• International Food

    President Biden Appoints UAPB Chancellor as Chair of Board for International Food and Agricultural Development

    Chair Appointment Marks a Historic First for Board Chancellor Laurence B. Alexander President Joe Biden has announced his intent to appoint new members of the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD), including Chancellor Laurence B. Alexander as Chair. BIFAD is a seven-member, presidentially appointed advisory committee to USAID to ensure it brings the assets of U.S. universities to bear on development challenges in agriculture and food security and supports their representation in USAID programming. Dr. Alexander’s appointment as BIFAD Chair marks the first time the board is chaired by a leader of an 1890 public land grant university,  

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  • Healthy Food

    Healthy food restaurant endorsed by Naomi Osaka opens in West Palm Beach

    Support local journalism by getting a digital subscription to The Palm Beach Post. For a limited time, new subscribers can get full digital access for six months for only $1. Sign up here.  Sweetgreen, a national salad chain with a cult following and celebrity partner – tennis star Naomi Osaka – opens its long planned West Palm Beach location at The Square Tuesday. The fast-casual restaurant with Washington D.C. roots originally was slated to open in November at the plaza, then known as Rosemary Square. It makes its debut in the space between the Casper and Tommy Bahama stores. 

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  • Trending Food

    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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  • International Food

    BYU researchers breed hybrid quinoa to combat global food insecurity

    Quinoa, that nutty sweet seed we curiously refer to as a grain, has shot up the food chain from obscure California-hipster dish to an American culinary mainstay. Its popularity has now reached the level that the people who decide such things have officially ascribed a national day in January to institutionalize its consumption, which, unlike other arbitrary consumer days (looking at you, Slurpee Day), might actually be a good thing, considering the seed’s impressive profile of nutrition, with B vitamins, fiber, minerals and protein. Add to that its quick cook time and immense versatility. There’s a team of researchers at  

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  • Healthy Food

    Corner store partners with nonprofit, providing healthy food options in food desert

    BATON ROUGE – A local business owner has partnered with a south Louisiana nonprofit to offer healthy food options to his customers. When Khaliel Kinchen and his family opened Scenic Market in June, they were already invested in the community. “We’re from the neighborhood, we’re from the area, we knew what it needed,” said Kinchen. “This used to be a store before I was born and we just brought it back.” Everything on the shelves at the corner store along Scenic Highway was hand-selected. In addition to the snacks and drinks, Kinchen wanted to provide something else. His family has  

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  • Food Recipes

    Charred prawns and nutty pasta: Yotam Ottolenghi’s five-ingredient recipes | Food

    The task of cooking a dish that features just five ingredients is both a challenge and an opportunity for me. A challenge for obvious reasons – I’ve been known to reach for the herbs and spices, after all – and an opportunity to focus on just one or two delicious things. It also encourages a sort of mindfulness when cooking, and affords the space really to notice taste and texture. It feels like a good resolution generally for the year ahead, too. And, no: salt, pepper, oil and garlic (and possibly a lemon or lime) don’t count, OK? Charred  

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  • Fast Food Restaurant

    Which fast food restaurants accept EBT food stamps?

    The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as Food Stamps, is a federally funded program which provides eligible, low-income individuals and families assistance to avoid food instability. The program however is run at a state level which means benefits vary state by state. Certain states participate in the SNAP Restaurant Meals Program, which allows the elderly, disabled, and homeless to use their SNAP EBT card at authorized restaurants. Here’s what you need to know… SNAP: how to apply and how it works There are strict eligibility requirements to qualify for SNAP benefits. If you want to sign up for  

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