Here’s “Just the Facts,” a series where we scour Greatist’s archives for the most vital need-to-know nuggets on any given subject. It’s the no-noise info you gotta have, the way you gotta have it.
Whether you consider yourself a food connoisseur or someone who isn’t very picky, food is obviously a life necessity.
And there’s much more to it than just taste. Nutrients, food prep, and culture-driven attitudes toward sustenance all influence multiple aspects of our physical and mental health. That’s before we even get started on the impact food can have both environmentally and socially.
All these considerations