Trying to lose weight usually means making different dietary choices so you can maximize the amount of nutrients, energy and fullness you get from the least number of calories. Luckily, there are many foods that can help with weight loss that you may be eating already. When you’re losing weight, you should look for foods that keep you full for long period and kickstart your metabolism, as well being packed with macronutrients and low in added sugar and other characteristics […]

LadBaby’s Food Aid ascends to Number 1 on the Official Trending Chart as they battle for a record-breaking fifth Christmas Number 1 single.  This year, Mark and Roxanne Hoyle have teamed up with Money Saving Expert and daytime TV staple Martin Lewis for Food Aid, a cover of Band Aid’s beloved 1984 smash Do They Know It’s Christmas? (which was, of course, that year’s Christmas Number 1 – beating Wham!’s Last Christmas to the top spot).  Food Aid is currently […]

Volunteers Jill Smythe, left, and Lois Grey sort food for the agency shopping area on May 18 at the Food Bank of Alaska in Anchorage. The agency shopping area is where partner agencies can get food to distribute through their own programs. (Loren Holmes / ADN) More and more Alaskans need help with food as prices spike at the gas pump and on grocery shelves, while pandemic relief dollars dry up, local providers say. “Most of our partners are saying […]

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said today, May 10, he is bothered that it will cost more to ship U.S. commodities recently purchased with funds from the Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust than it cost to buy them and that the issue of the transportation cost “needs to be addressed.” Vilsack made the statement in response to a question from Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., at a Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on President Biden’s fiscal year 2023 request. Vilsack did not use […]

KANSAS CITY — When The Southwestern Miller, the predecessor to Milling & Baking News, was launched as a weekly news magazine for the flour milling and grain industries in March 1922, the United States was engaged in what was at the time and for many years to come the world’s largest humanitarian mission ever, sending US food to Russa to save millions from starvation. It was the first but far from the last such US humanitarian food aid mission chronicled […]