nutrition

Beef

Sustainable cattle farming creates a smaller carbon footprint in Freiburg, Germany. But is sustainable cattle ranching feasible on the large scale that the U.S. beef market demands? (Shandra Furtado/Planet Forward)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Columbia University
Beef is a major player in our food system, but at what cost? Correspondent Katherine Baker discusses the effects of beef on the environment and our health in this op-ed. 
Leafy Green Machine greens

The Leafy Green Machine is optimized for the growth of a wide variety of lettuces, herbs and hearty greens. (Photo courtesy Freight Farms)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
The triple bottom line solution to our food system.

Source: CSIRO/Wikimedia Commons

The George Washington University
Pulses can help you and the environment stay alive, healthy and sustainable just like a heartbeat. In fact, you’ve probably eaten pulses in the past month.
Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
Georgetown's McDonough School of Business recently hosted a Net Impact SolutionLab that had students consider a social problem and come up with innovative business plans to solve it.
The George Washington University
Feeling healthy and eating quick are usually at odds, but fast-casual is trying to bridge the gap.
Fast Food: Nutrition Or Nightmare?
Graphic Designer, Planet Forward
Fast food is big business, but it trades convenience for health. As obesity grows, it's worth taking a look what we're putting into our bodies on the go.
Video by Maggie Kierstead and Anna Sumi
Video by Maggie Kierstead and Anna Sumi
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Losing weight is already an incredibly hard task, even in the best of circumstances. Now imagine you live in a food desert, with no access to a car, a low income and no supermarkets nearby.
Who Has The Power To Change The Food System?
Who Has The Power To Change The Food System?
The George Washington University
How do we make the food problems that we face in the next 50 years real to everyone, so we can pull together and create change? Hear from the experts.
Evelyn F. Crayton on Good Health in Poor Communities
Evelyn F. Crayton on Good Health in Poor Communities
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
The experts are rethinking the food pyramid - here's what they have to say on diet and nutrition.
The George Washington University Student
Most of us have to satisfy our chocolate cravings, but does the production and nutritional value of this sweet treat make it bittersweet?

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