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Lidl Pledges To Increase Total Sales of Healthy Food To 85% By 2025

Lidl GB recently announced a new healthy food commitment called the ‘Healthy Eating Pledge,’ which its CEO, Christian Härtnagel, says is the discounter’s most ambitious target yet. The initiative aims to encourage healthier diets and increase sales of nutritional products to 85% or more of total sales by 2025, based on tonnage volume.

Lidl’s specialist nutrition teams developed a nutrient profiling system (NPS) to measure the healthy level of foods. The NPS is based on Public Health England’s nutrient criteria for front-of-pack traffic light labeling, which focuses on fat, saturated fat, sugar, and salt quantity, ranking all products as healthy,

Fat Free Food

As a Plus-Size Woman, Here’s How I Protect My Mental Health From Diet Culture

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Hi there.

Welcome to my diary, friend.

No, you won’t hear a peep about my sex life. You won’t be entering a catalogue of my weird, petty obsessions. You will, however, find something that might make you feel a lot better as you move through the world. My name is Virgie, and I’ve worked in body positivity as a plus-size woman for almost a decade, helping to educate people on the harmful long-term effects of weight-based discrimination and to recover from body shame. I’ve written books and essays, and I host a podcast and lecture all over the country on

International Food

Fortune International buys Meat Processors | 2021-09-07

BENSENVILLE, ILL. — Fortune International LLC, a processor of seafood, meats and gourmet products, branded as Fortune Fish & Gourmet, announced on Sept. 3 that it acquired Green Bay, Wis.-based Meat Processors Inc. (MPI). The companies did not disclose the terms of the transaction.

Fortune said that adding MPI will expand its distribution capabilities and reach in Wisconsin and Michigan. Meat Processors is currently run by owners Jim and Doug Farah.

“We are excited to have this opportunity to join an organization with strength and depth of Fortune,” Jim and Doug Farah said. “This relationship will give our customers and

Food Recipes

3-ingredient chili and BLT kebabs

Grab your foam fingers and pop open the trunk — it’s time to tailgate! Whether you’re set up in a stadium parking lot or having fun parked in your own driveway (like me and my squad), you’ll need easy-to-make meals. Here, I have two ideas that I hope will score big with your football friends: The world’s easiest three-ingredient chili and BLT kebabs smothered in creamy ranch dressing. Of course, the tailgate is optional — these goodies are touchdown-dance-worthy on your comfy couch, too!

Courtesy Joy Bauer

This recipe is a game-changer. It is, hands down, the quickest chili you

Trending Food

Flour Buff ISD serves up trending lunch menu

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — School lunch has a bad reputation. 

“There’s a perception that the food is not good and that it’s not cool to eat school lunch,” registered dietitian Brittany Garcia said. 

Garcia is the nutritional coordinator for the Flour Bluff Independent School District. She takes pictures of the school’s daily menu and posts them on social media.

“Steak fingers, broccoli, mashed potatoes, apple sauce and a roll,” she said.

She wanted to take the extra step in making school lunch appetizing and a hit with the kids because she remembers what cafeteria food was like when she was

Healthy Food

Growing From the Heart promotes healthy food, sharing

HANCOCK, Mich. (AP) — Dr. Michelle Seguin of the Portage Health Foundation has banded together with other like-minded health food lovers to share that love with the community by forming a group called Growing From the Heart.

“In 2020, right when the pandemic started, we developed a program that was kind of modeled off the nationwide program called Plant a Row for the Hungry, which encourages people to plant literally an extra row in their garden to donate to food pantries,” Seguin said.

Growing From the Heart began as a mission to donate home grown produce to those in need

Fat Free Food

Can Protein Help with Joint Pain? – Featured, Health Topics, Orthopedics

September 8, 2021

If you experience chronic joint pain from osteoarthritis (arthritis), different lifestyle habits – like maintaining a healthy weight and exercising regularly – may help to improve your discomfort.

“Patients often ask why they continue to have some joint pain after completing a new exercise program,” says Stephen G. Silver, M.D., a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder, knee, and elbow. “I tell them exercise is only half the battle. As somebody who specializes in treating joint pain, I’ve certainly come to recognize how patients can help themselves out by changing their diet.