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12 Easy One-Pot Healthy Vegan Recipes You’ll Want To Make Now

4 Mins Read It’s no surprise that most of us are spending more time in our own kitchens, but you might be getting a little sick of doing all the dishes. So we’re here to help with 12 super easy, healthy, 100-percent plant-based family recipes that can be whipped up with just one pan, pot or tray!  1. […]

Gotham Greens Raises $310 Million Series E to Expand Greenhouse Produce Operations

3 Mins Read Gotham Greens, the New York-based producer of greenhouse-grown greens and products including dressings, dips, and sauces, has just raised $310 million in a Series E funding round to lead its U.S. expansion plans. Led by BMO Impact Investment Fund and Ares Management, the Series E also includes participation from Commonfund, RockCreek, Kimco Realty Corporation, Manna […]

Organic Labeling and Logos – Get The Facts

5 Mins Read What’s in a label? Here’s why organic labeling and logos matter—and what they actually mean. We always need more facts as conscious consumers. We do not live in an ideal world. There is no choice you can make at the grocery store that does not come with some compromise or another. There are many different […]

The 7 Best Plant-Based Sources For Omega-3 Fatty Acids

5 Mins Read Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for health and wellbeing. Many people believe that omega-3s can only be found in non-plant-based sources such as fatty fish. However, there are many plant-based foods that do contain omega-3s, and crucially, fish contain omega-3s because they eat plankton and algae. There are three main types of omega-3s: ALA (alpha-linolenic […]

5 Ways To Improve Your Relationship With Food

3 Mins Read Just like with friendships and romantic relationships, our relationship with food is something we must nurture and continue to develop. After all, how you eat plays a huge role in your overall health and wellbeing. We all get so busy that we forget how to enjoy food. Sometimes we need to be reminded about how […]

Sound Therapy: What It Is, How To Practice It, and Where To Find It

4 Mins Read Sound therapists believe that sound – music, different frequencies, pure sounds – can help rebalance our energy, emotions and well-being. If you’re looking to explore a new wellness modality – sound therapy might just be it. Here, we take a dive into what sound therapy actually is, different types of sound therapies out there and […]

Heyday Is Making Canning and Beans Cool Again

3 Mins Read Canned food startup Heyday Canning Co is aiming to revive the canned food category as a sustainable and affordable protein source. Heyday’s name is no accident. The canned food company was founded by operations expert Jamie Tulley and former Clif Bar and Sweet Earth marketing specialist, Kat Kavner, with a nod to the way things […]

3 Breathing Exercises to Reduce Anxiety and Stress

5 Mins Read Maintaining mental health hygiene should be as normal as maintaining our general hygiene. But one thing we often forget to do is to take care of our mental health. If you have no clue where to start managing your stress—look no further than right under your nose! As a trained Breathwork coach, I am here […]

Does a Plant-Based Diet Increase the Risk of Hip Fractures?

3 Mins Read A recent study claimed that women who follow a plant-based diet were 33 percent more likely to fracture a hip than omnivores. But the European Food Information Council (EUFIC) says there’s more to consider when assessing the risk. Does a plant-based diet really increase the risk of hip fractures? According to the research, which was based […]

6 Natural Vegan Egg Substitutes For Easy Plant-Based Baking

4 Mins Read Like other intensive industrial farming practices, producing eggs generates greenhouse gas emissions and also contributes to contaminating soil and water, not to mention it’s ethically problematic—most egg-laying hens live in pretty horrific conditions. You may also be avoiding eggs for health reasons such as an allergy. Whatever your reason for avoiding them, there are many […]

Dangerous ‘Forever Chemicals’ In All Rainwater Crosses ‘a Planetary Boundary’

3 Mins Read Virtually all rainwater now contains unsafe levels of forever chemicals—Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)—says new research. Reducing exposure to PFAS chemicals can help prevent the risks of metabolic and reproductive issues as well as reduce the risk of certain types of cancer. But the chemicals found in common household items that can be replaced with […]

Can Microalgae Oil Replace Unsustainable Palm Oil?

3 Mins Read In a bid to replace palm oil, scientists at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore are looking underwater. A research team claims that oil extracted from specific strains of microalgae coil offer a viable alternative to the environmentally-harmful conventional choice.  The oil is claimed to offer personal health and sustainability benefits, according to findings published in […]

Eating Red Meat Linked to 22% Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

3 Mins Read New research links chemicals produced in the gut after consuming red meat to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO), which is produced by gut microbes in the meat digestion process, has already been linked to a greater risk of cardiovascular disease. Research in 2019 found that eating red meat daily triples heart […]

How To Reduce Your Blue Light Exposure

5 Mins Read Even before the pandemic, the amount of time we spend in front screens has been growing by double digits every year, and with that, concerns about the consequences to our health. The more screen time we endure, the more artificial blue light we are exposed to. Our smartphones have become our most essential material object […]

10 Reasons Eating Fish and Seafood Is Bad for Your Health and the Planet

7 Mins Read From biodiversity loss to more frequent natural disasters and rising global temperatures, our planet is now at an important crossroads. In the face of this global crisis, lessening our impact on the limited environmental resources we have left requires careful consideration of our consumption choices. Reducing seafood intake is one of the key ways you […]