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The Top 10 Healthy Foods in Your Grocery Store

Imagine a choice of foods that were tasty, nutritious and good for your health – i.e. they helped you maintain a healthy body weight, improved your overall mood, and reduced your risk of developing diseases.
This article provides details on the top ten foods considered to be the most healthy, according to surveys and sources across North America and Western Europe.

1 – Apples
Apples are an excellent source of antioxidants, which combat free radicals. Free radicals are damaging substances generated in the body that cause undesirable changes and are involved in the aging process and some diseases.
Some animal studies have found that an antioxidant found in apples (polyphenols) might extend lifespans.
Researchers at The Florida State University said that apples are a “miracle fruit”.

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Americans Set to Enjoy Candy in Moderation this Holiday Season

This holiday season, Americans will share and gift candy, enjoying their favorite wintertime treats in moderation. John Downs, president and CEO of the National Confectioners Association, offers insight on the role that chocolate, candy, gum, and mints can play in holiday traditions and celebrations.

How many Americans will celebrate the winter holidays by gifting chocolate and candy?

Downs: Eighty-five percent of Americans say they will likely give someone the gift of sweet treats this holiday season. Candy plays a special role in important holiday traditions. Candy canes, gumdrop-adorned gingerbread houses and chocolate coins are all synonymous with the holiday season. We are proud to be part of these time-honored celebrations and deliver all kinds of festive treats to consumers during this special time of year.

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Acceptable additives for processed meats

Additives play an important role in food processing, with many assisting in the production of affordable, quality and safe food. Though numerous meat and poultry processors are currently trying to eliminate chemical-sounding ingredients from product formulations, it is important to understand that some products, based on use, positioning and price point in the market, cannot be formulated to be so called “clean label.”

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Millennials are eating more vegetables

Millennials and Gen Zs are driving growth in vegetable consumption, but their parents – who likely taught them to eat their vegetables – don’t seem to be following their own advice.

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How Groceries Get to Supermarkets

Groceries account for close to half of all retail sales in the UK market, but how do they get from suppliers to display counters at supermarkets and stores? There’s a lot going on behind the scenes when it comes to grocery logistics, especially for large-scale chains and individual stores that stock a wide range of foods.

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International Consumer & Retail Trends

ERS analyzes data collected by various national (U.S. trade data from U.S. Department of Commerce) and international organizations (United Nations trade data, consumer expenditures and other economic indicators from the World Bank), and a commercial vendor (Euromonitor) to examine the ongoing evolutions in global food markets.

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