Kishida vows to lead with 'trust and empathy' to fix Japan
In his first policy speech, new Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has promised to strengthen the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic in case of another resurgence and revive its battered economy while bolstering defenses against threats from China and North Korea.
How to sneak in more fruits, veggies this National Nutrition Month
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. The views expressed in this article are those of the advertiser and do not necessarily reflect those of this site or affiliated companies. Eating more fruits and vegetables is the single most important action we can take to live healthier and happier lives, one expert said. In honor of National Nutrition Month this March, it’s a perfect time to look at our fruit and veggie consumption. Finally, repeat, repeat, repeat.
U.S. government releases new dietary guidelines for Americans
New dietary guidelines recently released by the United States government may help. “They’re also meant to give some general guidance to Americans on what we should look at with our diet.”The latest guidelines include some notable changes. For example, added sugars should be limited to less than 10% of calories per day for ages two and older. Kirkpatrick said while this is all good advice, she would have liked even stricter guidelines. She also suggests a whole foods diet consisting primarily of plants with some animal protein added in.
Cafe, croissant, worms? EU agency says worms safe to eat
The vaunted Mediterranean diet and the French bon gout are getting some competition: The European food safety agency says worms are safe to eat. The Parma-based agency published a scientific opinion Wednesday on the safety of dried yellow mealworms and gave them a thumbs up. Researchers said the worms, either eaten whole or in powdered form, are a protein-rich snack or ingredient for other foods. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)ROME – The vaunted Mediterranean diet and French gastronomy are getting some competition: The European Union's food safety agency says worms are safe to eat. The Parma-based agency published a scientific opinion Wednesday on the safety of dried yellow mealworms and gave them a thumbs up.
The Latest: Expert: France has “lost control” of the virus
The case number reported Tuesday is the lowest since India had 35,065 newly confirmed infections on July 17. Those counties have a daily average of at least 25 new virus cases per 100,000 residents. The seven-day average for daily COVID-19 deaths has also been climbing from 12 to 22 over the past 10 days. WHO’s emergencies chief Dr. Michael Ryan noted that 46% of all global COVID-19 cases last week were reported in Europe. ___ROME — Italy registered slightly more than 17,000 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Monday.
Healthy food halo effect: Are good foods really that good?
White sugar or sugar in the raw? White salt or pink Himalayan salt? Licensed Dietician Kait Richardson said these are just some of the foods that fall under the healthy food halo effect. Grass-fed beef is leaner than beef that’s been conventionally raised, with less monounsaturated fat. Grass-fed beef contains more omega-3s than grain-fed beef.