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Wealth of health: Culinary medicine can help fight the food crisis

Wealth of health: Culinary medicine can help fight the food crisis

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! For today, Dr Ira Zunin entrusted his usual monthly column, Wealth of Health, to Dr Jeanette Qablawi We have a food crisis in Hawaii and culinary medicine presents part of the solution. With 1 in 4 children facing food insecurity, Hawaii ranks second in the country. …

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[Temple to Table] Food and medicine come from the same source: Napa cabbage and green pepper

[Temple to Table] Food and medicine come from the same source: Napa cabbage and green pepper

Interestingly, what has been recorded about food in the Buddhist scriptures overlaps significantly with the content of “Donguibogam (Principles and Practice of Oriental Medicine)”. A scholar who researched and wrote an article on Donguibogam was surprised to read another article on temple food by Ven. Seonjae because he found many similarities. The scholar said, “Heo …

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‘I felt like I failed’: Inflation puts millions of Americans off healthy food

In April, Kimberly Hart made a resolution to lose weight on the advice of her doctor. Hart, who is 61 and lives in New Haven, Connecticut, suffers from high blood pressure and cholesterol. These factors, combined with her age and weight, put her at high risk of developing diabetes, and she wanted to do everything …

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Food labels might tell you how much exercise it takes to burn off that slice of cake

Food labels might tell you how much exercise it takes to burn off that slice of cake

Food labels should indicate the amount of exercise needed to burn calories, behavioral scientists have said. The researchers found that labels with information such as “the calories in this cake take 90 minutes of walking to burn” were much more likely to be understood, compared to a traffic light system. The Loughborough University study, presented …

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The food warning label of the future?  Scientists want to tell consumers how much exercise they'll need to burn calories from their favorite snacks

Obesity experts want food labels that tell you to walk 15 minutes to burn a chocolate bar

Is this what your favorite snacks will look like in the future? Obesity experts want to scrap traffic light labels in favor of calorie equivalents, which tell you to walk 15 minutes to burn a bar of chocolate Experts want snack labels to show how much exercise you’ll need to burn them off He might …

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What the FDA's new 'healthy' definition means for food labeling, consumers

What the FDA’s new ‘healthy’ definition means for food labeling, consumers

Foods that claim to be “healthy” on their packaging will soon be subject to a new set of labeling guidelines, part of an effort by the US Food and Drug Administration to help educate consumers about the knowledge nutrition and to align packaging language with current nutrition guidelines. The FDA announced the new rules on …

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FDA proposes new rules for 'healthy' labeling on food packaging

FDA proposes new rules for ‘healthy’ labeling on food packaging

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday proposed new rules dictating when food products can have the “healthy” world on their packaging as part of an effort to promote healthier eating in the United States. The FDA regulates foods that can carry the “healthy” claim on food packaging. The term “healthy” was last defined …

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What is a "healthy" food?  FDA says labeling needs to change

What is a “healthy” food? FDA says labeling needs to change

The Food and Drug Administration is about to add new restrictions on the use of the term “healthy” on food products. Driving the news: The agency announced a proposed rule on Wednesday that it said would “align the definition of ‘healthy’ claim with current nutritional science,” including dietary guidelines for Americans. Under the current rule, …

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