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- Here's why Tyson is one of many meat producers to start offering plant-based options, in an attempt to lower their impact and curb the climate crisis.
Three-Michelin Star Restaurant, Eleven Madison Park, Rebrands With Fully Plant-Based MenuNew York City's famous Eleven Madison Park has rebranded with a fully vegan menu, becoming one of two three-Michelin-starred vegan restaurants worldwide.
Baskin-Robbins Launches Oat Milk Ice Cream NationwideBaskin-Robbins' became the biggest U.S. ice cream chain to offer vegan ice cream, after launching oat milk-based ice cream at all locations nationwide.
This Climate Change Beer Tastes Intentionally Bad, to Reflect Our Impending DoomNew Belgium released Torched Earth Ale, which is meant to reflect the "tastes of the future," and it's intentionally really terrible.
Why Is There a Boba Shortage Right Now? Bubble Tea Shops May Be in DangerWhy is there a boba shortage? U.S. bubble tea shops may be in danger right now, as the delectable Taiwanese beverage is currently in short supply.
How An Expert Approaches the Yin-Yang Dietary Philosophy (Exclusive)The yin-yang Chinese dietary philosophy helps you determine what foods do and don't work for your body, as a crucial part of finding inner balance.
A Running List of Ben & Jerry's Vegan Flavors, to Help You Choose on Free Cone DayAlthough Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's has been postponed this year, due to the ongoing pandemic, we've made a full list of the brand's vegan flavors.
Dunkin' Is Releasing Over 40 Vegan Doughnuts — Where and When You Can Get Them (UPDATES)Global doughnut chain, Dunkin', is about to release over 40 vegan doughnut flavors — here's where and when you'll be able to taste them for yourself.
Is a Vegan Diet Effective in Lowering Cholesterol?Vegan diets are often considered the healthiest choice when it comes to overall nutrition, but will adopting a vegan diet lower cholesterol?
How Scientists Are Saving Grasslands With Ghost PeppersResearchers in Montana are coating seeds with ghost pepper powder to keep deer mice away as native plants return to the grasslands.
Plant-Based Lunch Ideas, From Some of Our Favorite Vegan Foodies (Exclusive)If meal prepping is what gets you through the week, we've spoken to a few of our favorite vegan foodies for plant-based lunch recipes and ideas.
Why Do Bees Make Honey? Hint: It's Not for Our BenefitHumans have been collecting honey from bees for thousands of years, but are bees making honey for us or for their own benefit?
Crack Open a Sustainable Beer, for National Beer DayApril 7 happens to be National Beer Day, and to honor our favorite hoppy drink, we've rounded up a list of our favorite sustainable beers.
What Are the Health Benefits of Seaweed?Seaweed has been dubbed a newly-discovered superfood, but are there really any health benefits to this slimy substance?
Why Humans Couldn't Survive Without BeesBees are an important part of our ecosystem and their disappearance could prove disastrous for every living thing on this planet.
This Is Why Coffee Keeps You RegularCoffee offers a caffeine boost that many people need to start their day, but why does coffee make you go to the bathroom?
Produce Stickers: Are They Edible or Biodegradable?Are produce stickers edible? As an avid fruit and vegetable consumer, you've most likely eaten a sticker or two accidentally — does it matter?
Let's Get It On — Various Studies Show That a Vegan Diet May Increase FertilityDoes a vegan diet increase fertility? Various studies shows that abiding by a vegan or animal-free diet may increase your chances of conception.
A Thailand Supermarket Is Using Banana Leaves Instead of Plastic Produce PackagingA Thai supermarket is using discarded banana leaves instead of plastic to bundle produce.
7 Vegan Comfort Food Recipes That Are Finger Lickin' GoodThese vegan comfort food recipes will prompt even the fussiest eaters to ask for a second helping.
Exploring the Secrets of Vertical Vegetable Gardening, From Top to BottomPlanting a vertical vegetable garden is a great way to save space and take your gardening skills to a whole new dimension.
What Are the World's Healthiest Foods?With all the healthy food choices available today, breaking down which foods are the healthiest is no easy task.
Eco-Friendly Picnic Supplies For Sustainable, Socially-Distant OutingsA fun, outdoor springtime activity (that can be done socially-distanced!) is a picnic — so, we've rounded up our favorite eco-friendly supplies.
7 Plant-Based Breakfast Ideas, to Start the Day off Ethically, Healthily, and SustainablyNeed some new ieas for your plant-based breakfasts? These 7 plant-based breakfast ideas are packed with nutrients, and will start your day off right.
Some Vegans Don't Eat Avocados — Here's WhyWhy don't all vegans eat avocados? Some refrain from eating them for sustainability and ethical reasons — keep reading for more on the matter.
Plant Disease Exacerbated by Climate Change Endangering Hawaii's Kona CoffeeUnfortunately, one of Hawaii's biggest export crops is currently endangered by a rampant plant disease affecting Kona coffee plants statewide.
Are Any Vegetables Dangerous?Vegetables aren’t dangerous on their own — it’s our intervention during the growing process that makes them so.
Seaweed Reduces Cows' Methane Emissions, Study Finds — but There's a Better SolutionFeeding cattle seaweed could reduce their methane emissions by 82 percent — but why are we trying to fix this broken, polluting industry?
Baked Oats Are Taking Over TikTok: Try These Easy Vegan RecipesWhat exactly is baked oats? TikTok's latest food trend is a sweet twist on a classic breakfast.
Is Eating a Banana Every Day OK?Bananas are a colorful treat beloved by all, but is eating a banana a day considered healthy?
How AI Technology Is Tackling Food Waste at Ralphs, Kroger, and More (Exclusive)Food waste is a huge issue at grocery stores nationwide, but Shelf Engine released a new piece of AI technology that helps grocers eliminate that.
What Are the Least Sustainable Foods?There are thousands of options sitting on the shelf and in the fridge of your local supermarket, but what foods are the least sustainable?
2021’s Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen Are Here, With New Pesticide-Laden Veg (Exclusive)The 2021 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen have been unveiled by the EWG, advising U.S. shoppers on what produce to buy organic.
Why Do We Keep Eggs Refrigerated in the U.S.?In other countries, countless people keep their eggs right out at room temperature, so why do they need to be refrigerated in the U.S.?
Michelin-Star Chef Opens Plant-Based Mexican Restaurant in Brooklyn (Exclusive)Green Matters caught up with plant-based Michelin-Star chef Justin Bazdarich on his new Brooklyn restaurant, and about the rise of vegan fine dining.
What Is a Dirty Vegan? Bring on the Vegan Junk FoodThe term dirty vegan might seem somewhat derogatory at first glance, but it’s an important differentiator for those that live a vegan lifestyle.
Is Michelle Obama Vegan? The 'Waffles + Mochi' Host Is a Big Veggie LoverMichelle Obama has always been an advocate of healthy, sustainable eating, but does that mean she’s vegan?
Vitamin B12: How Do Vegans Supplement Their Plant-Based Diets?Are there any non-animal-based foods or supplements that will allow vegans to get vitamin B12?
How Zero-Waste Chef Max La Manna Is Fighting the Climate Crisis With FoodChef Max La Manna keeps his kitchen zero-waste and vegan — and he wrote a book called "More Plants Less Waste" to help you do the same.
Here's How Much Food Different Countries Waste Every YearHunger is a major problem that communities worldwide grapple with regularly, but countries across the globe waste so much food every year.
How to Get Started Urban Gardening, What to Buy, and MoreWant access to fresh-grown produce right at your home but live in a city? Urban gardening is a small-space solution that only requires a rooftop.
Plant-Based Meats: Which Brands Are the Healthiest?Plant-based meat is becoming increasingly popular as the years go by, but is it actually good for you?
Container Gardening: 7 of the Easiest Vegetables to Grow in PotsVegetable gardening doesn’t always have to involve a large patch of soil, but which, if any, vegetables will grow best in pots?
25 of NYC's Best Vegan Restaurants: A Guide to the Best Options for Every Price PointNew York City's vegan restaurants are at the top of their game — here are 25 of our favorites.
Will a Plant-Based Diet Help With Gut Health? An Expert Tells All (Exclusive)Does being plant-based help with gut health? Green Matters spoke with registered dietician, Siena Cid, about how being vegan affects your gut.
How to Properly Season Your Cast Iron CookwareLearning how to properly season cast iron cookware is a skill that will take your culinary prowess to the very next level.
Is Organic Baby Food Really Necessary? Here's What an Expert Says (Exclusive)The battle over whether organic baby food is really necessary continues, so Green Matters spoke with an expert on why buying organic isn't needed.
Ahhhh — These Herbs and Spices Will Help You Relax, According to An Expert (Exclusive)Although herbs and spices won't cure severe anxiety, food expert and author Christine DeLozier offers herbs and spices that can help curb stress.
Given Current COVID-19 Restrictions, Will Starbucks Still Fill a Reusable Cup?Starbucks used to offer customers a chance to get their drinks made in their own reusable cup from home, but is the company still offering this option even in the era of COVID-19?
Why Your Cucumber Leaves Are Turning Yellow, and How to Make Them Green AgainCucumbers are a nutritious addition to any backyard garden, but what do you do if your formerly verdant cucumber leaves are starting to turn yellow?