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Changing Lives One Cup of Warm Soup at a Time

Approximately 795 million people globally do not have
enough food at their disposal to lead a very basic healthy life according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Sub-Saharan Africa, which includes countries like Burundi, Nigeria, and Ugunda, is the region with the highest percentage of hunger with one in every four people being severely undernourished. […]

The Lean of the Bean 2019

Do you want to keep your body well and functioning at peak abilities? Would you want to know about a perfect food that could regulate blood sugar, help prevent heart disease and certain cancers, plus help promote weight loss?
Yes, of course, you would, and there is a simple food out there that can do […]

Avocado Soup Recipe

In honor of one of our all-time favorites…The late, great Anthony Bourdain started his memoir Kitchen Confidential about his life as a chef…”My first indication that food was something other than a substance one stuffed in one’s face when hungry…came on a family vacation to Europe, on the Queen Mary,….our first trip to my father’s […]

Why Soup Is Good For Your Mind

A steaming mug of soup on a chilly afternoon is the perfect way to warm up, especially if you’re someone who finds that the cold weather affects your overall mood and energy levels. One in five Americans are diagnosed with a mental health condition each year, but, worryingly, 56% do not seek treatment for their […]

​Souping for Weight-loss and Fitness

During 2017 the American weight-loss market had an estimated net- worth of approximately $66 billion. Around 50 million Americans go on a diet every year with only about 5% managing to keep the weight off, according to Colorado State University. People tend to opt for quick-fix weight-loss programs instead of more realistic, and […]

LifeStitches Uganda: End of Year Updates

December, 2017 – World AIDS Day salutes the ongoing battle against HIV that globally infects 34.5 million adults and children. LifeStitches Uganda strives to decrease the burden of AIDS for
HIV -positive women and AIDS Orphans living in West Nile Uganda. If you have received this newsletter, you’ve helped our mission! Our sincere thanks!Global AIDS Today
Each […]

The Health Benefits of Eating Soup During Flu Season

The Medicinal and Therapeutic Value of Soup
Ever wondered why you are given chicken soup when you have the sniffles? A study reveals that chicken soup has indeed medicinal benefits that have an impact on certain parts of the body preventing the virus from spreading and the flu from developing further. This is the main reason […]

Healthy Eating Made Easy with New Ladle Up Nutrition Guide

Eating healthfully is on most people’s minds these days. Newly released U.S. Dietary Guidelines make it simple to get into action by choosing an overall healthy eating plan with key recommendations:1. Follow a healthy eating pattern across the lifespan2. Focus on variety, nutrient density and amount.3. Follow an eating pattern low in sugars and saturated […]

The Many Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

Plant-based nutrition has exploded in popularity, and many advantages have been well documented over the past several decades.
Plant-based diets have been associated with lowering overall and ischemic heart disease mortality, supporting sustainable weight management and reducing medication needs to name a few.