Tools for Better Health in Chicago

What are the ingredients in your favorite vending machine snack or beverage? Do you know? If you do, you belong to a growing group of consumers who not only know which ingredients are in their food but also know the number of ingredients. According to Andrew Mandyz, Director of Strategic Insights at Nielsen, “There’s a […]

A Drink So Popular in Chicago, It Has Its Own Month

January, a time of new beginnings, health awareness, and goal setting, is also National Hot Tea Month. According to the Tea Association of the U.S.A., drinking hot tea can increase blood flow for improved cardiovascular health, provide antioxidants for cancer risk reduction, and boost energy expenditure which may help combat obesity. It appears that in […]

Beverage Choices in Chicago

You only have a couple of minutes to grab a drink from the break room vending machine before your next meeting begins. What do you grab? Finding something you enjoy should be easy as there many options available in Chicago that aim to meet a wide variety of preferences. The previous scenario has likely happened […]

A Healthy Energy Boost in Chicago

Have you ever had one of those days when you need an energy boost to make it through the day? If you have, you’re not alone. Even athletes such as elite marathoners sometimes need an energy boost while training and competing. Marathoners have traditionally used gels for an energy boost, but there is a new […]

10 Mood-Boosting Super Foods

Winter is coming. Holidays are coming. Desserts are coming. It’s the season of your grandma’s irresistible sugar cookies, piled mashed potatoes, and a plethora of holiday parties. In addition, this is the season of spending with Christmas approaching. How do you keep your mind and body sane? While exercising, sleeping, and coffee dates with understanding […]

Crunching the Numbers on Coffee in Chicago

Want to pick coffee flavors and brands that your Chicago employees actually care about? Why not tap into the data that independent restaurants and small chains use to make such decisions? Technomic, a research company that is dedicated to supplying data, analysis and consulting services to the food industry, recently introduced its Volumix data resource that […]