Healthy options, benefits, and what to avoid


Starchy foods are an essential part of a nutritious diet. They are a vital source of energy and nutrition and provide the basis for a satisfying, balanced meal.

Starch is a type of carbohydrate consisting of glucose molecules. Glucose provides cells with energy and helps nerve cells in the brain function properly.

Starchy foods come in many forms, and people often consume them as staple foods in diets worldwide. Legumes, grains, and root vegetables are all examples of them.

A person with diabetes or high blood sugar may want to monitor their intake of starchy foods. This is because people

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Brazilian coffee crop frost damage may not mean Australian coffee lovers will pay more


Coffee lovers are anxiously watching the price of their favourite beans after the world’s largest crop was hit by freezing temperatures.

Severe frost has damaged a large part of Brazil’s coffee fields with up to 10 per cent of the crop lost.

Australia imports about 15 per cent of its coffee from Brazil,

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Startup Vinculum Using Satellites and AI for Farm Planning and FinancingDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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A session with coffee farmers in Colombia as part of the Vinculum pilot program in Tolima. All images courtesy of Vinculum.

A European venture called Vinculum has launched a pilot program in the coffee lands of Colombia using artificial intelligence and satellite data designed to help farmers mitigate production and financial risks.

Vinculum’s AI combines GPS, historical data and satellite remote sensing technology to create maps and metrics related to farm-level production and potential, with particular attention paid to changing climatic conditions.

“Climate change is driving demand for new sources of data that can allow different actors in the industry

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11 Healthier Fast-Food Breakfast Options


Making time for a healthy breakfast when you have a busy schedule isn’t always possible. Sometimes, you may therefore find yourself at the closest drive-through, grabbing something on your way to work.

Fast food is often thought of as unhealthy, and for good reason — most options will cost you lots of calories, saturated fat, added sugar, and sodium. Fortunately, healthier choices are available.

We researched popular fast-food restaurants to find you 11 healthier fast-food breakfast options.

If you’re looking to monitor your calorie intake, there are several options out there.

These two breakfasts are both under 300 calories. Keep

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Proud Hound Coffee Unleashes Food-Forward Cincinnati Roastery CafeDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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At the new Proud Hound Coffee Roasters cafe, adjacent to the working kitchen and production roastery in Cincinnati. Photo by by Carl Arvidson, courtesy of Proud Hound Coffee Roasters.

It has been a “ruff” pandemic year since Proud Hound Coffee moved its Loring S15 roaster into a 5,000-square-foot space just outside Cincinnati, though it’s ended with a wag-worthy treat: the grand opening of the Proud Hound roastery cafe.

The charismatic and colorful shop at the site of the Silverton roastery followed a dogged year of planning, popups and the buildout. The design itself was inspired not by canine fantasies, but

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An Illustrated Guide to Philly’s 8 Essential Vegan Dishes


Great vegan food is easy to come by in Philly — but some dishes stand above the rest. For exciting ingredients and convincing meat alternatives that are as affordable as they are delicious, here are the 7 essential vegan dishes to try in Philly, in illustrated form.

Gudeg and Oseng Tempeh Platter

Hardena, 1754 S. Hicks Street

Most vegan jackfruit dishes these days are prepared to mimic pulled pork, but Hardena’s weekend-only Indonesian gudeg stewed jackfruit is the perfect sweet and savory stew that doesn’t try to be faux meat. You can add it to any combination platter, but

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