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Food & Agriculture

Sustainable 5: Decreasing Food Consumption and Plastic Waste from Processed Food

Americans tend to eat more calories void of nutrition than their bodies need for a healthy lifestyle. This has led to increasing numbers of people with diabetes and obesity. Packaged foods from large conglomerates generally use unhealthy fats, add unnecessary sugar, high fructose corn syrup and a long line of chemicals that are not food, …

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5 Dressing Tips (Plus 5 Homemade Dressing Recipes)

Tips You can make your dressings in batches Dressings, whether creamy (mayonnaise or dairy based) or vinaigrette (oil and vinegar), are emulsions that can keep for up to one week in an airtight container in the refrigerator for the creamy (egg or dairy based) ones, and for up to two weeks for the vinaigrettes. Although, …

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Sustainable 5: Decreasing Meat Production and Consumption

According to the book The Blue Zones, which studied the diets and lifestyles of pockets of centenarians, people who lived to 100+ ate meat an average 1-2 times or less per week. Decreasing meat consumption is not only healthier but it has a lesser impact on the environment. Here are 5 simple ways to eat …

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