Chef creates ‘world’s healthiest’ cookie with all 5 daily servings of fruits and vegetables

Good News Notes: “A chef has allegedly created the “world’s healthiest” cookie that contains all of the recommended five daily servings of vegetables.” “Gurpareet Bains, who has reported followers like Gwyneth Paltrow, among other famous folk, and written several cookbooks dedicated to healthy eating, has released his newest, chewy creation. According to Bains, the dense blueberry-flavored cookie is…

Vegan Brand Creates Edible Spoons To Tackle Plastic Pollution

Good News Notes: “Vegan brand IncrEdible has created edible spoons to tackle plastic pollution. The cutlery, which is available in three savory and two sweet flavors including black pepper and chocolate, can stay firm for up to 20 minutes in hot foods (such as soup) and 50 minutes in cold food. IncrEdible also planted more than…

Why Are Our Waterways Shrinking?

We hear a lot about global warming and climate change.  So, it would be easy to step back, shrug our shoulders and blame them for the receding water.  There is, however, a more direct offender, cows.  Those peaceful, harmless pasture grazers on the side of the road might look insignificant.  They also look quite tasty…

True Sustainable Farmers Are Abandoning Livestock To Save The Planet

 Good News Notes: “Sustainability is a growing concern for people all over the world. Everybody wants to do their part to save the planet. That includes farmers. The United Nations has warned that the human race won’t be sustainable by 2100, because global warming will have significantly reduced the world food supply. This raises very serious concerns about…

Cancer prevention guideline emphasizes more physical activity, less meat and alcohol

 Good News Notes: “An updated American Cancer Society guideline increases the amount of weekly physical activity recommended to reduce cancer risk. The guideline — published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians — also suggests individuals reduce consumption of red and processed meat, sugar-sweetened beverages, processed foods and alcohol, and includes evidence-based strategies to reduce barriers to…

Taco Bell says it will add plant-based meat

Good News Notes: “Long before the Impossible Whopper at Burger King and  Beyond Meat chicken at KFC, Taco Bell filled a fast-food gap for vegetarians and vegans with its easy ability to swap beans for beef and its “fresco” style modification, which subs pico de gallo for dairy toppings such as sour cream and cheese. The…

Serve Plants to Save the Planet

 Good News Notes: “With holiday parties rapidly approaching, now is the time for environmental groups to walk the talk by adopting Earth-friendly menus for their events. The global scientific community agrees that we must reduce meat and dairy production to tackle the most pressing environmental disasters of our time. To do that, we have to…