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How Healthy is Coconut Oil?

Many of us (me included) love coconut. But, is coconut oil good for you? The answer isn’t quite clear. It is common knowledge that coconut flesh, milk, and oil are high in saturated fat. Saturated …

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Coming Soon: Buildings Made From Tequila Waste!

The company Plastinova is working with two local tequila-makers in Jalisco, Mexico to turn leftovers from making tequila into a composite building material. The leftovers – called agave bagasse – are …

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This Fasting Regimen Could Make You Live Longer

A small study from the University of Florida looked at how a new type of fasting – dubbed “feast and famine fasting” – impacted subjects’ health. The premise of the study is that straight up fastin…

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Avoiding BPA? Meet the Controversial New Plastic Label

If you’re avoiding BPA because of its endocrine-disrupting properties, there’s a new plastic label that you may want to keep on your radar: EA free. But it's controversial. More and more consumers …

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7 Misleading Health Claims that You Should Never Believe

Most of us want to eat healthier. Food companies know this — and their marketers know just how to push our buttons. Just ask Bruce Bradley — a former processed food marketer turned real food advocate.…

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10+ Vegan Recipes for Valentine’s Day

Nothing says romance like a cruelty-free Valentine’s Day. If vegan Valentine’s Day recipes seem like they’re out of your wheelhouse a little bit, don’t worry! We’ve got lots of ideas for you to choose…

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5 Good Reasons to Avoid Refined Sugar

Refined sugar is bad news for our health. If you’ve been wanting to cut back on sugar but needed some good reasons, we’ve got you covered. Real talk: you know that refined sugar is not exactly heal…

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5 Reasons Our Bacon Obsession is a Bad Idea

I know: bacon tastes good. There’s no denying it. But even if you don’t care at all about animal rights, there are some solid reasons to check that bacon obsession. Bacon has always been a pretty p…

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Will Your Restaurant Meal Make You Sick? New Tool Helps You Find Out.

My husband and I are fans of the show Restaurant Impossible, where chef Robert Irvine and his team make over menus and decor to help save failing restaurants. Too often, the kitchen is a horrifying me…

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Study: Eating Instant Ramen Noodles Linked to Heart Disease and Stroke Risk

Ramen noodles are a convenient way to sneak in a quick meal, but they could be harming our health. Read about the study and try these healthier alternatives. A study published in August's issue of…

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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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Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

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