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ASK THE NUTRITIONIST: Is a plant-based diet the best choice?

This week we’re going to look at the trend toward a plant-based diet and whether that’s actually good for our health Dear Readers, This week’s column features the sixth of the top 10 nutrition questions I get asked. Tune in over the following weeks for the remainder. If you missed it, the first week I …

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What history and Covid tell us about building healthy cities

The roots of modernism are less revolutionary than reactionary. And the reaction was to tuberculosis. The late 19th century was sick with TB. Filthy streets and smoky air, dark courtyards and rooms filled with velvet-upholstered furniture, hangings and ornaments. The solution was the sanatorium. The gleaming white refuge in the mountains with its fresh air, …

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Do you know where your chicken wings come from? Explosion of virtual restaurants fuels health concerns.

“It’s like smoke and mirrors or a shell game,” said Joanne Belanger, Lexington’s health director. “We license this particular restaurant, but on the side they are running six or seven other things.” Many consumers, who browse and order food online through third-party companies like Grubhub, probably don’t think too much about where their wings and …

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Publication of ‘healthy’ definition and draft guidance on plant-based milk imminent

The FDA – which had previously announced its intention to release draft guidance on plant-based milk labeling by the end of June, told us: “The FDA intends to release a draft guidance expected to be entitled ‘Labeling of Plant-Based Milk Alternatives and Voluntary Nutrient Statements: Draft Guidance for Industry’ in the near future. The draft …

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How to save $ 50 off your food bill and still eat tasty, nutritious meals

Grocery prices have taken a hike upwards for a host of reasons, including the rising costs of petrol, fertilizer and labor. You could “shop around” for cheaper groceries, but that would cost you more in fuel or travel, not to mention time. Research shows a healthy diet costs low-income households 20 to 30% of their …

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Prime Minister drives action on food security, climate change and gender equality at Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded his participation in the 2022 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Kigali, Rwanda, where he worked closely with international partners to address key priorities, such as food security, climate change and gender equality, and make life better for people. This is a critical time. Commonwealth member states, …

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Physicians Should Be Aware of the Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet For These Six Health Conditions

Physicians should be aware of the benefits of a plant-based diet for six health conditions: weight loss and maintenance, cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, and COVID-19, according to a new commentary in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine . Source: TEDx Talks / Youtube The authors of the commentary say that medical schools only …

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How to save $ 50 off your grocery bill and still eat tasty, nutritious meals

Grocery prices have taken a hike upwards for a host of reasons, including the rising costs of petrol, fertilizer and labor. You could “shop around” for cheaper groceries, but that would cost you more in fuel or travel, not to mention time. Research shows a healthy diet costs low-income households 20 to 30 per cent …

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7 Eating Habits That Help You Feel Younger After 50 – Eat This Not That

Age is just a number. Whether you’re 32 or 82, you can feel young at any age. But society is always trying to tie negative connotations to aging, especially once you’ve reached 50. If you’re in your 50s, you’re either “over the hill” or having your “mid-life crisis.” However, being in your 50s is a …

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