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The Food for Health Issue
In DepthExplore Section
From the Editors
How To Eat Like Our Lives Depend On It: Rediscovering the Many Joys of Food
It’s time to reclaim the well-being and exuberance that is part of healthy food culture.Read more
Junk food may have captured the American palate, but a few simple ingredients and techniques can win it back.Arun Gupta
Just the Facts
We spend less time in the kitchen than ever. But here's why Michael Pollan says cooking could be an important solution to our public health crisis.
8 methods that make everyday foods even healthier—including soaking, drying, sprouting, and pounding.
“Our philosophy is good, clean, and fair food: Good because it is healthy and tasty; clean because it is produced with low environmental impact and with animal welfare in mind; and fair because it respects the work of those who produce, process, and distribute it.”
When I was growing up, the conveniences of modern life took over my mother’s kitchen, and our health declined as a result. Here’s what happened when we went back to the way our ancestors dined.
I always knew the goats across the street were raised for food, but this was my first personal relationship with an animal that would later become my food.
After I was diagnosed with type-2 diabetes, I figured out how to get healthy without giving up my favorite foods.
We came to Occupy because of America’s dangerous gap between rich and poor. But equally distressing was how many of us suffered from diseases created by a food system that makes healthy food inaccessible to the poor.
Food became my teacher, and I aligned my taste buds with what the people and planet need.
I am a Muckleshoot Indian, but little of what I used to eat bore much connection with the landscape I lived in, which had fed my ancestors for many generations. When I discovered nettle tea, it was as if I were remembering what it was like to feel well.
Have a New Year's resolution to eat better in the coming year? We set out to find out what a healthy diet really looks like. Turns out, they all have a few things in common.
Immigrants and other restaurant workers get a way to rise in local economies. Communities get the best fast food they've ever had.
‘‘A seed sown in the soil makes us one with the Earth. It makes us realize that we are the Earth.”
Out-of-the-box ideas for putting healthier food on our neighborhood plates—and make friends doing it.
13 ways the European Union differs from the U.S. on food safety issues like GMOs, hormones, questionable chemicals, and other food additives.
Solutions We LoveExplore Section
"The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays, is coming to a close."
Displaced by foreclosure, this family took direct action—and got a place to live.
People We Love
When Her Photo Became an Anti-Feminist Meme, This College Woman Fought Back—and Thousands Joined Her
From internet memes to campus quads, young people are reworking feminism to meet today's challenges.
When thinking 40 years into the future, people step out of the current political situation, and our sense of what's possible becomes much more expansive. We are not only able to think bigger—we crave it.
The Page That Counts
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Culture ShiftExplore Section
Yes! But How?