Most of the Food We Eat Crosses a Border—Here's Why That’s OK
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Most of the Food We Eat Crosses a Border—Here's Why That’s OK

For all the hoopla around eating locally, humanity isn’t doing a very good job at it. And that may not be such a bad thing. A new interactive report published by the International Center for Tropic...

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Why 2 Influential Foodies Say We’re Making Progress on Food Policy
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Why 2 Influential Foodies Say We’re Making Progress on Food Policy

As we think about the state of our food system, it’s easy to dwell on the problems rather than relish the areas in which it has improved. But while there is much work yet to be done on the nutritio...

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5 Foods That Help Gut Bacteria Flourish—and Why That’s a Good Thing
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5 Foods That Help Gut Bacteria Flourish—and Why That’s a Good Thing

We spend a good portion of our lives trying to prevent bacteria from coming onto and into our bodies. We scrub down with antibacterial soap. We load up with antibiotics when we’re sick. But some of...

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5 Myths About GMOs the Food Industry Wants You to Believe
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5 Myths About GMOs the Food Industry Wants You to Believe

In the international movement for a safer and more sustainable food system, few issues have captivated eaters like genetic engineering. Products made with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, a...

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America’s Food Waste Problem in 5 Shocking Stats
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America’s Food Waste Problem in 5 Shocking Stats

“Waste not, want not.” We've all heard that cliché, and many of us were reminded, as kids, to eat everything on our plates, because other children elsewhere didn’t have enough food. But what if you...

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Why Nutrition Experts Hate the New Childhood Nutrition Bill
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Why Nutrition Experts Hate the New Childhood Nutrition Bill

There’s a food fight shaping up on Capitol Hill, and some of America’s most economically and nutritionally vulnerable kids are caught in the crosshairs.

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5 Reasons Diet Soda Is Even Worse Than You Thought
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5 Reasons Diet Soda Is Even Worse Than You Thought

After years of damning evidence about the damage sugar-sweetened sodas do to our bodies, more Americans than ever are finally giving it up. In fact, in the last Gallup “Consumption Habits” poll, 61...

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5 Convincing Reasons to Join Your Local Community Garden This Spring
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5 Convincing Reasons to Join Your Local Community Garden This Spring

Across America, spring has sprung—except on the East Coast, where the memo to Mother Nature was apparently lost in transit. Cue the arrival of little league games, long afternoons at the park, and ...

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Why Quaker Oats Is in Hot Water Over Its '100% Natural' Label
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Why Quaker Oats Is in Hot Water Over Its '100% Natural' Label

In many American families, a canister of Quaker Oats oatmeal is a pantry staple. After all, oatmeal is a quick, easy, and nutritious breakfast choice, beloved by kids and adults alike. And for more...

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Want to Fight Global Hunger and Save the Environment? Cut Back on Meat
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Want to Fight Global Hunger and Save the Environment? Cut Back on Meat

Earlier this week, researchers revealed some devastating news about food insecurity in the United States: it isn't going away. In fact, one in five children live in food insecure households.

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One in Five Children in the U.S. Is Food Insecure, Study Shows
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One in Five Children in the U.S. Is Food Insecure, Study Shows

When you think about hunger, what comes to mind? Is it the East African child with flies buzzing around her head? The rural Indian family living on a few dollars a day?

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Why You Should Always, Always, Always Buy Organic Strawberries
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Why You Should Always, Always, Always Buy Organic Strawberries

Perhaps no food embodies the warm days of late spring and early summer like the perfectly sweet and juicy red strawberry. Sliced over cereal, in yogurt, or just popped straight from the container, ...

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Envisioning a Biodynamic Future With Crofter’s
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Envisioning a Biodynamic Future With Crofter’s

When the USDA Organic seal was introduced in 2000, it quickly gave consumers a clear way to differentiate pesticide-free fruits and veggies with their sprayed counterparts. Now, the sheer variety o...

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Your Guide to Paleo with Real Simple Good
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Your Guide to Paleo with Real Simple Good

Justin and Erica Winn, the creators behind Real Simple Good, are the perfect match. When they first began dating, their paths were heading in very different directions, but one thing brought them t...

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How Our Meat and Seafood Producers Make the Grade
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How Our Meat and Seafood Producers Make the Grade

It’s no exaggeration to say our Product Innovation Lead Mike Hacaga criss-crosses the globe to find the best meat and seafood for our exceptional program. One month might find him down south meetin...

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