What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Farmed Salmon

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Fish is, by all accounts, a miracle food. A great source of lean protein and other vital nutrients, it’s often highlighted as the “health-conscious” alternative on restaurant menus. A flaky pink salmon, especially, is the go-to “lighter fare.” But before you order that filet, consider—where did the fish come from? And, maybe more importantly, does it matter? In short: yes and no. Salmon can either be farmed or wild-caught, and there is a debate between experts in the nutrition community about which method is superior—and what happens to your body when you eat farmed salmon.

“Both farmed and wild

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Where to Eat Healthy, Good Food in Dallas

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Sure, it’s predictable when a publication publishes a list of healthier foods in January. But the truth is, at least occasionally we like to focus on eating healthy throughout the year.

“Healthy” is subjective — some people go super-low-carb and high-fat with keto, some eat a bunch of rice, some don’t eat meat. Here are 10 of our favorite meals that lean healthy in some way or another.

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Asian Mint

Asian Mint has

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High School Students Still Don’t Eat Enough Fruits or Vegetables

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In news unlikely to be shocking to any parent of a high school student, too many have continued to eschew fruits and vegetables, a new analysis shows.



a person sitting at a table eating food: STAMFORD, CONNECTICUT - SEPTEMBER 08: A student prepares lunch in the cafeteria during the first day of school at Stamford High School on September 08, 2020 in Stamford, Connecticut. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many school districts nationwide delayed the first day of school until after the Labor Day weekend. Stamford Public Schools started the semester with a hybrid model, which includes in-class learning every other day. Many families, however, chose the distance learning option due to fears of COVID-19 transmission between students. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)


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STAMFORD, CONNECTICUT – SEPTEMBER 08: A student prepares lunch in the cafeteria during the first day of school at Stamford High School on September 08, 2020 in Stamford, Connecticut. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many school districts nationwide delayed the first day of school until after the Labor Day weekend. Stamford Public Schools started the semester with a hybrid model, which includes in-class learning every other day. Many families,

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5 Reasons Why the Poor Can’t Afford To Eat Healthy

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You’ve heard the convos or whispers — you may have even had a similar thought once or twice: low-income people should try to eat healthy, rather than buying junk food. Really?! How in the hell is a person expected to eat healthy when they can’t afford to buy food in the first place?

There’s something drastically wrong with the food system in America. The poor are shamed for not eating healthy, yet immediate access to healthy food is limited — creating food deserts, food insecurity, and food injustice.

The pandemic exposed the fatal flaws in the American food system, and

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The Best Foods to Eat during the COVID-19 Pandemic, According to a Gut-Health Doctor

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Gut health is a hot topic. The trillions of bugs that live in our digestive tract impact our health in myriad ways. A healthy gut is linked to better moods and less stress, and can affect our weight, heart health and more (here are three surprising reasons your gut health matters). In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, many of us have been wondering if what we eat can help keep us healthy. There’s been research around vitamin D and COVID-19, what foods can help boost your immunity, and if gut health plays a role in

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Dairy Council of California Partners With CalFresh Healthy Living to Pilot and Release Let’s Eat Healthy Nutrition Lessons

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Sacramento, CA, Jan. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dairy Council of California, in partnership with CalFresh Healthy Living, proudly announces the release of Let’s Eat Healthy Nutrition Lessons, an educational video series being piloted in select Santa Clara County schools to elevate healthy eating.

Created to support educators and health professionals, the free Let’s Eat Healthy Nutrition Lessons come in a short, highly sharable video format accompanied by science-based nutrition curriculum to educate and equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to establish healthier eating habits for lifelong health. The video series was developed by Dairy Council of

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How to Help Your Kids Eat Healthy Without Calling Foods Good and Bad

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We all attach stigmas to food— intentionally or not. Those snacks? “Bad!” These snacks? “Good!” That vegetable? “Gross.” This vegetable? “Yummy!



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But these judgments can have a real impact on those around us. “Food is deeply emotional and cultural,” says Morgan McGhee, M.P.H., R.D., director of school nutrition leadership at FoodCorps, a national nonprofit that connects kids to healthy food in schools. When someone categorizes a food as “weird” or “bad,” it can make others— anyone who eats that food often—feel ashamed, embarrassed or stigmatized.

McGhee is working with schools nationwide

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Yes, you do have time to eat healthy this year!

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Sadly, willpower doesn’t always win. Stress and life? Those get in the way, too. Therefore your attempt at eating healthy is usually the first to go. But Happy New Year, readers! January marks the start of resolution season, and weight loss typically tops the list. What are you going to do differently this year? There is an often forgotten weight management secret – a secret that doesn’t require detox dieting or cardboard meals. This secret is a simple, yet powerful, habit to develop.



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Preparation! That’s it! Without this, even the most dedicated healthy

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How Much Sugar Should You Eat in a Day?

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We know, we know, already!

Americans consume far too much sugar, and overdoing it on the sweet stuff puts you at greater risk for chronic conditions such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease. No bueno! Experts emphasize that there’s nothing wrong with foods in which sugar occurs naturally (think, fruits and milk) but getting too much added sugar (that would be in sodas and other drinks, cookies, and cakes, and even random places like ketchup and salad dressing) is what has Americans taking in more than the roughly 200 calories worth of sugar that the Centers for Disease Control

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These 9 tips from a nutritionist will help you eat healthy and clean in 2021

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Everyone loves food! That said, not everyone eats healthy or right. That’s why today I am sharing my top clean eating tips for anybody who wants to get healthy and eat better. 

My definition of eating healthy and clean is simply this: eating real whole unprocessed foods as close to their natural state as possible most of the time.

So you need to eat foods like vegetables, fruits, healthy sources of carbohydrates like sweet potatoes and grains, and healthy fats like avocados, nuts, and seeds.

One of the most important ways of eating healthy is not to jump on the

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