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Is it Better to Buy Organic or Local? Now We Know.

Buying local may be the best thing you can do for your community — and the planet. I’ve been singing the praises of buying locally and the locavore movement for quite sometime. But now, more than …

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No, You Won’t Have to Resort to Eating Insects in the Future

Doesn't it seem like lately every single food-related website is bombarding you with hideous images of piles of crickets or worms being touted as "the food of the future?"Blech. Eating insects doesn…

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Chia Recall Update: More Products and the Possible Cause

The chia recall that sickened over 50 people has expanded, and experts now have a theory about what caused the contamination. The illness count for the recent chia recall is now at 65 people in the…

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Want to Find or Sell Foraged Foods? There’s an App for That.

A new urban foraging app – RipeNearMe – is aiming to take urban foraging to the next level by letting growers share, swap, or even sell their bounty. Crowdsourced apps that encourage urban fo…

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Oregon Voters Ban GMOs in 2 Counties

Voters in two Oregon counties this week overwhelmingly approved ballot initiatives prohibiting cultivation of genetically modified crops, despite a million-dollar agribusiness PR campaign against the …

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5+ Rules for Grocery Shopping

When it comes to shopping for groceries, it's tough to make good decisions. Enter Marion Nestle — nutritionist, author, and food hero — and her 5 rules for buying good groceries. She just shared a …

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Why My Kids Are Vegan (+ Tips for Feeding a Veggie-Averse Guest)

Feeding picky kiddos can be daunting -- all the more so when they're used to hot dogs and hamburgers, but your pantry's stocked with chickpeas and quinoa! Whether your vegan kid has an omni-friend pla…

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Top News from the Food Front: Kale-esi Burger, Organic Controversy, and More

Have you heard about the vegan "Game of Thrones" themed burger, or the new app to help you fight food waste? Did you see the new diet and nutrition research on MS and heart disease? Do you know abou…

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8 Wine Trends We’re Loving Right Now

The wine industry is surprisingly adaptable for a craft that's been around for thousands of years. Wine-makers are flexible in modifying their processes to keep up with changing consumer demands and e…

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12 Urban Gardening Resources for All Kinds of Spaces

Do you live in a city but want to grow your own food? We've rounded up urban gardening tips and ideas to help you make the most of your space! Growing a garden in an urban setting presents some uni…

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about Eat Drink Better

At Eat Drink Better, we are passionate about food and drink! Whether we’re talking recipes, food policy, food justice, or anything in between, it all comes back to caring about what’s on our plates and its impact on our bodies, society, and the planet. At Eat Drink Better we accept all food philosophies that are aimed at creating healthier people and a healthier planet. We hope you’ll find recipes and information here to help you eat and drink…better! You can find us on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.

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Kara Foran

Kara is an editor for Care2's Healthy Living. She's happiest when engaging with creative, bright and loving people--whether they are the stranger on... more

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