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‘Amazing and vibrant’ healthy eating takeaway reveals plans for opening in Nottinghamshire

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A healthy eating Korean takeaway is the latest addition to Nottinghamshire’s diverse food and drink scene.

Grounded Kitchen will be opening in West Bridgford – in the former Age UK shop in Tudor Square.

The company already has outlets in Leicester, Market Harborough and soon, Loughborough.

Since first opening in 2017, Grounded Kitchen has made a name for itself with nourishing, flavoursome food.

Specialities include spicy peanut buddha bowls, bulgogi chicken, gochujang tuna and the spiciest dish of all Buldak fire with chicken, beef or prawns and a layer of melted cheese on top.

The business says: “We believe great

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Britain lacks healthy eating focus as response to COVID-19, say academics

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has failed to adequately support healthy nutrition for its citizens in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, food policy experts said on Friday.

People queue to receive the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine outside a closed down Debenhams store that is being used as a vaccination centre in Folkestone, Kent, Britain January 28, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge

In an open letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Professors Tim Lang of City, University of London, Erik Millstone of Sussex University and Terry Marsden of Cardiff University said a lack of government focus on healthy eating amounted to “a dereliction

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New guidelines encourage healthy eating throughout life | Community

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If the New Year has you inspired to change your eating habits, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services recently released the updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans to help you work toward a healthier lifestyle.

These guidelines are revised every five years and serve as a guide for policymakers. They also serve as a tool for public health professionals and food service managers to help individuals start on a path to healthier living. For the first time, these guidelines encourage all of us to make healthy eating choices across the lifespan, which begins at pregnancy and progresses

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USDA’s new, best advice on healthy eating

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“Before that (serving on the committee), I was always a little suspicious of who cares (about the dietary guidelines).” In fact, “People would always say, ‘Who cares?’ said Slavin, a registered dietitian and professor in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota who teaches advanced human nutrition.

Her message now is, “It’s really a lot more important than people think it is. It will affect policy going forward” on such things as school lunches, elderly feeding and the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or SNAP, she said. For example, the 2015-2020 dietary guidelines stressed the importance

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10 tips for healthy eating

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Christmas is the time of year when most of us let go of healthy eating habits and instead indulge in the rich foods and drinks on offer.

January is Health Month in The Irish Times. Throughout the month, in print and online, we will be offering encouragement and inspiration to help us all improve our physical and mental health in 2021. See
irishtimes.com/health

And while the traditional Christmas dinner of roast turkey with cranberry sauce, vegetables and potatoes isn’t in itself unhealthy, the wines and spirits, Christmas cake, puddings and chocolates that are often binged on for days over the

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How to jumpstart healthy eating with a 7-day plant-based diet meal plan, prepared by a registered dietitian

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a group of fruit and vegetable stand: A plant-based diet minimizes animal foods like meat, eggs, and dairy. Crystal Cox/Business Insider


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A plant-based diet minimizes animal foods like meat, eggs, and dairy. Crystal Cox/Business Insider

  • A plant-based diet means eating more vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, legumes, nuts, and seeds. 
  • You should minimize your intake of animal foods like meat, eggs, and dairy, but you don’t need to exclude these foods entirely. 
  • Research has found that a plant-based diet is very beneficial, as it can improve heart health, reduce your risk of cancer and diabetes, and even help the environment. 
  • Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for more advice.

Plant-based diets are becoming more popular as Americans seek

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Post food facilities awarded for healthy eating options | Local News

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A local group of health experts recently conducted their annual assessment of food restaurants and facilities at Fort Knox with a new outcome in mind.

Picked by Army Pub­lic Health Command to beta test a new way of assessing overall physical health, the team, called the Nutrition Envir­on­ment Workgroup, conducted surveys of several food facilities around Fort Knox based on categories and their availability of healthy options.

“The Army is undergoing an initiative, called ‘Healthy Army Communities,’ with the goal of trying to improve the health of the community that we live in,” said Laura Bottoms, chief of Nutrition Services,

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Eating less of this kind of food could be the key to slowing down aging

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Late last year, national health guidelines updated their position on the health consequences associated with habitual meat consumption.

In addition to increasing one’s risk for experiencing cardiovascular incidents, developing Type 2 diabetes, and certain forms of cancer, those who adhere to heavy meat diets more often than not do so to the exclusion of other important food groups. The latest data on this comes courtesy of Rui Wang, Ph.D. in a meta-analysis exploring the parameters a little more squarely.

Dr.Wang, of York University, determined that an excess of unhealthy protein sources can positively impact accelerated aging as well as the

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Researchers simulate tailgating to examine the impact of excessive eating and drinking

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The NFL playoffs are underway, and fans are finding ways to simulate tailgating during the COVID-19 pandemic. Football watch parties are synonymous with eating fatty foods and drinking alcohol. Have you ever wondered what all of that eating and drinking does to your body?

Researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine simulated a tailgating situation with a small group of overweight but healthy men and examined the impact of the eating and drinking on their livers using blood tests and a liver scan. They discovered remarkably differing responses in the subjects.

Surprisingly, we found that in overweight

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6 easy ways to start eating healthy, according to dietitians

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a close up of a plate of food with broccoli: Adding more vegetables into your diet is a great way to start eating healthy. Alexander Spatari/Getty images


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Adding more vegetables into your diet is a great way to start eating healthy. Alexander Spatari/Getty images

  • To start eating healthy, incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your diet which will boost your fiber, vitamin, and mineral intake. 
  • Eating healthy also means limiting your consumption of processed foods like refined grains or deli meats. 
  • If you are struggling to start eating healthy, it can be helpful to create a plan that includes a weekly layout of healthy meals. 
  • Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for more advice.

Eating well is a crucial part of a healthy lifestyle

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