Author Archives: insustainabilityandinhealth

Wise Words from Michael Pollan

I came across this video tonight and had to share it on the blog. Michael Pollan is one of the leading experts on the food industry, and I recommend his work to anyone interested. In this video, Pollan explains how … Continue reading

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Healthy Living Advice to 16-year-old Me

As my interest in healthy living has become apparent to my friends and family in the last few years, I’ve started to receive questions about the topic. I’ve been asked what I eat for meals, what I buy at the … Continue reading

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Back to the Blog – Political Food for Thought

During a busy period of moving, traveling and changes at work, I thought I was going to retire from my (short-lived) blogging hobby. When I was working on the blog this summer, I often felt like I didn’t have anything … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Peanut Butter?

One food that I eat almost every day is peanut butter. I put it in my oatmeal or smoothies for breakfast, eat it on toast or an apple for snacks, and usually have a few (or a lot of) bites … Continue reading

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What’s in Season?

Some of the most common advice I hear, and it turn give, about eating a healthy diet and minimizing that diet’s impact on the environment is to eat locally and seasonally. I’ve talked about some of those benefits before on … Continue reading

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My Strategy for Preparing Healthy Lunches To Go

When I started my full-time job last year, I wanted to be sure I didn’t develop the habit of eating out often for lunch. Eating out is typically more expensive than bringing your own lunch from home, it is typically … Continue reading

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Scenes from a Summer Vacation

I’ve been home from my summer vacation for a few days now, but I’m already ready to go back! I loved five straight days of sleeping in, being outside, and having no set schedule. My boyfriend and I started off … Continue reading

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