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    National Nutrition Week: Can a plant-based diet help reduce the risk of Covid?

    A recent study published by the online journal BMJ Nutrition – Prevention & Health showed that a plant-based and pescatarian (fish) diet could potentially reduce the risk of Covid infection. But to what extent is it true for the world population? Minal Shah, senior nutrition therapist at Fortis Hospital, Mulund says that it is important to first understand the different kinds of diets and how they impact our health. “A vegetarian diet is a healthy diet that may lower LDL cholesterol levels and blood pressure. It can reduce the incidence of hypertension, metabolic disease, including obesity and type-2 diabetes,   Read More

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    Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

    Share on PinterestExperts say Mediterranean diets can help cleanse the brain. golero/Getty Images Researchers say a Mediterranean-style diet can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by helping cleanse the brain. Experts add that Mediterranean diets can also lower inflammation and blood sugar levels. They recommend filling up on Mediterranean-style foods and then supplementing with other items only if you’re still hungry. Eating a Mediterranean-style diet may help protect your brain from Alzheimer’s disease. That’s the conclusion of a new study published May 5 in the online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Researchers   Read More

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    How we can reduce food waste and promote healthy eating

    In a recent journal article, University of Illinois researchers Brenna Ellison (left) and Melissa Pflugh Prescott discuss ways to reduce food waste while promoting healthy nutrition. Credit: College of ACES, University of Illinois. Food waste and obesity are major problems in developed countries. They are both caused by an overabundance of food, but strategies to reduce one can inadvertently increase the other. A broader perspective can help identify ways to limit food waste while also promoting healthy nutrition, two University of Illinois researchers suggest. “You can reduce food waste by obtaining less or eating more. Our concern was that if   Read More

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    Reduce your food budget with these tips

    Reduce your food budget with these tips Reduce your food budget with these tips Looking for ways to reduce your monthly grocery bill without sacrificing nutrition? Faced with today’s rising food costs and supply chain slowdowns, students and families alike are looking for ways to eat well on a budget. Here are 20 tips for cutting your food costs while maintaining a healthy diet. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. Shop at bulk   Read More

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    Drinking milk while breastfeeding may reduce the child’s food allergy risk

    Children of mothers who drink relatively more cow’s milk during breastfeeding are at reduced risk of developing food allergies. That is the conclusion of researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, in a new study published in the scientific journal Nutrients. The result is based on a survey of more than 500 Swedish women’s eating habits and the prevalence of allergies in their children at one year of age. “We have found that mothers of healthy one-year-olds consumed more cow’s milk during breastfeeding than mothers of allergic one-year-olds. Though the association is clear, we do not claim that drinking   Read More

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    Re-Nuble Secures $1.1M to Reduce Food Waste and Enable Closed-Loop Food Production in Indoor Farms – Press Release

    The organic cycling science leader Re-Nuble closed a $1.1 million seed round. Re-Nuble’s core technology upcycles organic compounds from unrecoverable vegetative food waste, generating water-soluble, organic hydroponic nutrients for soilless farms. NEW YORK, NY, November 27, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — While volunteering as an SAT-prep teacher in 2012 in New York City, Pina saw firsthand how limited healthy food options impacted her own students’ productivity, affecting their future. Pulled towards the mission of improving local food production, she created the innovative agtech company, Re-Nuble. “I felt there was a unique opportunity to use the waste stream…to catalyze more sustainable growing near   Read More

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    Plan ahead to reduce holiday food waste | Skagit

    Holiday gatherings may look different this year, but they don’t have to be without thoughtful preparation and planning. Planning ahead is beneficial in many realms of life, but it is especially useful when used to target food waste. Embrace these three, simple mealtime routines to keep your belly full and your trash can empty. Plan meals One of the best things about holiday meals is that they serve as a main event, so it’s natural to plan meals that build on one another. n Look through your pantry and take inventory of what you have. Maybe there is a big   Read More

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    Can a Vegan Diet Reduce Diabetic Neuropathic Pain?

    Diabetic polyneuropathy (DPN) often incurs pain that is treatment resistant. A recent review sought to examine if a whole‐food, plant‐based diet had a positive effect on individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and DPN. Although additional research is needed, the authors said a vegan diet is one that providers should consider, given the improved pain management, glycemic control, and reduced need for medication. The lifetime prevalence of DPN is about 50{c33c21346ff5e26ab8e0ae3d29ae4367143f0d27c235e34c392ea37decdb8bed} and is linked with significant illness, including foot ulcers, amputations, anxiety, depression, and reduced quality of life. Other research has identified that a 30{c33c21346ff5e26ab8e0ae3d29ae4367143f0d27c235e34c392ea37decdb8bed} reduction in pain intensity is   Read More

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    8 recipes using peels, stems and other food scraps to help reduce food waste

    Reducing food waste is in everyone’s interest, from chefs to home cooks to the environment. We’re used to hearing about nose-to-tail or root-to-stem cooking, especially with regard to restaurants. But even in our own kitchens, there are smart ways to use things that might otherwise go in the trash or compost pile. Here are some recipe ideas for cutting down on food waste in your kitchen, from our archives. Feel free to share yours in the comments below. [Your food scraps deserve another shot. Here’s how to use peels, stems and more in your cooking.] Maple Bread   Read More

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    Shelf Engine has a plan to reduce food waste at grocery stores, and $12 million in new cash to do it – TechCrunch

    For the first few months it was operating, Shelf Engine, the Seattle-based company that optimizes the process of stocking store shelves for supermarkets and groceries, didn’t have a name. Co-founders Stefan Kalb and Bede Jordan were on a ski trip outside of Salt Lake City about four years ago when they began discussing what, exactly, could be done about the problem of food waste in the U.S. Kalb is a serial entrepreneur whose first business was a food distribution company called Molly’s, which was sold to a company called HomeGrown back in 2019. A graduate of Western Washington University   Read More

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