TFTag: healthy food ideas
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Policy changes to make healthy food cheaper are the need of the hour to tackle diabetes epidemic: Expert

“Foods like fish, fruits and vegetables are more expensive, making this a social determinant in the rise of cases of diabetes.  We have to find ways to cultivate healthier food and perhaps provide them through government schemes to make them more affordable and accessible,

“Foods like fish, fruits and vegetables are more expensive, making this a social determinant in the rise of cases of diabetes. We have to find ways to cultivate healthier foods and perhaps provide them through government schemes to make them more affordable and accessible,” said Nihal Thomas, senior professor, department of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, Christian Medical College, Vellore. | Photo Credit: C. Venkatachalapathy

Food high in carbohydrates is cheap, whereas food that is high in fiber, and therefore healthier is more expensive, making this one of the contributing factors to the high prevalence of diabetes in India.

“Foods like fish, fruits and vegetables are more expensive, making this a social determinant in the rise of cases of diabetes. We have to find ways to cultivate healthier food and perhaps provide them through government schemes to make them more affordable and accessible,” said Nihal Thomas, senior professor, department of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, Christian Medical College, Vellore.

Prof. Thomas was speaking at a press conference on June 30, to discuss two recent papers, of which he is one of the authors, ‘Global Inequity in Diabetes 1’ and ‘Global Inequity in Diabetes 2’, published in the medical journal The Lancet. Shivani

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Healthify now powered by gen AI, partners with Swiggy to promote healthy food habits | Technology News

Healthify, previously known as Healthify Me, a health and wellness company on Tuesday announced a major update to the platform during the 9th Ignite conference in Bengaluru. The platform is now supercharged by generative AI capabilities. The company also revealed its new partnership with food delivery app Swiggy, allowing users to order food and groceries based on diet recommendations.

Alongside the new AI features, the updated Healthify app appears more streamlined, featuring new icons and an intuitive user experience that consolidates all AI-powered insights in one place. Currently boasting over 40 million users and nearly 2,50,000 paid subscribers, the platform has seen significant growth.

The revamped Healthify app introduces Ria 2.0, a multimodal, multilingual conversational AI coach powered by generative AI which can respond to texts and also understand voice commands. Healthify utilizes various large language models from companies such as OpenAI, Meta, AWS, and Google to fuel Ria 2.0. This updated version offers personalized health coaching based on relevant data such as calorie intake, activity level, sugar level, and more. This includes suggests diets based on location, calorie requirements, and more.

Healthify Snap Healthify Snap food recognition capability (Image credit: Vivek Umashankar/The Indian Express)

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Healthy food for all | Whidbey News-Times

Healthy food for all

Oak Harbor’s new business, Cosmic Veggies, is a safe haven for people with dietary restrictions.

For many people, dietary restrictions and limited menu options can kill the fun of dining out with friends and family. Often, despite a business’ best efforts to be mindful of their customers’ health, the slightest exposure to food allergies can turn a party into a bowel nightmare.

Oak Harbor resident Jackielynn Larsen wanted people with dietary restrictions like herself to enjoy the experience of eating out with no stress. After working 30 years as an insurance agent, Larsen decided to rebrand himself as a restaurant owner and opened Cosmic Veggies, a safe haven for celiacs, vegans, people who are soy or lactose intolerant and anyone who craves healthy and organic food.

“It’s the only place on the island that has healthy food where they don’t actually have to question what they’re eating,” she said. “It’s so nice to hear people thank me for opening this up here.”

The first Cosmic Veggies was opened in Anacortes by Elizabeth Weaver, who developed the recipes with the help of Kim Blair, a certified nutritionist and raw chef. Larsen, who at the time was Weaver’s