Is Air Frying Food Healthy, Or Are We Just Fooling Ourselves?

Fried food is delicious, but it comes with baggage ― studies have shown that it can increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. Ever since air fryers have been elevated to “must-have home appliance” status, it’s been easier than ever to eat veggies, fish and meat that taste like they’ve been deep fried.

But are we fooling ourselves? Is air frying actually healthy? We spoke to registered dietitians from around the country to find out.

Let’s not minimize the miracle that is air frying: It’s having your (funnel) cake and eating it too. “Air fryers are one of the best ways to get the same texture and taste of fried foods without the unhealthiness that comes along with them,” registered dietician nutritionist (RDN) Bansari Acharya said. “It preserves the nutrients in the food items, as it doesn’t expose it to hot oils. It also reduces the amount

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Julia Turshen unites healthy and comfort in the kitchen: Delicious “does not have to be complicated”

It shouldn’t feel revolutionary, but beloved cookbook author Julia Turshen has written a healthy cookbook with no limitations. When I pointed this out to her, the culinary force behind “Simply Julia: 110 Recipes for Healthy Comfort Food” was both humbled and sad.

“I both really appreciate hearing that, and I’m also so sad to hear that,” Turshen told me on Salon Talks. “I just think for so long, I know that I confused the words ‘healthy’ and ‘skinny.’ I thought they meant the same thing.”

Turshen wrote a healthy cookbook that both celebrates comfort food — a genre of food often associated with feelings of guilt — and has absolutely nothing to do with weight loss. Instead of associating the word “healthy” with limitations, Turshen associates it with limitlessness.

“It has nothing to do with restriction. It has nothing to do with deprivation. There are no limitations in

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Huntington’s Kitchen encourages healthy eating during pandemic | News

HUNTINGTON — For many, it’s a challenge to consistently eat healthy, remain active and address other health-related habits. The pandemic changed the way all of us live and work, but it also affected healthy lifestyles and where many of us eat our meals.

According to The Hartman Group’s Eating Occasions Compass annual report, 88% of Americans surveyed ate at home in spring 2020. That increased by 12% from 2019, with eating at restaurants decreasing to 4% during the early days of the pandemic. While individuals continue to eat more at home, some may not make the most healthy choices.

Huntington’s Kitchen provides opportunities for Tri-State residents to learn about well-prepared food and healthy living, cooking and other food-related experiences. Its mission is to equip everyone with the knowledge and tools they need to help prevent and reduce diet-related diseases.

It uses its own blend of community cooking classes, meal kits,

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Drive-thru college admissions, business deal college isn’t healthy

  • Earning a college degree is meant to be a transformative experience, not a consumer transaction.
  • Flawed rankings and narrowly focused courses of study contribute to this notion of college as a retail good.
  • The disruption of traditional college admissions due to the pandemic presents a special opportunity for fresh thinking about the benefits of higher education.
  • S. Georgia Nugent is the president of Illinois Wesleyan University.
  • This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. 
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The COVID-19 pandemic has upended many aspects of higher education this year, including admissions. With college fairs, campus visits, and personal counselling cancelled by COVID, it’s no surprise that curbside college has arrived. On some campuses, prospective students can now drive up, hand over their college application, and receive a decision (and possibly thousands of dollars in financial aid) in the time it takes

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