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Khala  Hurd

Khala Hurd

5 Reasons Vitamins Are Essential

5 Reasons Vitamins Are Essential

Fueling your body with vitamins is essential, especially in these long, dark, cold winter months. But, what makes vitamins so important?

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5 Benefits of GMOs

5 Benefits of GMOs

GMOs are one of the most controversial topics in mainstream culture, even though they are proven to have many benefits for our farmers, consumers, and the environment.

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5 Steps to Healthier Living in 2021

5 Steps to Healthier Living in 2021

We’ve finally made it out of 2020! If you’re thinking about resolutions or want to become more focused on your health and immunity this year, we have some tips for you...

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5 Healthier Holiday Cocktails

5 Healthier Holiday Cocktails

If there’s one thing we can’t seem to get enough of during the holidays, it’s festive cocktails! But many include extra calories, unwanted carbs, and lots of sugar. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of healthier options so we can enjoy them without worrying about breaking our health goals!

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5 Better-For-You Holiday Sweets

5 Better-For-You Holiday Sweets

We know the struggle of wanting to indulge while attempting to maintain your health goals. But don't fret - we've got recipes with all the flavor and less guilt.

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5 Healthy Ways to Use Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

5 Healthy Ways to Use Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Thanksgiving dinner is one of our favorite meals of the year, but we always struggle with one thing – what on earth do we do with all those leftovers?! Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

Food Ingredients

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5 Considerations for Your Thanksgiving Turkey

5 Considerations for Your Thanksgiving Turkey

When Covid swept through our nation, there were periods of time where we couldn’t always find red meat, milk, and toilet paper. With Thanksgiving so close, we wanted to let you know to expect when buying your Thanksgiving turkey this year.

Food Security

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Will We Still Have A Thanksgiving Turkey This Year?

Will We Still Have A Thanksgiving Turkey This Year?

Covid cases are on the rise again as we approach the holiday season, and we're wondering what that means for our Thanksgiving dinner....will there be enough turkeys for everyone who wants one? 

Food Production

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5 Healthier Candies To Enjoy This Halloween

5 Healthier Candies To Enjoy This Halloween

Halloween is here! So how can you indulge in a little candy without totally ruining your health and fitness goals? We list 5 healthier candies that you can eat in moderation this Halloween!

Health

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5 Top Issues Important to Farmers

5 Top Issues Important to Farmers

We asked hundreds of farmers and ranchers across the U.S. to tell us their thoughts on the 2020 presidential election. Here are the 5 issues they identified as most important to farmers in America.

Food Regulations and Policy, Food Trade

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5 Benefits of Apples

5 Benefits of Apples

Fall is upon us! And, with fall comes delicious, fresh apples! Snacking on a fresh-picked apple, the smell of an apple pie in the oven – we sometimes forget their nutritional benefits. An apple a day really can keep the doctor away and we’re going to tell you why!

Food Ingredients

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5 Ways to Catch COVID

5 Ways to Catch COVID

We’ve told you what foods you should eat to protect yourself from COVID-19 and how to manage your physical self during COVID-19. This week, we’re taking a bit of a different approach. Introducing: 5 things you can do right now if you WANT Covid ;)

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5 Ways To Help Your Body During COVID-19

5 Ways To Help Your Body During COVID-19

Navigating through COVID-19 can be stressful, and stress can wreak havoc on our bodies. That’s why we’re here to give you 5 ways to help manage your stress and strengthen your immune system!

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5 Foods to Fight Off COVID-19

5 Foods to Fight Off COVID-19

Wear a mask. Wash your hands. Don’t touch your face. What about feeding our body with the right foods that will help us fight off any infections that come in our path? Here are 5 foods to eat to fight off COVID-19!

Health

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5 Foods to Promote A Healthy Brain

5 Foods to Promote A Healthy Brain

Our brains are machines, and just like our stomachs, they also need to be fed with the best and most nutritious food that can be offered. Here are the top 5 foods to feed our brains while fueling our body!

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5 Benefits of Blueberries

5 Benefits of Blueberries

They’re known as a superfood for their high nutritional benefits. We know they’re good for us, but what’s going on in those tiny berries? We’re here to tell you!

Health

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5 Sunscreen Ingredients to Avoid

5 Sunscreen Ingredients to Avoid

Did you know that there are ingredients used in some sunscreens that may be more harmful than they are beneficial? We’re here to tell you which ones to avoid!

Health

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Demanding Health: A Federal Call to Action

Demanding Health: A Federal Call to Action

We are a nation struggling with health. Almost 75% of us are overweight, a contributing factor to heart disease, the #1 killer in the U.S. A recent report from Tufts says this could be prevented with government intervention. But is it too late?

Health

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5 Healthy Proteins to Throw on the Grill

5 Healthy Proteins to Throw on the Grill

At D2D, we’re trying to get in all of our best grilling before the cool breezes of autumn blow in. But, along with everything else, we should also watch what foods we’re grilling and know which are better for us. Which is why we’re here to give you 5 of the healthiest proteins to throw on the grill!

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FarmLink: Connecting Food Waste to Food Security

FarmLink: Connecting Food Waste to Food Security

FarmLink, a student-run organization connecting food banks to food producers, is stepping in to manage food waste spawning from COVID to provide fresh food to those who need it most.

Food Security

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Finding My COVID-19 Silver Lining

Finding My COVID-19 Silver Lining

As this virus infects the U.S., it’s taking a major toll on our everyday lives – employees being furloughed or laid off, the cancellation of all major sporting events, and, for me, a college senior at Cornell University getting ready to graduate, my world being totally flipped upside down.

Health

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