation’s health
  • United Health Foundation to publish new reports in 2016 to offer more information to help improve public health

Endocrine Society Dispatch: Chemical Exposure Associated With Diabetes, Obesity


Two of the most looming threats to modern health that people are becoming all too familiar with are diabetes and obesity. They have quickly raised concerns of health experts and the general populace alike and now there is a less pronounced culprit that scientists are taking notice of.

Aramark and the Salvation Army Join Forces to Create Hub for Health and Wellness.

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More than 300 women and children at the Salvation Army Center of Hope in Charlotte, NC will benefit from the hub for wellness education and fitness that was created by volunteers on Aramark Building Community Day September 17.

Aramark volunteers and the Salvation Army are encouraging healthy physical activity with the new fitness area and enhancing an outdoor stage to help expand dance programs.

Aramark and Congreso Improve Health and Wellness of Philadelphia Families

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PHILADELPHIA, PA, September 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Throughout Philadelphia, adults and children face many challenges to eating nutritious foods and living healthy lives. Many of the preventable diseases plaguing this community, like diabetes, are associated with obesity. In the area served by Congreso, one of the city’s largest multi-service organizations for the Hispanic community, 37.1% of adults and 39.8% of children six and older were reported as overweight or obese in a 2012 survey by Public Health Management Corporation.


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