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Plant-Based Meat

During the pandemic-forced lock downs and quarantines, food categories from baking ingredients to canned beans have seen gigantic sales boosts. Both plant-based and conventional meats have seen sales spike as consumers filled their refrigerators and freezers when restaurants closed and shelter-in-place regulations led to an increase in in-home consumption.While there may be fewer innovative products […]

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The 2020 Annual Health Report is out. How Did KY Fare?

Every year the United Health Foundation does a report on America’s Health Rankings. This report is the longest-running annual review of the country’s health on a state-by-state basis.The America’s Health Rankings model includes four drivers, or determinants of health: social & economic factors, physical environment, clinical care and behaviors, all of which influence the fifth […]

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8 (Simple) Things You Can Do To Live Longer and Healthier

Everyone wants that magic pill or the ONE thing that can do to live longer and healthier. Too many people seem to have forgotten that there already exists a scientifically proven method—one supported by decades of peer-reviewed research—to extend both the quantity and quality of your life: adopting a few healthy, quotidian habits.“We’ve known since […]

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The New Dietary Guidelines

Every 5 years since 1980, two departments, HHS (Health and Human Services) and USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) publish the Dietary Guidelines for Americans – the Nation’s go-to source for nutrition advice. The latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines are supposed to reflect the current body of nutrition science, help health professionals and policymakers […]

7 Reasons You Can’t Lose The Weight

I don’t think it’s a surprise to anyone that a large population of the world is overweight. Here are some quick facts from the World Health Organization:Worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975.In 2016, more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight. Of these over 650 million were obese.39% of adults aged […]