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    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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    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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    Unilever investors call AGM vote to push for healthy food targets

    Unilever logo is displayed in this illustration taken on January 17, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Investor group says health ‘a crucial blind spot’ More governments taxing high sugar, calorie products Call for more data, targets to boost healthy food share LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – A group of investors in Unilever (ULVR.L) said on Thursday they had filed a fresh resolution urging the company to fix a “crucial blind spot” in its strategy and set ambitious targets to sell healthier foods. The resolution by an 11-strong investor group with $215 billion in  

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    Best Healthy Food at Costco Worth Buying

    Costco is a warehouse wonderland where you can get a rotisserie chicken for under five dollars and also a surfboard, jacuzzi, and enough toilet paper to hopefully last the rest of this pandemic. It’s also a great place for bulk buying healthy food items for those putting nutrition at the forefront of their resolutions this year. Whether it’s more nutritious bread, fruit packs for smoothies, or four-packs of tofu, here are all the items you should consider stocking your pantry, fridge, and freezer with.  If your avocado is always going bad before you turn it into guacamole, just buy the  

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    Dementia: Vegetable oils packed with omega-6 may fuel brain decline by harming brain cells

    Dementia is a dire condition that wreaks havoc on the lives of millions annually. The onset of symptoms is progressive and upsetting, generally characterised by a gradual decline in mental agility. Until recently, a paucity of research had explored the association between specific dietary patterns and the risk of the disease. One body of research, however, suggested that an oil widely used in cooking, could harm brain cells and heighten the risk of mental decline. According to one study, a fatty acid found in a host of seemingly healthy ingredients could raise the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by harming brain  

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    Local farmers market hoping to help meet your New Year healthy eating resolutions

    WACO, Texas (KWTX) -Produce vendors at the Downtown Waco Farmers Market hope to help more people embrace their New Year’s resolutions to ear healthy this year. It was a packed house for the first market of 2022 as buyers, some for the first time, flocked to produce booths hoping to start the year off on a healthy note. Produce vendors at the farmers market say unlike grocery stores, produce here is available only when they’re in season. “Right now it’s wintertime so we’ve got a lot of our leafy stuff like spinach, we’ve got our root vegetables like carrots,” said  

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    Best healthy meal delivery services for 2022

    There’s no one right way to get healthy in the new year, but most professionals will tell you that eating better is a darn good place to start. Simple, right? Not really. Changing your eating habits for the better generally takes more than half-hearted commitment. Subscribing to a healthy meal delivery service can help ensure that well-balanced and nutrition-packed food is always on hand, leaving you less susceptible to pesky temptations and endless drive-thru options.  With loads of prepared food services and meal kits to choose from, the best healthy meal delivery in 2022 will be is the one that  

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