Posts tagged Sustainable Food
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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Making An Impact With Your Morning Coffee

Some people may say that choosing to purchase fair-trade coffee isn't going to make a difference, or that there are many issues with the fair trade system itself, and they are right on that last part...there are issues with the fair trade label like all overarching entities. But ultimately when it comes down to it, supporting small-producers that are part of fair trade organizations is something that has so much good at its core. Companies who are supporting these co-op's are trying to do better, and that really is what matters.

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Got Milk? How To Choose A Healthy Dairy Product

Dairy is one of those food groups that the nutrition community just does not seem to be able to agree on. Some people love it, some people think we should never consume it, and others are somewhere in the middle. I'm not going to lie, for a long time I was in the "I don't think humans were ever meant to consume dairy" category, and while my logic was based in some sound reasoning and research, these days there are few foods I would choose to take such a polarized stance on. Now my stance on dairy consumption is 100% based on the needs of the individual, and thinking about what is best for the environment. 

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