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Nanotech in our food – should we be afraid?

Nanotech in our food – should we be afraid?

By Marion Nestle, Posted August 2nd, 2010

The effects of nanotechnology on the environment are regulated by the EPA — but when it comes to nano in food, shouldn’t the FDA be involved?

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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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6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save the World

6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save the World

By Paul Stamets, Posted July 7th, 2010

Profound solutions which benefit humankind may come from seemingly insignificant species…

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6 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Pesticides

6 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Pesticides

By Eartheasy, Posted May 20th, 2010

While the use and prevalence of pesticides is increasing, the long-term health implications are still being studied. Here are 6 ways to limit your exposure to potentially harmful pesticides.

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Pesticide exposure may increase risk of ADHD in children

Pesticide exposure may increase risk of ADHD in children

By Eartheasy, Posted May 20th, 2010

Study finds that that exposure to pesticides could be harmful even at levels commonly found in children’s environment.

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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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Putting Food By – An Eartheasy Book Review

Putting Food By – An Eartheasy Book Review

By Lindsay Seaman, Posted January 20th, 2010

To “put by” is an old, deep-country way of saying to “save something you don’t use now, against the time when you’ll need it…”

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Food Storage Tips

Food Storage Tips

By Lindsay Seaman, Posted December 14th, 2009

Buying food in bulk amounts will save you money, time and energy, while reducing waste. But it needs to be stored properly in order to protect your investment.

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Fruits and vegetables yielding fewer nutrients than in the past

Fruits and vegetables yielding fewer nutrients than in the past

By Greg Seaman, Posted May 1st, 2009

While modern farming tecniques are producing larger and more perfect fruits and vegetables, the yield in terms of nutrients is declining.

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8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement

8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement

By Sarah VanGelder, Posted April 3rd, 2009

How to turn a lawn into lunch, swap preserves, glean, boost your food security and live the good life.

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Can organic farming feed the world?

Can organic farming feed the world?

By The Organic Consumers Association, Posted January 30th, 2009

A summary of research suggests that organic agriculture could potentially supply global food needs.

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Induction Cooking

Induction Cooking

By Greg Seaman, Posted January 28th, 2009

Induction cooking uses 90% of the energy produced compared to only 55% for a gas burner and 65% for traditional electric ranges.

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Feeding Our Future

Feeding Our Future

By Michael Ableman, Posted January 28th, 2009

Imagine a world where students could plant, harvest and cultivate the foods they eat in their school cafeterias.

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Family Values and Food Sustainability

Family Values and Food Sustainability

By Carlo Petrini, Slow Food, Posted January 28th, 2009

Ensuring good food for all in the future means looking to the ways of the past.

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Let fish go to your head

Let fish go to your head

By Leslie Beck, Posted January 28th, 2009

Fish is great brain food. Minimize its contaminants by choosing the right kinds.

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Organic produce may soon be cheaper than conventional produce

Organic produce may soon be cheaper than conventional produce

By Greg Seaman, Posted January 28th, 2009

The inexorable rise in oil prices leads to higher costs for chemical fertilizers.

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The 100-mile diet

The 100-mile diet

By Jeff Nield, The Tyee, Posted January 28th, 2009

Your body will thank you, because local also means nutritious.

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Healthy cookware

Healthy cookware

By Greg Seaman, Posted January 28th, 2009

A comprehensive review of healthy cookware. Comparing the different types of cookware to help reduce toxins and increase health and safety while cooking.

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Eat strategically for a healthier baby and planet

Eat strategically for a healthier baby and planet

By Dr. Alan Greene, drgreene.com, Posted January 28th, 2009

The top five organic food choices a pregnant woman can make for the sake of her baby and the health of the planet…

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Five Easy Ways to Go Organic

Five Easy Ways to Go Organic

By Dr. Alan Greene, Organic Prescription, Posted January 28th, 2009

For those who are not yet ready or able to switch to an organic diet, these strategic choices can be made to enjoy some of the major benefits of organic foods.

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