Before your food arrived on your plate, have you ever wonder how did it get there? It sprouted from tilled land, eaten by animals, processed by factories, transported by trucks, sold in retail, until it made its way to your kitchen — all of which contribute to the food industry that largely threatens our environment.
As the food industry leaves huge environmental footprints on land, water, and air, some experts claim that it has the largest single impact on the planet. This is why more are willing to explore creative and sustainable ways of eating.
However, there are gaps between aspiration, action, and continuation. Food is so central to our by affordability, limited availability, socio-cultural environment and other factors. Even so, it’s not as overwhelming as you think. Here’s how you can sustain sustainable eating to have a healthy body and planet:
Eat more plants
Add more fruits, vegetables, nuts and legumes to your diet, not only for your health, but also to help lessen the environmental damage caused by animal agriculture. It accounts for 15% of global greenhouse gas emissions, making it one of the world’s largest sources of pollution. It also causes great imbalances in biodiversity when habitats of other threatened species are transformed for livestock.
It can be difficult to store highly perishable greens. But choosing the right technology to keep vegetable fresh can help you save a lot of time and money compared to the traditional way. Pay attention to some tips here while keeping vegetable in refrigerator:
- Get rid of the spoiled parts before keeping it in refrigerator
- Don’t wash the vegetable before keeping it in refrigerator
- Categorize the vegetable
- Keep them in the proper temperature
With the UltimateTaste 300 refrigerator, now you can prolong the veggie shelf life to have sustainable and healthy eating more easily. Its TasteLockAuto feature releases excess moisture from the chiller to reduce condensation, keeping your greens fresh for up to seven days.
When it comes to flavour, EvenTemp lessens temperature fluctuations by cooling each individual shelf, preserving taste and texture so you can savour more of your salads and smoothies.