Should Consumers Look to Big Food for Healthier Choices?

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Big Food takes a lot of heat when it comes to consumer health. And no wonder: Books like Michael Moss’ Salt, Sugar, Fat and Melanie Warner’s Pandora’s Lunchbox have pulled back the curtain to reveal the dirty little secrets of how the processed food industry has insinuated it self into the lives of consumers around the world—and how that power has affected global wellbeing.

It’s true that many food manufacturers have tweaked their formulations for maximum craveability (how many people can ...

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Babylon Microfarms: Using Tech to Reunite People with Food

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The Modern Health Nerd Podcast, Episode #14

How can indoor vertical farming technology fix the huge disconnect between consumers and the origins of their food? Babylon Microfarms is developing tech to do just that by enabling businesses and institutions to grow fresh, healthy plant-based foods onsite, no farming experience required.

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About Alexander & Graham

Founders Alexander Olesen and Graham Smith met at the University of Virginia where they first designed a low-cost micro-farm to provide ...

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4 Simple Ways to Have a Plant-Based Dinner Tonight

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Your Guide to Preparing Delicious Vegan Meals in Less Time

Dinner is often the biggest challenge for people considering going plant-based. Think about a typical evening meal in your house. Most likely, you’re picturing a plate with a starch, some meat and a vegetable, and maybe a small salad on the side. The mistake most prospective plant-based eaters make is imagining the meat disappearing (and possibly the starch, if it was cooked with butter or topped with sour cream) and leaving ...

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Load Up on Plants for Lunch!

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Conquering the Midday Meal

Lunch! It’s the much-anticipated break in the day for kids and adults alike (unless you’re stuck in a working lunch, in which case, I feel for you). But when everyone at school is lining up to buy greasy pizza and limp vegetables or the gang at the office is chowing down on fast food, how do you make sure you and your kids have something healthy and delicious?

Tackling plant-based eating is easier when you approach one meal at ...

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