Healthy Food

Building the Road to Accessible Healthy Food

We know there are numerous benefits to eating healthy – everything from lowering the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some cancers, to the simple wins of enhancing your mood and productivity.

The primary question for many is one of access. How can consumers create consistent touochpoints with quality, healthy, and affordable foods? And how should the industry strategize to deliver that accessibility?

We turned to Frederic Laforge, Co-Founder & CEO of The Farmers Truck, to learn the role that transportation plays in connecting people in need with healthy food.

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Dutch Biotope showases healthy food production during Expo 2020 Dubai

The moment is almost there, on October 1st the Expo 2020 Dubai will be opened and the Dutch Biotope in the most spectacular way revealed. In six months, the Dubai Expo 2020 will be all about Connecting Minds, Creating the future. In specific, the heart of the Netherlands Pavilion symbolizes uniting water, energy, and food.

With nature and technology in their DNA, Hoogendoorn Growth Management announces to be a proud sponsor of the Netherlands Pavilion during the Expo 2020 Dubai. They believe that the Expo 2020 Dubai redefines the world of healthy food production, during an unique exhibition in which

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Healthy Vegan Food Swaps That Are Just As Tasty


Whether you’re transitioning to a plant-based diet, or just wanting to eat healthier, you’re probably already aware of the list of animal products that you can’t eat anymore. Luckily, these vegan food swaps not only mimic the same texture of animal products, but they are just, if not tastier than their counterparts! There are countless plant-based alternatives to meat, dairy, and eggs out on the market, but truly capturing the exact texture and taste of animal-based foods is definitely a challenge. Thankfully, these vegan food companies have gone through years of trial and error to give you only the best

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Healthy foods right in front of us all this time

By Kev Kurdoghlian

Signal Staff Writer

Eat healthy. It’s easier said than done.

A search for healthy food options online may lead to phrases like “superfoods,” “powerfoods” or something similarly catchy.

Despite the label “superfood,” not all “superfoods” are super for you, said Natalie Dalessio-Gruneberg, a clinical registered dietitian at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.

“’Superfoods’ is actually a marketing term. There is no science on the word ‘superfoods,’” said Dalessio-Gruneberg, who teaches nursing students about diet at College of the Canyons. “That being said, there are foods that are really good for you because of their components.”

Food like coconut

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Candy v kale: healthy food comes to US corner stores in fight against ‘retail redlining’ | Food poverty

When Samantha Pounder and Hannah Choi imagine the shelves of a corner store, they see fresh aloe and kale instead of the usual sugary, shrink-wrapped confections and salty snacks.

It’s a vision that will soon become a reality when the pair open Muki’s Market in Washington DC, one of the newest additions to a growing movement to supply big city food deserts with healthy corner stores.

“The reality is there’s a need for more fresh food options,” says Pounder, food access director of Arcadia, a local non-profit. “When there are no grocery stores within walking distance or even a

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Small targeted dietary changes can yield substantial gains for human and environmental health

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    Dinosaur methods of pushing healthy food on children may be fruitless

    We all have been there when we were kids, “Here comes the train!” And before we could say “Who even still rides the train,” a mouthful of broccoli. Parents wish to control their children’s diets, this has been an age old notion, but it may not be the best option to push “healthy” food to children while restricting others.

    Doing this, will turn kids off to healthy food, warns parenting coach Julia Litschko, co-author of a book on trusting children’s “inner nutrition compass.” She says parents should take a look at things from children’s perspective.

    “Whether it’s at home, the

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    Eating healthy on a budget: 10 bargain foods

    There is a perception that eating healthy is an expensive proposition. While certain healthy food options do cost more than processed varieties, and other barriers exist in accessing healthy foods, such as food deserts and limited selection in certain groceries, the reality is that eating healthy is cheaper and easier than most people think.

    On this theme, we have composed what we consider to be the top 10 entries for “bargain foods.” Bargain foods are defined by three parameters: health value, cost, and accessibility. Foods that are rated highly in all three categories are considered bargain foods. Below is the

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    6 Ways to Break Out of a Healthy Food Rut

    Having your go-to meals dialed in can simplify healthy home cooking. Classic combos like grilled chicken over kale salad and roast salmon with broccoli may always be in your rotation, but sometimes, the dinners you could make blindfolded suddenly lose their appeal. You’ve fallen into a healthy food rut, and the boredom is enough to make you call for pepperoni pizza. But put down the phone — there are better ways to bring some excitement back into your kitchen. Wesley McWhorter, RD, a trained chef and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, shares his best tips for busting

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