Monthly Archives: July 2013


Should You Be Eating More Bugs?

Patrick Crowley has a business plan that is . . . well, let’s just call it extremely novel. Crowley’s company, Chapul Inc., is dedicated to providing sustainable food to shoppers in the form of protein-rich energy bars. The bars contain …

Top Green Trends for Homeowners and Businesses

Green technology has boomed in recent years, allowing for both businesses and homeowners to save energy and take advantage of eco-friendly products. Businesses began using green technology as soon as it became available, and because solar energy saved them so …

The Hidden Dangers of Processed Food

If you’re someone who actively searches for sustainable food options, you won’t be shocked to learn that Americans are currently eating too much processed food. Today, consumers in the U.S. are getting 70% of their calories from processed food. That’s …

5 Tips for Avoiding Contaminated Pet Food

Pet owners who watch for recalls of bad dog food are concerned about recent safety lapses at Natura Pet Products – and for good reason. The Procter & Gamble brand – which includes the Innova, Evo, Karma and California Natural …

3 Ways to Beat the Heat With What You Eat

When a heat wave strikes, air conditioners are our best friends. A few degrees will make your home or apartment bearable, while the lowest settings will turn your place into an ice cave. If you’re elderly, AC can even save …

10 Dangerous Chemicals in Food

Don’t be alarmed, sustainable lifestyle fans, but chemicals in food are inescapable – no matter what you choose at mealtime. To a scientist, food is really just a way to deliver vital proteins, carbohydrates, minerals and other compounds to our …