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Are You Ready for Cricket Flour Cookies?

Ever have a hard time finding an affordable, healthy, and environmentally sustainable source of pure protein for you and your family? Soy is a mixed bag, beef and fish can be unsustainable and expensi…

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Eggs, Dairy, Poultry, Beef, or Pork. Which is the Worst?

A new paper compares eggs, dairy, poultry, beef and pork to determine which has the biggest environmental impact. If you guessed beef, you’re right. Yet another study has confirmed that beef is th…

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Taco Bell Explains Mystery Ingredients, Almost

In response to past lawsuits and a general trend towards transparency in the fast food industry, Taco Bell is now publicly displaying the not-so-secret ingredients in their famous mystery meat. Accord…

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Eat Your Saturated Fat

Here’s the gist: saturated fat doesn’t cause heart disease OR make you fat. That's right. What's even more mind-blowing? -- The fat in your bacon might actually be making you healthier. Holy cow! …

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Horsemeat is Everywhere, Including IKEA

At the beginning of the year, the European Union was hit in the proverbial gut with a scandal that called into question, what, exactly, was everyone eating? After all of the concern and safeguards put…

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10 Foods That Promote Brain Health

Who doesn’t want to become smarter? Who wants to look better or feel healthier? Many recent studies have shown how certain nutrients can positively affect the brain, specifically in areas of the brain…

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The True Impact of Hamburgers (Video)

By Brian Merchant, TreeHugger On average, Americans eat three burgers a week. That may sound surprising in statistic form, but it squares pretty evenly with our nation's fast food infatuation…

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Common Ground: The Most Practical Meat to Eat

Ground meat has gotten a bad rap of late, and deservedly so. With reports about “pink slime” dominating the headlines, along with the various pathogen outbreaks from ground beef contaminations, and th…

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Are We All Born Meat Eaters?

Back when I was a kid, my sister (the unrepentant animal lover) made the public declaration to our family that she was now a vegetarian. She was probably 15-years-old, which is old enough to make thes…

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Not-So-Local Meat

Last month I was witness to an illegal pig slaughter. I should probably clarify this statement on all fronts. This slaughter (or “harvest” as people who raise livestock like to call it) was not done i…

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