Innovating for the Future of Plant-Based Protein

Through low-tech solutions and natural processes, food companies like Lightlife are developing plant-based proteins that are good for consumers and the planet.

Most Americans Have Roundup in Their Bodies. Researchers Say One Week of Eating Organic Can Help.

A new study finds that just one week of organic eating can reduce pesticide levels in the body by an average of 60 percent.

Has COVID-19 Led to a Plant-Forward Revolution?

Plant-based product sales are on the rise as consumers think more critically about the foods they eat and their role in the food system.

Not All Plant-Based Proteins Are Created Equal

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” Dan Curtin of Greenleaf Foods and Lightlife Foods discusses the growing demand for healthy plant-based products, the importance of consumer choice, and what it means to be a sustainable business.

10 Myths About Plant-Forward Eating

Learn the truth behind these 10 myths about plant-forward eating.

Meat Alternatives Warrant More Research, Says Johns Hopkins Study

A new review from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future compares plant-based substitutes and cell-based meats to farmed meat.

The Pandemic Almost Killed My Restaurants. The Climate Crisis Will Be Worse.

The climate crisis threatens restaurants and the livelihood of workers. The time is now to reconsider our diets and the impact that consumers’ eating habits have on the planet.

New on the Podcast: Marion Nestle Discusses Her New Book and the Current State of Food Politics

Marion Nestle’s new book Let’s Ask Marion: What You Need to Know about the Politics of Food, Nutrition, and Health examines a wide range of issues from school lunches, cultured meat, superfoods, and self-medicating with dietary supplements.

Balancing Diets, Carbon, and Nutrition Takes More Than Changing the Menu

Changing eating habits to include more plants and less or no meat is challenging for countries where people still struggle to meet their nutritional needs. Lower carbon diets should be more ambitious to achieve food security.

Trading Land for Lab: Cultivating Clean Meat

The Good Food Institute’s Bruce Friedrich talks about the options that may convince consumers to eat with the planet’s health in mind.