White bread has long been denounced for its lack of nutrient and fiber content. Instead, U.S. dietary guidelines have steadily pushed the whole grain agenda, driving the crop to the top spot in a recent poll of healthy foods. Despite it’s rise to fame, the truth is:
A scarce water supply, rapid population growth, and climate change pose a serious threat to our food production. But Silicon Valley thinks it has the solution.
Using freight containers equipped with hi-tech gadgets, entrepreneurs are disrupting the very essence of what it means to farm; bringing the outdoors, inside.READ MORE
As rooftop season draws to a close, there was one more spot I had to check out, so this past weekend I hopped on a delayed R train and took an unplanned Uber, to make it in time for happy hour at Brooklyn Grange.
But happy hour was actually a tour, and the closest thing to a Bloody Mary here was a tomato. That’s because Brooklyn Grange is a rooftop farm. With cities like New York and Chicago leading the charge, here’s why growing from above is the next big thing.
IMAGINE IF YOU BROKE YOUR LEG, BUT A QUICK INJECTION FIXED IT.
That reality is closer than you may think. Hip replacement surgeries and traditional drug therapies could become a thing of the past. We are on the cusp of medicine’s most significant breakthrough – curing disease with robots. READ MORE
Given the choice, I prefer to cook what I eat. But when it comes to snacks, I do indulge in protein bars. Finding one, however, made from clean sources is no easy feat; most are filled with ingredients you can’t even pronounce (*cough cough* – Quest Bar).
Finally, I thought I’d done it! About eighteen months ago I discovered RXBar, the ‘whole food‘ bar made from ‘clean food you can count on’. I was all in, had a subscription, took them with me on my travels, and even blogged about them.
Sadly, RXBar was too good to be true and as you’re about to discover, the ingredients are anything but clean.