News Archives: June-January 2019
Promoting Mental Health in the Kitchen
Published 6/11/19 by Restaurant Hospitality
Programs are sprouting that promote a healthier culture for back-of-house employees. Today's atmosphere of verbal and sexual harassment along with drug and alcohol use is driving some of today's cooks to their breaking points.
Maintaining a Healthy Weight Upon Aging
Published 5/29/19 by Phen Clinics
As adults age, weight can become an issue for some. Experts examine steps older adults can take regarding diet, exercise and sleep habits.
Wellness Revolutionizing Dining Programs
Published 3/3/19 by Senior Housing News
More senior communities are redesigning their menus to focus on wellness through anti-inflammatory diets. These offerings may consist of herbs instead of salt, extra protein over carbohydrates and juice bars that promote physical and spiritual well being, and in doing so yielding good-tasting food.
Adequate Protein Critical for Older Adults
Published 1/17/19 by Kaiser Health News
A lack of protein in the aging process, especially in those older adults with chronic illnesses or facing hospitalizations, can exacerbate deteriorating health, scientists say. Sufficient protein is required to maintain healthy muscle mass, bone structure and other physiological functions.
Fiber Reduces Disease Risk, Study Finds
Published 1/11/19 by CNN
Foods high in fiber such as whole grains, seeds and legumes have found to lower the risk of chronic diseases, according to a study published recently. The results uncovered a 15 to 30 percent reduction of cancer, heart disease and other chronic ailments as well as lower mortality rates.
The Profitability of Catering
Published 2/1/19 by Restaurant Hospitality
Catering has been long viewed as a necessary nuisance given the added labor and other expenses. When executed properly, however, catering can evolve into an additional revenue stream, enrich customer preference data and generate new business.