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4 Tips for Safe, Effective Sunscreen Use

4 Tips for Safe, Effective Sunscreen Use

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 18th, 2012

All suncreens are not created equal. And higher SPF numbers are not necessarily better…

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Link Found Between Air Pollution and Childhood Obesity

Link Found Between Air Pollution and Childhood Obesity

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 30th, 2012

Prenatal exposure to air pollution may double the chance of child’s obesity by age 5…

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Now is your chance to help ban BPA

Now is your chance to help ban BPA

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 27th, 2012

This is the last week for you to sign the petition banning BPA from consumer products…

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Swallowing our Pride

Swallowing our Pride

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 22nd, 2012

Why do we celebrate the “champions” of modern day excess with eating competitions?

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Microscopic Plastic Particles May be Entering Food Chain

Microscopic Plastic Particles May be Entering Food Chain

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 6th, 2012

A new study reveals that tiny plastic fibers from synthetic clothing which pollute the marine environment, may be entering the food chain.

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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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