What Are Liquid Diets and Are They Healthy?
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What Are Liquid Diets and Are They Healthy?

(Getty Images) When we think of a diet, we usually think of food. A healthy diet typically includes lots of vegetables and lean proteins, some fruit, whole grains and healthy fats. We usually picture whole foods as being the “diet,” but not all diets feature strictly solid food. In some instances, a liquid diet might […]

Tyson Foods Suspends Iowa Plant Operations Indefinitely After COVID-19 Concerns | Health News
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Tyson Foods Suspends Iowa Plant Operations Indefinitely After COVID-19 Concerns | Health News

Tyson Foods Inc. is closing an Iowa meat plant this week until further notice after requests from county health officials because of a suspected COVID-19 outbreak. Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, will “indefinitely suspend operations at its Waterloo, Iowa, pork plant this week,” the company said in a statement. […]

Meat Processor Smithfield Foods Closes Two More Plants Following Coronavirus Concerns | Health News
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Meat Processor Smithfield Foods Closes Two More Plants Following Coronavirus Concerns | Health News

Virginia-based meat processor Smithfield Foods is temporarily closing two more plants because of the coronavirus pandemic. The company said in a statement on Wednesday that its plants in Cudahy, Wisconsin, and Martin City, Missouri, will shutter their doors later this week. The Cudahy dry sausage and bacon plant will be closed for two weeks, while […]

Safe and Healthy Takeout or Delivery
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Safe and Healthy Takeout or Delivery

Presently, we’re living in a crazy time, but crazy times don’t mean crazy actions. As a NYC resident, I’m already quite used to takeout and ordering in meals since there have always been endless possibilities through various apps, such as Seamless, Postmates and UberEats. But I understand, for many of you, takeout and delivery options […]

Quarantine Grocery List Recommended by Nutritionists
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Quarantine Grocery List Recommended by Nutritionists

It is no exaggeration to say we’ve all been a bit preoccupied with the coronavirus pandemic. That’s why we’ve seen panic buying of toilet paper, shortages of hand sanitizers and an onslaught of products claiming to super charge your immune system – from juice cleanses and elderberry syrup to MCT oil and herbal concoctions. (Heads […]

Healthy Foods to Spring Clean Your Diet
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Healthy Foods to Spring Clean Your Diet

The change of seasons is a great time to Marie Kondo your closets and do some deep spring cleaning. It’s also a great time to de-clutter your kitchen and reboot your diet for a fresh start to eating right. (Getty Images) To help you get started, add these 10 healthy choices to your shopping list. […]

How to Understand Deceptive Food Packaging
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How to Understand Deceptive Food Packaging

As a preventive cardiologist, I used to send my patients to the grocery store to help improve their diets – until I realized I was sending them into a minefield of deceptive food marketing, where nothing is as healthy as it seems. (Getty Images) Recently, I walked down the middle aisles of the supermarket, trying […]

Alcohol Causing 'Urgent Public Health Crisis' in U.S., Study Says | Healthiest Communities
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Alcohol Causing ‘Urgent Public Health Crisis’ in U.S., Study Says | Healthiest Communities

Alcohol has been increasingly responsible for deaths across racial, ethnic and gender lines in the U.S. in recent years, according to a new study, and surging death rates among younger whites are helping fuel what researchers call “an urgent public health crisis.” “Many of the diseases that are caused by alcohol occur among people who […]