Maxwell Rabb is a Staff Writer at The Beet based in Chicago. With experience in fine dining, plant-based cooking, and a writing degree, he found himself sharing these experiences at The Beet.
Here’s How Factory Farming Threatens Our Food Security
Climate change is threatening agricultural supply chains nearly everywhere in the world, disrupting harvests and slowing production, and causing food to disappear from grocery shelves. Approximately 85 percent of the world's population is experiencing the dangerous effects of climate change, and animal agriculture can be directly linked to this devastation. Philip Lymbery, chief execut... Read Mor
The Best Healthy Crackers to Buy for Your Next Dinner Party
It's natural to want to find the healthiest crackers that also taste great, so when you have that indulgent pre-dinner snack, you can rest assured that you are choosing a whole grain or seed-filled healthy cracker that is not only tasty and a perfect match for your choice of spread, cheese or non-dairy topper, but that you're feeding your body healthy ingredients that will fill you up but not spik
Menus Have 3,000% More Plant-Based Options Than They Did in 2018
An estimated 1.6 million Americans have purchased vegan products in the last few years, but this massive plant-based push isn't limited to just grocery stores. Restaurants are adopting plant-based menu items and creating designated menu sections to cater to the thousands of Americans looking to eat healthier and more sustainably. The term "plant-based" has appear...
This USDA Program is Looking to Make Vegan Dairy More Accessible
42 percent of Americans believe that plant-based foods will overtake meat options by 2032, and now, a new government program might help millions gain access to vegan dairy products such as dairy-free milk, yogurt, and more. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) just proposed that additional vegan dairy products should be included in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women
Vegan Salmon Is Coming to Stores This Month. Find Out More
Nearly 85 percent of the world is actively worried about pollution and the ocean, however, Americans are still eating 918 million pounds of salmon every year. Despite evidence that overfishing is hurting fish populations and oceanic ecosystems, demand for seafood remains high. Now...
Nestle and Perfect Day’s Animal-Free Milks Hit Shelves
The world's largest food and beverage company Nestlé is striving to achieve net zero greenhouse emissions by 2050. Despite this, the Swiss-based company is a major dairy supplier, using cow-based milk for creamers, chocolate bars, and more, all of which contribute negatively to the brand's environmental goals. One recent bright sp...
These 7 Food Trends Are Going to Be Huge In 2023
After a season of indulging that starts at Thanksgiving and lasts through the end of the year, it is no surprise that 45 percent of Americans are expected to make New Year's resolutions to improve their diets and get back on track in January 2023. We ...
Burger King Adds Vegan Bacon to Its Permanent Menu. Where to Try It
Burger King has only delivered a meatless version of its Steakhouse burger, a double-patty monster topped with crispy onions and slathered with barbecue sauce, to restaurants in Europe. But the initial launch wasn't totally complete –– when plant-based diners called the company out for forgetting the bacon, vegan meat brand La Vie stepped in to fix the problem and help perfect The Veggie Steakhous
To Keep Muscle Mass as We Age, Eat More of This, Study Finds
You can keep working out, add more weight training, and do everything you can to keep muscle mass as you age. But even the fittest people are not exempt from the fact that we tend to lose muscle mass every decade after the age of 30, in a process called sarcopenia. Now...
What Exactly Is a Sustainable Diet? Here’s What That Means
Younger generations are anxious about climate change, reporting that they feel "very" or "extremely" worried about the planet with more than half noting that the concept makes them feel "powerless" or "afraid." And despite almost 54 percent of Millennials adopting "flexitarian" diets to minimize their environmental footprints, new research suggests