Entries by foodwithoutfire

America is obsessed with beef. But it has no use for hides, so leather prices plunge

U.S. consumers are eating more beef, more than they have in a decade. But a byproduct of this carnivorous hankering is piling up, unloved and unwanted. Shoppers who once coveted leather jackets and shoes are instead scooping up cheaper, synthetic alternatives, reflecting a growing ambivalence toward this former staple of American closets. The glut of […]

Can A Raw Food Diet Help You Lose Weight?

While raw foods are not new, the focus on eating plans that focus on them are and this trend in healthy eating appears to be gaining strength across the country. The focus of the diet is on eating uncooked, highly nutritious foods – fruits and vegetables. Of course, these foods are low in calories and […]

Plant-based fish is the new plant-based meat

Chris Kerr spent nearly two decades investing in vegan food without finding a convincing plant-based alternative to fish. This year, investors have poured money into plant-based meat, with Beyond Meat now worth more than $9bn after its IPO in May and Impossible Foods valued at $2bn after raising $300m in the same month. But “there […]

How to Change to Raw Food for Dogs

Changing a pet's diet can be a challenging job, especially since most animals always want to eat the same type of food they're taught to eat. Ideally, a dog should be given raw (or mostly raw) meals from puphood, yet unfortunately, most raw foodists only acknowledge the benefits of the raw diet when they are […]

An Effective Seven Day Diet Plan for Weight Loss

When asked about the one thing that people would like to change about their physical appearance, the most common answer would be to get a slimmer physique or to loose unwanted weight. People are generally very conscious of the extra pounds that they carry and since no one likes being fat, following some sort of […]

A 17th-Century Ode to Salads Is Heading to Auction | Smart News

Among the most impressive figure of Charles II’s court was the insatiably curious John Evelyn. The polymathic writer and public official authored some 30 books during his lifetime, covering such diverse topics as fine arts, religion and numismatics. But one of his more enduring passions was horticulture, which he viewed as a moral pursuit. “[T]he […]