Geographically, Alaska is far removed from the rest of the country. But unfortunately, the 49th state is closer than ever to the standard American diet of processed junk food and soda.
The rate of diabetes and other lifestyle-related chronic illnesses has skyrocketed over the last decade among Alaska Natives and American Indians, two populations served by NMS (NANA Management Services)
Living in the Great Lakes region of the Midwest can be paradoxical at times. Its greatest charm is also the source of its greatest annoyances: the seasons.
Watch Midwesterners curse the elements as they scrape their windshields during a harsh, endless winter. Then watch them wander into the forest with a renewed sense of wonder every spring, hunting for morels to roast over an open fire. This love-hate relationship with the elements always comes with a silver lining: amazing local food.
There’s no one correct way to offer vegetarian options on your menu. Forward-thinking chefs are not only putting the focus on fresh, flavorful vegetables but are taking the time to walk in a vegetarian’s shoes, and even getting creative with “fake meat.”