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What if We All Became Vegetarians? (Infographic)

We don't need to all dive head-first into a raw vegan diet. However, posing this question helps us determine the mathematical impact red meat, poultry and cheese--yes, even cheese--have on our planet.…

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4 Eating Styles That Lead to Weight Gain – Which One Are You?

We've been told to eat less, eat healthier, strip more fat from our diet--all are roads to nowhere. It's time to consider a bigger dietary picture. We'd like to introduce you to four women who walk…

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Top 20 Weight Loss Friendly Foods on the Planet

Not all calories are created equal. Different foods go through different metabolic pathways in the body. They can have vastly different effects on hunger, hormones and how many calories we burn.…

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What Your Cravings Mean

Who hasn’t experienced the overwhelming desire to eat some­thing specific, whether it be chocolate, potato chips, a burger, or some other food? We’ve all experienced cravings, but we should be careful…

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7 Foods You Should Splurge On

1. Coffee Grocery shopping is a tough balancing act. On one hand, you want to buy the freshest and highest quality food, but on the other, you’ve got to keep the grocery bill to a minimum. There ar…

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The Worst Food for our Planet?

A new study by American and Israeli researchers has determined the environmental cost of producing beef, dairy, poultry, pork and eggs. Their findings reveal the high price the planet pays per calorie…

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13 Clever Camping Hacks to Make the Outdoors More Fun

Camping is a fun way to step out of social media and get back in touch with the Great Outdoors. Unfortunately, some equate camping with incredibly heavy packs, hoards of bloodthirsty mosquitos, and di…

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Is Test Tube Meat in Our Near Futures?

Whether you are a carnivore or not, we all can agree that the bulk of our meat production industry is unsustainable, inhumane and unhealthy. Factory farms are bad for the environment, the animals, and…

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Nestle Recalls Hot Pockets with Meat “Unfit for Human Food”

Today in things that make you say yuck: Nestle is voluntarily recalling two kinds of Hot Pockets due to the meat inside being "unfit for human food." The Philly Steak and Cheese Hot Pockets and the…

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Strong, New Carcinogenic Compounds Discovered in Grilled Meats

We’ve been hearing about the various risks involved in eating grilled meat for a while; cancer, heart disease, accidental ingestion of wire bristles from grill-cleaning brushes (we kid you not). But n…

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