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Thousands can’t afford nutritious food in Waterloo Region
About 20,000 people in the region are food insecure, said a recent report from Region of Waterloo Public Health. That means 10 per cent of households can’t afford healthy food.
Indigenous food scene taking hold in Toronto
The Toronto Star
Two new indigenous restaurants set to open this spring offering gamey elk and Three Sisters soup.
Trash profit: The hot new trend in food is literal garbage
The National Post
In the past three years, there’s been an explosion in the number of start-ups making products from food waste, according to a new industry census by the nonprofit coalition ReFED.
Salty food leads to greater hunger than thirst: study
By simulating a space mission to Mars, an international team of researchers noted that eating salty food led to greater hunger than thirst, at least in the long term.
Food security aids in academic successes
Knowing there is a consistent source of food can be just as important as the nutrition that food provides to students in Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools.
Gut bacteria compound may help to prevent type 2 diabetes
Medical News Today
New research from Finland suggests that higher blood levels of indolepropionic acid - a product of gut bacteria that is increased by a fiber-rich diet - may help to protect against type 2 diabetes.