As we survey the health landscape, the top challenge we face in Florida is the challenge of weight. Only 36 percent of Floridians are at healthy weight; one quarter are obese and the rest are overweight. Over the next 20 years in Florida, obesity is expected to contribute to millions of cases of preventable chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer, costing an estimated $34 billion.
Program kicks off with establishment of new urban gardens to provide fresh produce and inspire healthy lifestyles
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For many families living in metropolitan centers, access to fresh, healthy food is a daily struggle. Combined with a lack of understanding about good nutrition, it can lead to diet-related health problems like obesity and diabetes.
Aramark is helping provide solutions to these issues, with a series of Healthy For Life™ health and wellness programs that will teach children and adults how to grow and prepare fresh, nutritious food.
Obesity is a challenge all communities face. Our latest report, Aligning Communities: How Four Cities Are Preventing Obesity, explores how businesses play a role in local efforts to fight rising obesity rates
February 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation supports business efforts to fight society's biggest obstacles.
When Pocono Mountain High School student Dan Serfass set out to conduct a microbiology research study for his class assignment, he didn’t know he would have the opportunity to work alongside a biomedical sciences expert to complete the task.
By Gary Tickle, President and CEO, Nestlé Nutrition North America
The first 1,000 days of a child’s life are a blur for many parents: The bouts of nausea, the long awaited birth, the first smile, the first steps, the delight of cooing and an endless supply of diapers. Sleepless nights become restless days when the toddler stage rolls in.
Driven by the increase in chronic disease in Philadelphia’s Latino community, Congreso de Latinos Unidos created Healthy Movimiento, a program that offers families the opportunity to learn how to make healthy eating choices and engage in physical activity, using their own neighborhood resources. This unique and impactful program is now expanding, thanks to a $15,000 Aramark Building Community (ABC) Academy grant