Author Archives: Guest Contributor

Another Reason to Go Organic: It Tastes Better

December 26th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

There are plenty of noble reasons to eat organic, and these tend to dominate most discussions and debates on how we should approach food as a society. Reasons like sustainability, supporting local economies and maintaining natural ecosystems are all more than legitimate talking points on this issue - yet, there’s another pretty persuasive reason worth adding to the mix. Organic food isn’t just better for us and the environment, it tastes better too (or at least we think it does)


Feeding the World: The Story of Soy

November 7th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

Our taste for soybeans is devastating ecosystems and farmers are having a tough time meeting demand. What's going on here? The bulk of our soy consumption isn't in the form of tofu, tempeh, or edamame. People worldwide eat millions of pounds of "invisible soy" each year, because soy has become a staple in animal feed. If we're really interested in feeding the world, maybe we need to rethink the way that we are using our soybean crops


Food Deserts, Walkability, and Safety

October 22nd, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

You might not think of walkability as a food-related issue, but being able to safely walk to grocery stores and healthy restaurants makes a big difference in your quality of life


Drinks that are Low in Sugar: Sass Up Your 8 Glasses!

October 14th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

Getting those eight glasses of water per day can be a little bit tricky, especially if you're not a fan of plain water. Replacing some of your water servings with drinks that have a little bit of carbonation or flavor can help make those eight glasses more attainable and fun!



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