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Naked Food: Plant-based Nutrition & The Planet. A Plant-based diet could save 8 million lives, $1 trillion in health care, 70% reduced emissions per year.

Bike-Riding Harvesters
9 months ago

Bike-Riding Harvesters

Here’s the scoop: several years ago, Chris Castro, a 27-year old from Orlando, Florida, evaluated his hometown and realized that most of the suburban yards around him were overusing water. …
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Conventional vs. Organic Agricultural Methods
10 months ago

Conventional vs. Organic Agricultural Methods

Pollution:

Conventional: Fertilizer runoff pollutes coastal areas and can strip water of oxygen, spur algae growth, and kill marine life.

Organic: No chemical pesticides or fertilizers are applied to organic …
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Organic Meats Are Not Health Foods
12 months ago

Organic Meats Are Not Health Foods

So-called organic meats are sold as a means for people to reduce their exposure to hormones and chemical toxins. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) states that animals raised …
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Turin To Become Italy’s First “Vegan City”
12 months ago

Turin To Become Italy’s First “Vegan City”

Turin’s new Five Star Movement mayor, Chiara Appendino, presented her new council’s five-year political programme last year, which included plans to reduce the amount of animal products eaten in the …
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Eating Plant-based During the Winter
12 months ago

Eating Plant-based During the Winter

1. First Thing First.

The key is to stick to seasonal produce as much as possible.  We are going to want potatoes, yams, pumpkins, and tangerines among others.  Sticking to …
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Reducing Food Waste For Climate Change
1 year ago

Reducing Food Waste For Climate Change

It’s easy not to think about food waste when your rotting tomatoes and days-old casserole dishes are hidden away in the back of the refrigerator—out of sight, out of mind. …
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California Labels ‘Roundup’ as “Cancer Causing”
2 years ago

California Labels ‘Roundup’ as “Cancer Causing”

Under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, usually referred to as Proposition 65, chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm are required to be …
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Conventional Strawberries Rank #1 With Most Pesticides
2 years ago

Conventional Strawberries Rank #1 With Most Pesticides

Nearly all strawberry samples—98 percent—tested by federal officials had detectable pesticide residues. Forty percent had residues of 10 or more pesticides and some had residues of 17 different pesticides. Some …
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Plant-based diet: 8 Million Lives, $1 Trillion in health care, 70% reduced emissions
2 years ago

Plant-based diet: 8 Million Lives, $1 Trillion in health care, 70% reduced emissions

A landmark study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found that a plant-based diet would prevent more than eight million deaths, reduce carbon emissions by 70 percent, and help save up …
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McCartney: Meat Free Monday to help the planet
6 years ago

McCartney: Meat Free Monday to help the planet

Everything we do, take, eat, or buy has a carbon footprint, and therefore an impact on climate change. Food production is, in fact, a major contributor. Agriculture as a whole …
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