Here’s the number one problem with processed food: it’s so processed that we can’t really identify its origins. Especially when we’re talking about processed meat, which is pretty darn gnarly. Photographer Peter Augustus just changed all that.
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Food. Waste. Are there any two more depressing words when it comes to food? With all the resources and abundance we have, food waste just simply shouldn’t happen. Let these tips help you prevent food waste in your own kitchen.
Triclosan is a controversial hand sanitizer chemical linked to endocrine disruption as well as other human health and environmental issues. It’s been linked to the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and even worse, it is not effective against viruses, which are often more likely the cause of our colds and flus than bacteria in the first place. That’s not the case for apple cider vinegar though—which is antibacterial and antiviral—and you can easily learn how to make hand sanitizer with vinegar that actually works and costs less money.
There is a massive drought going on in California right now. We’re doing everything we can here to conserve water, but no matter where you live, there’s really no reason to waste this precious, vital resource. Knowing how to wash dishes properly is a game changer in this situation.
China has begun rejecting shiploads of American corn because of traces of an unapproved genetically modified corn showing up in shipments.
After news that 15,000 Detroit households recently had their water shut off caught national attention, brazen animal rights group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has offered to turn it back on. There’s just one small caveat: Detroit residents need to adopt a vegan diet.
We all (hopefully!) know by now that oatmeal is good food. It’s loaded with heart healthy fiber and beta glucan, the polysaccharide that has a multitude of benefits to our body. Oats are also a source of omega fatty acids, vitamins, minerals and avenanthramides, antioxidants that promote circulation.But guess what? Oatmeal can do lots of other things. Intrigued? Here are 9 uses for oatmeal that go beyond breakfast.
Now you’ve done it, health fiends, you’ve really done it. You’ve eaten so much kale that farmers can no longer keep up. Really. There’s a global kale shortage happening and it could spell spinach for all of us. The horror.
Beef is contributing more to global warming than poultry, pork, eggs or dairy, finds a study published in the current issue of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
It’s the white whale for vegans. Cheese. Sure, there are plenty of vegan cheese options on the market. We’ve all grinned and eaten it. But as acceptable as they may be, they do all lack that, well, cheesiness.
Blogger Jordan Younger, best known as the “Blonde Vegan” recently confessed to her 70,000 followers that she’s given up on her vegan diet because of a battle with orotherexia—an eating disorder described as an obsession with eating only healthy foods. She’s now just “The Blonde Veggie.”
We know quite a bit about the best foods for a healthy pregnancy diet: lots of protein, not too much sugar or salt. Lots of good fats, fiber. You get the picture. But what about fish? In light of overfishing, fish fraud and excessively high levels of heavy metals in fish these days, it seems […]
There are two types of vegans in this world: the ones who do it for the animals and the ones who do it for their own health (this one also includes doing it for the environment, which impacts our health).