Green and Sustainable Eating

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Meet the Man Responsible for Getting Trans Fats Out of Our Food

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As of June, man-made trans fats—the unhealthy hydrogenated oils known to cause heart disease, type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer's—are now officially out of our food supply.

Why Our Future Depends on Healthy Soil

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Most of us don't give a second thought to the earth beneath our feet. It's humble. It's unassuming.

Meet Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree: An Organic Farmer with a Mission

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When it comes to getting things done, Chellie Pingree does not mind getting her hands—or,

Meet the People Giving a Voice to Food Industry Workers

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Meet the megaphones.

Leafy Greens Are the Biggest Contributors to Food Waste in America, But This Man Is Here to Change That

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As incredibly healthy as leafy greens are, they also happen to be among the biggest contributors to food waste in the U.S.

This Chef Is Working with Doctors to Prescribe Food as Medicine, and It's Making Patients Healthier

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What if you couldn't afford fresh fruits and vegetables?

Slavery Plagues the Seafood Industry; Here's How One Woman Is Making a Difference

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In 2015, a group of Associated Press reporters wrote a series of stories that blew the lid off a horrific scandal plaguing the seafood industry: slavery.

EPIC Founders Are Changing the Meat Industry One Protein Bar at a Time

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The inspiration for Epic Provisions (think: high-end meat snacks like bison bars and wagyu beef

Celebrity Chef Tom Colicchio Is on a Mission to End Hunger for Veterans

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Nourishing people is in Tom Colicchio's DNA.

Unilever's Plan to Curb Wasteful Packaging Impacts All of Us—for the Better

Sustainability isn't a mere buzzword to Paul Polman. It is his ethos. From the get-go as CEO in 2009, he has made it a top priority—implementing a plan that has reduced the company's product waste by 29 percent and cut the weight of packaging by 13 percent. Last year, he pledged that 100 percent of Unilever's plastic packaging will be reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025—not only in its U.S.