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Food on the front lines: 'Lidia Celebrates America' honors first responders

Lidia Bastianich hosts "Lidia Celebrates America: A Salute to First Responders"

Lidia Bastianich hosts "Lidia Celebrates America: A Salute to First Responders"
Anyone who's ever heard or used the term "hangry" knows that food, or more likely a lack of food, can affect our moods and behaviors. Though it should be noted that our feelings also impact our food choices and preferences — just look at all the lockdown bread-making and stress baking that went on in early 2020. The right foods can help lower the risk of depression and reduce stress, ultimately improving the body's ability to fight disease and infection. Good nutrition takes on added importance for our first responders as they're the ones we count on to show strength and resilience in a time of crisis. All this having been said, finding the time to recharge ...