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Are you Feeding your Kids Twinkies for breakfast?

Are you Feeding your Kids Twinkies for breakfast?

By Eartheasy.com, Posted December 12th, 2011

Popular children’s cereals are overloaded with sugar, according to a new study.

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BPA Levels Spike with Canned Soup

BPA Levels Spike with Canned Soup

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 28th, 2011

BPA levels rise over 1200% after eating a can of soup each day for five days…

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5 Winter Squash Recipes to Steal the Show on Thanksgiving

5 Winter Squash Recipes to Steal the Show on Thanksgiving

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted November 21st, 2011

The modest winter squash has the potential to impress!

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5 tips to reduce your exposure to BPA and other hormone disrupting chemicals in your diet

5 tips to reduce your exposure to BPA and other hormone disrupting chemicals in your diet

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 7th, 2011

BPA is so prevalent in food packaging and other consumer items that prior research has detected its presence in at least 90% of Americans…

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Eco-impact of wild seafood less than that of poultry, beef

Eco-impact of wild seafood less than that of poultry, beef

By Eartheasy, Posted February 10th, 2011

Scientist calculates that the “edible protein energy return on investment” of 29 North Atlantic fisheries is much higher than any type of livestock.

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No Impact Week, Day 4 – Wednesday: Food

No Impact Week, Day 4 – Wednesday: Food

By Aran Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted January 7th, 2011

Healthy eating can also lessen your foodprint…

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Cancer-causing chemical found in drinking water of 31 U.S. cities

Cancer-causing chemical found in drinking water of 31 U.S. cities

By Eartheasy, Posted December 21st, 2010

“I was expecting to find hexavalent chromium in some of the cities we checked, but I didn’t expect it to be so widespread,” said Rebecca Sutton, lead author of the study.

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Everything you thought you knew about food is wrong

Everything you thought you knew about food is wrong

By Alice Hart-Davis, The Daily Mail, UK, Posted December 3rd, 2010

Fiber’s bad for you. Fat’s healthy. And five-a-day is a gimmick to make fruit and veg firms rich. Or so claims a remarkable new book…

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Recreating the Caveman Diet

Recreating the Caveman Diet

By Philippa Roxby, Health reporter, BBC News, Posted December 1st, 2010

By looking into the past, we may just discover how to lead healthier lives.

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Is Gulf Coast seafood safe to eat?

Is Gulf Coast seafood safe to eat?

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 9th, 2010

The FDA says “yes”, but more sampling and follow-up studies are needed.

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GM salmon not yet ready for US dinner plates

GM salmon not yet ready for US dinner plates

By Eartheasy.com, Posted October 22nd, 2010

The ruling should considerably delay the day when GM salmon might appear in stores or restaurants…

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Bottled Teas Low in Health Benefits

Bottled Teas Low in Health Benefits

By Eartheasy, Posted October 13th, 2010

Popular tea-based beverages tested low in the polyphenol-type antioxidants that make tea healthful…

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7 Principles of a Climate-Friendly Diet

7 Principles of a Climate-Friendly Diet

By Eartheasy, Posted September 19th, 2010

If we’re serious about the climate crisis, says Lappé, we have to talk about food.

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The Salmonella Outbreak: Are free-range, organic eggs safer?

The Salmonella Outbreak: Are free-range, organic eggs safer?

By Eartheasy, Posted September 16th, 2010

When humane methods are used in raising poultry, the risk of salmonella outbreak is much lower.

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Global food problems are about justice, not scarcity

Global food problems are about justice, not scarcity

By Frances Moore Lappé, YES! Magazine, Posted July 8th, 2010

While world food experts cry “scarcity,” we humans are creating hunger out of plenty…

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The Case for Sustainable Meat

The Case for Sustainable Meat

By Shannon Hayes, YES! Magazine, Posted July 5th, 2010

Can meat have a place in the life of a “radical homemaker” trying to live sustainably? Farmer Shannon Hayes believes it can.

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Junk food turns rats into food junkies

Junk food turns rats into food junkies

By ScienceNews, Posted April 28th, 2010

“This is the most complete evidence to date that suggests obesity and drug addiction have common neurobiological underpinnings,” says study coauthor Paul Johnson of the Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter, Florida.

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Nettle Tea – How to Make a Natural Spring Tonic

Nettle Tea – How to Make a Natural Spring Tonic

By Greg Seaman, Posted March 8th, 2010

Nettles are the first gift of spring, offering a natural tonic to restore and revitalize our bodies as we emerge from winter…

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Journey into Silence

Journey into Silence

By Gail Simmons, Posted February 3rd, 2010

“Rather than fasting I was feasting, and the vast, bountiful desert was my food.”

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FDA reverses findings on BPA; cites health concerns for infants and children

FDA reverses findings on BPA; cites health concerns for infants and children

By Eartheasy, Posted January 25th, 2010

New review of evidence has the FDA concerned about the impacts of BPA, one of the most common chemicals found in consumer products…

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