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Why Reconnecting With Your Food System May Be The Most Impactful Thing You Can Do Today

When was the last time you thought about where your food comes from? And no I don't mean the aisles of your local grocery store, I mean where did it truly comes from? Where was it planted, grown, watered, harvested, prepared, packaged, and shipped from so that it could arrive in your supermarket?

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What Happened To Grains + Why I Don't Believe A Gluten Free Diet Is For Everyone

Going grain free is a pretty popular diet trend these days between gluten-free diets, paleo diets, ketogenic diets, etc. grains (and carbs) have somehow turned into the enemy that everyone wants to avoid. And while there are certain people who I absolutely think this may be good for (specifically those with celiac disease, or those with certain gut issues) generally speaking I really don’t believe that grains are out to harm us. 

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Guide To Sustainable Living: Reconnecting With Our Food

There is a giant system at play that brings the food we eat to the shelves of the grocery stores we buy from. The question however, is whether or not this system is serving the people that it is meant to support, and how can we ensure that the health and wellbeing of ALL people benefit from the way our food is produced?

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Whether We Realized It Or Not...Most People Love Eating In Season

You crave your pumpkin spice everything in the Fall, warming comfort foods in the Winter, and then all of a sudden asparagus sounds appealing and you look up and its Spring. Then as the warm Summer months start to role in hydrating watermelon, leafy greens, tomatoes, and cucumbers all start to fill your plate and you feel as though you could eat fruit salad for breakfast, leafy green salads for lunch, and more veggies for dinner. 

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5 Reasons To Buy Organic That Have Nothing To Do With YOUR Health

With millennials now more than ever identifying as global citizens of the world, and caring deeply about the health of our planet, the health of our nations underserved populations, and the health of people living in conflict and poverty all around the world, we find ourselves living in a time when focusing only on ourselves as individuals really just isn't going to cut it. We have to think bigger, we have to think outside of our immediate circle, we have to start thinking about how each and every time we choose to make a purchase, we are choosing to give our support to something. 

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