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8 Tips for Keeping Vegetables Fresh Longer

Some people shop impulsively for shoes. Erin, associate editor of Gardenista, shops impulsively for vegetables. But unfortunately, her vegetable crisper is where her "good intentions go to die." Luck…

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How & When to Harvest Summer Produce

As a gardener, you already know that one of the best things about summer is the daily bounty that you find in your vegetable garden. During the middle of summer you might actually find it a bit overwh…

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5+ Rules for Grocery Shopping

When it comes to shopping for groceries, it's tough to make good decisions. Enter Marion Nestle ó nutritionist, author, and food hero ó and her 5 rules for buying good groceries. She just shared a …

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Genetically-Modified Salmon Insufficiently Tested for Safety

The US Food and Drug Administration is in the process of assessing genetically-modified salmon created by the US-based corporation AquaBounty Technologies for possible approval for human consumption. …

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12 Best Genetically-Modified-Free Grocery Stores

Sorry Safeway and Kroger:† while consumers applaud your recent decision to ban genetically-modified salmon from your stores, itís not enough to make the cut for the Top 12 Right to Know Grocers as ide…

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Safeway, Kroger Say ‘No’ to Genetically-Modified Salmon

The two largest American grocery chains, Safeway and Kroger, join the growing list of grocery stores that are saying "no" to genetically-modified (GM) salmon.† According to a story in the Los Angeles …

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Can Chlorophyll Protect You From Cancer?

Chlorophyll is a chemical compound in plants that collects light and uses the light to make energy. It also gives plants their green color. Chlorophyll is the life blood of plants. It has a long list…

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Healthy Kale Salad With Apples and Almonds

Aside from being delicious, kale salads are also delightfully portable. Just ask Gardenista editor Erin. Where regular old lettuce would wilt into a slimy mess, kale positively shines given a bit of…

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Quinoa vs. Amaranth: What’s Your Pick?

A new ancient grain is edging out quinoa as a life-extending superfood (at least in the home of Gardenista editor Michelle): amaranth. Amaranth and quinoa both are high in protein, can be milled in…

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5 Favorite Foods of Famous Centenarians

What super-foods do the longest-lived among us swear by? The answers are somewhat surprising: French wine and fine chocolate: Still considered the oldest person to have ever lived, Jeanne Louis…

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Interesting combination of flavors-though not for me.