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ARAMARK Volunteers Create Hub for Nutrition and Wellness in High Point

ARAMARK Building Community Opportunity Zone will encourage healthy lifestyles for families in partnership with Neighborhood House, High Point Center
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(3BL Media) Seattle, WA - September 13, 2012 - While the redevelopment of West Seattle’s High Point community has transformed it into a beautiful neighborhood, more than 75 percent of the residents live at or below the area median income. The average income for a family of four is less than $20,000 a year, and residents lack access to fresh, nutritious food, and suffer from higher-than-average nutrition- and obesity-related health issues.

ARAMARK Creates Hub of Health and Nutrition Education to Help Denver Residents Live Healthier Lives

New ARAMARK Building Community Opportunity Zone includes community health garden and outdoor classroom for health and nutrition education at Southwest Improvement Council
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(3BL Media) Denver, CO - July 25, 2012 - In the neighborhoods of west Denver, many residents, particularly the elderly, suffer from nutrition-related illnesses, like high rates of diabetes and heart disease. The problem is compounded by lack of access to adequate nutrition education and grocery stores that offer good selections of fresh, healthy food.

New Spanish-language radio drama addresses public health, cultural issues

Promesas y Traiciones will begin airing on La Jefa on Saturday, June 18
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Birmingham, Ala. - June 17, 2011 - According to the Department of Health and Human Services, Mexican-Americans are twice as likely to be diagnosed with diabetes as non-Hispanic whites. Last year, Alabama was ranked the second most obese state (among adults) on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report, “F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2010.” 

That’s a Wrap - Helena, Mont. Fourth-Grader Wows America to Win Sodexo’s Future Chefs: Healthy Snack Challenge

Student’s Winning Recipe, Dulcie’s Wrap Duo, Makes Fighting Obesity Delicious and Fun
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Gaithersburg, Md. - March 31, 2011 - Dulcie Robertson, 9, a fourth-grader from the Helena School District in Montana won Sodexo’s first-ever Future Chefs: Healthy Snack Challenge, a nationwide program that teaches students about good nutrition and encourages them to make healthy choices by creating their own nutritious snack recipes. Robertson won the national challenge when the video for her yummy Dulcie’s Wrap Duo, received the most votes on the program’s YouTube page.

Students Whip Up Kitchen Fun and Healthy Food with Sodexo’s Future Chefs: Healthy Snack Challenge

Five Finalists from More than 2600 Entries Across the Country Vie for National Championship on YouTube
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Gaithersburg, Md. - March 14, 2011 - Sodexo invites all people committed to ending childhood obesity in this generation to vote today for one of the five finalists from 342 schools across the country who participated in its first national Future Chefs: Healthy Snack Challenge competition. Vote today at www.youtube.com/user/SodexoFutureChefs.

Sodexo Offers Free and Unlimited Fruit and Vegetable Bar at Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District

New nutrition provider encourages student achievement with healthy and delicious meals
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Gaithersburg, MD -  October 13, 2010  - Research shows that simply exposing children to fruits and vegetables increases consumption and students at Sodexo-served Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District in Cottonwood, Ariz. are benefiting from a plentiful fruit and vegetable bar, available to all students. 

KooDooZ® and O2 MAX Fitness, Inc. Address Childhood Obesity

Encouraging Families to Participate in Tour de Fitness Events in their Communities
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SANTA MONICA, CA (August 3rd, 2009):  KooDooZ Corporation announced today a social marketing campaign partnership with O2 MAX Fitness, Inc. encouraging American youth to raise awareness of the childhood obesity epidemic with a Tour de Fitness.  

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