Kate Geagan, MS, RD, is an award-winning dietitian and internationally recognized leader in sustainable eating and nutrition. She is the author of Go Green, Get Lean: Trim Your Waistline with the Ultimate Low Carbon Footprint Diet and she’s regularly appeared on The Dr. Oz Show and Katie Couric’s show Katie.
Biodiversity is more than just a buzzword: It’s essential to combatting agricultural blights while providing nutrition and wider ranges of flavor. Searching out wild and heirloom products is about protecting the future of food through respecting the past.
With so many sweeteners vying for the “healthy and sustainable” label, it can be tricky to know which claims to trust and which to traipse right by in the supermarket. We’re doing a deep dive into the environmental impact of two key clean sweeteners — honey and maple syrup — to help you to shop more sustainably.
Fancy an artisanal pâté, crispy pigs’ ears or sautéed sweetbreads? If so, you’re taking part in one of this season’s hottest trends: nose-to-tail eating.
The future of sustainable farming goes way beyond organic. It's about planting to rebuild the soil itself, increasing biodiversity and getting "good bugs" back into our bellies.
Clean eaters, rejoice. There’s another food label popping up that can help you go a step further in your journey to better health: biodynamic. Though still an emerging trend (as organic was once), biodynamic is making its way to grocery shelves where it’s reshaping the food conversation from the ground up. Here’s what you need to know about the sustainable farming method, why it’s a better-health choice and how you can find producers and stores near you that carry it.