Promoting Sustainable Gastronomy

Gastronomy is sometimes called the art of food. It can also refer to a style of cooking from a particular region. In other words, gastronomy often refers to local food and cuisine. Sustainability is the idea that something (e.g. agriculture, fishing or even preparation of food) is done in a way that is not wasteful of our natural resources and can be continued into the future without being detrimental to our environment or health.

Sustainable gastronomy, therefore, means cuisine that takes into account where the ingredients are from, how the food is grown and how it gets to our markets and eventually to our plates.

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5 Statistics to Help you get more Sleep

Mattress company SleePare has gathered together a list of over 100 different statistics that are designed to help you get more sleep. You can use these statistics to help you either avoid or start new habits that will help you get a night of better sleep. 

As we all know, getting quality sleep is important to help our bodies and minds refresh and regenerate for each new day. Not getting enough quality sleep has been linked to fatigue, irritability, and anger. If you want to avoid those pitfalls that come from a lack of sleep or some of the other health-related problems caused by lack of sleep, check out the list below. 

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Top Tips to Fight Food Waste

33% of all food produced globally is lost or wasted every year
45% of root crops, fruit and vegetables produced globally is lost or wasted per year
$1,866 the annual cost of food wasted by the average American family
25% of the food wasted globally could feed all 795 million undernourished people in the world
8% of all greenhouse gas emissions each year are due to food loss and waste

Help reducing food waste from your household with these tips below:

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Healthy Eating [Best Foods + 1Day Meal Plan]

Are you trying to balance studies, job, social life, self-development, and eating healthy? Feeling overwhelmed and frustrated?

Don’t worry. IvyPanda prepared an awesome and comprehensive guide to eat healthy when you are extremely busy. There is a bonus for students as well – a meal plan designed to boost your brain power and memory!

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How to Choose the Healthiest Nondairy Drink

A shift to nondairy milks may positively impact the environment (the dairy industry contributes about 2 percent of America’s total greenhouse gas emissions). It’s no wonder more people around the world than ever have opted to try out plant-based milks.

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