A Diet for Preventing Diabetes and Promoting Planetary Health


Sustainable Solutions

So much of what currently plagues our species and our planet, is driven by a combination of consumer choices and global socioeconomic and political systems that reward short term gains over long term sustainability. The consequences of the decisions we make of what to put into our bodies starkly demonstrates the interconnectedness between human and … Continue reading A Diet for Preventing Diabetes and Promoting Planetary Health

Community-Based Farm-to-School Programs: A Sustainable Solution for Diabetes Prevention and Promoting the Local Food Economy


Healthy fruits and veggies in schools

Making more fresh and nutritious whole foods available to children, and better connecting farms to schools is not just a noble concept, but a necessary and sustainable solution to pressing problems in the United States and around the world. Childhood obesity rates have been rising in parallel with the spread of industrial agriculture, global food … Continue reading Community-Based Farm-to-School Programs: A Sustainable Solution for Diabetes Prevention and Promoting the Local Food Economy

Grass-Fed Beef


Cows are ruminants, and they evolved over millions of years to eat grass. Grass and other forage plants that ruminants munch on are difficult to digest, hence the evolution of their special stomach, the rumen, which helps break down these plants through special microorganisms and fermentation. Furthermore, the grass does not enter the rumen until … Continue reading Grass-Fed Beef