Permacooking

Delicious ways to reduce food waste


Leave a comment

Canada’s annual food waste a staggering $31B. Here’s how to reduce it

A new report estimates that the value of food waste in Canada amounts to a staggering $31 billion a year. Here are some ways you can reduce food waste.

Global News

TORONTO – A new report estimates that the quantifiable value of food waste in Canada amounts to a staggering $31 billion a year.

Released Wednesday by Value Chain Management International (VCMI), the report said this number equates to food that is described as terminal waste or food that goes to landfill, composting, bio-digestion, or animal feed and is discarded by both consumers and businesses.

While $31 billion may seem high, the true value of food waste is much higher.

“Such little quantifiable data exists on avoidable food waste occurring in institutions – such as hospitals, prisons, and schools – that we purposely omitted them from our calculations,” read the report.

WATCH:  Dr. Martin Gooch of Value Chain Management International has more details about the report

[tp_video id=1720009]

The cost of food waste falls into two major groups: quantifiable and unquantifiable. The quantifiable costs of food waste include the value of food wasted…

View original post 503 more words


Leave a comment

Infographic: How Millennials Are Reshaping Digital Health

When it comes to managing their health, Millennials have more access to information, connectivity, and technology than any other generation.

As such, Communispace has undertaken a study of Millennial healthcare values, examining how they view everything from the ACA to yearly checkups and technology.

Their report, “Healthcare Without Borders: How Millennials are Reshaping Health and Wellness” reveals that Millennials, dissatisfied with the current healthcare system, have developed unique POVs for managing, maintaining their health and what it means for digital health.

The infographic shown illustrates some of the key findings from the report:

http://hitconsultant.net/2014/11/21/infographic-how-millennials-are-reshaping-digital-health/


2 Comments

How Fasting Might Make Our Cells More Resilient To Stress

Intermittent fasting (also called alternate day fasting) has become a popular diet. In most versions of intermittent fasting, people fast or eat very little a few days each week and then eat normal amounts during the remaining days.

http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/how-fasting-might-make-our-cells-more-resilient-stress


Leave a comment

UK’s “first eco-town” built green from the ground up

An eco-town described as the UK’s “most sustainable development” is moving closer to being occupied. The first residents are expected to move into North West Bicester later this year. Planning permission has also just been granted for up to 2,600 homes in the next stage of the project.

http://www.gizmag.com/north-west-bicester-eco-town/36764/