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The NuValTM Nutritional Scoring System - which ranks the nutritional value of food using a scale of 1-100 - announced a partnership with the Sisters of Mercy Health System (Mercy), an organization with 28 hospitals and more than 200 outpatient facilities across Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma, expanding beyond its presence in a number of supermarket chains, including Hy-Vee.

According to the announcement, “NuVal scores are now posted at food service areas, displayed in their trademark double-hexagon design wherever Mercy co-workers purchase food. Mercy will promote NuVal through signs, brochures and a promotional game that illustrates how NuVal scores work. All participants can turn in their game cards for a healthy snack.”
KC's View:
Game cards? Wow, things have changed.

Back in the old days, when I was being taught by nuns, if they wanted me to do something they’d generally use a stern word, a hard stare and a harder ruler. (I still have the scars.)

Maybe that’s the difference between the Sisters of Mercy and the Dominicans.

Seriously, though...these kinds of agreements demonstrate a positive expansion of nutrition awareness.