Active Cookbook: Sustainable Food and Recipes for Athletes

Eating sustainably means eating food that is grown or raised according to these principles:

•Ecological and ethically responsible practices
•Humane treatment of farm animals
•Fair treatment of workers
•Practices that safeguard human health

You can find sustainable, local foods at farmer's markets, food co-ops, CSAs (community supported agriculture), from your own garden (or a friend's or neighbor's). Your grocery store may even have a section where foods are labeled "local." Read on to find out more about sustainable foods, how they can benefit your health, and how to create healthy, satisfying recipes with sustainable produce, dairy, meat, seafood and grains.

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