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How One Company is Transforming Food Waste Into Something Delicious

How One Company is Transforming Food Waste Into Something Delicious

In sub-Saharan Africa, one of the poorest regions on Earth, more than 70 percent of the population depends on farming for its livelihood and survival. And yet up to 40 percent of their annual harve...

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Gaia Herbs New Online Tool Lets You See Exactly Where Your Food Comes From

Gaia Herbs New Online Tool Lets You See Exactly Where Your Food Comes From

Today’s conscious shoppers often have one question on their minds: Where does my food come from? Gaia Herbs wanted to make the answer easy to find, and so Meet Your Herbs™ was born. It’s an interac...

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Going Whole Hog: How One Food Company Is Championing Nose-to-Tail Eating

Going Whole Hog: How One Food Company Is Championing Nose-to-Tail Eating

From one-night-only tasting menus to bone broth recipes in your favorite food magazines, nose-to-tail cooking has become more mainstream in recent years. It might seem popular now, but this time-ho...

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How One Organic Foods Startup Is Helping Kids Eat Healthier at School

How One Organic Foods Startup Is Helping Kids Eat Healthier at School

When the New York City Public School system set out to offer healthier cereals to students who qualify for the free breakfast program, they knew the endeavor would be pointless unless the kids were...

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Finally, the FDA Will Set Definitions for 'Healthy' and 'Grass-Fed' Food Labels

Finally, the FDA Will Set Definitions for 'Healthy' and 'Grass-Fed' Food Labels

You’ve heard it from us before: when it comes to claims made on the packages of the food we eat, we can’t always believe what we see.

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

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

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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5 Shocking Documentaries That Will Change the Way You Think About Food

5 Shocking Documentaries That Will Change the Way You Think About Food

A compelling documentary can transform the way we think about any number of subjects, but when it comes to food, they're especially powerful. Everybody eats, after all, and seeing the dark underbel...

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A Win for Transparency: Nutrition Research Group Backed by Coca-Cola Disbands

A Win for Transparency: Nutrition Research Group Backed by Coca-Cola Disbands

When the chairman of the nutrition department at Harvard's School of Public Health condemns you for spreading “scientific nonsense”, you know the jig is up. 

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Why One Research University Gave $1 Million Back to Coca-Cola

Why One Research University Gave $1 Million Back to Coca-Cola

Are Big Soda’s tricks not working as well as they used to?

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New American Dietary Guidelines Omit One Key Factor

New American Dietary Guidelines Omit One Key Factor

Like death and taxes, here’s another certainty: fiery debates every five years over what should be included in the federal dietary guidelines. We’re also certain to hear the backlash from all sides...

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Junk Food-Funded ‘Science’ Insists Sugar and Fat Aren't the Problem

Junk Food-Funded ‘Science’ Insists Sugar and Fat Aren't the Problem

Listening to University of South Carolina exercise scientist Dr. Steven Blair discussing the root cause of obesity, you might be tempted to give his expert analysis some weight.

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