Discrimination, Safety Concerns Are Barriers To Accessing Healthy Food for Food-Insecure Young Adults

Newswise — Philadelphia, July 19, 2021 – University of Minnesota School of Public Health researchers recently completed a study to determine how food-insecure young (emerging) adults (18–29 years of age) adapted their eating and child feeding behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic. The researchers also sought to identify barriers to food access and opportunities to improve local access to resources for emerging adults. Their study results are published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The steep rise in food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted Black, Indigenous, and persons of color across the United

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How To Build A Healthier Salad: Nutrition and Food Safety Tips From Consumer Reports

Salad’s reputation as the ultimate health food is well deserved. People who eat greens and veggies on any given day take in more fiber, potassium, vitamin K, and other valuable nutrients than those who don’t, according to a recent analysis by the Department of Agriculture.

For some, though, a string of E. coli outbreaks in recent years tied to leafy greens have dimmed salad’s star. So have articles about salads being ruined by calorie- and salt-packed ingredients like bacon bits, cheese, croutons, and fatty dressings. But it would be a shame to dismiss salads from your diet.

“Eating a

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