Stories by Sara Novak

Sara Novak is a writer specializing in food, travel, and nature for Planet Green and TreeHugger. subscribe to Sara Novak's feed

Posted on: May 9, 2011, Source: Planet Green

Does that mean that the Feds are using your tax dollars to go into private residences and seize foods that citizens ordered on their own volition?

Posted on: Apr 21, 2011, Source: Planet Green

New data shows similarities in these addictive behaviors.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2011, Source: Planet Green

Beyond the new obsession with "good fats," what does fat do for our bodies and more specifically, who's to blame for America's obesity epidemic?

Posted on: Feb 21, 2011, Source: Planet Green

It's the antithesis of energy drinks, relaxants in a bottle.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2011, Source: Planet Green

Beyond caffeine, what foods should we reach for and avoid in order to fall asleep?

Posted on: Jan 14, 2011, Source: Planet Green

Under the guise of the Dairy Management organization, the USDA funded Domino's rebranding campaign.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2010, Source: Planet Green

The future of our global food supply is laden with seeds, and most recently animals, modified for human consumption. You may be surprised to see what's on the horizon.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2010, Source: Planet Green

How one man lost 27 pounds and what that means for overall health.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2010, Source: Planet Green

Instead, choose a high protein plant-based diet.

Posted on: May 31, 2010, Source: TreeHugger

Monsanto's seed donations were an unwelcomed gift to a country with vocal opposition to GMO seeds for fear they would ruin what little agriculture the country has left.

Posted on: May 6, 2010, Source: Planet Green

With so many women today taking the pill, we need to think about the adverse ecological effects that this powerful pharmaceutical have on our water supply.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2010, Source: TreeHugger

Amflora, a GM potato, will be harvested for starch, not human consumption. But critics say it could still harm the environment.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2010, Source: Planet Green

Backyard birds are just another way to enjoy the best in local foods. But it's important to realize the task that you're taking on, especially in an urban environment.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2010, Source: Planet Green

Christine Dougherty claims that she lost 54 pounds on Taco Bell's new "Drive Thru Diet". A closer look reveals this "diet" is an environmental and health abomination.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2009, Source: Planet Green

We know meat isn't necessarily the most healthy dietary choice; it could also be a fatal one.