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What Does “Natural” Mean On Food Labels?
HEALTH

What Does “Natural” Mean On Food Labels?

Although many supermarket staples can contain preservatives and chemical ingredients, there’s also a good selection that’s nutritious and natural ...

The Food Pyramid: Changing with the Times
FOOD

The Food Pyramid: Changing with the Times

The colorful Food Pyramid used to be everywhere, from the backs of cereal boxes to packages of crackers ...

What Is Sustainable Farming?
FOOD

What Is Sustainable Farming?

Sustainable farming is a growing movement that promotes the production of food, such as crops and animal products, through various farming ...

What Is Compost?
LIVING

What Is Compost?

According to the National Resources Defense Council, Americans throw away 40 percent of the food that is annually produced in the United ...

New Antibiotic-Resistant Gene Found in Pigs: Another Reason to Go Organic?
HEALTH

New Antibiotic-Resistant Gene Found in Pigs: Another Reason to Go Organic?

Could a bite of a fatty, tasty pork chop or juicy carnitas alter the body’s resistance to critical life-saving antibiotics? According to new ...

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

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

Are Big Soda’s tricks not working as well as they used to? With Americans drinking way less full-calorie soda than they used to—a 25 percent decrease ...

Sugar, Salt, and Fat: Why We Just Can’t Quit Junk Food
FOOD

Sugar, Salt, and Fat: Why We Just Can’t Quit Junk Food

Did you know that Coca Cola calls its most loyal fan base “heavy users?” If this somewhat derogatory term evokes images of kids strung ...

All The Signs Are Clear: It’s Time to Reconsider Factory-Farmed Meat
FOOD

All The Signs Are Clear: It’s Time to Reconsider Factory-Farmed Meat

Are industrial meat’s chickens finally coming to roost? It certainly looks that way ...

Can Urban Farming Revitalize Detroit’s Lower East Side?
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Can Urban Farming Revitalize Detroit’s Lower East Side?

The Great Recession was tougher on some cities than others. Take Detroit, for ...

The Simple Reason Junk Food Is So Cheap
FOOD

The Simple Reason Junk Food Is So Cheap

Hate paying taxes every year? Trade in your suit and tie for a pair of overalls. Instead of handing over part of your hard-earned paycheck every ...

More Proof That The Western Diet Is A Global Problem
HEALTH

More Proof That The Western Diet Is A Global Problem

Amid the glowing Shanghai signs advertising traditional hot noodles and dumplings, the mega-city’s residents are increasingly likely to see ...

How Industrial Farming Is Killing the Planet
FOOD

How Industrial Farming Is Killing the Planet

Ever wonder why you can get a 99-cent bag of some brands of chips at the gas station, but grabbing some chips for your guac at the health food store ...

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