ABOUT NUTRITION SYSTEMS
Nutrition Systems is a family of branded companies — each one dedicated to optimizing food services with expert management. The seven brands of Nutrition Systems — Purchasing, Consulting, Wellness, Contracting, Menus, and Purchasing Alliance — operate independently, but share a commitment to: diligence, consistency, and a legacy of seamless service for clients just like you.
Topics of Interest
Flu vs. Food Poisoning
Foodborne illness causes an estimated 48 million illnesses (1 out of 6 Americans), 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sometimes, it’s not always easy to tell the difference between food poisoning and influenza, especially since both show similar symptoms.
Gluten-Free Diet: Building the Grocery List
Gluten is a type of protein found in common grains such as wheat, barley and rye, as well as foods made from these grains. Consuming even the smallest amounts can damage the intestines of someone with celiac disease. Because of this, individuals with celiac disease must follow a strict gluten-free diet. Here are a few key points to remember when building a grocery list for someone on a gluten-free diet.
Is “Desktop Medicine” Chipping Away at Patient Care?
Physicians spend roughly as many hours on computer work as they do meeting with patients, a new study reveals.
The findings are based on the daily habits of nearly 500 U.S. doctors. On average, they clocked about 3 hours with patients and around 3 hours on so-called desktop medicine, the researchers found.
Jane Boudreaux PhD, RDN, Owner and Managing Partner began her career in food service in 1972 as a hospital food service director. In 1976, Jane launched the first nutrition consulting company in the state of Mississippi, and she was responsible for starting the first independent healthcare group purchasing organization in the state. She earned a Ph.D. in Nutrition and Food Systems from Texas Woman’s University and was a professor at the University of Southern Miss. for 28+ years.