Lisa Arbetter's writing has appeared in InStyle, Real Simple, Health, AARP, Women's Wear Daily, W, and many digital publications. It includes reported stories on health, wellness, food, spirits, fashion, and beauty.
When You Go Plant-Based, Here’s How Much it Lowers Your Carbon Footprint
We’re closing out the decade with yet another environmental milestone, and not the kind you celebrate. According to the World Meteorological Organization, 2019 is expected to be the second or third warmest year on record. It’s the proverbial final straw that breaks the back of the climate change argument.
Meat Wars Heat Up: Lobbyists Have It In for Plant-Based Meat Alternatives
Someone has a beef with plant-based meats. On November 2, USAToday treated readers to an op-ed entitled, “Let them eat steak: Hold the shame, red meat is not bad for you or climate change.” The piece, written by Will Coggin, managing director of the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF), was just one part of a multi-pronged campaign by CCF to undermine consumer’s beliefs in the health and environmental benefits of plant-based meats.
Which is the Heart Healthiest Diet: Mediterranean or Plant-Based?
We’re so obsessed with finding the best of everything—constantly Googling “best restaurant,” “best vacation spot,” “best computer”—yet so many of us settle for the runner-up Mediterranean diet when it comes to eating for our heart health.