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Must-Watch Film: What the Health
2 months ago

Must-Watch Film: What the Health

With heart disease and cancer the leading causes of death in America, and diabetes at an all-time high, the film reveals possibly the largest health cover-up of our time. With …
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Nursery Fields Forever: Farming Preschool Would Teach Kids How to Grow Their Own Food
3 months ago

Nursery Fields Forever: Farming Preschool Would Teach Kids How to Grow Their Own Food

 

A few clever Italians have come up with an amazing proposal, and their design of an innovative nursery school just won them the AWR International Ideas Competition award. Their project, …
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Turin To Become Italy’s First “Vegan City”
3 months ago

Turin To Become Italy’s First “Vegan City”

Turin’s new Five Star Movement mayor, Chiara Appendino, presented her new council’s five-year political programme last year, which included plans to reduce the amount of animal products eaten in the …
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Obesity as Disease
3 months ago

Obesity as Disease

There is a certain irony in the nearly immediate juxtaposition of the rare introduction of a new FDA-approved drug for weight loss (Belviq) to the marketplace, and the recognition of …
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Ugly Fruits and Veggies are in!
4 months ago

Ugly Fruits and Veggies are in!

Entrepreneurs outside the grocery industry want to convince shoppers that there’s nothing wrong with cosmetically imperfect produce.

The diameter of each Brussels sprout shall not be less than one inch. …
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To Cut Waste, Hamburg Bans Coffee Pods and Plastic
6 months ago

To Cut Waste, Hamburg Bans Coffee Pods and Plastic

A 150-page report released by the city of Hamburg, Germany called the Guide to Green Procurement stated, “Coffee pods cause unnecessary resource consumption and waste generation. Besides plastic, they often …
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Reality Check: What a World Without Bees Looks Like
6 months ago

Reality Check: What a World Without Bees Looks Like

Bees play a critical role in our food system, pollinating a majority of the foods we eat every day, unfortunately, the pesticides used on many of these crops are killing …
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A GMO label that doesn’t say “GMO”?
10 months ago

A GMO label that doesn’t say “GMO”?

Republicans and Democrats on the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee have struck a deal that would create the first nationwide standard for foods containing genetically modified organisms.

Under the agreement, consumers …
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California Will Label ‘Roundup’ as “Cancer Causing”
11 months ago

California Will Label ‘Roundup’ as “Cancer Causing”

Under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, usually referred to as Proposition 65, chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm are required to be …
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Conventional Strawberries Rank #1 With Most Pesticides
12 months ago

Conventional Strawberries Rank #1 With Most Pesticides

Nearly all strawberry samples—98 percent—tested by federal officials had detectable pesticide residues. Forty percent had residues of 10 or more pesticides and some had residues of 17 different pesticides. Some …
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Plant-Based Diets Best for Breast Cancer Survival
2 years ago

Plant-Based Diets Best for Breast Cancer Survival

A plant-based diet may prove best following the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, according to a review published in The Permanente Journal. Researchers investigated long-term lifestyle choices and their …
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The 13 Most Misleading Food Label Claims
2 years ago

The 13 Most Misleading Food Label Claims

The goal of food industry giants is to create and maintain the consumer completely confused.  Words such as natural, non-gmo, trans-fat free, or kosher don’t mean what we believe.

1. “Non-GMO” does …
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Best diet for weight loss?
2 years ago

Best diet for weight loss?

A vegetarian dietary pattern may be the most effective for weight loss, according to a meta-analysis published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Researchers at Harvard, in conjunction with …
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White House Orders Review of GMO Regulations
2 years ago

White House Orders Review of GMO Regulations

The Obama administration said on Thursday that it would update the way the government regulated genetically modified crops and some other biotechnology products, saying that the nearly 30-year-old system had …
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Chipotle says no to serving genetically modified foods
2 years ago

Chipotle says no to serving genetically modified foods

Source: Stephanie Strom, New York Times.

In a first for a major restaurant chain, Chipotle Mexican Grill will be preparing only food that is free of …
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The Farm Bill: What You Should Know
4 years ago

The Farm Bill: What You Should Know

An interview with Noah Gittell, Director of Government Affairs of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.

Q: For those readers who may not be familiar with PCRM, can you tell …
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Eight Must-Knows For Avoiding GMO
4 years ago

Eight Must-Knows For Avoiding GMO

1. GMOs Can Enter Your Food Supply in Many Ways Genetically modified organisms (GMO) entered our food supply nearly 20 years ago, coinciding with the beginning of the astounding decline …
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McCartney: Meat Free Monday to help the planet
5 years ago

McCartney: Meat Free Monday to help the planet

Everything we do, take, eat, or buy has a carbon footprint, and therefore an impact on climate change. Food production is, in fact, a major contributor. Agriculture as a whole …
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