Herbalife Nutrition Foundation supports over 200,000 children
Herbalife Nutrition Foundation’s Casa Program supports nonprofit organizations that leverage local initiatives and partner with existing charities to provide healthy meals and nutrition education to children and families around the world. Although a pandemic, these partners showed incredible resilience to continue their work during these times of uncertainty. Through their partners’ hard work and the support of their committed distributors, this year they were able to serve 219,455 children in over 161 Casas Herbalife Nutrition across 57 countries around the world.
Herbalife Nutrition discusses global hunger and how to support communities in need
Hunger is a global health crisis. The pandemic is changing the face of hunger, and food lines are packed with people who are our neighbors, friends, and co-workers. It is estimated that the global crisis will force over 130 million more people into chronic hunger this year. To help solve this massive health crisis, understanding the pandemic's impact on hunger and identify what we can do to support those who are facing food insecurity – many for the first time.
Herbalife Nutrition supports the Latino community through health and nutrition
According to the U.S. Office of Minority Health, the percentage of obese and overweight children and adults is higher in Hispanic Americans than other populations. Hispanics in the U.S. are faced with challenges such as affordable housing and gentrification, the digital divide, lack of trained family caregivers, economic insecurity, and food insecurity. All of these factors contribute to the higher trend in obesity in U.S. Hispanic populations in several ways.
Herbalife Nutrition partners with NHCOA to support nutrition and health programs
Today, Herbalife Nutrition announced an expanded partnership with the National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA), the leading organization working to improve the lives of older Hispanic adults, their families and caregivers. The partnership empowers the aging Hispanic population with necessary tools to support their health by providing access to healthy nutrition, as well as nutrition education and fitness programs to promote healthy aging.
Herbalife Nutrition hosts a food drive to support those in need
Herbalife Nutrition’s Winston-Salem office hosted a month-long food drive to support the Second Harvest Food Bank in Winston-Salem. Donation boxes were placed around the facility for on-site employees to donate non-perishable food items for those in the community who are in need during this time. To increase donations, Herbalife Nutrition also offered a food donation swing by drop-off event in the Herbalife Nutrition parking lot for their employees who are working remotely during the pandemic.
Herbalife Nutrition shares tips on how to reduce food waste while making a positive impact.
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, an estimated one-third, or about 1.3 billion tons, of all food produced globally is lost or goes to waste, which contributes to global food insecurity.
A recent survey conducted by Herbalife Nutrition around plant-based diets showed that 40% of respondents’ food choices are a result of wanting to be more environmentally friendly. Reducing food waste is an additional, simple action that can have a great effect.
Here are several ways in which you can help reduce food waste and live more sustainably.
Herbalife Nutrition supports food banks to Colombia to help address issues of food insecurity and waste
Every second, 41 tons of food are wasted around the world. This is a shocking number, especially when placed next to the figure for food insecurity, which indicates that they do not have sufficient or stable access to their daily nutritional needs. According to Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, food is not guaranteed for more than 820 million people.
Women make up 60% of the 821 million people who are food insecure globally. The reasons why women suffer more acutely from hunger are rooted in several complex and often interwoven issues, including culture, gender inequity, access to resources, education and more.
By focusing on solutions that include gender equity and women empowerment, greater impact can be made to reduce malnutrition, food insecurity and hunger. By ensuring women have access to critical resources, global rates of hunger can be significantly reduced by up to 150 million people.
Herbalife Nutrition provides resources for pandemic relief efforts
As a global nutrition company, we have a unique opportunity and responsibility to help those in need of good nutrition and critical resources. We are committed to supporting the communities where we live and work during this time of uncertainty. Through our Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative, we are dedicated to ending world hunger and support global nonprofit organizations with nutrition expertise and resources to communities who need it most. During tumultuous times, the need to ensure access to food is essential.
Fiona Dawson, Global President Mars Food, Multisales and Global Customers, reflects on our Food ecosystem
Today, on World Food Day, it is the perfect opportunity to reflect on our Food ecosystem.
For those of you who aren’t familiar with World Food Day, it is designed by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation to raise awareness of current challenges and how we can overcome them in order to deliver Sustainable Development Goal 2 – Zero Hunger.
This year, the theme is encouraging action to make healthy and sustainable diets affordable and accessible to everyone. At the same time, it calls on everyone to start thinking about what we eat.