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Why ending pandemic lockdowns created new shortages of ketchup and everything else

Why ending pandemic lockdowns created new shortages of ketchup and everything else

There have been numerous stories in recent days about problems with the supply chain as the economy starts back up after last year’s unprecedented shutdowns. It’s everywhere. A ketchup shortage caused by a lack of packets, caused by the pandemic-fueled increase in takeout dining. The 

Instagram fixes function that promoted harmful diet terms to users with eating disorders

Instagram fixes function that promoted harmful diet terms to users with eating disorders

Terms like ‘fasting’ and ‘appetite suppressants’ were reportedly recommended to some users Instagram has apologized after a new search function on the app reportedly promoted harmful dieting terms to users with eating disorders.  The app’s new function provides suggested topics when users tap on the 

This 50 Push-Up Challenge Will Transform Your Body in 30 Days

This 50 Push-Up Challenge Will Transform Your Body in 30 Days

Yes, you can get to 50 push-ups! Try our 30-day challenge. It’s been almost 20 years since Demi Moore starred in G.I. Jane, but that crazy-inspiring scene in which Moore (as Jordan O’Neill) pumps out push-up after push-up has stuck with me. I’ve always wanted 

Work Your Entire Core With This Stability Ball Exercise From Celebrity Trainer Astrid Swan

Work Your Entire Core With This Stability Ball Exercise From Celebrity Trainer Astrid Swan

It can be easily scaled up or down as needed. If you’re looking to seriously work your core, locate a stability ball and keeping reading. Celebrity trainer Astrid Swan, NASM-certified personal trainer whose clients include Julianne Hough, Shay Mitchell, and Alicia Silverstone, recently posted an 

Obesity: Unhealthy ‘buy one get one free’ deals targeted

Obesity: Unhealthy ‘buy one get one free’ deals targeted

“Buy one get one free” deals on unhealthy food will be banned as part of the government’s bid to tackle obesity in England. The plan also includes restrictions on where foods high in fat and sugar can be promoted in-store and new rules for displaying 

McDonald’s to introduce plant-based burgers and fast food

McDonald’s to introduce plant-based burgers and fast food

Fast food giant McDonald’s has announced it will introduce a line of plant-based meat alternatives called “McPlant” in 2021. McDonald’s said it would offer plant-based burgers, chicken substitutes and breakfast sandwiches. Barclays Bank forecasts that consumption of meat alternatives might be worth $140bn (£106bn) by 

One Good Way to Help Beat COVID: Exercise

One Good Way to Help Beat COVID: Exercise

Exercise guards against a host of chronic diseases that can plague people as they age, but can it also protect against severe cases of COVID-19? New research suggests that’s so: Being physically active reduced COVID-19 patients’ risk of hospitalization, intensive care unit (ICU) admission and 

Cycling During Dialysis? It Might Help Patients

Cycling During Dialysis? It Might Help Patients

Dialysis is time-consuming, making it hard for kidney failure patients to keep fit. But cycling during treatment sessions could boost patients’ heart health and cut medical costs, new research shows. Dialysis can lead to long-term scarring of the heart, which can eventually lead to heart