Chennai-based company launches app to educate children on healthy food choices- Edexlive

Will Kreznick

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With rising numbers of obese and overweight children becoming a concern in India, a Chennai-based company has launched a pediatric dietary mobile game app to educate children on healthy food choices. “We have been working on this mobile application for the past 11 years. We decided to engage children in a fun manner in this important topic,” said Bhargav Shri Prakash, founder of FriendsLearn, which has developed the mobile app.

The company which has an R&D office in San Francisco recently reported results from a trial that showed that its fooya! app was able to

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Grants Help Sprankle’s Chain Bring Quality Food to Neediest Neighbors

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Public-private partners in Pennsylvania offer program that helps defray retailers’ costs in expanding service to state’s most under-resourced residents.

Food retailers in Pennsylvania like Sprankle’s Neighborhood Market, who make the extra effort to ensure customers in depressed communities have healthy food options, can find help to defray some of the costs of reaching those most needy consumers.

Grants are available through the Pennsylvania Fresh Food Financing Initiative (PA FFFI), a program that invests in new or expanding grocery stores and other healthy food retail outlets in under-resourced communities throughout the state.

The three-store

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Is Meat Healthy? Yes, If You Follow These 3 Rules

Will Kreznick
With all the talk about plant-based eating lately, grilling a steak for dinner or biting into a big, juicy burger (and not the meat-substitute type) can seem passé or even downright controversial. And while no one is debating the health benefits of vegetables, beans, and other plant-based foods (and if they are, you might want to look elsewhere for your health advice), some functional medicine doctors and registered dietitians are issuing a reminder that meat can, in fact, have a place in a healthy diet.

However, considering the environmental impacts of conventional meat production—and the potential risks of consuming

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4 Brain Foods To Promote Mindful Productivity And Career Health

Will Kreznick

“Let thy food be thy medicine.”—Hippocrates

You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to know that good nutrition, along with ample sleep and good exercise, provide fuel that promotes your health, mood and mindful productivity at work. But, if you struggle with making nutritious choices regularly, you are not alone. Making healthy, nutrition-packed choices can be a difficult undertaking. March is National Nutrition Month—a month to raise awareness to how proper nutrition can impact every aspect of your life, not just physical health, but also your professional

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Letter: Promote healthy food as response to virus | Letters

Will Kreznick

To the Editor: The following is an open letter to Dr. Mark Levine, Commissioner of Health.

Dear Dr. Levine, Thank you for all your tireless efforts to navigate us through this difficult time. It is not an easy task. I would like to offer some of my concerns and thoughts.

I’ve observed over the past several years that everyone’s health, including young children, has been deteriorating. As a nation, Americans are probably the unhealthiest people of all the developed nations, despite the fact that we have excellent medical facilities and some of the finest physicians in the world. One in

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