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Vegetables, fruit, olive oil and fish

Vegetables, fruit, olive oil and fish

One might think that comfort food would have emerged as king during the pandemic and these long and grueling months of social lockdown, but it's not true. Vegetables are a hot commodity. As many people are reaching for healthy stuff -- particularly vegetables as normally would be indulging in high carb feel good entrees and treats. A new survey shows that seventy percent of respondents say they've been eating healthier than ever while 39% said that their sheltering-in-place has them eating more veggies. Sixty-eight percent said they have been using veggies and getting more innovative in their cooking. (SWNS)

But that doesn't mean we've gone full vegan. In fact there’s a new diet in town and it’s a combination of vegan and paleo diets. It’s called the “pegan” diet. A creation of physician and nutrition author Dr. Mark Hyman, this plan is basically 75% plant-based – with some animal products allowed … like grass-fed meat and butter, organic eggs, and wild-caught fish. (Insider)