Food

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‘Food is medicine’ the New White House Pilot Program

The White House has just announced a plan in anticipation of the conference on hunger, nutrition, and health to be held in Washington on Wednesday. The Biden administration is proposing that nutrition labels—with simplified information—go on the front of food packages as part of a strategy to end diet-related diseases and hunger in America.

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Fall Food Favorites That Are in Stores Now

It’s pumpkin spice season, y’all. So you know what that means. Pumpkin spice, caramel, and apple everything! Fall is my most favorite time of the year since it’s so cozy and fun. The weather is tamer, the sweaters are being brought out, and all of the restaurants and grocery stores are selling their fall flavored foods (finally). So here are some fall flavored foods that you can buy in stores now to start your autumn season off right!

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What Going Vegetarian Taught Me

At the end of last year, my grandma made a big announcement, that after a decade of being a devout vegetarian, that she was going to step up her game and become a vegan. She credits her decision to go fully plant-based to her love for animals and to the feeling of needing to do more. Over the course of her vegetarian journey she has become incredibly knowledgeable of health and nutrition and has made it her mission to share this knowledge with our family.

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50 Wheels of Smuggled Cheese Seized at U.S. Border

The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said last week that it found more than 100 pounds of unreported cheese in the backseat of a New Mexico woman’s car. The driver, who was only identified as “a female U.S. citizen,” was crossing the border at Paso Del Norte from Mexico into El Paso, Texas. According to reports, she told the CBP officials that she was bringing ten wheels of cheese, each weighing about one kilogram (2.2 pounds).

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5 Fast Food Chains with Vegan Options

In our rapidly growing and fast paced world, it can often be a hassle to find a little downtime, let alone enough time to stay in and cook a meal. This is where the modern convenience of fast food comes in handy, however not all fast-food restaurants are a viable option for those with more limited dietary needs. It’s taken years for restaurants to start offering a vegetarian menu that isn’t limited to salads and French fries, but what about those who are walking an even finer line? When it comes to fast food, vegans have long been forgotten. Left to fend for themselves in the culinary world. While this has led to some amazing vegan chefs and recipes, it isn’t all that fair.

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The Rise of Vegan Chocolate: Nestlé Announces Vegan KitKat

Food companies have taken notice as consumers become more conscious of what they eat, a trend that has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, and chocolate is no exception. So, in attempts to meet consumer’s needs, Nestlé announced vegan KitKat.

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Snoop Dogg Releases New Cereal Called “Snoop Loopz”

Last Wednesday (Aug. 15), it was announced to the world that hip-hop legends Snoop Dogg and Master P have collaborated to come out with a new cereal appropriately named “Snoop Loopz.” The sugary multi-grain breakfast meal is gluten-free, colorful, and chock-full of marshmallows in a classic combination that rivals the likes of General Mills’ Lucky Charms. On the official website for Snoop Loopz–SnoopLoopz.com–the mascot is described as a blue Siberian husky pup named Ace who is the “Kobe Bryant of basketball in Doggland.”

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Best Beers to Try According to the World Beer Cup 2022

The Most Prestigious Worldwide Beer Competition was held this past May in Minneapolis, where 18 countries battled to get their breweries among the first places. Often referred to as “The Olympics of Beer Competitions,” the World Beer Cup is held yearly in a designated state of the USA. The next competition will be held in Nashville, on May 10th, 2023.

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Bio-designed Collagen could Replace Animal Protein

Lately, many companies are dedicated to bioengineering protein that not only replaces animal meat but also leather and animal-based cosmetic products. Geltor, a bioengineering company based in the Bay Area, that advocates for imagination, beauty, and nutrition by biodesign is engineering bacteria cells to produce animal proteins not to be tasted but to be used in skincare and more.

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Top 5 Best College Meals

If you are currently a college student, you know that food is something to be valued. You are probably already spending lots of money on tuition or housing, so when it comes to food, you are looking for something cheap and tasty. So, if you are a college student looking for something cheap and yummy, here are top 5 of the best college meals!

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Top 5 Easiest Desserts To Bake

Do you ever want to bake something, but it seems like every time you try you either mess it all up, or give up because it’s way too hard? I’m sure you’ve had that happen to you at least once while you’ve been baking. And that’s okay! If you are anything like me, you like baking…but it doesn’t come naturally. If you want to bake, but bake something easy and yummy, here are the top 5 easiest desserts to bake!

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The Best Rooftop Bars and Restaurants in NYC for Summertime

Whether you want a high-class experience or just a delicious meal with a gorgeous view, New York City is the place to be in terms of rooftop bars in the summertime. While every corner in Manhattan seems to have a rooftop restaurant, there are also a variety of places to enjoy tasty appetizers with a cocktail in hand from Brooklyn to The Bronx. 

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