What’s a Vegetable Garden Doing at a San Antonio Hospital?

What’s a Vegetable Garden Doing at a San Antonio Hospital?

In one of the biggest ironies of modern culture, many hospitals have onsite fast food establishments. There are several advantages to a McDonald’s and clones on premises. The food is available 24/7, it is served quickly, and it is cheap. … Continue reading

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Healthcare: The Key is Prevention

Healthcare: The Key is Prevention

We spent the last few days at the Health 2.0 Conference in San Francisco. The conference showcases cutting-edge innovation transforming the health care system, mostly in health IT. Health providers, insurers, pharmaceutical companies, and hundreds of other players in the … Continue reading

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More Shoppers Seeking Nutrition, But are They Finding It?

More Shoppers Seeking Nutrition, But are They Finding It?

A recent consumer survey, Shopping for Health, conducted by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Prevention magazine indicates that nutrition continues to be a driving force in purchase decisions. Approximately 1500 adults were surveyed and provided the following picture: 32% … Continue reading

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Health 2.0 Starts with Food

Health 2.0 Starts with Food

We’re posting today from San Diego, where Fooducate has been invited to demo our iPhone app at the Health 2.0 Conference. Borrowing the “2.0″ from “Web 2.0″, this conference and organization is all about web and mobile technologies empowering people … Continue reading

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The Young Dietitian’s Dilemma

The Young Dietitian’s Dilemma

This is a guest blog post by Jenny Westerkamp, RD The dietetics profession has changed in the last century, alongside our nation’s eating habits. Different demand, such as increased need for weight loss solutions — stemming from obesity epidemic — … Continue reading

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