Christy Harrison

Christy Harrison is a writer and editor covering food, nutrition, and health. She is completing a Master’s degree in Public Health Nutrition at New York University and pursuing her Registered Dietitian license (R.D.). She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Deep impact: The toll your protein takes on the Earth

As part of our ongoing protein series, we take a broad look at the environmental impact of some of the most high-protein foods.

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Protein: How much do we need?

Most of us tend to concern ourselves with whether we're getting enough protein. What about getting too much in a way that might waste the earth's natural resources? We start out our protein series with a look at how much …

Seriously, now — why aren’t organics getting affordable?

So you like whole-grain bread, pesticide-free plums, and low-fat meat? Better ask for a raise. A recent study by researchers at the University of California-Davis reported that U.S. shoppers who consistently choose healthy foods spend nearly 20 percent more on …