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Survey Details Employees' Struggles to Eat a Healthy Lunch; Aramark's Health and Wellness VP Explains Why

Survey from the American Heart Association and Aramark highlights employed Americans' desire to eat more healthfully and reveals impact of workplace environment on nutrition choices
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More than half (56%) of employed Americans who typically eat lunch during work hours struggle to eat a healthy lunch at work, and more than three quarters (77%) of all employed Americans say they’re more likely to make healthier decisions at other times of the day if they eat healthy at lunch, according to a new survey from the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, and Aramark, the largest U.S.-based food service company.

Running a Marathon Can Be Bad for the Heart, Especially in Less Prepared Runners, Say Experts

Heart muscle changes are more common and widespread in runners with lower fitness and less training, according to new study in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology
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Philadelphia, PA, October 9, 2013 – Investigators who studied a group of recreational marathon runners have established that strenuous exercise such as running a marathon can damage the heart muscle. Although they found the effect is temporary and reversible, they warn that these effects are more widespread in less fit distance runners and that recreational distance runners should prepare properly before marathons. Their findings are published in the October issue of the Canadian Journal of Cardiology.

Holiday Travelers Beware: Trans Fats Lurk

Is Serving Trans Fats Antithetical to CSR?
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The folks at ElegantRoots.com have a warning: Southwest Airlines serves trans fats in some of its snacks -- you know, the meal substitues. Beware holiday travelers. Is this corporate social responsibility? Come on, Southwest, clean up the food-like substances you serve!

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The folks at ElegantRoots.com have a warning: Southwest Airlines serves trans fats in some of its snacks -- you know, the meal substitues. Beware holiday travelers. Is this corporate social responsibility? Come on, Southwest, clean up the food-like substances you serve!

Sodexo, 1-800-FLOWERS.com and American Heart Association Team Up to Warm, Protect and Heal Hearts

Roses purchased from October 12 through November 12 will benefit American Heart Association
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) GAITHERSBURG, MD -  October 4, 2010 - Hospital patients, retirement community residents and others will receive a gift of roses that will help in the fight against two of the leading causes of death in America – heart disease and stroke.

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