Health Is Profitable for Food Companies
The companies that introduced products like Doritos, Miracle Whip, Butterfinger and the venti caramel Frappuccino now maintain that the future lies in the health and wellness category.
Food companies are looking to cash in by selling healthier products. "A wave of products expected to hit grocery stores in the next year will raise the ante for shoppers' attention and compete for their trust. What constitutes 'healthy' will ultimately be decided by consumers at the cash register. Several efforts are springing forth from Chicago. Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo has established a global nutrition group in the West Loop, headed by the company's chief scientific officer. Among other initiatives, the company is testing a reduced-sodium salt for eventual rollout in its savory snacks."
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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.
It's up to us humans to re-humanize our world. An economy that prioritizes growth and profits over humanity has led to digital platforms that "strip the topsoil" of human behavior, whole industries, and the planet, giving less and less back. And only we can save us.
- It's an all-hands-on-deck moment in the arc of civilization.
- Everyone has a choice: Do you want to try to earn enough money to insulate yourself from the world you're creating— or do you want to make the world a place you don't have to insulate yourself from?
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