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

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Major Study Associates Coffee Consumption with Better Long-Term Heart HealthDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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New research suggests daily coffee drinking may be good for long-term heart health, with reduced incidence of stroke, cardiovascular disease and even all-cause mortality (death of any kind).

The findings were presented today at the annual European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress after a review of health data involving nearly half a million people in the UK Biobank with no signs of heart disease at the outset of the study period.

“To our knowledge, this is the largest study to systematically assess the cardiovascular effects of regular coffee consumption in a population without diagnosed heart disease,” said Judit Simon of

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Children and young people must be at the heart of food systems transformation

NEW YORK/GENEVA, 27 July 2021 – “The Pre-Summit of the UN Food Systems is an opportunity to set the agenda for how we will boldly and collectively strengthen food systems, promote healthy diets, and improve nutrition, especially for children and young people.

“Even before the pandemic, children were bearing the brunt of broken food systems and poor diets, leading to an alarming nutrition and health crisis worldwide, and a triple burden of malnutrition: undernutrition, in the form of stunting and wasting, widespread micronutrient deficiencies, and a growing prevalence of overweight and obesity.

“Globally, 1 in 3 children is not growing

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Coffee won’t make your heart flutter

Every coffee drinker generates an insane amount of used wet coffee grounds every single week that we usually trash and never think about again, turns out that’s a waste of a precious resource. Here are a few reasons you should save your coffee grounds and let them work for you. Not everyone has a natural green thumb, so why not use what you have to get what you want? The list suggests using the grounds as fertilizer. The site reports that they are rich in calcium, magnesium and other minerals that promote plant growth. Hate bugs. Yeah, me too. Well. … Read more

Loaves and Dishes: Into the heart of darkness (black coffee)


			
				                                Coffee adds a nice hit of flavor to Perfect Pot Roast.

Coffee adds a nice hit of flavor to Perfect Pot Roast.

Why did I let my friend talk me into this? I’ve been dieting now for two hours and I’m still not skinny or feeling better. The worst part is that my coffee, which I look forward to each day, tastes terrible without my usual witches brew of additives, evil giggles and mesmerizing stirring as the sweet smells of coffee, raw sugar and whole bovine cream waft about filling the air with sweet deliciousness.

Nope, this diet eschews all of those morning niceties that have been gently welcoming me to

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Vegetarian diet tied to reduced risk for ischemic heart disease mortality

April 14, 2021

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A vegetarian diet was associated with reduced risk for ischemic heart disease mortality compared with a nonvegetarian

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