The Day – Overwhelmed new parents struggle to eat healthy food

Will Kreznick

DEAR ABBY: I have a close friend who recently had a baby with serious health problems. Unfortunately, we live on opposite sides of the country, and I can’t afford to fly out there. I want to help, but short of calls and texts to let her know I’m thinking of her, I’m out of ideas.

She’s mentioned several times that with all the work of being a new parent plus the extra work involved with a child with special needs, she often doesn’t have time to prepare healthy meals and reverts to junk food that she can grab easily. Ordinarily,

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How to use up lemongrass husks in cooking – recipe | Food

Will Kreznick

The pungent aroma of lemongrass is transcendental and exotic. Most recipes call for the fibrous outer layer to be removed and discarded, but, although they are admittedly tough, they are still very powerful in flavour and can be infused into everything from stock and oil to sugar and soap (it’s antiseptic and antifungal properties make it a good addition to both soap and deodorant).

So, next time you top and tail a lemongrass stalk, and remove the outer husk, instead of lobbing it in the food waste bin, try steeping it in hot water, to make an aromatic tisane

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Dangerous Side Effects of Eating “Healthy” Fast Food, According to Experts

Will Kreznick

It’s January, and most of us have announced to our friends and family some sort of New Year’s resolution pertaining to our health. Losing belly fat and exercising may be high on the list, but eating better food should be too. If you’re a frequent customer at fast-food chains, it may seem like simply opting for “healthier” menu items could be enough to achieve better health outcomes, but the truth is, even lighter menu options at places like Chick-fil-A, McDonald’s, or Wendy’s is still considered fast food—and they are still worse than a simple homemade vegetable-forward meal with whole grains,

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Overwhelmed new parents struggle to eat healthy food

Will Kreznick

Dear Abby: I have a close friend who recently had a baby with serious health problems. Unfortunately, we live on opposite sides of the country, and I can’t afford to fly out there. I want to help, but short of calls and texts to let her know I’m thinking of her, I’m out of ideas.

She’s mentioned several times that with all the work of being a new parent plus the extra work involved with a child with special needs, she often doesn’t have time to prepare healthy meals and reverts to junk food that she can grab easily. Ordinarily,

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Tracing Polymer Seals & Materials Technologies

Will Kreznick

The need for industrial food processing machinery is on the rise worldwide. Stimulated by an increased demand for processed and packaged food from developing countries such as India and China, as well as the shift towards automation technologies mediated by the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Industry 4.0 to drive up productivity and regulate the quality, traceability and sanitation of processed foods.

Image Credit: Saint-Gobain Seals

Market Data Forecast states, “the global food processing machinery market was valued to be USD 52.37 billion in 2020, and it is estimated to reach a valuation of USD 74.44 billion

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