Author: Candy Hernandez

ACCELERATING NUTRITION PROGRESS

Through Social Entrepreneurship The demand for nutritional products and services increasingly attracts the attention of businesses in the United States. Investors are on the prowl to reach new consumers and explore emerging markets, while engaging nutrition stakeholders. The response has begun to include social innovation and sustainability into fundamental corporate strategies and supply chains. Unfortunately, the inner city areas of the City of Lynchburg lack sustainable nutrition-based businesses. One of the consequences of this—food deserts. A food desert is an area with limited access to affordable and nutritious food. They are commonly located in lower-income neighborhoods and communities. Nearly...

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FAMILY MEALS Increase Productivity in the Workplace

With the current demands of the modern workplace, many employees are faced with the challenge of practicing a healthy work-life balance. Maintaining relationships and fulfilling family responsibilities can oftentimes feel like another added weight to that balance. On average, full-time working Americans are spending more than a third of their day five days a week in the workplace. In recent reports by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it is no surprise that stress is the number one work-related workforce health issue. Employees typically bring the stress of work home, disrupting the rhythms of home life, causing them...

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