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    Medieval Kings Ate Mostly Vegetarian Diets, New Study Finds

    Medieval Kings Ate Mostly Vegetarian Diets, New Study Finds

    Flexitarianism isn’t so new after all. As it turns out, kings in the medieval period ate mostly plants, with meat served as occasional treats for feasts and other celebrations. A study from researchers at Cambridge University found that the wealthiest, most powerful people in society during these times ate mostly vegetarian diets. Bioarchaeologist Sam Leggett […]

    Sadhguru Calls for a Montreal Protocol for Soil

    Sadhguru Calls for a Montreal Protocol for Soil

    Sadhguru is a spiritual leader who has spent the last 24 years leading a global people’s movement to save the world’s soil. His Conscious Planet: Save Soil movement aims to turn the world’s attention to soil; encourage around 3.5 billion people, or 60 percent of the global electorate, to push for soil-healthy policies; and ensure that soil has an organic content of three to six percent. 

    Is This City the New ‘Vegan Capital of the World’?

    Is This City the New ‘Vegan Capital of the World’?

    Move over Portland, Oregon… there’s a new vegan capital of the world. According to online cooking resource Chef’s Pencil, Brighton and Hove has been named the new global vegan hotspot for the first time. This marks the first time that Chef’s Pencil has not named Portland or Bristol, UK as the vegan capital, and Brighton […]

    20 Million Acres of U.S. Cropland May Be Contaminated by PFAS ‘Forever Chemicals’

    20 Million Acres of U.S. Cropland May Be Contaminated by PFAS ‘Forever Chemicals’

    Toxic per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances, known as PFAS or “forever chemicals,” are a family of more than 9,000 synthetic, human-made chemicals that barely break down in the natural environment, according to CHEM Trust. PFAS are used to make products water-, heat- or stain-resistant, The Guardian reported. Very low amounts of these forever chemicals in […]

    Vegan Picnic Foods for Your Spring Adventures

    Vegan Picnic Foods for Your Spring Adventures

    The warm, breezy days of spring are the perfect setting for a picnic. Whether you head to a local park, set up a spot on the side of your favorite hiking trail, or lay a blanket in the backyard, getting outside to dine al fresco is a dreamy way to spend a spring afternoon. Thankfully, […]

    Brooklyn’s Maison Jar Is One of Many New Zero-Waste Grocery Stores

    Brooklyn’s Maison Jar Is One of Many New Zero-Waste Grocery Stores

    At Maison Jar – a new grocery store located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn in New York City – silos of dry goods line one wall. Dried beans, grains, pasta, nuts, and coffee are beside bins of cooking staples like flour, baking soda, baking powder, and sugar. A refrigerator on the wall opposite holds industrial-sized jars of […]