Gluten-free sustainable food choices.

Eating habits have an environmental cost associated with crop cultivation, manufacturing, transportation, preparation, and waste.  One eating habit that has changed significantly in the past decade is the growth of gluten-free diets. While Thanksgiving would not be completed without mashed potatoes and gravy, perhaps it is time to add a side of quinoa? 

Should we be eating microplastic?

Microplastics are present in the air, water, and soil, and they infiltrate the food we eat every day.   However, the health impacts of inadvertently consuming plastic are still largely unknown. This paper explores two questions: First, where is microplastic present in food and water supplies.  Second, what studies have linked health concerns and the microplastics…