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Report Finds Continuing Challenges in Changing Behaviors that Increase Cancer Risk

Coordinated Efforts Needed to Close Gaps
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April 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ - An annual report from the American Cancer Society finds continuing challenges in changing behaviors and risk factors in order to reduce suffering and death from cancer.

Menu Changes Serve Up a Healthier Diet for U.S. Military

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The Department of Defense spent $926.9 million on food services contracts in 2012 and has already spent $336.9 million in 2013, according to USASpending.gov, an exhaustive database of government contracts.

With all that spend

Structured Weight Loss Program Helps Kids from Low-Income Families Lower BMI

According to new study in Academic Pediatrics
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PHILADELPHIA, March 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Overweight and obese children in low-income households can meet or exceed the Expert Committee Recommendations Regarding the Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity when given access to a structured weight management program, according to a new study published in Academic Pediatrics.

Stronger Support Needed for Healthy Beverage Practices in Child Care

New study highlights policy adherence and promotional efforts of water intake in child care settings
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PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Support is needed in child care centers to help meet existing water policies and new water requirements included in the 2010 Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act, according to a study published by the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity. The study, published in the March/April 2013 issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, is the first to document availability and accessibility of water in compliance with state and federal policy and accreditation standards in child care centers.

Jump Start a New You in the New Year

By Jennifer Acevedo RD, LDN
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Cookies, and Stuffing and Pies OH MY!!

During the holiday season, it can seem nearly impossible to avoid these delicious foods.

study from NIH suggests that Americans will gain weight this holiday season.

RSF Social Finance Makes Direct Equity Investment in Farmigo; United Health Foundation Unveils 22nd Annual America’s Health Rankings - Health Minute for December 21, 2012

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RSF Social Finance has made a direct equity investment in Farmigo, an online farmer’s market that connects workplaces to local farms to provide a personalized marketplace for local, healthy food. Hundreds of farms in 25 states now use Farmigo’s technology to manage their community supported agricultural subscriptions. Farmigo has connected them to 3,000 delivery sites. The investment is RSF’s first direct equity investment in a stand-alone company.

Sodexo Blog: Ten Simple Tips to a Healthier You

By Ragini Raghuveer, MS, MS, RD, LD/N
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Heading into the holidays, here are ten simple tips you can follow for a healthier you. Your body will thank you!

1. Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for Vitamin C is 75 mg for women and 90 mg for men. One medium sized orange has 70 mg – almost your entire daily RDA. 

Neighborhood Centers Inc. Announces ARAMARK as Strategic Health and Wellness Partner

ARAMARK investment totals more than $1 million in grants, in-kind donations, and volunteer support to benefit Houston families
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Houston, TX, November 15, 2012 /3BL Media/ – As Houston joins the nation in celebrating National Philanthropy Day, Neighborhood Centers Inc., which brings resources, education and connection to more than 340,000 individuals and families in Texas, today announced that ARAMARK will be the official sponsor of its health and wellness education and awareness program, Health and Wellness. For Good.

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