Sweetgreen CEO Deletes Post Suggesting Healthy Foods Could Prevent COVID After Backlash

Amid online backlash, Sweetgreen CEO Jonathan Neman has deleted his post suggesting that healthier food could save Americans from what he believes to be the “underlying problem” of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a Tuesday LinkedIn post, Neman shared his thoughts on the nation’s current coronavirus crisis and called for “health mandates”—which he likened to vaccine and face mask requirements implemented in cities and businesses across the country.

“78% of hospitalizations due to COVID are Obese and Overweight people,” Neman wrote. “Is there an underlying problem that perhaps we have not given enough attention to? Is there another way to

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The 20 Trending Foods That Are Good for the Environment

In a time where everything on our social feed is visual, food trends quickly morph into statements: That stack of pancakes gets a designer twist, while plain old noodles get turned into trending chips. We’re also in an era of climate change, which means that recreating the latest food trends quickly leads to questions about ingredient’s sustainability.

Our global food system currently accounts for 25 percent of man-made fossil fuel emissions, according to one recent study, and that number could rise even higher in the near future. Luckily, there is a way to stay ahead of the foodie curve 

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Doctor provides tips on getting kids to eat healthy foods

It’s a battle that can seem never-ending: getting kids to make healthy food choices, especially eating vegetables.

Dr. Nona Djavid, the founder of SoulScale, says if this is happening at your house, it’s important to remember you’re not alone.

“There’s so much variety of food that’s available to us: the packaging, the marketing, all of that. So, it’s becoming harder and harder to get your kids to eat healthier,” said Djavid.

She says to keep an eye on snack time because when they’re the hungriest, kids are most likely to eat what’s in front of them.

Be sure to have

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What Is Healthy Eating Without Cultural Foods?

Healthy eating is sometimes seen as a necessary evil.

On one hand, it’s essential to good health, but on the other, it’s suggestive of restriction and self-denial steeped in Eurocentrism.

Even in the Caribbean, where I’m from, many nutrition programs are modeled on the American food pyramid, which then implies what healthy eating looks like to the local communities.

However, nutrition and healthy eating are not a one-size-fits-all dietary prescription. Traditional meals and food culture deserve a seat at the table too.

In this article, I’ll explain why cultural foods are integral to healthy eating.

Cultural foods — also called

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Grubhub’s midyear report ranks the top trending foods for 2021

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Grubhub released its third “State of the Plate” report on Wednesday, taking a look at how and what consumers ate over the last six months.

The report delved into hundreds of thousands of delivery orders to identify the top trending foods, beverages and restaurants during the first half of 2021. The analysis also offers a glimpse into what to expect as we move into the next six months of the year.

Looking back at the top 10 trending foods to date, there’s a noticeable shift toward plant-based options and global flavors. Coming in at No. 1

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(Trending News) Health and Wellness Food Market to exhibit stampede over economic slowdown in the next 10 years |AgriPure Holding plc, Albert?s Organic, Aleias Gluten Free Foods LIC, Arla Foods

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