Farmers can help us eat better and use our land better with less environmental costs

Altho this article discusses the UK food system, not the incredibly complicated US system, it notes an important issue that's not raised often. If we have a decreasing amount of arable land, and a need to make every drop of water count, we need to choose carefully what to grow, what to eat, and how … Continue reading Farmers can help us eat better and use our land better with less environmental costs

10 travel mugs worth considering

https://food52.com/blog/24353-best-travel-coffee-mugs for photos The 10 Best Travel Mugs, So You Never Have to Be Without Coffee Because life without coffee, well, isn't. by:Erin Alexander July 16, 2019 3 Comments Save 3 Comments To know coffee is to love her. But to drink coffee on the go—be it in the car, on the subway, or while walking down the street—is to … Continue reading 10 travel mugs worth considering

Lionfish hunters find leaving their kills behind is dangerous

Lionfish are an ongoing disaster in the Caribbean and US coastal waters because of their voracious appetites. They'll clear a reef in no time. Local divers attempt to contain the hazard by hunting them. Originally, they were put into containers before disposal on-shore. Because of the volume of lionfish kills, some kills were left for … Continue reading Lionfish hunters find leaving their kills behind is dangerous

So what IS an ultraprocessed food?

We're supposed to reduce our consumption of ultraprocessed food. But what fits in that category? Turns out some canned fruits and vegetables are considered ultraprocessed even tho they don't seem that different from fresh, simply because there are a number of critical processes that must be applied before the product can be sold. Most food … Continue reading So what IS an ultraprocessed food?

Climate zones for crops have moved 365 miles since 1970

Hotter temperatures are not only an inconvenience. They're also already having an effect on where crops can be grown. The ecosystems in the Great Plains of the US, the world's bread basket, have shifted northward substantially just in the past 50 years. These moves mean that certain crops may be unable to pollinate or even … Continue reading Climate zones for crops have moved 365 miles since 1970

For your health, avoid ultraprocessed foods

Trying to eat properly is simply not easy. Turns out that relatively simple foods require quite a bit of processing before they can be sent to your grocery story.. I'm posting a second post with a few articles with slightly different lists of what's considered ultraprocessed. All researchers have now are the results of eating … Continue reading For your health, avoid ultraprocessed foods