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NEXDINE’s Multi-Faceted Approach to Food Waste Management

Food waste is a global problem of staggering proportions. In 2021, the World Wildlife Fund reported that the estimated total food loss and waste is over 2.5 billion tons – nearly 40% of all food produced. Greenhouse gas emissions generated by food that goes unconsumed represent 10% of all emissions. 4.4 million KM2 of land is used to grow this unconsumed food, and water equivalent to 304 million Olympic swimming pools was used to produce it. The price tag placed on food loss and waste is estimated to be $1.5 trillion! And yet, as all of this food is lost or wasted each year, over 800 million people are going hungry.

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The Importance of Malnutrition Programming

The prevalence of malnutrition is an opportunity for NEXDINE Hospitality to partner with acute care providers to implement effective Medical Nutrition Therapy and capture increased reimbursement for the facility. The link below will provide an overview of our malnutrition coding white paper and how NEXDINE Hospitality can impact your organization.

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Today’s Diabetes Hits Different

This November the American Diabetes Association is bringing awareness to the complex and chronic illness that is Diabetes in the United States. This year’s campaign is “Today’s Diabetes Hits Different”, so NEXDINE Hospitality wants to do their part in highlighting this cause. Why is this so important? Well, 37 million Americans have diabetes and one in five don’t know. In fact, 96 million Americans have prediabetes which is up from 88 million in 2019.

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Micro-Farm-to-Table from NEXDINE

“As a 100% fresh food organization, we are hyper-focused on the integrity of the ingredients that we serve our residents daily.” Jeremy Tavares, Executive VP, Operations, NEXDINE Hospitality. NEXDINE’ hospitality’s indoor Babylon micro-farms provide delicious, fresh herbs and vegetables year-round. Plus, the micro-farms provide a farm-to-table experience that is unique and engaging.Watch this video to learn more

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Patients Need Access to Nutritious Food Options During treatment for breast cancer, one of the most important things to remember as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist is that your patients are eating enough to maintain a healthy weight, preserve muscle mass, and avoid malnutrition. Many of the side effects make it difficult or less

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Mental Health and Food

The link between nutrition and mental health, how NEXDINE Hospitality can be a differentiator at your facilityDid you know that the brain consumes 20% of a person’s daily caloric intake, approximately 400 calories per day? In fact, it is composed of 60% fat and contains high concentrations of cholesterol and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) such

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Fruit and Vegetable Month

Did you know that September is National Fruits & Veggies Month?Everyone knows how healthy fruits and veggies are for us. That’s indisputable. But, what we are starting to understand and appreciate is just how good they can make us feel! In fact, there’s a growing body of evidence globally that eating fruits and veggies is

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World Alzheimers Month

World Alzheimer’s MonthFresh Ingredients are used as preventative medicine. A new study published in the American Academy of Neurology found that a diet higher in ultra-processed foods was linked with a higher risk of dementia but substituting unprocessed or minimally processed foods for ultra-processed ones lowered the risk of dementia. In fact, replacing only 10%

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Hydration Matters

It’s officially summer, it’s important to beat the heat and stay hydrated!NEXDINE recognizes the importance of hydration throughout all our facilities and has our own signature program Tasteful Sips to encourage our residents’/patients and customers to stay hydrated.Our culinarians have put a flair on hydration, Tasteful Sips consist of infused water, herbal teas, and freshly

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Are You Getting Enough Dairy?

National Dairy Month started out as National Milk Month in 1937 to promote drinking milk and an excuse to kick off summer with nutrient-rich dairy foods. According to the My Plate Guidelines Consuming dairy products provides health benefits, especially building and maintaining strong bones. Foods in the Dairy Group provide nutrients that are vital for the health and maintenance of your body. These nutrients include calcium, potassium, vitamin D, and protein.

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Food Waste

Reducing Food Waste About a third of the food produced on Earth goes to waste! Our team takes a “root-to-stem” approach in the kitchen by turning scraps into amazing dishes. Other scraps get composted and used in our on-site gardens to grow fresh ingredients and start the process all over. Today, on National Food Waste

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Our Living Micro Farms

Our Living Micro Farms 🌱 Fresh, delicious herbs and vegetables from our Micro-Farms are harvested at the peak of flavor and nutrition to enrich our communities’ diningexperience year-round. In just 15 square feet, we can grow and harvest the equivalent of 2,000 square feet of farmland to provide you with the freshest Farm-to-Table experience possible.

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Delicious Entrées Crafted from our Micro-Farm Harvest!

Delicious Entrées Crafted from our Micro-Farm Harvest!Chef Frank Travisano treated the residents to Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps and Chicken Pesto with Pasta. Fresh Bib Lettuce, Cilantro, and Basil harvested from the community’s Micro-Farm served as the inspiration.NEXDINE’s Micro-Farms conquer the distance from farm to table with local sourcing and efficient vertical farming to deliver fresh,

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Keeping It Fresh! Indoor Micro-Farms

Our indoor micro-farm at Our Senior Living Community is ready to harvest!At NEXDINE HOSPITALITY we’re all about Fresh. That’s why we’ve installed indoor micro-farms so our Chefs can harvest produce in seconds. Your guests will enjoy amazing entrée’s using fresh herbs grown right in our kitchen! It doesn’t get fresher than that! Learn more about our