Pho Soup Is Actually Pretty Healthy, So Get Yourself a Bowl

Susan S. Johnson
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Sometimes, nothing quite hits the spot like a steamy bowl of noodles after your ride—but ramen is no longer the only trendy option. These days, everyone seems to be slurping down pho (pronounced “fuh”) instead. Just how nutritious the recently-buzzy dish is (and how many calories pho contains), though, is still a little unclear.

“Pho originated hundreds of years ago in Vietnam and started as a humble street food,” says nutritionist Tessa Nguyen, R.D., founder of Taste Nutrition Consulting. “It’s traditionally an aromatic beef broth-based soup served with rice noodles, pieces

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Shop THESE 10 healthy food items from Amazon to level up your diet plan

Susan S. Johnson

If there is one thing we all love in unison and is a basic need and want in life that’s food. The right intake of food benefits our body and state of mind. Most often we find catharsis in food by bingeing on them if we are worried, depressed or got nothing else to do. Yup, food is the answer to all our problems. But obesity and weight gain can bring in a new wave of depression. That’s why healthy food that helps you grow stronger and also is tasty enough to melt your heart is important. Here we bring

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Is Vegetarian Fast Food Actually Healthy? Here’s What to Know

Susan S. Johnson

No doubt, you’ve seen plant-based and vegetarian offerings on more than one fast food menu by now.



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From vegetarian “meat” options  to the growing array of plant-based milks and oils, there are more options than ever. No surprise. The plant-based food market is expected to grow to an estimated $74.2 billion by 2027, according to a report by research firm Meticulous Market Research.

“Timing is everything in life,” says Joan Salge Blake, RDN, a nutrition professor at Boston University and host of the podcast Spot On! “In 2012, McDonald’s introduced the McVeggie with little success. But

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Rocky River’s Go Buddha offers first healthy food ATM in Cleveland area

Susan S. Johnson

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Go Buddha opened its food delivery service in Rocky River last July and is finding the city to be a friendly place. Maybe that’s because the chef really knows food –healthy food — and apparently that is being appreciated.

But now he is going even further, offering the Cleveland area’s very first ATM food service at the west-side restaurant. But let’s step back for a moment.

Chef and owner Joshua Ingraham and his wife, Emily, started the business in October 2019. Ingraham was the former executive chef for the Cleveland Indians and, prior to that, was

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