Red Light, Green Light: Innovative Labeling Program Leads To Healthy Employee Choices

Posted by Edith Clogg on 2019-09-09 15:14:00

 

Everybody’s got to eat, and statistics show that today’s modern workforce spends about half of their waking hours at work. This means that potentially half of the meals they consume within a week are, or could be, provided by onsite dining services and other corporate food providers.

But with onsite convenience, comes the temptation to eat whatever is quick and tasty. Given that most workers keep a tight lunch break and only have a short amount of time available to make eating decisions, they need fast and convenient solutions to encourage optimal eating choices that empower them to maintain a healthy diet and encourage job satisfaction.

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Health Hacks Back to School Fuel

Posted by Edith Clogg on 2019-09-03 18:44:19

September brings the start of the school year for many families. If you are a parent or caregiver, you’ve likely tackled the back-to-school list: new back pack, school supplies, a lunch box…but how about what goes in that lunch box? Healthy eating is essential for children’s growth and development, but did you know it is also tied to their higher academic success, well-being, and self-esteem? I’m Jessie Groth, a Registered Dietitian with ISS Guckenheimer, and today on Health Hacks, we’re hacking Back-to-School Fuel.

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What Are Plant-Based Protein Foods?

Posted by Bill Billenstein on 2019-08-26 19:48:42

 

People are paying more attention to what they eat and making smarter food choices for themselves and their families. For some, that means reducing or eliminating animal protein from their diet.

It’s a conundrum that leaves corporate dining services that focus on providing healthy alternatives to companies with the need to shift their thinking. Learning to rethink their use of animal protein in favor of plant-based protein is the key. What are plant-based proteins?

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Food+Thought: Eat Your Water

Posted by Edith Clogg on 2019-08-19 15:40:00

 

It’s hot outside. And this means we all need to stay hydrated. Dehydration isn’t just uncomfortable, it can be dangerous, too. We’ve been hearing all summer that we need to drink more water when it’s hot out. That’s true, but it’s also a little bit boring. So, let’s think of other, tastier ways to stay hydrated!

 

Here are our top 5 fruits and vegetables that will help you beat the heat in August.

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Fostering Community Engagement Through Corporate Cafes

Posted by Aleya Harris on 2019-08-12 15:29:00

 

It’s no secret that today’s business landscape is becoming increasingly socially aware. As a result, corporate philanthropy promoting the welfare of the community at large is becoming more commonplace. This new face of corporate philanthropy is more active, engaged and multi-faceted. 

Forward-thinking companies are shifting away from donations and ad hoc practices. They are embracing community engagement, a more sophisticated approach that aligns company goals with the needs of their community. One of the ways it is being fostered is through the innovation of corporate cafes.

Let’s take a deeper look into community engagement, its benefits for corporations and the community, and how corporate cafes tie it all together.

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Health Hacks - Eating and Brain Performance

Posted by Edith Clogg on 2019-08-05 16:56:50

 

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The Benefits of Incorporating Fitness into Your Employee Nutrition Plan

Posted by Aleya Harris on 2019-07-29 18:51:57

 

As healthcare costs rise, more and more companies are realizing that helping their employees stay healthy is good business, plain and simple. 

In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control, over 75% of a company’s health care costs and loss of productivity are connected to employees’ lifestyles. It’s not just obvious health care risks like smoking either. A major culprit in the ongoing healthcare challenges is inactivity for long periods of time – as you may have heard, sitting is the new smoking. 

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Health Hacks #7 Hydration

Posted by Nutrition Strategy on 2019-07-08 16:46:59

 

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Food+Thought: Hydro-Powered

Posted by Nutrition Strategy on 2019-07-01 17:41:16

Did you know that some of your favorite summer fruits and vegetables can help keep you hydrated?  It’s true!  Faves like fresh juicy peaches, cucumbers, watermelon and tomatoes are made mostly of water.  In addition to tasty fresh flavors and a whole bunch of nutrients, these summertime picks help combat the dehydrating effects of hot weather.

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5 Companies Committed to Healthy Employee Dining

Posted by Aleya Harris on 2019-06-24 19:13:01

“Wellness” is more than a catchy buzzword. In fact, it’s been shown that nutritious foods fuel the body and mind. A growing body of research shows that healthy eating makes people feel better, more productive, and less likely to call out sick.

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