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White House Conference Vows to End Hunger, Fix Food System in America
White House Conference Vows to End Hunger, Fix Food System in America
More than13 million American households now face food insecurity, made worse by the current rising food prices, and living in so-called food deserts, where access to nutritious fresh produce is scarce. Today President Biden unveiled a plan to end hunger in the US by the end of the decade, and called on a partnership of private and public sectors to spend billions and commit to fixing the broken fo
Meat Consumption Is Down in These Countries. Here’s What’s Happening
Meat Consumption Is Down in These Countries. Here’s What’s Happening
As climate change continues to become an even bigger cause for concern among savvy consumers who are linking their purchase choices at the store to contributions of CO2 and other greenhouse gases, the meat and dairy industries are finding themselves in the line of fire, since animal agriculture accounts for about one-third of all greenhouse gases produced by food production. That ...
Study Finds Eating Plant Protein Boosts Gut Health and Overall Wellbeing
Study Finds Eating Plant Protein Boosts Gut Health and Overall Wellbeing
When asked why vegetarians avoid meat, the most common reason given is for their health, according to a study from UC Davis. New research suggests that they are onto something. A study out of the University of Birmingham found that eating more plant-based, especially lentils, beans, and legumes, shifts the gut microbiome to be healthier and sets you up for a cascade of positive health effects, as
Paramore Teams Up With Vegan Charity While on Tour to Fight Food Insecurity
Paramore Teams Up With Vegan Charity While on Tour to Fight Food Insecurity
This October, Paramore's long-awaited return to the stage kicks off in Bakersfield, California, but this tour ushers in more than just a new album release. The rock band announced that it has partnered with vegan charity Support + Feed to donate a portion of ticket sales to help address food insecurity and the climate crisis. The American rock band ...
Craving Fatty Food? New Study Says Your Gut is Talking. How to Answer
Craving Fatty Food? New Study Says Your Gut is Talking. How to Answer
If you're like most Americans, you love foods that are high in fat and just the whiff of french fries or Cinnabon makes you crave the taste of fatty foods like fries, donuts, or other fat-filled snack. That's because your gut is speaking to your brain, not the other way around, according to a new study from Columbia University researchers. They fou...
Why This University is Replacing Its Cheesesteaks With Vegan Patty Melts
Why This University is Replacing Its Cheesesteaks With Vegan Patty Melts
About 23 percent of 18-to-25-year-olds follow a vegan or vegetarian diet, but still, most universities offer few plant-based food options, making it difficult for college-aged students to make sustainable, healthy choices. Now, food service giant Sodexo, which serves approximately 380 North American universities, announced that it is adapting its food selection, starting with Liberty University in

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