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Perceptions of Healthy Eating Among Patients with Diabetes

Introduction

Quality of diet and adherence to dietary recommendations are challenging, but essential elements of diabetes self-management with a high impact on glycemic control.1,2 Diabetes research and self-management education programs in nutrition primarily focus on improving nutrition knowledge to achieve metabolic control, and not on how the intention to eat healthily or how perception of healthy eating may affect food choices and diet-related behaviour.3 However, several studies have found a discrepancy between perceptions of diet healthiness and actual diet quality primarily in non-diabetic populations.4–6 If individuals with diabetes perceive their dietary intake to be of higher quality

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Letters: Community colleges | Realistic recall

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Community colleges
have ally in Newsom

I am a community college student that has adapted online learning since March 2020. I strongly oppose this recall election because Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed the most recent budget that benefits California community college students by allotting $100 million for student housing and food insecurity. Newsom has supported and enacted policies that benefit the most vulnerable groups in California, including low-income students like myself.

This recall is a blatant attack on the civil rights, liberties, and policies that

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Flint Eats hosting launch party for app that connects residents with healthy food

FLINT, MI – A mobile app designed to connect Flint residents with healthy food by using map interface and information sharing will host a launch party this weekend.

The launch party takes place from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Ophelia Bonner Park, 5300 North St., in Flint.

Flint Eats will enable residents to share and discover information about local food for purchase at retailers, share quality and cost of food at local food retailers and share food preparation and nutrition tips, according to the Flint Eats news release.

The event also marks the re-grand opening

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KC group declares first-ever ‘Food is Medicine Day’

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Food Equality Initiative, A Kansas City, Missouri, based organization, has declared Sept. 14 as “Food is Medicine Day.”

The goal is to bring attention to the challenges faced by people diagnosed with food allergies or Celiac disease.

People with these diagnoses often have to buy specialized foods to stay healthy, but those foods are often more expensive than the traditional versions.

For example, according to Food Equality Initiative, an average loaf of store-brand bread costs six cents per ounce.

Name-brand bread costs around 15 cents per ounce. But gluten-free bread, which is what someone with Celiac

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Cyclist Diet | How Erin Huck Fuels Her Rides

Mountain biker Erin Huck had no idea what was in store for the summer. But one National Championship title and one Olympic race later, she’s home after a whirlwind month of racing at the highest level. (Huck represented Team USA in the Tokyo Olympics when Chloe Woodruff, the reigning U.S. mountain bike champion, resigned from the U.S. women’s Olympic cycling team.)

“‘Tumultuous’ is the word that I’ve been using to describe what’s been going on … it’s been a bit tough honestly,” she admits. “The Olympics have been a major goal and dream for years, so afterward I was faced

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100 Percent Vegan, Gluten-Free, Trans Fat-Free Plantain Chips to Debut at ECRM “Vitamin, Weight Management & Sports Nutrition Program”

Three Great Flavors: Sour Cream and Onion, Chili Garlic, and Regular

Mr. Favourite plantain chips are 100 percent vegan, gluten-free, and trans fat-free. Plantains, a type of banana, are believed to have originated from Southeast Asia, although other sources place them in eastern Africa as early as 3000 BCs.

Mr. Favourite plantain chips are 100 percent vegan, gluten-free, and trans fat-free. Plantains, a type of banana, are believed to have originated from Southeast Asia, although other sources place them in eastern Africa as early as 3000 BCs.

Mr. Favourite plantain chips are 100 percent vegan, gluten-free, and trans fat-free. Plantains, a type of banana, are believed to have originated from Southeast Asia, although other sources place them in eastern Africa as early as 3000 BCs.
Mr. Favourite has taken plantains and created chips for every occasion. The chips are great if you are craving a snack that is crunchy and savory,

Mr. Favourite has taken plantains and created chips for every occasion. The chips

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