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Promoting Good Nutrition

Herbalife Nutrition Malaysia partners with Nutrition Society of Malaysia to provide nutrition education
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Herbalife Nutrition Malaysia has embarked on a year-long collaboration with the Nutrition Society of Malaysia (NSM) to further reinforce nutrition education and its importance to one's overall wellbeing. The partnership involves collaboration on a series of initiatives and planned programs.

US School Food Leaders Form Collective to Accelerate Scratch Cooking

From Washington, DC to Austin, TX to Minneapolis, MN, founding members come together to support change.
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AUSTIN, TX, October 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Whole Kids Foundation announced today that it is joining US school food leaders as a supporting partner of ScratchWorks to accelerate scratch cooking in schools. 

New Report Shows Results of London-based Supermarket Trials to Promote Healthier Diets and Lifestyles

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  • The Consumer Goods Forum’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK (CHL UK) initiative brings together retailers, manufacturers and other key stakeholders
  • Some of the results from successful trials highlight 13% more fruit and vegetables sold and 22% fewer packets of confectionary sold

National Nutrition Month Highlight: Aramark and American Heart Association Helping Children and Families Lead Healthier Lives

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.

Walking the Talk: How Nestlé USA is Tackling Obesity

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
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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.

The Power of Companies to Influence Social Norms

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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?

What are social norms?

Billionaire Bloomberg to Fund $5m Public Health Projects in 40 Cities Worldwide

Exclusive: Melbourne, Accra and Ulaanbaatar among cities to benefit from funding pledged by former New York mayor to tackle issues from air pollution to obesity
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Originally posted on www.theguardian.com.

Cutting Back on Sugar: Healthy Ways to Curb America’s Mouth-Watering Obsession

By: Beth Winthrop
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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.

The Movable Feast

Selecting the Right Portion Size and Feeling Full
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“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’?

Taking a Multisector Approach to Ending the Obesity Crisis and Building a Healthier Future in America

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Obesity rates have tripled in the past 30 years, a trend that means, for the first time in our history, American children are predicted to live a shorter life than the generations before them. But it’s not too late.

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