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Why Don’t We Just Eat Better?

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

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Why Don’t We Just Eat Better?

Why is it so hard for us to eat a healthy diet? It would appear to be the easiest solution in the world. Just choose wisely at the grocery store and - Poof! - you can feel better, lose weight, and look fantastic. Of course, we all know that eating healthy is never as easy as it sounds. So what is in the way of making good food choices?

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Can Biodiversity and Agriculture Coexist? How Super Metrics Made Wildlife Enemy #1 on the Farm (Day 4)

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

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Can Biodiversity and Agriculture Coexist?  How Super Metrics Made Wildlife Enemy #1 on the Farm (Day 4)

Think back to a time before agriculture existed. Hawks pounced on squirrels, coyotes chased field mice and bison roamed the Great Plains. Then came Homo sapien. As super hunters, we first decimated the populations of any large animals we found in Africa. It's from that background we begin to examine a tough question – can biodiversity exist in a world of monocrop staples like corn and rice, amphibian crushing pesticides, and food safety protocols that explicitly make farmers keep sterile fields free of small animals? The answers are varied from those we have spoken to on the Nutrition Wonderland Tour of America.

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A Nutritional Defense Against Swine Flu (and other diseases)

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

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A Nutritional Defense Against Swine Flu (and other diseases)

A doctor suggests that supplements can help fight swine flu and other similar types of pandemics. Here we provide an easy how-to guide on nutritional supplementation in the face of panic and disease.

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FRESH The Movie

Monday, April 27, 2009

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Are Raw Veggies Better Than Cooked Ones?

Thursday, April 9, 2009

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Are Raw Veggies Better Than Cooked Ones?

You've probably heard that it's better to eat vegetables raw, nutritionally, than it is to cook them. The argument is that cooking vegetables destroys the vitamins and nutrients that are packed into raw foods. Research says no.

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