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    Adele talks fans through her “super healthy” food shop

    In case you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll have got the memo that Adele is back. We were treated to a brand new song – Easy on Me – from everyone’s favourite superstar, and her upcoming album 30 is due to be released on 19 November. All of this means that the generally very private singer and mum of one is doing some press interviews, and we’re able to get a glimpse into her life behind closed doors. And behind closed doors perfectly sums up Adele’s most recently-released bit of press – because the crew of Vogue‘s video  

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    Man of Steele: Meet the Healthy Fast-Food Entrepreneur Bringing America’s Eating Habits into the 21st Century

    America’s fast-food industry might be due for an upgrade. Steele Smiley, the founder of Crisp & Green, is leading the charge. Serial restaurant impresario Steele Smiley has often been compared to a modern-day Ray Kroc—the longtime CEO of McDonald’s who pioneered modern fast-food retailing. Photo courtesy of Crisp & Green As simple as it may seem—two dots and a curved line inside a yellow circle—the ‘smiley face’ is perhaps one of the world’s most iconic ideograms. Yet, in a cruel twist of irony, the popular symbol known the world over—the OG of emojis, if you will—has a history  

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    How can we ensure that everyone has enough healthy food?

    People, food and circumstances The forecast is that in 2050 there will be about 10 billion people on our planet. A lot of mouths to fill. How are we going to do that? And there is more – did you know that: More than 820 million people are hungry (source: FAO) 1.2 billion people are chronically undernourished But there are also 2 billion people who are overweight And that climate changes, pandemics and price developments have an effect on the amount of food and the affordability of this food This immediately shows that you cannot look at things in isolation  

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    ‘Robin Hood’ of produce uses sliding scale to provide healthy food for all | Food

    Lindsey Barrow Jr. started as the “King of Vegetables.” Now, he’s the “Robin Hood” of produce. “When I was 5 years old, I was marching around with a squash at my grandmother’s in Martinsville, Va., and I told my dad I was the King of Fruit. He told me a squash was actually a vegetable, so I told him I was the King of Vegetables, then,” Barrow recalled. That early love of squash — and other vegetables — stayed with him. “Other kids wanted pizza. I just wanted a bowl of broccoli or turnips,” Barrow said. After studying  

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    The Relationship Between Food Insecurity and Health

    Exacerbations in health disparities were showcased during the 2020 pandemic, with data showing an increase in food insecurity in households with children, despite overall numbers not showing a significant bump upwards in food insecurity rates. In an interview with HCPLive®, Ryan Buchholz, MD, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Unity Health Care, noted that the numbers show approximate 1 in 7 households with children experienced food insecurity in 2020, including 20% of Black households and more than 25% of single parent households. Buchholz recently presented a talk linking food insecurity to excess body mass at the 2021 American Academy of Pediatrics  

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    Healthy Fast Food Breakfast Options: From McDonald’s to Starbucks

    For the person on-the-go, grabbing a quick breakfast from your local Starbucks is a necessary evil. However, it does not have to be a bad thing, as there are healthy options in many of our favorite fast food restaurants. In the 2019 Food and Health Survey from the International Food Information Council (IFIC) 23 per cent of American consumers said they actively sought out healthy food, most often to receive the benefits of weight loss, energy, digestive health, and heart health. This, and the growing focus on plant-based diets, has prompted restaurants up their game when it comes to their  

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    Food Podcast: Medical facilities work to get patients access to healthy food

    On this episode of the Food Podcast presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union on the TribLIVE Podcast Network, the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank discusses why medical facilities are working to get patients access to healthy food. In a sense, food can act as medicine for a variety of medical conditions. It’s one of the reasons hospital systems such as UPMC are providing healthy food resources to patients. “For example, when you’re recovering from surgery, it’s important that you fuel your body with the right about of protein, vitamins, fiber and nutrition to get, for example, something like anesthesia out  

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