The Daily Populous

Wednesday February 24th, 2021 morning edition

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I’ve noticed, however, that my happy trips can take an awkward turn when I run into a fellow mom or one of my patients.

They’ll often point to their cart, and silently nod for approval for all the healthy items they are bringing home.

In too many carts, I see “good for you assurances” on foods that aren’t, well, good for you.

All too often, the “made with” label is there to distract you so you fail to see what else is in the product.

While it’s great that a product is made with whole grains, technically, you could be eating stripped grains with a little whole grain thrown in.

Although eating more calories than you need may contribute to weight gain, calorie amounts are not a testament to nutrient density.

Study participants showed a preference for the organic option based on taste and nutrient density — they thought the cookie must be lower in fat and calories. »

AOC Calls $10 an Hour 'Legislated Poverty' in Minimum Wage Spat With GOP

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Progressive Democrats continue to spar with GOP lawmakers over the extent to which Congress should increase the federal minimum wage.

The federal minimum wage remains a sticking point in Congress as lawmakers wrangle over President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus package.

However, if that wage increase only affects documented citizens, Ocasio-Cortez argues, it would legally keep undocumented people working below the minimum wage. »

GOP officials stunned by new party members who are only interested in 'blowing things up'

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Condemns all political violence of the past year, be it by members of political parties or organizations in support of political parties or their agendas; and.

Oconto County has been, in many ways and for many years, reflective of the base of the Republican party in Wisconsin.".

With that in mind, the two longtime Republicans lamented what their party is becoming when members can't even agree to condemn political violence -- no matter the party. »

Trainspotting at 25: How an Indie About Heroin Became a Feel-Good Classic

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The film’s backers Channel 4, in their attention-hungry prime, actively welcomed the criticism, which included a direct attack from US presidential hopeful Bob Dole.

To fully anchor its Nineties credentials, the film came out the same week that Jarvis Cocker famously flapped around on the sidelines of Michael Jackson’s Brits performance.

And of course, this was just over a year before Tony Blair came to power against a hopeful soundtrack of D:Ream. »

Freshwater fish are in "catastrophic" decline with one-third facing extinction, report finds

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Thousands of fish species are facing "catastrophic" decline — threatening the health, food security and livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people around the world.

According to a report published Tuesday by 16 global conservation groups, 18,075 species of freshwater fish inhabit our oceans, accounting for over half of the world's total fish species and a quarter of all vertebrates on Earth.

"Freshwater fish matter to the health of people and the freshwater ecosystems that all people and all life on land depend on," Orr said. »