Recent Posts by Mark Zedella

Mark Zedella is the Wellness Matters Manager at Local Matters, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating healthy communities through food education, access, and advocacy. Mark is focused on transforming lives through food and advocating for changes in our food system from seed to plate. He is a certified natural foods chef, a graduate of the School of Natural Cookery in Boulder, Colorado, and earned a Plant-Based Professional certificate from the Rouxbe Culinary School.

Why Wellness Matters

What comes to mind when you hear the term ‘corporate wellness?’ Often, we tend to think of wellness programs involving a fitness center staffed with personal trainers, a smoking cessation program, a 10,000 steps challenge, or nutrition counseling. Generally, wellness programs can be defined as organized and coordinated programs that have the goal of enhancing the physical, mental, and emotional status of individuals.

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