How can we create healthy, affordable food options for the poor in the US?
With so many health problems in our nation directly related to food intake, how can we reform the food system to deliver healthy, convenient, affordable food to the underpriviledged? And how can we do it without a heavy government hand, but rather through presenting food that is simply preferential? I believe a degree of policy and education in the areas where dietary improvements are needed most would be necessary, at least in the beginning. I'm thinking: in addition to the McDonald's, Burger Kings, KFCs, Taco Bells, etc that generally provide the meals for individuals and families with less money to spend on food, a healthy version of all these types of restuarants. Grocery store food options may change, as well, but I believe that the "quick and easy" food options that are so appealing to poor neighborhoods, single moms, families with 4+ children, and more is an effective place to begin to address our nation's dietary crisis.
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A growing body of research shows promising signs that the keto diet might be able to improve mental health.
- The keto diet is known to be an effective tool for weight loss, however its effects on mental health remain largely unclear.
- Recent studies suggests that the keto diet might be an effective tool for treating depression, and clearing up so-called "brain fog," though scientists caution more research is necessary before it can be recommended as a treatment.
- Any experiments with the keto diet are best done in conjunction with a doctor, considering some people face problems when transitioning to the low-carb diet.
She met mere mortals with and without the Vatican's approval.
- For centuries, the Virgin Mary has appeared to the faithful, requesting devotion and promising comfort.
- These maps show the geography of Marian apparitions – the handful approved by the Vatican, and many others.
- Historically, Europe is where most apparitions have been reported, but the U.S. is pretty fertile ground too.
Thinking your life is worthwhile is correlated with a variety of positive outcomes.
- A new study finds that adults who feel their lives are meaningful have better health and life outcomes.
- Adults who felt their lives were worthwhile tended to be more social and had healthier habits.
- The findings could be used to help improve the health of older adults.
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