the 80/20 Rule Is Great for Health, Insider Nutrition Reporters Say

  • The 80/20 rule means eating healthily 80% of the time and being more flexible for the remaining 20%.
  • Insider’s fitness and nutrition reporters have both followed the eating regimen for years.
  • They mainly eat nutrient-dense whole foods but don’t exclude or stigmatize any foods.
  • Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.

The 80/20 rule is more of a mindset than a diet. The eating style involves following a healthy routine 80% of the time and being flexible for the remaining 20%.

Insider fitness and nutrition reporters, Rachel Hosie and Gabby Landsverk, both incorporate the 80/20 principle in their own lives and

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A Spotlight on the History of Infant Nutrition

Nutrition plays a key role in helping infants to grow into healthy children and adults. Since the early 1900s, USDA has provided resources for breastfeeding, introducing first foods, building lasting healthy eating habits, and more. Explore how infant nutrition advice has changed over the decades with these resources from the Historical Dietary Guidance Digital Collection.

Follow us on Twitter or sign up for the Food and Nutrition Updates e-newsletter to discover more resources from and the Historical Dietary Guidance Digital Collection.

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Nutrition Krewe donating profits for search and rescue efforts of missing Seacor Power crew

LAFAYETTE, La. — Nutrition Krewe in Lafayette has partnered with the United Cajun Navy and will be donating 100% of its profits and gratuities through Thursday, April, 22, to help fund the United Cajun Navy’s search and rescue efforts for the missing crew from the Seacor Power lift boat.

“We are deeply saddened to see the suffering and grief being endured by these families and want to contribute to the efforts to bring these men home to their loved ones,” said Michael Hebert, co-owner of Nutrition Krewe, in a message to KATC.

Hebert said that, Jay Guevara, who is among

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Littleton 6 School District: LPS Nutrition Services Featured On NPR


NPR’s program, Marketplace, recently did a story on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s extension of free lunches for students, and the story featured Jessica Gould, LPS’s director of nutrition services, and details about LPS’s nutrition services program. Check it out!

USDA Extension of Free Lunches Gives Schools Something to Count On

NPR’s program, Marketplace, recently did a story on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s extension of free lunches for students, and the story featured Jessica Gould, LPS’s director of nutrition services, and details about LPS’s nutrition services program. Check it out!

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QUINN ON NUTRITION: Nutrition for lung disease | Get Healthy

A higher-fat diet, with foods like avocados, was found in at least one study to help improve lung function in men with COPD.

My sister started smoking in her early 20s. She thought it would help her lose weight. Knowingly or unknowingly, that decision opened the door for her lifelong battle with cigarette addiction. Years later, when she was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, she was still unable to conquer the powerful pull to smoke “just one more cigarette.”

Watching her struggle for every breath in her last years was difficult. According to

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County Nutrition Menu – April 19-23, 2021 – The Stanly News & Press

The Senior Nutrition Program is part of Stanly County Senior Services. Lunch is served to anyone 60 and older at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday.

Sites are in Albemarle (1816 E. Main St.), Locust (101 Park Dr.), Norwood (247 Turner St.), and Oakboro (626 Long St.). There is no set charge for this service. Donations are accepted. All meals must be ordered at least a day in advance.

Call Joy Richardson at 704-986-3773.

Nutrition Sites will be open to serve hot meals daily. Each participant will receive one meal daily. Frozen meal boxes are no longer available. Home Delivered Meals

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Register for ‘Stay Independent’ nutrition, wellness program

AMES, Iowa — “Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series” is a new program in nutrition and wellness for adults aged 60 and older offered through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

The free program begins Tuesday, May 4 at noon at the Woodward Public Library and will continue every Tuesday through June 8.

“Nutrition risk assessments of older Iowans living in Dallas County revealed that nearly one out of four are at risk for malnutrition or are malnourished,” said Mary Krisco, human sciences specialist in nutrition and wellness with ISU Extension.

“Usually, most people in their 50s and 60s are

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USDA: Nutrition Assistance Expanded for Seniors Amid Pandemic with American Rescue Plan Funding

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced this week that it is increasing food assistance to low-income seniors – a population that has been especially hard-hit by the pandemic – by providing nearly $37 million in additional support to the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). States and Tribal nations will receive the new funding from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act to serve additional seniors, in addition to up to $2.6 million in administrative funds from a previous COVID relief bill.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the hunger crisis in America, but help is on the way,” said Agriculture Secretary

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Bi-County Nutrition menu | |

To contact Bi-County Nutrition, call 304-622-4075. Sites are located at Lost Creek, West Union, Salem and Nutter Fort. Donations are accepted. Lunch is offered at noon; deliveries are available by calling Bi-County Nutrition.

Monday — Sausage gravy over biscuit, sliced potatoes, mixed vegetables, milk, applesauce.

Tuesday — Stuffed pepper, broccoli, corn, milk, pears.

Wednesday — Pork rib patty, sweet potatoes, peas, milk, pineapple delight.

Thursday — Seasoned drumsticks, scalloped potatoes, mixed greens, milk, oatmeal raising cookie.

Friday — Cook’s choice.

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