Food

Junk Food, Skipping Breakfast And Caffeine May Cause Mental Distress In Women – Study

A recently published study revealed that the mental health of women is more likely to have a higher association with dietary factors than men. The research paper, ‘Customization of Diet May Promote Exercise and Improve Mental Wellbeing in Mature Adults: The Role of Exercise as a Mediator,’ was published in the Journal of Personalized Medicine and emphasised on Mental distress and exercise frequency being associated with different dietary and lifestyle patterns. This supports the concept of customising your diet and lifestyle in order to improve your mental wellbeing.

Lina Begdache, assistant professor of health and wellness studies at Binghamton University,

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5 Egyptian Food Brands for Healthy & Clean Eating


Recently, there is a growing awareness of the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle and eating clean. Several people are now veering towards healthier living habits exploring the benefits of following balanced diets and giving up on some ingredients that can be harmful to the body such as gluten and refined sugar.


Though Egypt is already known for its rich food culture and dishes deliciously cooked with ghee and butter, several local brands succeeded in providing healthier yet utterly delicious alternatives made with premium quality ingredients and the best of local produce. Here is a roundup of brands

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Craving Junk Food On A Weight Loss Diet? Try These Healthier Versions Of Fast Food You Miss

Without a doubt, we all can agree that controlling calories and losing weight is one of the most challenging things to follow. We have to change our lifestyle, stick to rules of dieting and exercise daily. All these things, in the beginning, can be overwhelming for you, but once you get the hang of it, this challenge starts to ease out. While dieting, we give up many of our favourite goods, the greasy pizza, the tempting looking burger, and the delicious, sweet goodness of a cake. But what if we told you that you can still have these things and

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In India’s booming junk food market, there is little room for nutrition

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The world loves to eat ‘junk’; Indians are no different. We are obsessed with fast food, something that can be ‘grabbed’ easily without breaking any sweat because cooking is overrated in modern society. To keep up with this fast-paced life, many people rely on quick, easy to cook, instant options – packaged food.

Packaged food, distributed by multiple world food giants, are often criticised for their lack of nutritional content. Most of the packaged foods are either processed or ultra-possessed to meet the needs of the

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Food Lion, Customers and Suppliers Aim to Help Provide Up

SALISBURY, N.C., June 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Through Food Lion Feeds’ “Summers Without Hunger” campaign, customers can make a meaningful difference in supporting the one in six children experiencing food insecurity across the towns and cities Food Lion serves. During the campaign, which runs through June 29, customers can simply make a $5 donation at their local Food Lion or when shopping online at shop.foodlion.com. For every $5 donation made, a $5 matching donation will be contributed by the following Food Lion suppliers supporting the campaign: Campbell’s, Aquafina, Kellogg’s Jumbo Snax, Sara Lee Artesano Bread, Chex Mix, Lay’s Chips

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Health & Wellness: The secrets of making healthy food not taste ‘healthy’ | Health and Fitness

Who doesn’t love adding a little salt to their dinner? But if you’re like many Americans, your doctor may have advised you to reduce your salt intake. Cue the disappointment when you bite into your chicken leg, and it tastes like nothing.

It turns out it takes 24 weeks to readjust how much salt you prefer to add to your food. That’s a long time! And in the meantime, your food may just have that super healthy taste that’s simply hard to stomach.

But eating well is important, so I’ve compiled four tips for making healthy food taste amazing as

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What really makes junk food bad for us? Here’s what the science says

Fun, cheap and tasty, but perhaps not the healthiest option

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CUT down on fatty food. No, sugar. Aim for a Mediterranean diet. And remember to eat more plants…

The variability of healthy eating advice has become a cliché in itself. Yet despite all the contradictions, there is one thing that many agree on: we should avoid junk food. Until recently though, no one could give you a decent reason why. Gastronomic snobbery aside, science lacked an agreed definition of what junk food actually is, and that has made it difficult to know whether we

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Southern Africa Food and Nutrition Security Working Group (FNSWG) Quarterly Bulletin – 03 June 2021 issue 01 and 02 – Democratic Republic of the Congo

Highlights:

• Average to above.average rainfall improved water crop and pasture conditions catalysing agricultural and pastoral opportunities in most parts of the region, increasing the above-average harvest in Malawi, Zimbabwe, Zambia and parts of Mozambique.

• Five out of 16 weather systems made landfall during the 2020/2021 Cyclone Season. Over 500,000 people were affected and over 219,000 fanning hectares were compromised during the last cyclone season, mostly in Mozambique, but also in Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, Malawi, Botswana South Africa.

• 1.14 million people in Madagascar are projected to be food insecure (IPC 3 or above) in April-September 2021, with an

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Fruit Passion provides healthy food options to downtown visitors

LANCASTER – Anna Ruff is no stranger when it comes to new businesses in Lancaster’s downtown area. 

Ruff owns a cluster of buildings in the downtown area that house multiple businesses, including JB’s Downtown Grill and Paperback Exchange, as well as an events center in Amanda. This time, Ruff and her cousin, George Natsios, will have the chance to run their own business – Fruit Passion. 

Ruff said she wanted to give people a quick and healthy food option in a convenient location. 

“When you walk downtown, we have so many wonderful areas,” Ruff said. “I just wanted to do

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