Author Archives: Clare Leschin-Hoar

Nutrition gets personal

Nutrition gets personal

Dietary guidance that’s targeted to your precise genetic makeup is the wave of the future, says nutrition scientist Jeffrey Blumberg. Jeffrey Blumberg In mid-February 2015, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee released its 571-page report detailing what Americans should be eating to stay healthy. Much of the advice likely sounded familiar: more fruits, vegetables and nuts

Ethan Brown HERO

Good chemistry: Using plant-based proteins to ‘copy’ meat

Plant proteins processed to chemically re-create the structure of meat are the next generation of vegetarian options, says Beyond Meat founder Ethan Brown. Ethan Brown Ethan Brown, CEO and founder of California-based Beyond Meat, is convinced there’s a better way to feed the planet. But to get there, he has to persuade consumers that real

Futurist Stewart Brand is betting on biotech

Genetically modified foods will power the next green revolution, says futurist Stewart Brand.

Sustainable seafood dives into the mainstream

Celebrity seafood chef Rick Moonen wants diners to vote with their forks for environmentally friendly fish.

Bring on the barramundi

Josh Goldman’s hybrid land/ocean approach to farming fish is setting the stage for a new generation of sustainable aquaculture operations.