Healthy Food Claims Cause Consumer Confusion

Healthy Food Claims Cause Consumer Confusion
Americans are consuming food information from more sources than ever before, yet nutritional literacy is lacking, and health may be suffering as a result. Those are among the findings of the International Food Information Council Foundation’s 12th Annual …
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Healthy Foods Not Necessarily More Expensive Than Less Healthy Ones
Most Americans’ diets fall short of Federal recommendations, especially when it comes to whole grains, low-fat dairy products, and fruits and vegetables. Some nutrition researchers and food writers blame cost, saying fruits and vegetables and other …
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Five not-so-healthy health foods
Salad, bran muffins, fat-free foods? They’re good for you, right? Not really. We have so many food options that confuse us about what’s healthy and what isn’t. Dietician Mansi Chatrath from Natural Health Care Clinic tells us about 7 foods you may like to …
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Some big-name SC chefs, all military veterans, will cook a meal for a cause

cusineSome big-name SC chefs, all military veterans, will cook a meal for a cause
Brandon Velie is the chef and owner of Juniper restaurant in Ridge Spring. He is also a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, having served four years as a cook after entering the military at age 18. Velie will partner with other military veteran chefs some with …
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Nonprofit that helps aspiring chefs fund school partners with Norfolk restaurant for event
At a fundraiser called Elementum, Norfolk restaurant Toast will showcase fine arts and fine cuisine. Via the Crop Foundation, the event will benefit the peers of the people who created the menu for it: high school students. “Half of them can cook better …
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Flour + Water, Hawker Fare Chefs Popping Up at Stones Throw and More A.M Intel
Chef Carlos Altamirano (Parada) is bringing two new Peruvian eateries to the East Bay, the first of which is the fast-casual Paradita, coming to the Emeryville Public Market. Expect organic salads, grilled anticuchos (meat skewers), traditional Peruvian …
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The Death of Country Music: Natural Cause or Homicide

musicThe Death of Country Music: Natural Cause or Homicide
Some days my bones feel weary. It especially hurts when I get down on my knees, slowly bend over, and flip through dusty shelves of old, used books. Years ago it was record stores, but I can barely recall the last time I opened my wallet for a hunk of plastic.
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Lots Happening in London for Country Music Week
There’s no shortage of events and activities residents can take part in during Country Music Week here in London. The Canadian Country Music Association’s national festival, which is being held in the Forest City for the first time, runs from Thursday …
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Christian music star Steven Curtis Chapman to tell Austin stories
The tour, he says, “is designed for that purpose.” Chapman, 53, got his start at age 19 when he did five shows a day on stage at the old country-music-themed amusement park Opryland in Nashville. “I learned a lot of appreciation and the opportunity …
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