Malnutrition

DOLE SUNSHINE COMPANY TAKES POOR SNACKING HABITS TO TASK WITH 'MALNUTRITION LABELS' PRINTED WITH NUTRITIONAL FRUIT INK

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Monday, October 3, 2022

LONDON, Oct. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Designed to spark conversation and action, Malnutrition Labels: Nutritional Ink, launched today by the Dole Sunshine Company (DSC), calls attention to the low nutritional value in some of Britain's favourite snacks and on-the-go food options by printing ads using ink made almost entirely of fruit. A launch film captures the campaign's innovative approach to communication and consumer education, showcasing posters across the city printed with ink containing more nutritional value than many of the snacks consumed daily around the world - think fast food, sweets and more. 

Key Points: 
  • "Nutrition and wellness are core to our portfolio transformation at the Dole Sunshine Company.
  • The name Dole Sunshine Company is used to represent the global interests and combined efforts of Dole Asia Holdings, Dole Worldwide Packaged Foods and Dole Asia Fresh.
  • Dole Sunshine Company is not an actual business entity and does not operate as such in any country or region.
  • The Dole Promises are from the Dole Asia Holdings group of companies, and apply to their products, which can be seen at sunshineforall.com.

DOLE SUNSHINE COMPANY TAKES POOR SNACKING HABITS TO TASK WITH 'MALNUTRITION LABELS' PRINTED WITH NUTRITIONAL FRUIT INK

Retrieved on: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

LONDON, Oct. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Designed to spark conversation and action, Malnutrition Labels: Nutritional Ink, launched today by the Dole Sunshine Company (DSC), calls attention to the low nutritional value in some of Britain's favourite snacks and on-the-go food options by printing ads using ink made almost entirely of fruit. A launch film captures the campaign's innovative approach to communication and consumer education, showcasing posters across the city printed with ink containing more nutritional value than many of the snacks consumed daily around the world - think fast food, sweets and more. 

Key Points: 
  • The name Dole Sunshine Company is used to represent the global interests and combined efforts of Dole Asia Holdings, Dole Worldwide Packaged Foods and Dole Asia Fresh.
  • Dole Sunshine Company is not an actual business entity and does not operate as such in any country or region.
  • In June 2020 Dole announced The Dole Promise , with its three pillars around nutrition, sustainability and the creation of shared value.
  • The Dole Promises are from the Dole Asia Holdings group of companies, and apply to their products, which can be seen at sunshineforall.com.

Largest Study of Medically Tailored Meals Advances with NIH Grant

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Monday, October 3, 2022

BOSTON, Oct. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Servings today announced that its scientific collaboration with the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University and UMass Chan Medical School has received a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to support a study of home-delivered medically tailored meals – an intervention already growing in use to improve health outcomes and lower medical costs for people living with critical and chronic illness.

Key Points: 
  • This study will help providers, payers and policymakers better understand the impact of medically tailored meals.
  • This is the third NIH grant awarded for medically tailored meal intervention studies on which Community Servings has collaborated with researchers.
  • This 30-month collaboration will examine the experiences of more patients than any previous study of medically tailored meals (MTM).
  • Our kitchen team, with support from thousands of volunteers, prepares over 1,000,000 medically tailored meals that are served to more than 5,000 clients annually.

Outlook on the Organic Baby Food Global Market to 2027 - Improved Economic Conditions Have Resulted in Increased Expenditure by Parents Driving Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Owing to this, parents are now shifting from conventional baby food towards organic baby food.

Key Points: 
  • Owing to this, parents are now shifting from conventional baby food towards organic baby food.
  • Rising number of malnutrition cases and health concerns for the overall growth of the babies represent the key factors driving the global organic baby food market.
  • However, the high price of organic baby food, as compared to the conventional baby food, is anticipated to impede the market growth in some regions.
  • What is the degree of competition in the global organic baby food market?

Cymbiotika Announces New Chief Strategy Officer

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cymbiotika, a leading nutritional supplement brand known for creating pure, clinically backed supplements, announced today that Adam Gislason has joined the company as Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel (CSO/GC). Gislason will report directly to CEO, Shahab Elmi, and work closely with Durana Elmi (COO) and Sal Aziz (CMO).

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Cymbiotika, a leading nutritional supplement brand known for creating pure, clinically backed supplements, announced today that Adam Gislason has joined the company as Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel (CSO/GC).
  • After leaving Big Law in 2019, Gislason was hired as the Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel for a leading software development company and he co-founded several companies.
  • As the CSO/GC at Cymbiotika, Gislason will use his unique and extensive background to drive strategic initiatives, innovation, meaningful growth, and competitive wins.
  • "I am thrilled to continue my work with Cymbiotika and to work even closer alongside Cymbiotika's business leaders," said Gislason.

Local churches serve as first responders in global food crisis

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a growing global food crisis, Compassion International has deployed a not-so-secret weapon to bring about relief in hungry communities: the organization's large network of 8,000+ frontline church partners.

Key Points: 
  • Compassion International's global network of churches responds to hunger with food support, relief as food crisis escalates
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a growing global food crisis , Compassion International has deployed a not-so-secret weapon to bring about relief in hungry communities: the organization's large network of 8,000+ frontline church partners.
  • Combined with skyrocketing costs of fuel and fertilizer, the conflict has sent global food prices, already high post-covid, soaring.
  • So where does this complex "perfect storm" of a global food crisis leave children in poverty today?
  • Compassion recently launched a large-scale global fundraising effort across its 15 global partner offices to equip the local church to continue to meet the critical needs of children and families during the global food crisis.

NGS' Healthy Heights® KidzProtein range To Line Walmart's Shelves

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutritional Growth Solutions, Ltd. (NGS) (ASX: NGS), a leading provider of clinically backed nutritional products designed for children, has deepened  its collaboration with Walmart, Inc. as it rolls out its high in demand Healthy Heights® KidzProtein range to an initial 403 select brick and mortar stores across the United States.

Key Points: 
  • KidzProtein nutritional shakes contain whey protein and a full array of vitamins and minerals demonstrated to support optimal childhood growth and development.
  • We created our KidzProtein range to support the unique nutritional needs of children."
  • "Healthy Heights was on the top of mind for Walmart," says Turner "Our product line will replace toddler beverages missing from the shelves and targets kids aged 2-10 years old."
  • In addition to in-store placement for two KidzProtein SKU's, Walmart is also taking the entire Healthy Heights product portfolio onboard its online (Walmart.com) "fulfilled by Walmart" platform.

Food, Nutrition and Health Investor Coalition Launches to Invest $2.5 Billion in Startups Improving Hunger and Health Outcomes through Food

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

The announcement was made at the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, a catalytic event for the investment ecosystem and public-private exchange at the intersections of food, hunger and health.

Key Points: 
  • The announcement was made at the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, a catalytic event for the investment ecosystem and public-private exchange at the intersections of food, hunger and health.
  • "Poor nutrition accounts for more than $50 billion in U.S. health care costs each year1.
  • "Along with S2G and the other Food, Nutrition, and Health Investor Coalition founding partners, I am thrilled to see the bold capital investments either already made or planned.
  • "Today's news underscores the importance of food and nutrition and we look forward to working with the Food, Nutrition and Health Investor Coalition to advance our collective efforts."

Fujitsu, Tohoku University embark on strategic alliance to realize 'Well-being Society'

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Monday, September 26, 2022

Tohoku University and Fujitsu will further promote active usage of Tohoku University Hospital's ASU to contribute to the development of new medical services based on design thinking.

Key Points: 
  • Tohoku University and Fujitsu will further promote active usage of Tohoku University Hospital's ASU to contribute to the development of new medical services based on design thinking.
  • As a university that works together with society, Tohoku University will create new social value and lead reforms that open the way for the future.
  • (8) Tohoku University Vision 2030: Challenging vision of Tohoku University looking ahead to the year 2030.
  • The key is to realize a virtuous cycle of "education," "research," and "co-creation with society" at a higher level by innovating university management based on the three traditional principles of Tohoku University.

American Muslim Medical Relief Team Enters Hardest Hit Flood Areas of Pakistan

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Friday, September 23, 2022

JACOBABAD, Pakistan, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Muslim Medical Relief Team (AMMRT) was established in 2005 by Hazrat El Sheikh Syed Mubarik Ali Shah Gillani (May Allah be Pleased with Him) to provide humanitarian aid for those afflicted by world disasters.

Key Points: 
  • JACOBABAD, Pakistan, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Muslim Medical Relief Team (AMMRT) was established in 2005 by Hazrat El Sheikh Syed Mubarik Ali Shah Gillani (May Allah be Pleased with Him) to provide humanitarian aid for those afflicted by world disasters.
  • The AMMRT was dispatched then to provide healthcare and logistical support as the people attempted to recover.
  • The AMMRT flood response team, directed by Project Manager Syeda Zainab Adams Gillani and Assistant Project Manager Syed Shafaat Gillani, has been on the ground for eight days.
  • To donate to the AMMRT's flood relief efforts, visit: https://www.launchgood.com/campaign/flood_relief_pakistan__ammrt?src=58968