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Does McDonalds Own Chipotle? – Mailbag

29. June 2009

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Does McDonalds Own Chipotle? – Mailbag

Hi – I was watching Nightline a couple weeks back and they had a special on Chipotle using free-range animals. Then I remembered that Chipotle is owned by McDonalds [America's #1 buyer of factory farm beef -ed]. Is this true? - James, Minneapolis, MN This is an excellent question we have also heard many times. After some research, the short answer is, no, Chipotle is not owned by McDonalds as of 2009 but it once was. The story is quite complicated actually.

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Mailbag: Is milk good for me? Sheep Milk?

27. May 2009

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Mailbag: Is milk good for me?  Sheep Milk?

How good is milk for me? In particular, how good is sheep milk of the Spanish Manchego variety? Jessica, Washington DC Thanks to flickr user redfishid for this awesome shot!

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Mailbag: Smart Balance versus Butter

27. March 2009

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Mailbag: Smart Balance versus Butter

Is Smart Balance is better than using butter?

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Integrative Medicine on Capitol Hill

2. March 2009

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Integrative Medicine on Capitol Hill

On Thursday, the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions held a hearing called, Integrative Care: A Pathway to a Healthier Nation to assess how complementary medicine will be incorporated into President Obama's challenge for Congress to pass health care reform in 2009.

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Mailbag: Clare Island Organic Salmon Omega-3s

18. February 2009

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Mailbag: Clare Island Organic Salmon Omega-3s

My local grocery store carries the Clare Island Organic Salmon from Ireland brand. I've learned from you and others that the level of omega 3 in wild vs farm raised salmon is largely based on the diet fed the fish. I'd like to know if the organic fish raised by this company are fed a diet that results in a higher level of omega 3s? Specifically, how does the level of omega 3s in this fish compare to that of wild caught Alaskan salmon?

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