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Trending: Could Food Waste Be the Future of Fashion?

A recent study analyzes agricultural waste streams in Asia and charts a roadmap for establishing alternative textile value streams at scale; while Lenzing puts this into practice with a lyocell fiber made from orange pulp and wood
fibers.

Ag waste-based textiles a sustainable fashion solution poised for growth


A farmer gathers rice straw | Image credit: DoDo Phanthamaly/Pexels

As the circular apparel market is projected to reach $77
billion

in the next five years and new circular textile
innovations
seem to pop up weekly, a recent study shows that there are enough usable
agricultural residue streams from South and Southeast

Fat Free Food

Health department targets eradication by 2023

20 Jul 2021 — The Philippines’ Department of Health has adopted a new administrative order to eliminate industrially produced trans fat from its food supply by 2023 – becoming the 45th country to do so. 

Specifically, the new policy aims to reduce Filipinos’ trans fatty acids intake to less than 1 percent of their recommended total energy intake. 

“Trans fatty acids have no health benefits,” Luis Raymund Villafuerte, House Deputy Speaker, remarks. “The World Health Organization (WHO) believes that trans fatty acids elimination is considered as one of the simplest public health interventions to reduce the risk

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Healthy Curry To A Baked Delight: These 7 Fish Recipes In Under 30 Minutes Are Worth Giving A Shot

When it comes to non-vegetarians, fish is an integral part of the diet. And there is no one way to enjoy fish preparations, with different states having their own must-have recipes, we have a long list to choose from. Fish is rich in nutrients and proteins and is a great source of Vitamin D, Vitamin B2 Riboflavin, and minerals such as zinc and iodine. Health benefits aside, fish is a yummy addition to one’s platter. The best part? You do not have to slog in the kitchen to treat yourself to a lip-smacking fish delicacy and there are even some 

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You Spoke, We Listened: The Challenges of Purchasing Healthy Food with SNAP Benefits

Posted by Rich Lucas, Deputy Administrator for Office of Policy Support, Food and Nutrition Service in

Food and Nutrition

Aug 09, 2021

As directed by Congress in 2018, USDA is re-evaluating the Thrifty Food Plan (TFP)—the estimated cost of an affordable, nutritious diet. The TFP is used to calculate SNAP benefit levels. To complement the re-evaluation efforts and gather insights from those who will be impacted by the result, USDA recently hosted five listening sessions with SNAP participants, researchers, advocates, and others. Here’s some of what we heard:

Families are struggling to get enough food with current SNAP benefit levels:

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7-day meal plan to help lower triglycerides

Triglycerides are a type of fat found in the blood. Certain health conditions, medicines, lifestyle habits, and genetics are possible causes of high blood triglycerides.

High levels of triglycerides can be a risk factor for various health conditions. Food choices are one of many factors that can impact triglyceride levels. Doctors may advise a person to change their diet in order to help lower their triglyceride levels. A diet high in saturated fats, added sugars, excessive alcohol, and refined carbohydrates can increase a person’s triglyceride levels.

This article looks at what triglycerides are, healthy levels of triglycerides, foods that can

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43 Easy Healthy Appetizers – Best Healthy Finger Food Recipes

If you’re in charge of making the appetizers for dinner this week, or you signed up to bring finger foods for a party or holiday dinner you’re attending, you’re going to need some ideas. You could choose to bring plain old chips and store-bought salsa, but why not switch it up and opt for some healthy appetizers? And before you shake your head, healthy doesn’t have to equate to boring. There are so many ways to eat healthy while still bringing in robust flavors.

The most important part of cooking appetizers is making sure they’re filling enough to tide your

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Avoiding recipe regret: how to record and revive your family recipes | Food

Lisa Goldberg still experiences regret when she thinks about recipes from her aunt she wasn’t able to record. “My aunt was the best cook … [but] I only got a handful of recipes from her,” she says.

Lisa Goldberg (far left) is a founding member of Monday Morning Cooking Club, which collates and preserves Jewish recipes.
Lisa Goldberg, far left, is a founding member of Monday Morning Cooking Club, which collates and preserves Jewish recipes. Photograph: Alan Benson

Goldberg, the Sydney-based founding member of the Monday Morning Cooking Club, a not-for-profit dedicated to curating and documenting recipes from Jewish kitchens across Australia and the world, doesn’t want her children to have the same “recipe regret”: the particular kind