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Univera Serve First® Donates $1000 to Las Rosas Rojas

Univera Serve First has donated $1000 to Mexican orphanage Las Rosas Rojas. Las Rosas Rojas provides support, education, food, clothing, toiletries and other services to children and single mothers. A total of 60 children are currently housed and living there while an additional 180 receive schooling, food and other services through the organization. With over […]

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Childhood Stress and Health in Adulthood: The Surprising Connection

We’ve all heard about how a stressful job, life circumstance or living environment can negatively impact someone’s health, but what about a stressful childhood? And no, this is not just another round of ‘let’s blame my parents for my problems’! “This is the first study to suggest a heightened risk for chronic diseases by individuals […]

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The Surprising Link Between Obesity and Vitamin A Deficiency

While intuitively, it would seem that if someone gets enough calories, and those calories contain enough of any given vitamin or nutrient, it would be impossible for them to experience deficiencies in that vitamin or nutrient and by extension the detrimental health effects of such a deficiency. But in some intriguing new Cornell University findings, […]

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Project Nourishment with the Serve First Foundation at HUB

On Friday, November 6th, 2015 a fundraising raffle auction was held at the Heart of Univera Business center in Vancouver, BC. All proceeds from tickets were matched by Univera and went towards the Univera Serve First® foundation. Funds raised will be used for purchase of much needed nutrient dense foods for donation to the poorest children. […]