• Healthy Food

    How the food environment impacts dietary choices

    Share on PinterestNew research examines how various factors in one’s food environment affect food consumption and obesity. Spencer Platt/Getty Images A healthy diet is essential to good health. Multiple factors influence people’s diet choices, including food environment and socioeconomic and behavioral factors. A recent study finds that access to grocery stores and fast food, education level, and income impact fruit and vegetable consumption and obesity levels. Balanced, nutritional diets are an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Researchers are still uncovering which factors contribute to dietary choices. A recent observational study published in Nature Communications examines several environmental factors  

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  • Fat Free Food

    Wellness Wednesday: Learn a new recipe each week

    Drooling over food pictures in cookbooks or on Instagram, but find yourself fixing the same staples each week? With so many food blogs and pictures of professionally-styled dishes at our fingertips, the thought of trying a new recipe may seem more overwhelming than enjoyable. However, trying a new healthy recipe each week can be interesting, exciting, and worth the work. Healthy doesn’t have to be boring and mastering new culinary skills can help up your enjoyment at dinner (and lunch and breakfast).   Benefits Trying a new new recipe can make you more mindful about what you eat. When cooking for  

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  • Trending Food

    Trending: BTS Jungkook mispronounces Chipotle as Chicotle, Mexican food chain makes it a trend

    BTS Maknae Jungkook mispronounces Chipotle as Chicotle and now the Mexican food chain says that if ‘he calls it Chicotle it is Chicotle’ ” class=”lazy img-responsive” data-src=”https://www.iwmbuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/bts-jungkook-mispronounces-chipotle-as-chicotle-mexican-food-chain-makes-it-a-trend-920×518.jpg” width=”920″ height=”518″ alt=”Trending: BTS Jungkook mispronounces Chipotle as Chicotle, Mexican food chain makes it a trend” /> BTS boys need to introduction. And while it’s known to most that the boys always cherish good times together and are fond of trying out various significant dishes from a particular country, here’s when the maknae of the group were caught enjoying a Mexican dish Chipotle, but he mispronounced it calling it Chicotle.  Now, the BTS  

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  • Food Recipes

    Mandy Yin’s recipe for anchovy fried rice | Food

    This is a variation of the perennial favourite, fried rice. It is a take on nasi goreng kampung (village fried rice), a dish I have often had at Malay hawker stalls where ikan bilis (dried anchovies) are a key component. Eating this always takes me back to the Malay uncle pumping out nasi goreng like there’s no tomorrow at the hawker centre at Batu Ferringhi, Penang. To make the recipe vegetarian, simply leave out the ikan bilis and add salt, to taste, at the end of the cooking process. Serves 1oil 3 tbsponion 50g, finely choppeddried  

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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

    Plant-based food from KFC, McDonalds, Burger King may not be healthy

    When “Beyond Fried Chicken” was added to Louisville-based Kentucky Fried Chicken‘s menu on Jan. 10, it became instantly clear that plant-based meat alternatives had gone mainstream. “We couldn’t be prouder to partner with KFC to offer a best-in-class product that not only delivers the delicious experience consumers expect from this iconic chain but also provides the added benefits of plant-based meat,” said Ethan Brown, founder and CEO of Beyond Meat. Made with pea protein and flavored with KFC’s signature “finger-lickin’ good” seasonings, the Beyond Fried Chicken menu item is the most recent addition to “on-the-go” faux  

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  • Fat Free Food

    Try These Brain Foods to Improve Your Mood

    “Our brains evolved to eat almost anything to survive, but increasingly we know there’s a way to fuel it to improve overall mental health,” said Dr. Ramsey, author of the book “Eat to Beat Depression and Anxiety.” “We know if you eat a bunch of garbage, you feel like garbage, but the idea that it extends into our mental health risk is a connection we haven’t made in psychiatry until recently.” Try some new ‘brain’ foods To help patients remember the best foods to eat to support brain health, Dr. Ramsey has devised a simple mantra: “Seafood, greens, nuts and  

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