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New Hope Network Announces Winners of the 2020 Natural Products Expo Spark Change NEXTY Awards | Money

Additionally, New Hope Network partners with technology company Sampler for the twice-annual NEXTY Consumer Choice Awards, a branch of the NEXTY Awards program that allows brands to have their product sampled with 1,000 targeted health-conscious consumers and in turn receive valuable product ratings and feedback. The consumers who receive the product collectively select the finalists and winners via their product ratings. Winners of the 2020 Natural Products Expo Spark Change NEXTY Consumer Choice Awards include:

Food or Beverage: Primal Kitchen Buffalo SauceSupplement, Personal Care or Natural Living: Flora Elderberry+ Immune Booster

“Despite the challenges in 2020 for the industry as a whole, the caliber of Spark Change NEXTY Award submissions was impressive and inspiring,” said Chris McGurrin, manager of the NEXTY Awards program at New Hope Network. “Product innovation and progressive thinking has not slowed down, and the NEXTY winners have set a high benchmark for consumer packaged goods in

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The best mayonnaises you can buy (a nostalgia-proof taste test)

In an Instagram post over the summer, I offered up my brand preference for mayonnaise, a seemingly innocent directive while making a simple tomato sandwich. Little did I know that I would receive more unsolicited replies than on any previous post ever. It sparked a heated debate in my DMs about brand preferences and which mayo was the definitive “best.”



a bottle of items on a table: Thirteen store-bought brands of mayonnaise assembled for a taste test. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)


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Thirteen store-bought brands of mayonnaise assembled for a taste test. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

I wasn’t even aware of many of the brands brought to my attention, and it made me think, “Why do I like the brand I like? Do I actually know what my favorite is, or do I simply cling to the brand that I grew up with?” That’s always been my general theory for why most people cling to one brand over others. I needed to test

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Healthy alternatives for cooking basics – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

Going to the grocery store can feel more like a case of playing a detective than getting real food.

Labels are there to trick us into thinking that we are buying and eating something healthy, when in fact, unless you know how to interpret the actual ingredients on the back, you could be getting tricked into buying something that is not as healthy as you think.

Fortunately, Erika Schlick, Health Coach, Blogger and Cookbook Author, is here to make your life a little easier with some easy and healthy swaps that are vetted, healthy for you, and taste great!

Fats & Oils

What you cook your food with is just as important as what you are eating. Industrial seed oils like canola, soy, corn oil have made it far and wide into our food supply and are very inflammatory.

For cooking, I recommend using avocado oil, coconut oil, grass fed

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13 startups at Target: Casper, Harry’s, and Gravity

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Though a popular business strategy for new startups today is to sell direct-to-consumer through their own websites, the practice often serves as a springboard for other retail opportunities, not an outright boycott. Direct-to-consumer selling hasn’t replaced brick-and-mortar stores; rather, it has helped redefine how to create brand experiences and nurture loyal customer followings. 

In a similar fashion, many online startups eventually find their way into popular retail stores that you’ve been shopping at for years, whether for a limited run or a long-term residency — Leesa mattresses and Burrow at West Elm, or MVMT watches and Lively lingerie at Nordstrom, for example. It’s just another way for these startups to get their products in front of more eyes, plus it’s undeniably convenient to shop all your favorites at one site and enjoy free

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The 12 Best Keto Frozen Meals

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On the very high fat, very low carb keto diet, you have to stick to 20–50 grams of net carbs — total carbs minus fiber — per day. Doing so helps you enter ketosis, a metabolic state in which your body primarily burns fat instead of carbs (1).

Because planning all your meals on this eating plan can be intensive, many people want quick options, such as frozen meals.

Yet, most frozen dishes are loaded with carbs. Finding a keto-friendly frozen meal can be tricky, but it’s not impossible if you know where to look.

The keto-friendly frozen meals on this list were evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Net carbs. Each of these products contains 9 grams of net carbs
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‘We can’t go too fast, or too slow’

Kraft Heinz is regarded the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world. In addition to brands Kraft and Heinz, the business owns more than 20 others, including Philadelphia Cream Cheese, and Primal Kitchen.

Perhaps the most iconic products in the Kraft Heinz portfolio, however, remain family favourites Heinz Beans, Heinz Tomato Ketchup, and Heinz Tomato Soup.

They are also among the longest standing: Heinz (which was established in 1876 and merged with Kraft in 2015) first launched its Tomato Ketchup product in 1876, its Baked Beans in 1901, and Tomato Soup in 1910.

The company is also playing the long game with these products’ nutritional profiles.

“We’ve been focusing on salt and sugar reduction since the mid-1980s,” ​said Head of Nutrition, Consumer Science and Culinary at Kraft Heinz EMEA, Kathy La Macchia, during FoodNavigator’s Salt Reduction webinar last week​. “It’s a continuous journey, we know it’s not an easy

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Jennifer Garner Eats the Same Breakfast Every Morning to Stay in Amazing Shape

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Along with serious acting chops, it’s become somewhat of a requirement that every A-lister tout a signature smoothie recipe, too. Jessica Alba claims hers cleared her acne, Zac Efron pregames red carpets with his, and Julianne Hough says hers tastes like a slice of apple pie—minus all the calories and guilt. Now Jennifer Garner is throwing hers into the mix.

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In preparation for her role in the upcoming action flick Peppermint, Garner started working with celeb nutritionist Kelly LeVeque. LeVeque is the brains behind Alba’s smoothie (she works with Chelsea Handler, Emmy Rossum, and Molly Sims, too), and she’s known for what she calls her Fab Four formula: a drink with enough protein, fat, fiber and greens to keep you full for hours.

“I started with [LeVeque] a few months ago to get ready for #PEPPERMINTmovie and have had her smoothie every

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The Best Marinades You Can Buy for Anything You’re Grilling This Summer



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best marinade to buy

Yes, with Labor Day in sight, we are approaching the end of that stretch in the year that is unofficially known as grilling season. But before you say bye-bye to the briquettes (or put away the propane tank), you need to round up the best marinades you can buy.

Whether you’re trying to ratchet up the vinegar kick on skinless chicken breasts or add a dash of acid (hello lime juice!) to those pork chops, trust us, there’s nothing that adds a better flavor to meat than a delicious marinade. Sure, following a recipe and whipping up your own simple marinade is one way you could go (mincing all. that. garlic.), but each of these ready-made versions is a simpler way to soften the meat and add serious flavor—without having to shop for a ton of ingredients.

Check the bottle to see

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The best protein powders for a muscle-building boost

It’s truly wild to consider the explosive growth of the protein supplement industry. Google searches for “protein powder” went up 5x between January 2009 and January 2019, and all that interest has funded an endless variety of flavors (espresso! rocket pop! peanut butter delight!) and ingredients (whey! peas! hemp!) Despite its rapid ascent, protein powder isn’t some ineffective trend, but rather a great dietary add-on for folks looking to build muscle, particularly those who don’t eat a lot of animal products or don’t have time to get a full post-workout meal. Below are some of our favorites, though there are certainly other great options out there. When choosing a protein powder, consider how it tastes, what it’s made from, and what kind of additives and ingredients (like sugar) fill the container.



an apple sitting on a table: Drink it all the whey down.


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Drink it all the whey down.



Strong flavor.


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Strong flavor.

Primal

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Rest room Wallpaper

Bathroom Designs,Bathroom Idea,Home Improvement,Kitchen Design,Kitchen IdeasScrub up your bathroom and provides it a model-new look from our residence choice. To get a glance that feels each mild and delicate, attempt a floating basin and vanity. An elegant Virginia house lavatory is roofed in a romantic silk wallpaper by de Gournay The sink and fittings are by Sherle Wagner , the classic mirror is by Parc Monceau , and the curtains are in a Bruno Triplet silk with Lee Jofa trim. To soften up an industrial kitchen, opt for a subway tile backsplash.

Islands also offer further kitchen storage as well a spot to tuck away smaller appliances like microwaves and warming drawers. For instance, in a narrow room a freestanding bathtub could not work, and a one-wall layout that lines up shower, toilet and vainness on the identical wall will make sense in most cases. This toilet in a Los Angeles estate mixes high design … Read More