900 meals were donated to spectrum health workers

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (Wood) — Healthcare workers at Spectrum Health have received a donation of 900 meals as Western Michigan hospitals remain at or near capacity. Meridian Health Insurance donated $10,000 for the meals, and 300 were delivered Tuesday morning to Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. Sherry Hurd, director of nursing at the NICU, says the … Read more

Bay Area health experts warn that indoor dining may again be extremely risky due to omicrons.

Bob Wachter, one of the Bay Area’s leading health experts on COVID-19, is no longer dining indoors due to the highly contagious omicron variant. in a A topic on Twitter that went viral Over the weekend, the UCSF Chair of the Department of Medicine to explain That eating indoors isn’t worth the risk to him … Read more

A local food blogger shares this noteworthy recipe from her healthy food-focused cookbook

Click here to read more of our convenience food features Photo courtesy of Erin Clark Milwaukee Sow Cooking Blogger Erin Clark, Well Painted by Irene (wellplated.com), filled with easy-to-follow and affordable recipes for classic comfort cuisine, but with a catch. Instead of the usual clumps of heavy ingredients, Clark lightens dishes without sacrificing flavor. Wichita, … Read more

Animal health is the key to food security and the sustainability of the planet

With record heat waves, catastrophic floods and wildfires in the news, it’s hard not to be on the cutting edge of weather patterns. These challenges highlight the need to address the multifaceted causes of climate change in Kansas. Understanding the role that agriculture – and specifically livestock – plays in climate is critical, and finding … Read more

Soup for the Soul Serves Hot Meals for Those Who Need It Every Week. It’s a fundraiser to help more families in 2022

NORTH LAWNDALE – The West Side Mutual Aid Project is raising funds to continue serving weekly meals. Soup for the Soul was launched in late 2020 to help food-insecure Lawndale families. Organizers envisioned the weekly meal distribution as a safe place where the entire community could find human contact at a time when many experienced … Read more

Study serving heart-healthy diets to your doorstep

Many of us know that a healthy diet includes plenty of high-fiber foods such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and legumes, as well as healthy, unsaturated fats. Such diets are especially recommended for people with cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and other non-communicable diseases. But sometimes people say that eating such a diet is too expensive or … Read more