Baby and mother win right to access Healthy Start food scheme | Benefits

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A one-year-old baby and her mother have won a high court challenge granting her the right to access a healthy food and vitamins scheme from which she was previously barred. Thousands of babies and toddlers similarly denied access to the scheme will now be able to benefit from it.

Healthy Start aims to reduce child poverty and health inequalities by providing free vitamins, dietary advice and weekly vouchers to buy nutritious food or infant formula to low-income families with pregnant women and children up to the age of four. It is intended to benefit those in the “greatest need”.

However,

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The Legacy of a Civil Rights Icon’s Vegetarian Cookbook

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Adrian Miller, the author of Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue, remembers how for his family, holidays like Juneteenth always meant celebrating with food. “We went to the public celebrations in the Five Points neighborhood, Denver’s historic Black neighborhood. At those events, the celebrated foods were barbecue, usually pork spareribs, giant smoked turkey legs, watermelon, and red-colored drinks.”

To many Black Americans, barbecue and soul food mean victory. Cooking techniques passed down for generations speak to the fortitude and perseverance of Black culture and cuisine. But along with celebration comes the consideration of the health

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18 of 40 European Markets Saw Coffee Shop Declines Due to COVID-19, Report StatesDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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2021 Europe coffee market

Nearly half of the 40 European countries identified in the latest Allegra World Coffee Portal market report saw a decline in the number of coffee shops over the past year due to COVID-19. The year also saw dramatic slumps in coffee shop sales throughout Europe, by about 30%.

Major chains such as Costa Coffee, McCafé and Starbucks proved most resilient to the pandemic, with each reporting moderate growth in the total number of coffee shops. With more than 8,700 shops, those three chains now comprise about 22% of the total European coffee market, while 20 of Europe’s largest chains now

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Presta Coffee Roasters Pulls Into Former Gas Station in TucsonDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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The new Presta Coffee bar at 501 E 9th St in Tucson. All photos by Torey Hayden. 

With a touch of serendipity, bicycle-themed Presta Coffee Roasters has opened its third retail location inside a former filling station in Tucson, Arizona.

The 100-year-old building that was originally used to gas up motor vehicles now provides a different kind of fuel to the humans passing through on four wheels, two wheels or by foot.

Presta Coffee Owner Curtis Zimmerman told Daily Coffee News it was simply for the beauty of the structure and its location along a popular bike route that made

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City of Iqaluit provides funding boost for healthy food

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2 daycares, Uquutaq Society and city’s recreation department included on list of recipients

Kids on the Beach Daycare will receive $10,000 from the Government of Nunavut’s Food Security Funding. (File photo by David Venn)

By David Venn
Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

At one daycare in Iqaluit, a $10,000 stipend from the city will give nearly 50 children two meals a day for a year.

“[It’s] big for us,” said Visaka Wijesooriya, director of Kids on the Beach daycare. “This support is very important to buy healthy food for the children.”

Council approved

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Healthy Foods Dietitians Say You Should Be Eating Every Day

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Heading to the grocery store without a grocery list almost always never goes well. Without a game plan for what foods to buy and what meals to make, it’s easy to aimlessly walk around those grocery aisles and just plop food in your basket. If you ever find yourself with this conundrum after a busy week, don’t sweat it—there are a variety of healthy foods you can grab that even dietitians recommend you should eat every day that will easily make all kinds of healthy, nutritious meals.

In general, any whole, real foods will work well for a healthy diet.

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