• Fat Free Food

    What to eat, avoid, and more

    Cholesterol is a waxy-like substance found in each cell of the body. Consuming too much cholesterol in the diet increases cardiovascular issues. Avoiding the intake of certain foods reduces the risks. Cholesterol performs important functions, including: However, high cholesterol in the blood may cause health issues, such as high blood pressure and atherosclerosis. Implementing lifestyle changes and reducing the amount of cholesterol in the diet is important to decrease high cholesterol or maintain healthy cholesterol levels. This article discusses what causes high cholesterol, foods to avoid, and some low cholesterol-containing foods and low cholesterol lunches. Cholesterol is attached to  

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    How Will Americans Eat Next Year? Food Predictions for 2022

    Last year at this time, optimistic trend forecasters predicted that the cork would burst from the bottle by summer. With vaccines in arms, food culture would vibrate in a robust economy. American menus would be full of innovation driven by waves of international travel, and a new generation of digital-native cooks would rewrite the rules. Clearly, the prediction game can be a losing one. But so what if things didn’t turn out like everyone thought they would? Trying to forecast food trends is still fun, and sometimes even accurate. (Kudos to those professional prognosticators who in recent years nailed the  

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  • International Food

    How to Eat Around the World in Wichita: An International Food Guide

    Wichita is deeply rooted with many unique cultures. Through the years, the city has been a cultural hub that fused traditions and flavors. The diversity has made international dining in Wichita a popular part of our local food scene. Nearly 400 restaurants, food trucks and other food vendors in the area account for the eclectic international offerings we are fortunate to have. The beauty of it is, they all have their own style, recipes, fusions and takes on dishes that create opportunities for us to try something we may have never had before. Whether you consider them “authentic” or close  

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    The 25 Essential Dishes to Eat in New York City

    Last month, I crowded into a wooden booth at NoLIta’s Thai Diner with the chefs Kia Damon, Andrés Tonatiuh Galindo Maria, Chintan Pandya and Missy Robbins; the pastry chef Melissa Weller; and the T writer-at-large Ligaya Mishan for a languorous weekday lunch. Between slurps of fantastic khao soi and tom yum soup, we compiled a list — similar to others T has done on architecture, interiors and art — of the 25 essential things to eat in New York City right now. By that, we meant dishes served outside the home, whether at restaurants, food trucks, storefronts or other independent  

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    What humanity should eat to stay healthy and save the planet

    A clutch of fishing villages dot the coast near Kilifi, north of Mombasa in Kenya. The waters are home to parrot fish, octopus and other edible species. But despite living on the shores, the children in the villages rarely eat seafood. Their staple meal is ugali, maize (corn) flour mixed with water, and most of their nutrition comes from plants. Almost half the kids here have stunted growth — twice the national rate. In 2020, Lora Iannotti, a public-health researcher at Washington University in St. Louis, and her Kenyan colleagues asked people in the villages why the children weren’t eating  

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    Your Heart and Diet: A Heart-Healthy Way to Eat

    Experts have long known that animal products like beef, lamb, pork and veal have a disproportionately negative impact on the environment. Raising animals requires more water and land and generates more greenhouse gases than growing protein-rich plants does. “This is a win-win for individuals and our environment,” Dr. Lichtenstein said. However, she cautioned, if a plant-based diet is overloaded with refined carbohydrates and sugars, it will raise the risk of Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. And she discouraged relying on popular plant-based meat alternatives that are ultra-processed and often high in sodium, unhealthy fats and calories, and that “may  

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    Don’t Compare Your Diet to ‘What I Eat In a Day’ Videos, Dietitians Say

    Key Takeaways Some TikTok creators are filming “What I Eat In a Day” videos that show their daily food intake on a given day. Dietitians say these clips can be fun to watch for recipe inspo, but may be harmful for viewers who try to compare their own eating habits to people online. An open-faced egg and salmon sandwich washed down with vanilla Pepsi; air-fried chicken paired with mini potatoes and a dollop of ketchup; a protein-packed yogurt mixed with fruit; colorful salad doused in tahini dressing; a sweet treat for dessert. That’s what TikTok user ‘intuitivecounting’ ate one day  

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