Well we can’t say we’re surprised, but the numbers are pretty staggering: a comprehensive new study that has been ongoing since 1980 attributes as many as 184,000 deaths annually world wide to the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. The United States alone had more than 25,000 deaths per year attributed to the drinks.
The study was conducted by researchers from Harvard in association with several other universities. The research included 62 dietary surveys in 51 countries, with Continue reading →
We’re so excited about the new documentary PlantPure Nation! From the producer and writer of Forks Over Knives, it’s currently on a 23 city sneak peek tour, and will be broadly released starting in July 2015. You can support the movie at their kickstarter page, and check out the trailer here:
We’re very excited that this month the Navajo Nation will be instituting North America’s first ever junk food tax! While it’s certainly not a game changer in the world of junk food, it’s “one small step for mankind” in the direction of public policy actually encouraging health for a change.
The new tax is 2 percent on soda, chips, and other junk foods. In a related positive development, in 2014 the Navajo Nation removed a 5 percent tax on vegetables and fruits. Now that’s a real treat!
Came across this brilliant idea on reddit about how to store beans and grains. All credit including idea and photo goes to reddit user MostiquoBLASTER. Basically it’s a wine rack with a bunch of juice bottles instead of wine bottles, with home-made stickers for labels. So simple, so genius!