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Amid food inflation, more shoppers turn to dollar stores for

A man looks at frozen foods for sale at a Dollar Store in Alhambra, California on August 23, 2022. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images Among all rising costs, sky-high grocery bills have been especially painful. Although the consumer price index, an inflation gauge that measures the cost of a broad basket of goods […]

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Science

A Hidden Food Web Exists in The Desert, And It Thrives on Death

Living in an arid region is a precarious business. Harsh conditions make growing tough for plants, meaning every shoot and leaf is all the more precious, even when they’re dead and decaying. A new study conducted at Boolcoomatta Station Reserve in outback South Australia has demonstrated the importance of vegetative leftovers in fueling a desert […]

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Showbiz

Jeremy Clarkson calls for government to double price of food

Reflecting on how farmers across the nation are struggling, Jeremy added: “They’re living in their house, burning whatever it is the government says it’s legal to burn that week to stay warm, and they’re working seven days a week with their arm up a cow’s bottom for nothing.” The broadcaster also hit out at people […]

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Canada

High food prices stir appetite for budget-minded recipes from

Rising food costs mean everyone is paying more to make meals — including the people coming up with recipes. Cookbook author and TV host Mary Berg says a combination of rising food prices and concerns about the economy have “put the pedal to the metal for everybody” when it comes to people thinking about what they spend on groceries. “People don’t cook at home […]

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Health

Limestone Ledger for 02/02/23

Today American Legion Meeting The American Legion Post 49 will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. at the DAV building at 25396 Airport Rd. For additional information, call Rod Huffman at (256)-233-3023. Saturday Coffee Call Coffee Call, hosted by the Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives and sponsored Henry & […]

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Science

Living near a ‘food swamp’ could raise stroke risk in adults 50 a

(The Hill) — Adults ages 50 and older who live near fast food-dense environments may be at heightened risk of stroke, preliminary research has determined.  So-called “food swamps” typically contain an abundance of fast-food chains and convenience stores — essentially “swamping” neighborhoods with unhealthy eating options, the authors explained.  Meanwhile, food swamps also often overlap with […]

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Health

Ultra-processed food linked to higher risk of two cancers – new

The latest findings suggest that ultra-processed foods, like sliced bread and breakfast cereals, could be putting many people at a higher risk of cancer. This evidence reinforces previous studies, which have consistently highlighted a higher risk of inflammation from eating refined foods. Worryingly, they remain a major source of calories in the UK, contributing to […]

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Pets

Tamarac launching pet food pantry to help residents struggling

(WSVN) – The note attached to this abandoned dog’s collar is heartbreaking: “My name is Lilo. Please love me. My mom can’t keep me and is homeless with 2 kids. She tried her best but can’t get help. I cost too much for her.” The Tennessee animal shelter that posted it last week was able […]

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Health

Eating junk food may increase risk of cancer, study finds

Eating junk food has been linked to cancer, a new study has found. It says ultra-processed meals are associated with a greater risk of developing the disease. And the risks of dying from ovarian or breast cancer were higher than other cancers. Ultra-processed food includes ice cream, ready meals, ham, crisps, mass-produced bread, cakes, sweets […]

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Science

J.J. Watt shouts out Houston as ‘one of the most underrated food

An empty downtown skyscraper harking to Houston’s energy capital brand may soon reignite the high-rise living trend in downtown. The tower formerly known as the Humble Oil headquarters and now the Exxon building (800 Bell St.) has been sold to an out-of-state developer with plans to convert the structure to residential units. Ralph Bivins, a […]