Healthy Food

Consumers Energy, food banks and Grace Health partner to address food insecurity in Battle Creek

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Having access to quality food is important for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but that’s a challenge for many people in Battle Creek. 

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Tasty healthy food delivery services to try

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(CNN) —  

Another new year, another round of resolutions, right? And after so many months of being quarantined (which translates to countless loaves of banana bread, indulgent takeout orders, emptied bottles of wine and canceled fitness classes), perhaps this year, even more than most, has “eat better” at the top of your goals list.

Luckily, healthy meal delivery services offer delicious, convenient options perfect for anyone ready to make a few dietary changes — from those looking to try keto or eat gluten-free to those who want to go vegan or cut down on calories. And whether you love to

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Whole Foods CEO thinks food can replace health care

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An apple a day really does keep the doctor away, according to Whole Foods CEO John Mackey.

He’s drawing criticism from the medical community and Twitter pundits alike after telling listeners of Freakonomics Radio that Americans just wouldn’t need comprehensive health care — if only they ate better.

“I mean, honestly, we talk about health care. The best solution is not to need health care,” said Mackey, in the Nov. 4 interview with Freakonomics host Stephen Dubner that’s going viral Tuesday after being reported by CNBC.

“The best solution is to change the way people eat, the way they live,

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WHO Action Framework for Developing and Implementing Public Food Procurement and Service Policies for a Healthy Diet

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On 12 January 2021, WHO will launch a new Action framework for developing and implementing public food procurement and service policies for a healthy diet at a virtual high-level event in collaboration with Resolve to Save Lives, an initiative
of Vital Strategies.

Every year, unhealthy diets are responsible for millions of deaths and lost years of good health. Urgent action is needed to stop the growing consumption of foods and beverages that lead to unhealthy diets. Of greatest concern are excess consumption of
sodium and salt, sugars and fats, particularly trans fats, and low consumption of whole grains, legumes, vegetables

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Food insufficiency linked to depression, anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

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A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found a 25% increase in food insufficiency during the COVID-19 pandemic. Food insufficiency, the most extreme form of food insecurity, occurs when families do not have enough food to eat. Among the nationally representative sample of 63,674 adults in the US, Black and Latino Americans had over twice the risk of food insufficiency compared to White Americans.

“People of color are disproportionately affected by both food insufficiency and COVID-19,” said Jason Nagata, MD, MSc, assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco and lead author on

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Dangerous Side Effects of Eating ‘Healthy’ Fast Food, According to Experts

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It’s January, and most of us have announced to our friends and family some sort of New Year’s resolution pertaining to our health. Losing belly fat and exercising may be high on the list, but eating better food should be too. If you’re a frequent customer at fast-food chains, it may seem like simply opting for “healthier” menu items could be enough to achieve better health outcomes, but the truth is, even lighter menu options at places like Chick-fil-A, McDonald’s, or Wendy’s is still considered fast food—and they are still worse than a simple homemade vegetable-forward meal with

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Study finds it only takes a bit of junk food to spoil a healthy diet

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Healthy diets come with a variety of potential benefits, including everything from less brain fog to a lower risk of developing certain diseases and chronic conditions. If you generally eat healthily but occasionally indulge in some junk food, you may be sabotaging the benefits you’d otherwise get from your healthy diet, according to a new study from Rush University Medical Center.

The study focused specifically on the Mediterranean diet, which has been the subject of many studies linking it with positive impacts on health. The researchers used data on 5,001 ‘older adults’ who participated in the Chicago Health and Aging

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RI Health Officials Warn Residents Of Sportmix Pet Food Recall

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EAST PROVIDENCE, RI — The Rhode Island Department Of Health (RIDOH) is warning pet owners of a dog and cat food recall from Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc. after the company found high levels of Aflatoxin in some of its products.

RIDOH said in a news release Thursday that certain lots of Sportsmix dog and cat food, distributed nationally online and in stores, were found to contain levels of the toxin that exceed acceptable limits.

“Aflatoxin is a toxin produced by the mold Aspergillus flavus, which can grow on corn and other grains used as ingredients in pet food,” said

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Kaiser Permanente helps fund access to healthy food

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Kaiser Permanente is supporting local nonprofits as they seek innovative ways to enroll eligible households in CalFresh, California’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. The program has seen a surge in applications during the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal is to ensure people have access to and can afford nutritious food, so they can stay healthy.

Kaiser Permanente is awarding $95,000 to the Yolo County Children’s Alliance to help increase enrollment in and use of CalFresh and Pandemic EBT in Yolo County. YCCA plans to use the funding to increase outreach staffing. It will also maintain one-on-one application assistance for 500 clients, including

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Health and Wellness Food and Beverages Market May See a Big Move | General Mills, PepsiCo, Dannon, Nestle – Press Release

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“Health and Wellness Food and Beverages Market”

Stay up-to-date with Health and Wellness Food and Beverages Market research offered by HTF MI. Check how key trends and emerging drivers are shaping this industry growth.

COVID-19 Outbreak-Global Health and Wellness Food and Beverages Industry Market Report-Development Trends, Threats, Opportunities and Competitive Landscape in 2020 is latest research study released by HTF MI evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, risk side analysis, and leveraged with strategic and tactical decision-making support. The study provides information on market trends and development, drivers, capacities, technologies, and on the changing investment structure of the COVID-19 Outbreak-Global Health

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