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The Realities of Fad Dieting

A fad diet may seem like a much easier choice especially when we see an endorsement from a favorite celebrity or a family member who swears by it but think about your long-term goals versus a two-week fad diet plan. A healthy lifestyle which incorporates balanced meal planning and exercise is sustainable and better for your overall well-being and therefore should be your ultimate choice.

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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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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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World Food Day

World Food Day is an international day celebrated every year worldwide on 16 October to commemorate the date of the founding of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in 1945. The day is celebrated widely by many other organizations concerned with hunger and food security, including the World Food Program, the World Health Organization, and the International Fund for Agricultural Development. In the face of global crises, global solutions are needed more than ever.

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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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Food Safety Month

September is National Food Safety Education Month One of the first questions we ask all culinary managers we interview for any position at NEXDINE is, what is HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points).  The answers often tell us about the food safety experience the candidate has and whether they are a good fit for NEXDINE.Hazard

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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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Return to Office: Innovation and Creative Employee Amenities

Flexible Contracts and Innovative Partnerships in Dining & Hospitality Services Key to Office ReturnThe off-again on-again plans for return-to-office are back on for employers. But for many, the environment will be very different. Announced plans for companies from Citigroup to BNY Mellon, Google, Twitter, American Express and more have run the gamut from mandating full-time

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Return To Office: Challenges and Uncertainties

Return to Office: Challenges and Uncertainties Service disruptions can undermine morale and damage your brand, regardless of whether your dining services are in-house or contracted. Are you impacted by the challenge of finding and keeping good, reliable, and professional dining staff and management?Whether you contract for dining and catering services or manage those services in-house, service

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Return To Office: Flexibility and Innovation

Return-to-office success requires unprecedented flexibility and innovation that NEXDINE is using to disrupt the contract foodservice marketplace. There is a lot at stake for companies planning and implementing return-to-office strategies. Do you have the right dining, catering, and hospitality services partner?Employees returning after an extended work-from-home period return to the office with a different set

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NEXDINE Named Top Ten Food Service Management Company By CIO Coverage

NEXDINE Named Top Ten Food Service Management Company By CIO CoverageNo one can deny the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has cast on the foodservice industry. There aren’t many companies that have not been affected in some way or the other. Market trends and consumer habits have dramatically changed, and for this transformation to be