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Nuts and Seeds: Tiny But Mighty!
Good things come in small packages: A registered dietitian’s take on nuts and seeds as an important part of a healthy, balanced diet.
Sweet Stuff: Striking a Balance with Sugar
Love sugar? You’re not alone! But it’s important to create a healthy relationship with sugar and sweets. An expert shares advice for finding a healthy balance.
Kindness and Your Health
Every act of kindness offers benefits that go beyond a momentary mood boost. We talked with the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation to learn more.
Life’s Essential 8: Steps to Better Heart Health
Find out about the latest guidance from the American Heart Association to help pave the way to a lifetime of good health.
Dr. G’s Insights on Tackling Burnout
We talked with an occupational and organizational psychiatrist who specializes in mental wellbeing in the workplace to find out more about burnout and what can be done about it.
Cooking 101: 6 Ways to Build Confidence in the Kitchen
Cooking at home doesn’t have to be hard! Set yourself up for cooking confidence and success with these tips from our chef.
9 Nutrition Myths, Busted!
Not everything you hear or read about food and nutrition is true or provides all the facts. An expert busts popular nutrition myths.
10 Common Cooking Challenges, Solved!
We tapped two chefs for their expert advice on handling the most common kitchen woes.
How to Picnic Like a Pro
Our chefs and experts offer their favorite tips and recipes for healthy, safe, delicious picnics.
8 Ways to Simplify Your Life
A licensed counselor explains the benefits of living a simpler life and offers realistic ways to achieve it.
Your Go-To Gardening Guide
Get ready to dig in! We provide solutions to your most common garden challenges to help you get growing.
Nutrition News: Who (and What) Can You Trust?
Nutrition info and health claims come at us 24/7/365. Learn ways to determine which advice is trustworthy.
7 Tips for Better Work-Life Balance
We spoke with an expert to learn why work-life balance is so important and to find some realistic ways to achieve it.
Dieting For Now or For Life? A Dietitian’s Perspective
A dietitian provides advice on navigating the world of dieting, and demystifies those popular diets you keep hearing about.
Heart Healthy News You Can Use
Learn about the American Heart Association’s 10 key features of a heart healthy eating pattern.
Your Go-To Grocery List: 20 Super Staples for Every Pantry
A well-stocked pantry is the key to healthy home cooking. Our chefs and dietitians put together their list of must-have staples.
8 Habits to Support a Healthy Immune System
We got expert advice to better understand how the immune system works, and what you can do to keep yours in tip-top shape.
TAKE15 for Your Emotional Wellbeing
A little self-care can ease stress and support your mental and emotional wellbeing. Take a 15-minute break to relax, rejuvenate, and reset with these ideas!
Palate Pleasers: Get Children to Try (and Love!) New Foods
When you have a so-called picky eater in the house, the dinner table can be a challenge! Get advice from our expert to make mealtimes less stressful.
11 Ways to Elevate Your Grilling Game
Our chef shares his best grilling tips and tricks to make every cookout a success.
7 Tips for a Safe Summer
Our safety experts offer smart ways to help keep the outdoor fun going all summer long.
10 Ways to Deal with High-Pressure Situations
An expert from the AHA offers effective strategies to manage stressful situations.
Pitching in to Tackle Food Waste
Our sustainability expert offers 9 ways to minimize food waste at home.
Good Health from the Inside Out
Good nutrition starts inside your body! Our dietitian talks about ways to improve digestive health.
Power Your Meals with Pulses
A dietitian explains the power of eating dried beans, peas, lentils, chickpeas and other legumes.
Got Goals? Tips for Staying Motivated.
Making goals can be easy; sticking to them, not so much. We offer 7 ways to stay motivated and on-track.
The Power of Practicing Gratitude
Experts help us learn about the health benefits of gratitude and how to practice it daily.
A Chef’s Guide to Healthy Holiday Cooking
Our chef offers surefire ways to pull off a holiday menu that’s both delicious and better for you.
5 Ways to Boost Brain Power
We asked a neurology expert with the American Heart Association for his tips.
9 Expert Tips to Get You Through Stressful Times
Stress. It’s inevitable. But we asked two experts how to watch for warning signs and better handle stress.
Take Your Comfort Foods Plant-Forward
We tapped a trio of experts from Aramark and partner Nestlé to help take our favorite dishes plant-forward.
Ways to Enjoy Greek Yogurt Beyond Breakfast
A chef from partner Chobani teaches us the finer points of using Greek yogurt.
With Whole Grains, Nutrition Is Baked Right In
Baked goods are “bad,” right? Not so fast! We talk with our partner Rich’s for this post about better baked goods.
Cooking with Oil: The Golden Secrets
We talked with experts at our partner Cargill for their advice on what kind of oil to use and when.
3 Ways to Make the Most of a Small Kitchen
Is your cook space feeling a little cramped? Get organization tips from a chef and dietitian.
3 Reasons to Love Chicken
A chef from partner Tyson offers great recipes and a crash course in Chicken 101.
Breakfast, Your Best Fuel for School
How important is breakfast to student achievement? We talked with an expert from the School Nutrition Association.
9 Foods for Better Heart Health
Our nutrition experts list their favorite foods (and recipes!) to support healthier hearts.
7 Meal Planning Tips for Busy Families
That old question, “What’s for dinner?” gets answered! Get tips and recipe ideas from our school chef.
Stirring Up the Facts on Tea
We talk with experts from partner Unilever that provides Lipton, TAZO, Pure Leaf and other tea brands.
Our Chefs Dish on 2020 Food Trends
Our culinary experts predict the 4 healthy food trends consumers should expect in the new year.
Diabetes 101: Ask the Expert
Our registered dietitian nutritionist provides information about diabetes and ways to prevent or manage it.
Chef-Inspired Recipe Swaps
We asked an Aramark chef for her favorite healthy cooking substitutions.
School Germs, Meet Your Match
Our school dietitian offers tricks and tips to help kids guard against the inevitable coughs and colds that may come from the classroom.
Warm Up and Fuel Up: Cooking with Whole Grains
We tapped a research chef from Quaker for whole grain inspiration, cooking techniques and recipes.
Plant-Forward Game-Changers for Athletes
How vegetarians, vegans and others on plant-based diets can best fuel their workout potential.
Success Starts with Breakfast
Make the most out of mornings with a healthy breakfast. Our dietitian offers tips and a five-day breakfast menu perfect for kids.
4 Foods for School Fuel
What kids eat has a big impact on how well they do in the classroom and beyond. Get tips and recipes from our dietitian to feed your student’s potential.
Hold the Salt, Keep the Flavor
Our chef-nutritionist offers tips and tricks to get max flavor without all the sodium.
7 Tips to Make This Their Best School Year Yet
Our school food and nutrition expert offers ways to fuel students’ potential.
9 Healthy Hacks for Dining Out
Our dietitian nutritionist offers practical advice for eating away from home.
Your Guidebook to Healthy Travel
Get ready to get your show on the road! Healthy travel tips from our dietitian.
Flex Your Protein Know-How
Protein is an important macronutrient, but should you go all-in on protein? Get tips from our dietitian.
6 Fruit-Vegetable-Spice Pairings for the Grill (Yes, Grill!)
Make summer sizzle with chef-tested tips and spice-forward recipes featuring fruits and vegetables.
5 Steps to Build a Better Salad
Make your salads sing with these tips from our chef and dietitian.
Eat Local, Eat Well. Our Chefs Show You How.
Eating local can support your area economy, help the environment and spark culinary creativity. Just ask our chefs!
Take a Step (Plant) Forward
You probably know what it means to be vegetarian or vegan, but are you familiar with plant-forward? Our chef offers simple strategies, ideas and recipes.
Plant-Forward Cooking that Can’t Be ‘Beet’
Get inspired to move plant-forward! Two chefs give tips and recipes from Aramark’s restaurant concept, The Twisted Beet.
A Dietitian’s Guide to Fad-Free Nutrition
Say “no” to fad diets and “yes” to a truly healthy lifestyle with our dietitian’s nutrition tips.
Coffee and Caffeine: Tips to Sip By
Is coffee a friend or foe? How much is too much? Are all coffee drinks created equal? Our dietitian breaks it down.
Workout-Worthy Eats to Fuel Your Potential
Getting the most from your workout starts with the right fuel—and a few tips from our sports nutrition expert!
Calories and Weight Loss 101
Our RD gets back to calorie basics, sorts through common myths, offers tips for weight loss and management, and even explains “volumetrics.”
Make the Food-Mood Connection
Sometimes we’re so hungry that we become irritable and “hangry!” Get tips to bridge the food-mood connection.
A Dietitian’s Guide to Portions and Serving Sizes
What’s a portion? What’s a serving? Our RD dishes the facts about portions, nutrition labels, and her favorite hacks for measuring servings.
One Chef’s Advice on Cooking for a Crowd
While it’s one thing to cook for yourself, it’s quite another to keep it healthy for a large group. That’s where our chefs come in!
The Whole Story on Whole Grains
People talk about ditching carbs to shed pounds. But if you’re treating all carbs as equal, you’re not getting the whole story—the whole grain story, that is.
Heart-Healthy Ways for Every Age
When should you start thinking about heart health? It turns out this is something of a trick question.
Knife Skills 101: Tips from Our Chef
Knowing how to cut fresh vegetables, fruit, herbs, and more will make it easier to prepare healthy meals in your own kitchen.
Facts on Fats
Our experts are here to break down the different types of fat and give us tips for including more of the good stuff into our meals.
A-Game On! How to Fuel Up for Energy and Focus
If you’re searching for inspiration, take a look at how our chefs, dietitians and employees are fueling their own A-Games.
Power Up to Live Your Best College Life
These campus practices will serve you well for a lifetime—just like a good education.
3 Steps to Getting Your Kids in the Kitchen
If you have kids around, consider turning those little fingers into helping hands.
Bringing the Mediterranean Straight to Your Plate
While some people view the Mediterranean diet as just that—a diet—it’s actually more a melting pot of the eating patterns and coastal cuisines.
4 Smoothie Recipes to Bust Out of Blender Boredom
We’re here to help bust you of out blender boredom with unexpected ingredients like mint, ginger, cinnamon and more.
Juicy Fruits: Why We’re Eating Orange This Summer
Plenty of orange foods are ripe for the picking (or just as delicious!) in July and August.
Things to Know About H2O
Dehydration may seem harmless, but can quickly cause decreases in both physical and mental performance.
It’s Slaw Good: 3 Must-Make Recipes
Here are three Aramark chef recipes that fit the bill, making good use of classic cabbage, its veggie cousins, and other unexpected additions.
Get Hooked on Seafood
Fish and other seafood are among the healthiest foods on the planet, in part because they’re a rich source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
Make the Flip! Plant Forward Burgers to Try Today
Exciting recipes for protein-packed veggie burgers to lighten up your summer grilling.
Get Inspired: Healthy Eating Runs in the Family
We asked Aramark employees to share how their parents impacted their healthy habits
6 Tips to Get You Through Finals
Maintain a healthy lifestyle to minimize stress and achieve your best results when you’re cramming for a big exam.
Ask Our Dietitian: Top 10 Performance Tips
You need a balanced diet with the right blend of carb, protein, and fat – all key to maximizing your performance.
7 Reasons to Eat More Mindfully
Mindful eating means listening to your body for direction on what to eat.
4 Salad Recipes That Are Anything But Boring (Seriously)
With the right ingredients, healthy salads can be colorful, creative, delicious, and packed with nutrients.
Healthy People, Healthy Planet—Going Plant Forward
Eating plant forward has been shown to lower the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and certain cancers.
Walk This Way (with the AHA)
Put your best foot forward with one of the easiest and most tried-and-true forms of exercise: walking!
Smart Snacking 101
With a bit of planning and attention to some basic knowledge, you can be a smarter snacker.
7 Steps to a Healthier Kitchen (and Diet!) This Spring
Taking time to stock your kitchen full of nutritious foods—and to organize cabinets and drawers full of all the right tools—makes it easier to feed your potential and lay the foundation for optimal health.
Q+A with the AHA: Sodium and Your Health
Almost everyone can benefit from cutting back on salt. Learn more about where we can find sodium in our diet and the impact it has on our health.
3 Ways to Love Your Ugly Food this National Nutrition Month
In the U.S. each year, an estimated 63 million tons of food is wasted and never eaten. Wasted food squanders the resources that it took to grow, harvest, and transport the food in the first place.
Why We’re Rooting for Winter Veggies
Roots are some of the most nutrient-dense vegetables around. While each has its own characteristics, they are almost universally a good source of several vitamins, iron, and fiber.
Get to the ♥ of Health with Life’s Simple 7
Whether you need to eat better, exercise more, or improve your blood pressure, our friends at the American Heart Association offer practical ideas for your next move.
Discover the Lighter Side of Comfort Food
You don’t have to abandon your quest for wholesome food the next time you want to warm up with something hot, hearty and delicious.
How We’re Helping Children & Families Be Healthy For Life
Aramark is donating $1 to local community centers for each of the first 100,000 people who join Feed Your Potential 365 online or on Instagram.
A Big Game Menu Without the Big Calories
Check out these lighter game day snack ideas that will keep both fans and foodies happy.
6 Ways to Make Healthy Food Fun for the Kids
Our nutrition experts share tricks to inspire your budding chefs and tap into children’s natural creativity and craving for fun.
6 Ways to Winterize Your Health
Our dietitians share simple ideas to keep you on the path to winter wellness.
Go Oats! A New Look for Your Morning MVP
If you think oats are bland, we have some ideas for you to bring an end to your oatmeal monotony.
5 Ideas for Setting—and Sticking to—Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions
Our dietitians share tips to help you think about your resolutions in a whole new way.
Healthy Baking Swaps to Sweeten Your Holidays
With smart ingredient swaps, it’s possible to slash saturated fat, sugar, and calories in many baked goods without sacrificing flavor or texture.
Ask the Experts: Cold Weather Cooking 101
Our chefs share winter-friendly cooking techniques that let you pile on flavor without piling on unnecessary calories.
10 Stay-Healthy Holiday Tips: Our Dietitians Weigh In
Tried-and-true tips to get you through the holidays as healthy as you started them.
10 Tips for a Safe & Delicious Holiday
Simple food safety and storage strategies that can help you prepare a safe and delicious holiday meal.
A Turkey Day Menu That Won’t Weigh You Down
Our dietitians share ideas to make your home healthier for the holidays.
The Spirit of ThanksGIVING Starts with Giving Back
With the holidays comes the chance to reflect on what we’re thankful for, and to give back to those in need.
The Benefits of Eating Orange
Orange seasonal vegetables like sweet potatoes, butternut squash, and pumpkin offer a unique set of nutrients.
4 Healthier Ways to Satisfy Food Cravings
With a little creativity in the kitchen, foods like French fries, ice cream and chicken wings can become less “indulgent” and actually offer some nutritious benefits.
4 Dessert Inspired Breakfast Smoothies to Start Your Day Off Right
They’re delicious and easy to make and most importantly, you won’t have to save room for dessert.
Eat More Plant-Forward with Plant Proteins
Read on to kick start your plant forward recipe planning with tips from Aramark chef George Drakulich.
Surprising Ways to Get in An Apple-A-Day
From appetizers to entrees, apples can fit into any meal. Choose from many varieties including Honeycrisp, Braeburn, Red Delicious and more.
Seasonal Produce to Fall For this Autumn
Aramark chefs share their favorite ways to prepare this autumn’s harvest including pears, figs, Brussels sprouts, pomegranates, and parsnips.
How to Eat Well on Your Meal Plan
Top healthy eating tips from our dietitians in higher education so that you can eat well on your meal plan.
Snacks are Back: Ideas for Your Back-to-School Needs
Dietitian Deirdre McManus shares her favorite ideas for healthy and easy after-school snacks.
Employees Share Their “Feed Your Potential” Stories
The success stories of two of our employees who are living their best life through eating well and exercise.
Enroll Your Family in Healthy Habits with the AHA
6 simple strategies to help your child build habits that will help them succeed both in and out of the classroom.
Feed Your Potential 365 Clubs Help Make Positive Changes in Our Communities
Our first two stories are from the Feed Your Potential 365 club at Pathways, a local community center in Philadelphia.
Make the Most of Summer’s Finest Fruits and Vegetables
The abundance of fresh produce this summer makes it easy to eat your way to better health.
Q+A with the AHA: Tips for Swapping Out Added Sugars in Our Diets
Rachel K. Johnson, PhD, RD with the American Heart Association helps us find healthy ways to cut out added sugars.
Burgers’ Best Friend: Side Dishes for Your Backyard BBQ
Try something new with these easy-to-make, colorful sides that are delicious and nutritious.
4 Easy Ways to Save Your Summer Produce Without Canning
It’s easy to preserve the summer bounty and its many nutrients, which our bodies need to fuel our busy days.
Healthy Hacks While Dining Out
Aramark RD Danielle Gehrke-Spering shares her eat well tips to help you navigate through popular dining out choices.
Q+A with Chef George Drakulich
We interviewed Chef George to learn about his Feed Your Potential discovery experience.
7 Ways to Practice Mindful Eating
If you often find yourself distracted during a meal, you might want to try mindful eating.
3 Chefs Take Everyday Grilling Above and Beyond
We asked three of our chefs to have some fun with ideas you can use to #GrillBetter with flair.
10 Chef-Approved #GrillBetter Flavor Secrets
Chef-approved methods that you can use before, during, and after putting your main course on the grill.
10 #GrillBetter Foods for the Summer
#GrillBetter foods that go beyond your basic hot dogs and hamburgers.
Love Your National Parks This June
June is Great Outdoors Month, a terrific time to get out and get active.
How to Build the Perfect Salad Every Time
Try these 6 simple steps to create a delicious and satisfying salad.
Q+A with the AHA: How Not to Stress About Stress
Too much stress can overwhelm our health and well-being or clear thinking.
Make Healthy Hydration a Habit
Being hydrated has real advantages for your overall well-being.
June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month
Enjoy summer’s produce all season long with our quick tips and easy recipes.
Road Trip Tips for Your Summer Travel
Healthy, travel-friendly snacks and ideas from Aramark K-12 dietitian Lauren Hickman.
School’s (Almost) Out: Time to Enroll Kids Into Healthy Habits
Don’t let your kids take a vacation from healthy habits this summer.
How to Build a Better Burger
Aramark registered dietitians give top tips to build a healthier burger.
Q+A With the American Heart Association: Move More
The AHA helps us understand why getting regular exercise is so important.
Building Strong Bones for a Lifetime
Important tips about bone health so that you and your family can build strong bones.
Sweet Reasons to Enjoy Strawberries This Season
There’s no denying that these naturally-sweet, good-for-you berries make everything taste better.
You (Don’t) Snooze, You Lose
We might not always get enough sleep but here are tips to improve our snooze quality.
The Mighty Mushroom
Mushrooms are low in calories, fat and sodium, yet bursting with a deep, rich, savory flavor.
Growing Healthy Food and Healthy Kids
Growing food helps kids and parents connect to the earth.
Discover All of the Ways to Use Spring Greens with Aramark Chef Andrew Bergholtz
Spring is one of the best times of year for fresh and healthy greens.
A Kitchen Where Every Day is Earth Day
Tips for minimizing the food we waste at home and maximizing our nutrient intake and grocery dollars:
Q&A With the AHA: Adding Color to Our Diet
We asked the American Heart Association to help us understand why colorful fruits and vegetables are so healthy.
When It Comes To Healthy Food, Color Can Be Powerful
Colorful foods like fruit and vegetables are a win because they’re packed with nutrients
Prepping for Healthy, Affordable Meals on a Budget
Tried and true tricks to make your next grocery shopping trip a success.
Lunch Goals: Grain Bowls
Looking for a delicious lunch option that’s more exciting and functional? Grain bowls are the answer!
Power Up with Greens
Leafy greens and green veggies are filled with nutrients and power our health.
5 Study Snacks to Help Feed Your Brain
The right snack may give your brain the boost it needs to help you focus and prepare to ace your finals.
5 Surprisingly Healthy Foods
With so much news about foods to avoid if you’re trying to eat healthy, here’s some great news about foods that you can happily include on your good list.
2 Super Easy, Overnight Breakfast Ideas
Prep these super easy breakfast ideas the night before—just grab and go in the morning.
7 Simple Swaps for a Healthier Spring
Spring is almost here. As we gear up in preparation for spring cleaning, our closets are usually the first order of business.
Make Vegetables a Healthy Habit in Your Home
We know incorporating vegetables into our diets can be challenging.
Q&A with Tim Zintz
Pro chef shares healthy shopping techniques and recipe ideas that will please you and the whole family.
A strong breakfast gives you fuel to burn
Breakfast is your chance to set your day on the right path before it even begins.
Easy, Jazzy Jambalaya
Jumpstart your week with this super simple jambalaya recipe, packed with vitamins, minerals and flavor.
Q&A with Ila Fennie
Ila Fennie, a dietitian at Aramark, shares her expert tips to feeding your potential through healthier options.
Easy Breakfast Bran Muffins
Foods that are a good source of fiber also help you feel satisfied for longer, keeping you powering through your day with a focused mind.
Cinnamon is a versatile spice
Watch this short video to see how cinnamon can spice up your routine.
Get Your Day Going Greek Omelet
This Mediterranean-inspired omelet recipe uses fat-free egg whites but doesn’t skimp on flavor.
Snacking smart can keep you hydrated
Staying hydrated is vital to feeling energized and staying focused throughout your day.
Zesty Garlic Crunch Snack Mix
Enjoy this healthy snack recipe to help stave off afternoon cravings.
Breezy Banana Strawberry Smoothie
This easy banana strawberry smoothie is a great way to enjoy fresh fruit with a dose of vitamin C and potassium.
Perfect Lunch Tuna Wrap
This tuna wrap recipe is a slight twist on an old classic that’s light enough to not weigh you down but filling enough to keep you satisfied.
Stir-fry for a quick, simple meal
Watch this short video to see how you can get dinner on the table in no time.
Light and Zesty Spinach Pasta Toss
This quick and easy Italian-inspired recipe will fuel your family any time of year.
A lean lunch can energize your day
When you’re planning a light-but-filling lunch, salads are the popular option.
Staying on track with spices
Add cloves to everyday foods for added flavor, aroma and antioxidants without added fats or salt.
Harissa Yogurt Chicken
Enjoy this yogurt-based marinade that’ll keep your meat juice and tender when cooking.
Healthy Vegetarian Pizza
A crispy crust topped with mushrooms, peppers and melted cheese that kids will love.
Spring Slaw with Brussels Sprouts & Apricots
Try this delicious, fast and easy coleslaw for a unique and healthy spring side dish.
The Benefits of Breakfast
For peak performance, start every day right with a healthy breakfast — an important part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.
Note: Since everyone’s health history and nutritional needs are so different, please make sure that you talk with your doctor and a registered dietitian to get advice about the diet and exercise plan that‘s right for you.