Is there anything better than finding good uses for things that would otherwise go to waste? This is the beauty gof upcycling, a practice that’s quickly becoming a movement, especially when it comes to making the most of surplus food and feeding those in need. Here’s a closer look at this forward-thinking food trend.
Buzz buzz buzz. One lone fruit fly zooming around your head as you do the dishes is an all too common occurrence.
Like flossing, scheduling a yearly check-up, and cleaning under the couch, eating a diet rich in a variety of fruits and vegetables is one of those things we know we should do, but sometimes just don’t.
If you were to make a list of the nastiest pests on earth, where would fruit flies rank? Probably somewhere below cockroaches, rats, and pigeons, but above ants.
Eight times a day. That’s how many times you should be eating a serving of fruits and vegetables. Nature’s bounty doesn’t only look pretty, it’s also incredibly good for you.
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There’s nothing more disheartening than gleefully taking that big, juicy, fire engine red tomato out of the fridge, only to discover it tastes like…nothing.
Summer is in full swing, which means you’re popping sweet, succulent blueberries, sipping refreshing cucumber water, and soaking up some sun. Life is good, and that feeling is palpable in all the lush fruits and vegetables that are thriving right now.
Not all fruits and vegetables are created equal when it comes to pesticides. A new report lists the best and worst when it comes to contamination — and the results may surprise you.
Though the term “conventional farming” might evoke images of an idyllic farm with a red barn and cows happily munching on wild pastures, modern conventional farming means nothing of the kind. Sadly, conventional farming today is intended to maximize profits through the use of GMOs, pesticides and other questionable tactics.
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