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Edge: The Brain Science Behind Comfort Foods

Food can bring strong emotions and pleasure. How can we mimic these pleasant experiences for our clients? Can simply discussing comfort foods with clients provide a meaningful experience and be a part of our nutrition services and therapy? You may also be curious about the brain science surrounding this phenomenon. First, I invite you to ponder the question, What is one food or beverage that creates positive emotions for you?

Edge: Training Approaches to Strengthen Nutrition and Allergy Expertise Among Staff

AS A FOODSERVICE MANAGER, you’ll likely need to plan group trainings on topics like allergy awareness and nutrition guidelines. These workshops enhance knowledge and skills of employees (Grappasonni et al., 2018), positively impacting habits. Several studies have linked higher knowledge levels in nutrition, allergies, and food safety to better practices in the kitchen (Bean et al., 2019, Jianu & Goleţ, 2019, Young & Thaivalappil, 2018).

Edge Express: Prioritizing Food Safety in Schools: An Essential Approach

In the next few sections, we will explore the various aspects of food safety in schools—from the importance of proper handling to the role of regulations and the responsibility of stakeholders. Children are particularly vulnerable to foodborne pathogens, and an outbreak can have severe consequences. Ensuring food safety in schools is not merely a matter of providing healthy meals; it is about safeguarding the health of students and preventing foodborne illnesses.

Edge: Lifestyle Interventions to Combat Metabolic Syndrome

Before you set this article aside because you think the information doesn’t apply to your current position of employment, I have some news to share. We all are at risk for metabolic syndrome! Whether you work in schools, corrections, long-term care, acute care, or in a completely unrelated field, there should be at least a few tidbits of information that are helpful in practice or your personal life in this article.

Edge Express: 5 Behavioral Biases That Can Hinder Effective Management

BEHAVIORAL BIASES ARE SUBCONSCIOUS BELIEFS that affect your decision-making abilities. While often discussed in the context of investments, these biases can also impact management abilities – from hiring to menu decisions to leadership skills (and everything in-between). By understanding and acknowledging these biases, you can actively overcome them, leading to better decisions as a CDM, CFPP.

Edge Express: Thinking Outside the Standard Menu Lineup

I SMILED FROM EAR TO EAR as I read the May 4th menu at the hospital cafeteria. I ordered the General Hux Tauntaun bowl and somehow it tasted even better than the normal General Tso Bowl that I typically order (although it was the exact same menu item). I’m not even a Star Wars fanatic and this meal made my day! I was impressed by the efforts of the cafeteria team embracing this popular “holiday” with menu branding based on the blockbuster movies.