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Children Across America Need Your Help

1 in 6 kids in America struggle with hunger
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1 in 6 children across America struggle with hunger. 

We hear stories every day from teachers, community leaders and parents about children who simply don’t have enough food to eat. We need your help to change that.

Insider Perspective: Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference

ABLC Next, San Francisco 16-18 October 2017
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The event was called ABLC ‘Next’ because it offers participants a snapshot of the up-and-coming companies, technologies, projects and initiatives that are making waves in the bioeconomy throughout North America.

This event brought together application and platform developers, investors, policymakers, end-use customers and development partners for three days of fresh updates and rich insights into the latest technologies of the advanced bioeconomy in health, nutrition, ‘AgTech’, genetics, big data, robotics, fuels, chemicals and materials.

Three Quality of Life Hacks for a Healthier Halloween

By Quality of Lifehacks
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It’s that time of year again when the streets are filled with spooky decorations, carved pumpkins and children dressed as their favorite characters. The Halloween holiday means stockpiles of candy will likely be around your house or office, making it hard to resist extra sweets. And while sugar is fine in moderation, excessive sugar consumption can lead to weigh gain, obesity and type 2 diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Products with a Purpose

How Hormel Foods is supporting cancer patients through nutrition
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by Laura Fraser

Justin Fairfax used to be a roadie for rock bands – and a foodie. “I love to eat so much I almost became a chef,” he said. Then, a few years ago, he was diagnosed with cancer. While undergoing chemotherapy treatments, he suddenly had no interest in eating. “I hated food, which is unusual for me,” Fairfax said.

We’re Putting Our Money Where Your Mouth Is

Our 2017 acquisitions and investments provide a glimpse of the company we want to be at Nestlé
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by Paul Grimwood, Chairman & CEO of Nestlé USA

People’s purchases can tell you a lot about them, whether it’s the clothes they favor, the food they crave, or the car they drive.

Sodexo Emphasizes the Importance of Childhood Health and Wellness Through Support of Marine Corps Marathon Kids Run

Sodexo, a company focused on Quality of Life, has proudly supported the MCM Kids Run since 2003
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services and a partner to the United States Marine Corps, joined forces with that organization last weekend in support of its annual Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) Kids Run.  This event, a one-mile just-for-fun run for kids age 5-12, is an annual lead-up activity to the largest marathon in the world that doesn't offer prize money. Sodexo has sponsored the event since 2003.

Helping Children Lead Healthier Lives is More Important Than Ever

by Chavanne Hanson
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Today, more than 2 billion people in the world are overweight or obese and 800 million are malnourished. Malnutrition, in every form, presents significant threats to human health.

Children are particularly affected by malnutrition. In 2016, over 41 million under the age of 5 and over 340 million children and adolescents aged 5-19 were overweight or obese. During the last 3 decades the number of overweight children has doubled among 2 to 5 year old children.

This is a crisis in the making, requiring urgent action by stakeholders from all sectors.

Helping Youth Build a Healthier East Durham Community With EDCI and GSK

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October 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - On Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 10:30am – 1:30pm, East Durham youth and their families will kick off another healthy school year with the East Durham Children’s Initiative (EDCI)’s Youth Leadership Council.

Malnutrition Mapping Project Featured by Harvard Kennedy School

Partnership between Amway and GAIN spotlighted
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ADA, Mich., October 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Malnutrition Mapping Project, a joint effort by Amway and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), is now featured in a Business Partnership Case Study by the Harvard Kennedy School.

Sodexo Announces Integrated Contract Awards from Vizient, Inc.

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GAITHERSBERG, Md., October 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader of Quality of Life services, announced today it has been awarded integrated contracts with Vizient, Inc., the nation’s largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country for managed hospital services.  The agreements offer Vizient members enhanced value for Food Services, Environmental Services, Facilities Management and Clinical Technology Management, and incorporates enhanced analytics and resources designed t

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