Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

Every year, Aramark serves more than two billion meals to customers around the world, recognizing extraordinary variations in tastes and dietary restrictions. 

We prepare and serve food in schools, stadiums, businesses, universities, healthcare institutions and other settings around the world.   We serve almost all age groups from all walks of life, from meals for kindergarteners and college students; doctors, nurses and hospital patients; office workers; residents of senior centers; and even workers living on off-shore oil rigs.  

While most traditional restaurants see their customers once or twice a month, many of our customers dine with us five or six times a week, often several times a day. 

Because we provide meals to so many people, we know we can play an important role in helping to build a healthier society at a time when the need for nutrition-related chronic disease prevention is greater than ever. Seven out of 10 deaths among Americans are from chronic diseases, and almost one out of every two adults has at least one chronic illness. One in three children in the United States overweight or obese.

Healthy For Life™, our commitment to improve health and well-being, recognizes and addresses these important issues.   It is our comprehensive and integrated approach to health and wellness that features healthy food, nutrition education, and wellness programs that work together to support healthy lifestyles.  

Building on our research, and global health trends, plus the knowledge of chefs, dietitians and other experts, Healthy For Life™ focuses on empowering healthier lifestyles 

By bringing our Healthy for Life™ approach to the dining locations we serve, we are finding more and more ways to proactively provide choices, information and programs that can help people make healthier decisions and live healthier lives.


Content from this campaign

American Heart Association and Aramark Join Forces to Improve Diet, Health of Millions
Food is a large part of our daily business, but it's an even bigger responsibility -- one that is tied directly to our company's mission to enrich and nourish the lives we touch. As the country's largest food service provider, Aramark prepares and serves more than 2 billion meals a year. We make sure that students in schools and colleges are well nourished; we make workplaces more...
Aug 26, 2015 7:00 AM ET
American Heart Association and Aramark Join Forces to Improve Diet, Health of Millions
PHILADELPHIA, PA and DALLAS, TX, August 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Empowering Americans to make better food choices is the goal of a breakthrough initiative between the American Heart Association, the nation’s largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke, and Aramark, the...
Aug 5, 2015 9:00 AM ET
Aramark Ballparks Take 5 of Top 10 Spots on Most Vegetarian-Friendly List
PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the award-winning food and beverage partner of nine Major League Baseball teams, is pleased to announce five of the ballparks where it operates were named to the top ten list of the most vegetarian-friendly major league ballparks in PETA’s annual list.  Citizens Bank Park (#2), Citi Field (#5), PNC Park...
Jul 31, 2015 3:45 PM ET
Aramark Building Community Academy Grant Expands Successful Healthy Lifestyle Program
Driven by the increase in chronic disease in Philadelphia’s Latino community, Congreso de Latinos Unidos created Healthy Movimiento, a program that offers families the opportunity to learn how to make healthy eating choices and engage in physical activity, using their own neighborhood resources. This unique and impactful program is now expanding, thanks to a $15,000 ...
Oct 8, 2014 9:10 AM ET
Aramark Healthy For Life™ Collaboration Earns Valley Health System Gold Apple Award
At Valley Health System in the Virginias, there is a strong focus on helping the employee population get healthy. More frequently, employees are seeking information about fighting obesity and other nutrition-related health issues and programs to improve employee health are a must. The System’s well-established employee wellness program, “Healthy U”, includes...
Sep 18, 2014 9:00 AM ET