Navigation Links
General Mills, Inc. Launches One-Of-A-Kind Grassroots Health and Nutrition Initiative Designed to Help Hispanic Families Eat Better
Date:10/30/2008

Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition, Latino Nutrition Coalition are

Partners in Endeavor

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills, Inc. (GMI), today announced the launch of a unique, three-year, grassroots program especially developed to encourage Hispanic families and children to share tasty, healthy and nutritious food as part of their daily routine. Called Mente Sana en Cuerpo Sano (Sound Body, Sound Mind), it involves a 10-session curriculum created by The Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition.

The community-relations initiative was developed in conjunction with the Boston-based Latino Nutrition Coalition, part of Oldways, and General Mills' Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition. It is being spearheaded by the company's Hispanic marketing platform, Que Rica Vida. Together, they have created practical, culturally-relevant materials in Spanish and English, designed to show Hispanics how to combine the best of their healthy food traditions with the realities of modern American life. The program will be launched this month by 14 community-based organizations (CBOs) throughout Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and Northern California.

"As far as we're aware, Mente Sana en Cuerpo Sano is a one-of-a-kind, comprehensive Health and Nutrition program especially tailored for the Latino community," noted General Mills' Community Relations Manager, Kimberley Bow Sundy. "We are thrilled to be partnering with numerous CBOs, most of which are affiliated to the National Council of La Raza, which General Mills has been supporting over the past 25-years."

Last month, the Mente Sana en Cuerpo Sano partner CBO representatives were invited to an all-expense paid Train the Trainer session at GMI's corporate headquarters in Minneapolis, where they were taught the program fundamentals over a three-day period; they in turn, will implement the initiative in their respective communities, with the aim of reaching 10,
'/>"/>

SOURCE Hispania Public Relations, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Cuts at General Motors Bring Benefit Trends to the Forefront
2. Air Methods Awarded $15 Million Contract From General Dynamics Land Systems
3. Auditor General Jack Wagner Praises Army for Saving Kelly Support Facility Commissary
4. General Anesthesia Tied to Developmental Woes in Kids
5. Norwegian American Hospital Launches Awareness Campaign Targeting Hispanic, African-American and General-Market Moms
6. ONA-PCE Announces Final Round of Endorsed Candidates for Ohio General Assembly
7. Eisai Inc. Supports Acting Surgeon Generals Call to Action to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism
8. The U.S. Surgeon General Issues National Call-to-Action on Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE)
9. Cymbalta Receives European Approval for the Treatment of Generalised Anxiety Disorder
10. Former U.S. Assistant Surgeon General, Dr. Susan Blumenthal, to Lead Meridian International Centers Global Health Program
11. Media General TV Stations & Web Sites Join Networks for National Stand Up To Cancer Telethon with Local Fundraising
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)... Wilmington, VT (PRWEB) December 19, 2014 ... full-service private ski club in Southern Vermont’s Deerfield Valley, ... trail names inspired by classic rock songs. , ... the weekend with a private concert followed by a ... said, “The new trail names include: “I’m Alright” the ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. ... might slightly reduce your risk of developing a form ... (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve) appear to reduce the ... the researchers concluded after reviewing nine prior studies. Squamous ... These painkillers "have potential as part ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 Dr. Myo Nwe ... Weight Loss Diet of the Future” and co-founder of the ... her book, Dr. Nwe takes a broad look at the ... hold up under scientific scrutiny. On film and in television ... emphasized mostly toward the social aspects and played for basic ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 In its ... and its Argus Claim Review division have recently ... the most common ways savings are achieved on behalf ... attributes millions of dollars in savings to Argus each ... 2013. , As explained by Tom Doney, Cypress president ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Dec. 16, ... one worrisome phenomenon is when an illness that originated in ... as zoonosis -- is not uncommon and keeps researchers on ... disease might make inroads into the human population. A ... the culprits in this case were guinea pigs. More specifically, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Hermitage Club Officially Names Four Ski Trails after Iconic Rock Songs by Grammy Award Winner Kenny Loggins 2Health News:Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds 2Health News:Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds 3Health News:Obesity Should Not Be a Hollywood Punchline, Weight Loss Doc Says 2Health News:Out-of-Network & Medical Necessity Reviews among Top Ways TPA Identifies Significant Medical Claim Savings 2Health News:Guinea Pigs Can Be Source of Serious Strep Infection 2Health News:Guinea Pigs Can Be Source of Serious Strep Infection 3
... Focussing on healthcare needs of the country, Prime Minister ... National Development Council (NDC) to discuss disease control and ... to review the implementation of the National Rural Health ... attention to healthcare issues and ensure efficient functioning of ...
... to a new study at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical ... determine whether children with chronic diseases like Crohn's, juvenile ... cancer treatment -- are at increased risk for bone ... ,There is a huge demand for this ...
... in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences ... in understanding Fragile X mental retardation protein ... Fragile X syndrome(FXS). ,Fragile X syndrome, the ... by a mutation in the FMR1 gene on the ...
... of Florida researchers report the talcum powder stunts growth ... blood .The talc stimulates healthy cells to produce ... metastatic lung cancer. The UF researchers say talc is ... considered incurable. ,Talcum powder has been used ...
... Ministers of polio affected States organized today to review ... Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss said ... of immunity in all polio-affected States by vaccinating all ... immunization and Supplementary Immunization Activities (SIAs), so that the ...
... University Medical Center say they are moving closer to ... has become resistant to drug treatment in the ... construct, and then express in yeast, a protozoan gene ... they laboriously constructed over a two-year period is believed ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:A Pratical Tool to Detect Bone Mass Deficiencies in Children With Chronic Diseases 2Health News:A Pratical Tool to Detect Bone Mass Deficiencies in Children With Chronic Diseases 3Health News:A Pratical Tool to Detect Bone Mass Deficiencies in Children With Chronic Diseases 4Health News:New Findings in Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein 2Health News:Talcum Powder Curbs Lung Tumor Risk 2Health News:Talcum Powder Curbs Lung Tumor Risk 3Health News:Every Child Needs to Be Vaccinated to Lead India into a Polio Free Future - Ramadoss 2Health News:New Insights into Antimalarial Drug Resistance 2Health News:New Insights into Antimalarial Drug Resistance 3Health News:New Insights into Antimalarial Drug Resistance 4
(Date:12/19/2014)... 18, 2014  RESMED INC. (NYSE: RMD ) ... fiscal year 2015 results on Thursday, January 22, 2015, after ... with ResMed,s results will be issued after 1:00 p.m. US ... discuss operating results and future outlook. The earnings ... Time and the live webcast of the call can be ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Dec. 18, 2014 Since last month,s FBI ... now known as the leading online black market for ... growth in its offering of drugs and other illegal ... the takedowns did succeed in lowering the numbers of ... of the markets in August. But some new sites ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... LYON, France , Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... and Adocia (Euronext Paris: FR0011184241 – ADOC) today announced ... insulin, known as BioChaperone Lispro, for treatment in people ... relies on Adocia,s proprietary BioChaperone® technology and is currently ... will develop BioChaperone Lispro with the goal of optimizing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ResMed To Announce Second Quarter 2015 Results 2Post Silk Road - Another Online Drug Den Now Dominates the DarkNet 2Post Silk Road - Another Online Drug Den Now Dominates the DarkNet 3Lilly and Adocia Announce Alliance to Co-Develop Ultra-Rapid Insulin Based on BioChaperone Technology 2Lilly and Adocia Announce Alliance to Co-Develop Ultra-Rapid Insulin Based on BioChaperone Technology 3
... April 25, 2007 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At least,one-third of ... in childhood or adolescence. However, in children, it ... of other,disorders, notes the May 2007 issue of ... children, usually do not show the,adult cycle of ...
... GmbH (Langenfeld,Germany), a specialty pharmaceutics company announces ... for their proprietary,Sufentanil transdermal patch. , “Today, ... of the second clinical trial for our ... to complete this study in,the first half ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Bipolar Disorder in Children Difficult to Diagnose, Reports the,Harvard Mental Health Letter 2Labtec’s Next Generation Pain Patch Successful in Clinical,Studies 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: