Healthy Food

11 Healthier Fast-Food Breakfast Options

Making time for a healthy breakfast when you have a busy schedule isn’t always possible. Sometimes, you may therefore find yourself at the closest drive-through, grabbing something on your way to work.

Fast food is often thought of as unhealthy, and for good reason — most options will cost you lots of calories, saturated fat, added sugar, and sodium. Fortunately, healthier choices are available.

We researched popular fast-food restaurants to find you 11 healthier fast-food breakfast options.

If you’re looking to monitor your calorie intake, there are several options out there.

These two breakfasts are both under 300 calories. Keep

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FAO head urges G20 to invest in a healthy planet for healthy food |

In his appeal to G20 environment ministers, the Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Qu Dongyu, highlighted the challenge of having to produce more food while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. 

“Today, humanity faces a triple planetary crisis of biodiversity loss, climate crisis and the impact of the pandemic”, he said. “To have healthy food, we need a healthy environment”. 

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Find local, healthy Alabama food and farmers market

Locally produced food is not too far away, and the new Sweet Grown Alabama website can help you find it.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — If you’re looking to buy locally grown products, Sweet Grown Alabama can help you find them.

The state’s agricultural branding program launched a new online searchable database and website to make it easier to find farmers in the Tennessee Valley and beyond and the fresh products they have to sell. 

There are 23 farms listed in North Alabama from Florence to Cullman. 

Each farmer’s profile features products, location, social media, their website, and how to purchase items.

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Mars Food, The MolinaCares Accord, and Kroger Delta Division Partner to Improve Access to Healthy Foods in Mississippi Delta | State Government

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Wellness for the Family: Healthy & Simple Alternatives for Junk Food Cravings

We all have a our go-to snack cravings and sometimes they’re not the healthiest. Plus, National Junk Food Day is Wednesday, July 21st and with that in mind, registered dietician with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Shanthi Appelo has some tips for healthy alternatives.

Check out the Zoom video above for details on the recipe that Shanthi recommends.

Click here to connect with Shanthi and to see more recipes through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

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New report: CNY produces lots of food. It also has areas of food scarcity

Central New York is blessed with rich, fertile farmland and relatively good access to food distribution networks.

Yet those assets are under some strain, and the region also has pockets and neighborhoods where residents sometimes have difficulty finding enough nutritious food.

A new study and report released today makes recommendations for strengthening the region’s food-related economy while also addressing the inequalities in food access.

The report, called FoodPlanCNY, was commissioned by the Onondaga County Agriculture Council and prepared through a partnership of local governments and academic institutions and an assist from a relatively new “food systems” group.

“This is more

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Evaluating peers’ food choices may improve healthy eating habits among young adolescents

According to the World Health Organization, over 340 million children and adolescents (aged 5 to 10 years old) were classified as overweight or obese in 2016, a statistic that has risen from 14% since 1975. Childhood obesity is associated with a wide range of severe health complications and an increased risk of premature onset of illnesses, including diabetes and heart disease. Without intervention, children and young adolescents classified as obese are likely to remain so throughout adolescence and adulthood.

A new study conducted in the United Arab Emirates investigates whether asking early adolescents to evaluate the food choices of peers

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Best 5 Spots For Healthy Food Near You In Plano

While hot chicken and taco restaurants have seemingly popped up everywhere over the past year, many of us are still only wanting to indulge in these types of treats more sparingly and find more healthy food nearby.

Fortunately, several health conscious spots have opened in Collin County as well. While the list of all the healthful options in the county could go on and on, we’ve decided to break them up for you city-by-city. Here are five of our favorites near you in Plano!

Salad and Go

1400 Coit Road, Plano | saladandgo.com

Salad and Go’s buffalo chicken salad is
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25 Foods That Are Good for Your Heart

Every year, 647,000 Americans die from heart disease and heart-related conditions, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In fact, it’s the leading cause of death in the United States.

In terms of prevention, living a healthy lifestyle is the best thing you can do. Some activities that can increase risk of developing heart disease include smoking, a lack of exercise, heavily drinking alcohol, and eating a diet high in cholesterol, fat, salt, and sugar. To stay as heart-healthy as possible, it’s best to avoid this activities and try to eat a diet that consists of heart

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Robotic food mindset can boost healthy eating or backfire

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