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A Healthy Dining Worksite Program Contributing to Healthier Eating in Restaurants

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: National Institutes of Health
Contract: 1R43CA183211-01A1
Agency Tracking Number: R43CA183211
Amount: $167,355.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: NCI
Solicitation Number: PA13-234
Solicitation Year: 2014
Award Year: 2014
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
8765 Aero Dr Ste 300
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123-1767
United States
DUNS: 859217234
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: Yes
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 (858) 541-2049
Business Contact
Phone: (805) 693-1100
Research Institution

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The economic and social costs related to obesity and other diet-related conditions (e.g., several forms of cancer, heart disease, type two diabetes, and more) are extensive. The worksite setting represents a channel through which hundreds of millions of Americans can be reached through tools and education that support healthier lifestyles. An important and often overlooked component of worksite wellness programs is restaurant dining. No known comprehensive nationwide program exists to support employees with information and tools about making healthier choices at restaurants. This Phase I research project explores the feasibility of implementing a Healthy Dining restaurant nutrition program into worksite wellness programs.One component of the research entails developing and testing with approximately 75 wellness/HR directors and health insurance executives a variety of materials and channels - both convention and digital - that introduce and a

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