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Evidence Grows Linking Autism with Pollution

Evidence Grows Linking Autism with Pollution

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 4th, 2014

Patterns of autism match patterns of pollution-caused birth defects.

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How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 4th, 2014

A well maintained asparagus bed may produce for 25 years!

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After Fukushima – Is It Safe to Eat Pacific Seafood?

After Fukushima – Is It Safe to Eat Pacific Seafood?

By Robin Jacobs, Posted February 27th, 2014

Silent and unseen, radiation is a shadowy threat. Between dire viral-internet warnings and FDA reassurances, how do we decide what to feed our families?

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5 Easy Ways to Assess Your Soil for Gardening

5 Easy Ways to Assess Your Soil for Gardening

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 19th, 2014

A productive garden begins with an understanding of the basic properties of your soil.

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How to Make a Winter Soup to Boost Your Immune System

How to Make a Winter Soup to Boost Your Immune System

By Robin Jacobs, Posted January 21st, 2014

Using whole foods and traditional spices offers surprising health benefits.

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FDA to phase out trans fats in processed foods

FDA to phase out trans fats in processed foods

By Eartheasy.com, Posted December 6th, 2013

The FDA has determined there is no safe level of consumption of trans fats.

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Five Ways to Build Community This Summer

Five Ways to Build Community This Summer

By Shannon Cowan, Posted June 14th, 2013

“Community is a sign that love is possible in a materialistic world.” Jean Vanier

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‘Certified Organic’ – What Does It Mean?

‘Certified Organic’ – What Does It Mean?

By Sheila Harrington, Posted April 11th, 2013

How do we know if these labels, and their higher prices, mean anything?

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Food Fraud on the Rise

Food Fraud on the Rise

By Greg Seaman, Posted March 4th, 2013

Researchers are alerting consumers to a 60% rise in food fraud since last year.

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Fresh Greens in Winter: How to Grow Sprouts at Home

Fresh Greens in Winter: How to Grow Sprouts at Home

By Shannon Cowan, Posted February 6th, 2013

Winter is when we need fresh greens the most, and sprouts are the super-food of the season…

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How to Make Apple-Plum Chutney

How to Make Apple-Plum Chutney

By Lindsay Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted October 26th, 2012

This recipe makes use of the fall surplus of plums and windfall apples, and gives you a head start on winter holiday gift-giving.

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Top 6 Benefits of Pressure Cooking

Top 6 Benefits of Pressure Cooking

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 10th, 2012

Modern-day pressure cookers have taken the risk out of pressure cooking…

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5 Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 28th, 2012

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that people in the U.S. waste about 27 percent of their food…

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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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Why Eating Family Meals Together is Still Important Today

Why Eating Family Meals Together is Still Important Today

By Lindsay Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted December 8th, 2011

Mealtimes are when children learn family values and families develop their culture

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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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Perennial Crops Being Developed to Produce Food with Less Environmental Impact

Perennial Crops Being Developed to Produce Food with Less Environmental Impact

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 23rd, 2011

The development of perennial grain crops represents a breakthrough in global food production…

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Garden as if your life depended on it, because it does

Garden as if your life depended on it, because it does

By Ellen LaConte, Posted April 5th, 2011

5 reasons why more of us should take up spade, rake and hoe, make compost and raise good soil and garden beds with a vengeance.

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