Tag Archives: healthy

Dutch Supermarket Plus: Getting Kids to Eat Their Veggies

Most parents want their children to eat healthy. But they also know how difficult this can be with resistant kids. So how do we get children to eat healthier? Here’s one clever way as reported by Alexandra Jardine for Creativity: … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Gets Even More Involved in Literacy

It’s been an interesting few years for McDonald’s. It has had problems with franchisees, a very expanded menu for a fast-food chain, and those who are pushing for healthier food. And all of this time, the firm has worked hard to … Continue reading

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Are YOU Prepared for Today’s Health-Conscious Consumer?

This television interview of Hofstra University’s Professor Joel Evans (of the Zarb School of Business) recently appeared on Fios1’s Money & Main$treet program. The interview was conducted by host Giovanna Drpic. It deals with catering to consumers who are interested … Continue reading

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Fast Food with “Integrity”: A Slideshow

As McDonald’s and other traditional fast-food chains have seen slowing growth in sales, a new generation of fast-food restaurants is gaining popularity. Consider these observations from Julia Moskin, writing for the New York Times: “The numbers were startling: Shares of … Continue reading

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Will New Burger King’s Fries Be “Satisfrying?”

Just like McDonald’s, Burger King has faced a lot of criticism over the health aspects of its menus. So, Burger King is taking a very big step — and introducing French fries with fewer calories and less fat. Will these … Continue reading

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McDonald’s: Healthier Menu Still a Work in Progress

Despite its addition of fruit in children’s meals and other attempts at offering a healthier menu, McDonald’s receives a regular barrage of criticism from consumer and parent groups. It is, after all, still a fast-food chain — and the most … Continue reading

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