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Why do we eat more when we're with our friends and family?

Anyone who’s left the family dinner table uncomfortably full may be all too familiar with this phenomenon, even if they can’t exactly name it. New research, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, suggests that eating more when you’re…

Matt Loudermilk: How He Embodies ‘The Aflac Way’

Aflac’s vice president and corporate secretary makes sure the company goes above and beyond to create and maintain a culture of purpose. As an Aflac vice president and corporate secretary, Matt Loudermilk has a responsibility to make sure Aflac’s culture…

Healthy Eating

Why avocados are good for you

When people think of avocados, they often think of guacamole, but there’s so much more to learn about this superfood. The avocado — produced in subtropical climates including southern Spain, Australia, Peru, Ecuador, California, Arizona and Florida — is versatile,…

Why avocados are good for you

When people think of avocados, they often think of guacamole, but there’s so much more to learn about this superfood. The avocado — produced in subtropical climates including southern Spain, Australia, Peru, Ecuador, California, Arizona and Florida — is versatile,…

The healthiest foods for us are also the healthiest for the planet

The foods that do a body good may also do our planet the least harm. A major new study, published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offers a comprehensive look at the health and environmental…

CSR Hero Sharon Baker is Making Aflac a Greener Place

Baker puts her passion for environmentalism to work. As an Aflac supervisor in policy services, Sharon Baker spends her days not only taking care of Aflac customers, but spreading awareness about the importance of taking care of the environment. She…

Everything you need to know about yogurt

Unless you know exactly what you’re looking for, a trip to the yogurt section can be overwhelming. There are so many varieties, flavors and brands that you might be tempted to just grab something and run. But not all creamy…

Top 11 chocolate myths

The Latin name for the cacao tree, Theobroma cacao, means “food of the gods,” and it does seem that the fruit of the tree and its delicious derivatives are indeed fit for the deities. Both the Mayans and Aztecs believed…

Nanette Stark is Helping the Homeless, One Meal at a Time

For this CSR Hero, helping those less fortunate is a family affair. As the daughter of Holocaust survivors, Aflac insurance agent Nanette Stark was instilled at a young age with a drive to help people who are struggling. In her…

Aflac Honors its ‘Heroes’ during unveiling of 2018 CSR Report

The company celebrated its employees and independent agents who exemplify its mission to serve the community. From comforting children with cancer to serving the homeless with fresh food and warm clothes, Aflac’s employees and independent agents are dedicated to putting…