Today’s Solutions: July 21, 2024

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Here are 10 non-dairy foods that are rich with calcium

Calcium is well known for its ability to build and maintain your bones, but that’s not the only thing it does. It’s also important for muscle contraction, blood pressure regulation, nerve transmission, and blood clotting. Most people get their calcium from dairy products such as milk and Read More...

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The time has almost come for vegan lab-grown salmon filets to hit the market

Over the past few years, there’s been a lot of buzz around meat alternatives—lab-grown meat alternatives that are— that will help those who don’t want to sacrifice the taste and “mouth feel” of real animal products ease into a more sustainable, eco-friendly, and a plant-based Read More...

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10 key ingredients for your plant-based pantry

Committing to cutting down on meat, or switching to a plant-based diet altogether, is good for you and is a more sustainable choice for the environment. Let’s face it, though, the texture and taste of meat and meat byproducts are hard to adequately replace with alternatives like tofu or Read More...

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Restaurant messaging can help consumers choose plant-based meals

Most people will agree (regardless of their personal diets) that on the whole, the livestock and meat production industry is certainly not climate-friendly. The food industry alone accounts for more than a third of the world’s total annual planet-heating emissions, and a big chunk of that comes Read More...

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How people in Blue Zones drink alcohol

While there is quite a bit of debate around touting alcohol as something that is beneficial to our health, the fact of the matter is that people living in Blue Zones, which are places with the highest concentration of centenarians, do consume alcohol regularly—they just consume it in a mindful Read More...

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Study: Plant based meals could be more important at dinner

About 18 million people die each year as a result of cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks, strokes and congestive heart failure. That number could be significantly lower if people would cut meat out of their dinner meals. A new study found that people who eat a plant-based dinner reduce Read More...

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Three ways to take your food sustainability to the next level

So you use a metal straw, compost, and turn your scraps into stock, but you’re looking to bring your sustainable routine to the next level. Any sustainable lifestyle change is a good one, but if you’re looking for more extensive ways to reduce your personal carbon footprint, here are some ideas Read More...

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Hayek Hospital in Beirut is the first to go vegan

What comes to mind when you think of an average hospital meal? Likely something bland and processed and, if you’re lucky, a dessert resembling Jell-o. Food is critical to health and recovery, yet many medical facilities fall short when it comes to nutritious options. The personnel at Read More...

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This little known weed is a powerful source of plant-based omega-3s

Omega-3 fatty acids are an essential fat that the body can’t produce on its own and that we need to survive. They are key for improving cardiovascular health and can help to lower blood pressure. Omega-3s are primarily found in animal-based diets, which helps to explain why a lack of omega-3s Read More...

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Study: Plant-based diets are critical for protecting biodiversity

What is our most powerful tool for protecting biodiversity? A new report by the Chatham House, backed by the UN, indicates that widespread adoption of plant-based diets is one of the most crucial ways to protect endangered species.  Plant-based diets are environmentally beneficial because they Read More...