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Feb 21, 2013 5:15 am - Posted by
In a just released announcement below, Healthy Fresh Ontario Vending is pleased to be the provider of healthy vending machines and service to the GTA.  Our goal is to have healthy options in the places we work, play or go to school. "It's time for a change, time to move forward and understand the need to do things better " Drew Smith, Healthy Fresh Ontario Vending    
Jan 23, 2013 17:49 pm - Posted by
We at Healthy Fresh Ontario Vending want to hear from you. We are committed to providing the healthy choices and the menu people want to choose from. Don't see something you want or have a suggestion? Feel free to drop us an email, just mention which location the machine is at and what you think is missing.
Dec 05, 2012 16:47 pm - Posted by
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The healthy vending machines are becoming more visible and popular in our community.  Some go as far as to call them " Green Machines".  The recent article in Biz magazine highlights the importance of healthy vending in Oakville and surrounding areas. These healthy state-of-the-art machines entice visitors to learn more about healthy eating with the built in high-resolution LCD display. Schools, hospitals, sports facilities and other community buildings are increasingly implementing the healthy vend
Dec 04, 2012 16:43 pm - Posted by
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Canadian Healthy Vending partners with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. The new healthy vending initiative is launched at hundreds of vending machines across Canada to raise funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer. Details of the program include co-brandeded Max! Healthy Vending Machines that each feature the Canadian Breast Cancer logo to support the vision of a creating a future without breast cancer.  "The Max! Healthy Vending Machine’s onboard high-resolution monitor displ
Oct 23, 2012 22:33 pm - Posted by
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 Junk food in vending machines and served to kids is on the agenda of politicians and regulators as they seek a new Junk Food Tax to discourage sugary, unhealthy foods from being served in vending machines at sports facilities and other locations frequented by kids.  Childhood obesity is an epidemic and taxing junk food is one way to discourage

Sep 15, 2012 11:42 am - Posted by
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Schools and hospitals in North America are taking proactive steps to help fight diseases like diabetes and obesity by installing "healthy vending machines" that only dispense healthy foods and drinks. In Tennessee, healthy vending was implemented at the Vanderbilt Medical Center. Nearby, MLK High School also joined the healthy vending movement.

May 22, 2012 13:15 pm - Posted by
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Toronto, Canada to Require 50% Healthy Vending 50% of Beverages Sold in City Parks Healthy Vending Products Required Health Authorities Take a Stand A 2011 article written in Inside Toronto reported that the City of Toronto will require 50% of beverages sold in city parks and facilities to be beverages that qualify as healthy product

Apr 02, 2012 13:10 pm - Posted by
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Obesity is calculated using height and weight, and is defined as having a body-mass index of 30 or higher.  Obesity in Canada has risen dramatically over the past 50 years, with the most disturbing rises occurring in the past 20 years.  Obesity is such a concern because it is linked to many health problems, including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and hypertension, as well as contributing to many other diseases.  According to the report, Stat Can said, “"Obesity has been described as a gl
Apr 02, 2012 13:09 pm - Posted by
The Link Between Unhealthy Beverages and Childhood Obesity Children continue to drink unhealthy beverages because they are readily available, according to a study from the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine.  Despite guidelines prohibiting unhealthy drinks in school lunch programs, students often turn to vending machines and stores to buy them.    The problem is access to high sugar sodas or sports drinks from snack bars and vending machines and a lack of healthy alternatives that they
Mar 02, 2012 13:17 pm - Posted by
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According to Katherine Hobson, a health writer for U.S. News, many items that people consider a ‘snack’ can actually pack as many calories as a meal.   People who are watching their weight need to look at calorie content as well as nutritional value.  Calorie per calorie, it is best to choice healthy snacks that provide essential nutrien