Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Article: Green Nutrition for the Planet

According to an article in Science Daily, “an estimated 19 percent of total energy used in the United States is taken up in the production and supply of food.” In the US alone, food consumption is projected to increase by as much as 20 percent by the year 2020. Here are some nourishing tips that will support your part in creating a greener, cleaner environment for future generations.

Eat Local
According to the USDA a food is considered local if the distance that it was grown or produced is within 400 miles of your home. By choosing foods locally grown you choose to support a sustainable, dynamic food system where farmers benefit by receiving a fair price for their goods, local communities thrive and consumers are provided with healthy food and a better future.

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