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Food Movement Glossary

100 Mile Diet

Definition:

Eating food products produced within a 100-mile radius of where the consumer lives.

Example of 100 Mile Diet:

In order to live more sustainably, a person could become a locavore by following the guideline of 100 mile diet. The key concept of this type of dieting is to eat food products that are within 100 mile radius from home, which cuts down the use fossil fuels for the transport of food.
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Did You Know?
There are over 500 different types of bananas. That means if you ate a different kind of banana everyday, it would take a year and a half to eat one of each kind!