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Problems with the Mediterranean Diet

Problems with the Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet is one of the most popular diets since it includes so many health benefits. It has been linked to everything from reduced early mortality rates to lower rates of heart disease. Apparently, this way of eating has been studied in the nutrition sciences world for decades. The lower saturated fat intake from this diet is the main factor that reduces heart disease since dieters intake much more plant-based foods. In the 1990’s, this diet became even more popular thanks to the Mediterranean Food Pyramid that was developed by the Harvard School of Public Health and the World Health Organization as a healthier alternative to the USDA’s original food pyramid.

NYC Schools Experimenting with Vegan Fridays

NYC Schools Experimenting with Vegan Fridays

On Thursday, Mayor Eric Adams told NYC schools to incorporate vegan food on Fridays. New Yorkers share their pictures and thoughts on Twitter on the vegan food they received for lunch. The motive of vegan Fridays was to bring more nutrition to students, such as beans and lasagna. For some kids, it was a real treat. For others, it was simply garbage.

Sale of Organic Food Skyrockets due to Pandemic

Sale of Organic Food Skyrockets due to Pandemic

The global COVID pandemic has changed a lot about the world. One thing that has changed drastically is that people are more inclined to stay at home. This has forced people to cook more, leading to the increase of consumers buying more organic products to cook with and eat. Because of this, Americans are buying more organic products than they ever have.

Chipotle Mexican Grill: Vegan and Vegetarian Addition

Chipotle Mexican Grill: Vegan and Vegetarian Addition

Chipotle Mexican Grill was founded in 1993. With an emphasis on food integrity, Chipotle makes it its mission to serve tasty and healthy food to each customer. At Chipotle, food is prepared from scratch with the addition of lemon and lime juice; which results in a scrumptious and flavorful meal. In 2015, Chipotle became one […]

Are organic foods a waste of money?

Are organic foods a waste of money?

From First Lady, Michelle Obama to Dr. Oz, the American public has been hammered for years on that buying organic foods is the way to go. But a new study shows that it might not be the case, research done at Stanford University found that organic foods aren’t any healthier than the more conventional produce. […]

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