There have to be at least 1,000 different diets you can choose from today. From low-carb, paleo, vegan, and everything in between, there is hardly a shortage of options … or information about those options out there for people. While some turn to their diets when they are struggling with their health, it can be extremely confusing and overwhelming to know exactly what to put on your plate to start feeling better. Now, of course, following one particular diet may not work for everyone, and professionals are generally the best purveyors of advice to those who are having problems with certain foods, but amidst all the debate over whether gluten is healthy or if coconut oil is good or evil, there is undoubtedly a set of basic guidelines that most people can agree on.

Similarly, if you’re looking to refine your food choices to have the least negative impact on the planet and animals, you might find yourself bombarded with labels that boast “sustainable” or “humane”… but there is a pretty simple solution that can help you get the most personal benefit while having the least impact on the planet.

So what is the catch-all solution to our looming health and environmental concerns? Well, if you ask John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market, you need look no further than the ground.

As a pioneer in the organic and natural food space, Mackey has likely seen thousands of products bearing…