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    10 viral TikTok food and nutrition trends to avoid

    When it comes to food, TikTok videos can introduce consumers to kitchen hacks or interesting recipes to try, and even be educational. While some viral nutrition trends and “challenges” may be harmless, some promote severe restriction, disordered eating, nutrition misinformation or have the potential to waste your hard-earned money. Let’s explore 10 TikTok nutrition trends that aren’t worth the hype. Liquid chlorophyll: Chlorophyll is a green pigment that plants use to make food. Supplemental chlorophyll can be sourced from plants that undergo photosynthesis, like green leafy vegetables, wheatgrass, algae, alfalfa and green tea. It can also be made synthetically. Many  

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    9 new items trending on global menus

    Photo illustration by Nico Heins Winter menus in the U.S. are showcasing a lot of comfort foods, healthier options and low- or no-proof beverages. These items are also trending on chain menus in other parts of the world, often showcasing local flavors and ingredients. But a look at Technomic’s latest Global Menu Innovation report reveals some pretty far-out applications for these trends. One of these may provide inspiration for a future LTO here.     Fettucine Carbonara Chicken Tacos sound like something Taco Bell may offer for a limited time, but this mashup is actually on the menu at Milky Lane in  

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    The pursuit of umami: All the food trends that will be big in 2022

    When future food historians look back on the year that was 2021, they may be intrigued by how the highs and lows of these past 12 months were closely reflected in what Britons chose to eat throughout the second year of pandemic living. In the early months of 2021, we were thrust into the third national lockdown after a miserable Christmas spent isolating and away from loved ones. Pandemic fatigue was setting in and the frenzied energy of the first two lockdowns that saw people cooking up a storm had faded. In the first quarter of what was shaping  

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    How Will Americans Eat Next Year? Food Predictions for 2022

    Last year at this time, optimistic trend forecasters predicted that the cork would burst from the bottle by summer. With vaccines in arms, food culture would vibrate in a robust economy. American menus would be full of innovation driven by waves of international travel, and a new generation of digital-native cooks would rewrite the rules. Clearly, the prediction game can be a losing one. But so what if things didn’t turn out like everyone thought they would? Trying to forecast food trends is still fun, and sometimes even accurate. (Kudos to those professional prognosticators who in recent years nailed the  

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    Trend: Bookstore Bars With Great Food and Natural Wine

    A bookstore with a bar is easily one of mankind’s best inventions, up there with polar fleece and those potato chips that taste like ham. There’s usually a big chair, and if you do it right, you can read for hours while sipping a coffee or a glass of wine. However, bookstore bars have usually been bookstores first: The coffee is serviceable, the wine probably comes from a bag of Franzia, and the snacks tend to be mass-produced or just mediocre. But in the past few years, a new generation of operators has rewritten the story of what a bookstore  

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    What is Bare Shelves Biden and why is it trending?

    THE hashtag Bare Shelves Biden resurfaced for the second time since October on Monday. Food shortages across the US are causing widespread panic as grocery store shelves are depleted and people search for pantry items. 2 Supply shortages are resulting in empty grocery store shelves What is Bare Shelves Biden? Bare Shelves Biden is trending on Twitter as many claim their grocery store shelves are empty. The hashtag began trending in October 2021 and resurfaced on January 10 as many complained they were unable to find staple items like pasta, canned goods, and pet food. Grocery store shoppers are seeing  

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    These are the 2022 food trends to watch in Charlotte, NC

    Among the top food trends for 2022 will be health-focused movements toward portion control and consuming less meat, Charlotte experts say. Courtesy of Sam Diminich/Your Farms, Your Table If nostalgia, at-home cooking and comfort were king in 2021, then flexibility, moderation and creativity are their 2022 food trend counterparts. After seeking solace in childhood favorites, learning to be the masters of our own kitchen and frequent trips to the liquor store, society is taking a step back to examine its choices and healthy living in many forms is emerging as the top priority. From portion control and reducetarianism (we’ll get  

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