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The Movement Towards Natural & Organic Food and Healthy Lifestyles

Sales of Natural and Organic Products Outpace Conventional Food and Beverage as Consumers Get the Message About the Relationship Between Diet and Health
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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.

Three Quality of Lifehacks to Incorporate More Superfoods in Your Diet

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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Are superfoods like kale, acai berry and pomegranate the answer to a healthy diet?  Popularly defined as a food rich in nutrients that offers health benefits, you may be surprised to learn that there is no official list or scientific criteria for the term superfood.  And while most are very healthy, it is unrealistic to expect one or two foods to significantly improve health or prevent disease, especially when eaten as part of an already poor diet.

Three Quality of Lifehacks for Adding More Dairy to Your Diet

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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June is National Dairy Month, so we decided to highlight the benefits of adding naturally nutrient-rich dairy foods to your diet.

Three Quality of Lifehacks to Spring Clean Your Diet

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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Spring is the season to rejuvenate your home, your body, and your health.  And just as we refresh our homes and our wardrobes after a long, cold winter, we can do the same for our diets.  Here are 3 Quality of Lifehacks to get started on spring-cleaning your diet.

De-clutter your pantry, fridge and freezer. 

5 Nutrition Innovations You Didn’t Expect to Come From Nestlé

From low-sugar chocolate to plant-based coffee creamers
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For more than 150 years, Nestlé has been providing safe, quality nutrition across a broad range of products worldwide. Some foods are pretty obvious in how they help with nutrition — such as Lean Cuisine and Boost — but how is Nestlé applying their principal of good food, good life across products like chocolate or pet food?

Well, here are just some unexpected places you’ll find nutritional updates across the Nestlé portfolio.

Love Your Heart

By: Sodexo Health & Wellness
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Not only is Valentine’s Day around the corner, but February is also American Heart Month. Heart disease remains the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S.. What better way to show how much you love your heart than by making heart-healthy food choices? Here’s a simple checklist to help you eat for a healthier heart.

Trick or Treat? The Scary Truth About Added Sugars

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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Halloween is filled with costumes, haunted houses, trick or treating—and candy!  Whether you prefer chocolate or candy corn, the sales of candy during the week of Halloween are reported to be greater than candy sales during the weeks before Easter and Valentine’s Day.  That’s a lot of sugar!

The Diet Disconnect: How Kids’ Eating & Activity Behaviors Stack Up

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A new publication could help shed some light on how we’re doing

When you’re rushing through daily life, it’s hard to find time to check in on the ‘big things.’ How do we know if our families have healthy behaviors? Luckily, a new publication could help shed some light on how infants and children are doing.

Three Quality of LifeHacks to Help You Go Vegetarian for a Month

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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October can be the scariest month of the year—not because of Halloween, but because it’s Vegetarian Awareness Month, and, for some of us, eating a vegetarian diet seems too fearsome a task to even attempt. But—just like when you visit the haunted house in your neighbor’s garage—the fear of going veg is all in your head. With just a few easy techniques, becoming a vegetarian is easy as meat-free pie.

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.

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