Island’s healthy meal options for Monday, March 15 | Food

Will Kreznick

Kick off your week’s diet on the right foot by enjoying a healthier meal choices offered by one of our #tasteofkeybiscayne participating restaurants.

Our daily Meal-Deals for Monday, March 15, 2020


La Scala



Happy Monday! Your first dinner of the work-week should be La Scala-Special! Select something delicious from our full menu, perhaps a carpaccio or light pasta dish?

Open to Dine-In with social distancing table set-up, limited outdoor dining and Takeout.

And come in and say hello to Chandra, Alberto, Raymundo, Chef Jose and the team! Our place is safe, we sanitize every hour and will continue to do

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A Climate-Conscious Lent: Healthy food for people and the planet | Earthbeat

Will Kreznick

Editor’s note: In his Lenten “Reflections on the Care of Creation,” Fr. Emmet Farrell examines our impact on the planet and our responsibility, as people of faith, for our common home. You can sign up here to receive Fr. Farrell’s reflections in your inbox every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from Feb. 17 to April 2.

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A complex food system — which includes production, transportation, processing, packaging, storage, wholesale and retail sale, as well as consumption, loss and waste — feeds most of the people in the world and provides an income for more than 1 billion people, according to

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Health food eatery Clean Eatz takes former Zoes Kitchen spot in Short Pump

Will Kreznick

Clean Eatz, a chain of restaurants that pitches itself as a spot for health food, recently signed a lease on its first Richmond-area location, the former home of a Zoes Kitchen at The Corner at Short Pump shopping center. (Jack Jacobs photo)

A restaurant chain that prides itself on its healthy menu will make its Richmond area debut next door to an ice cream shop.

Clean Eatz, which has more than 50 locations in 13 states, recently signed a lease on 2,800 square feet at 11801 W. Broad St., in The Corner at Short Pump shopping center. It’ll

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Increasing food security and healthy habits in your member base during Covid-19

Will Kreznick

 

The coronavirus pandemic has shone a light on the impact that social determinants of health have on an individual’s total wellbeing and there is one area that has a particularly significant impact: food security. According to Feeding America, 50 million people – including more than 17 million children – may face hunger in the U.S. as a result of the pandemic. Food security is a key component in establishing healthy eating habits, and health plans can play an important role in equipping members with tools to access healthy foods – something that is needed now more than ever.

Here

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Community foundations Local community foundations awards $181K to Nashoba Valley Healthcare

Will Kreznick

LOWELL — The Greater Lowell Community Foundation and the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts recently awarded $181,211 in grants to 16 local nonprofits from the Nashoba Valley Healthcare Fund to help improve the health of area residents.

Priority was given to proposals pertaining to prevention of health problems, access to healthcare, elder, youth, and adolescent health, mental health, and health care service provision.

Recipients of the grants were selected by the Nashoba Valley Community Healthcare Fund Advisory Committee, comprised of local leaders in business, health care and education.

“The Nashoba Valley Healthcare Fund provides impactful grants,” said Jay Linnehan,

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