Vassar Brothers Medical Center's executive chef, Anthony Fischetti, is helping teach students at the Culinary Institute of America about the importance of fresh food in bringing fine dining to institutional facilities. Lynn Eddy of the institute says students need to learn how to maintain the chemical qualities of food so it "reaches the patient in the best quality."
Recruiters have to believe in your organization and its culture for them to find the right talent, Matt Rivera writes. "Just as you can sense when someone is smiling at the other end of the phone, candidates can tell if recruiters are passionate about the company, or at least very knowledgeable," Rivera writes.
Registered dietitians have many suggestions to help people lose weight, including eating breakfast, staying hydrated, lifting weights and ordering appetizers before dinner at a restaurant. RD and author Tanya Zuckerbrot says fiber helps people to feel full longer, and RD and author Jackie Newgent suggests going meatless for a day.
State employees cannot sue states if they are denied unpaid sick leave required by the Family and Medical Leave Act, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled. The 5-4 decision could have implications for the court's consideration of the federal health care law, some experts say.
Dietary habits can help reduce the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, beginning with establishing a consistent eating pattern, having small meals and chewing food thoroughly to promote digestion, registered dietitian Lindsay Adams writes. The three F's -- fluids, fitness and fiber -- are important to bowel health, while sugary and high-fat foods can trigger IBS symptoms, Adams writes.