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American Heart Association and Aramark Launch Innovative Community Health Engagement Program to Improve Diet and Health in Underserved Communities

The pilot initiative is part of Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 Commitment; Will Test Program Model and Metrics to Scale Nationwide
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The American Heart Association and Aramark are launching a new community engagement program in three key cities -- Philadelphia, Chicago and Houston -- as part of their Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 initiative to improve the diet and health of millions of Americans by 20 percent by the year 2020.

Nutritious Breakfasts Add Magic to Kids' Days

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One of the ways we approach combating hunger is to work within disadvantaged communities to provide healthy meals for at-risk families. When families start their day with a healthy meal, they’re much more likely to succeed in school or at work. In the United Kingdom, our Quaker and Tropicana businesses partner with Magic Breakfast, which is helping about 8,500 kids in the United Kingdom begin their school days with a nutritious breakfast.

“Trans Fat, Regulation, Legislation and Human Health”

A Special Update in Clinical Therapeutics
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Philadelphia, April 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Clinical Therapeutics features a special report in its March issue focusing on the science and policy leading up to the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) preliminary steps toward restricting industrially produced trans fatty acids, or trans fat, at the federal level. “Trans fat is a compelling topic for Clinical Therapeutics to examine, because although it directly impacts human health, it also cues up controversy in multiple disciplines, including economics and politics,” said John G.

Manga Comics May Help Promote Fruit Consumption Among Youth

According to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
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Philadelphia, PA, February 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – A recent pilot study in Brooklyn, New York, with minority students found that exposure to Manga comics (Japanese comic art) promoting fruit intake significantly improved healthy snack selection. As snacking accounts for up to 27% of children's daily caloric intake, and childhood obesity has been linked to inadequate intake of fruits and vegetables, the results of this study could have wide-reaching implications.

Cats Adapt Food Selection To Meet Demands Of Lactation

Research finds cats adapt protein, fat and carbohydrate intake to meet the changing demands of pregnancy and feeding a litter
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October 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Lactating cats not only increase their total calorie consumption, they also significantly alter the make-up of their diet to meet the demands of feeding a litter, research from the WALTHAM® Centre for Pet Nutrition has shown. The research provides intriguing insights into cats' feeding behaviour and strong evidence that they are able to adapt their macronutrient intake, i.e.

Cats Adapt Food Selection To Meet Demands Of Lactation

Research finds cats adapt protein, fat and carbohydrate intake to meet the changing demands of pregnancy and feeding a litter
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October 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Lactating cats not only increase their total calorie consumption, they also significantly alter the make-up of their diet to meet the demands of feeding a litter, research from the WALTHAM® Centre for Pet Nutrition has shown. The research provides intriguing insights into cats' feeding behaviour and strong evidence that they are able to adapt their macronutrient intake, i.e.

Calcium Plus Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Reduce Joint Symptoms in Postmenopausal Women

According to new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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Philadelphia, PA, August 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A team of investigators systematically analyzed the effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on joint symptoms in a rigorous and controlled study of postmenopausal women. They found that supplementation did not reduce the severity of joint symptoms reported by the participants. Their results are published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

ARAMARK Healthy For Life™ Empowers Healthy Lifestyle Choices

Integrated Approach Pairs Healthy Menus With Nutrition and Wellness Programs at Thousands of Locations across North America
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Philadelphia, PA, August 14, 2013 /3BL Media/– ARAMARK is empowering millions to live healthier lives by bringing Healthy for Life™, its commitment to improve health and well-being, to thousands of colleges and universities, workplaces, healthcare facilities and other locations where the company serves more than two billion meals each year.

ARAMARK Helps Seniors Stay Healthy in St. Paul

Establishes health and wellness hub at West 7th Community Center
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St. Paul, MN, August 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The West 7th neighborhood in St. Paul, Minnesota is an area where senior citizens are experiencing a deep financial decline. In 2012, 43% of the senior citizen population lived below the federal poverty line with limited access to healthy food.

Preventing the “Freshman 15” via the Web

New study reports process improvements to improve college student weight-related health behaviors
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Philadelphia, PA, July 31, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A new study published in the July/August 2013 issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior evaluated the motivational effects of Project WebHealth, a web-based health promotion intervention developed to prevent excessive weight gain in college students. Researchers found that specific procedures and components of Project WebHealth successfully motivated students to improve their weight-related health behaviors and that the level of motivation differed by gender.

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