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Food Stamps Could Become Healthier After Wisconsin Bill

Legislators in Wisconsin are pushing a bill forward that could set an interesting precedent for state food stamp programs. The bill would make it a requirement of those who use food stamps, formally k…

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3 Reasons to Watch ‘In Organic We Trust’

A new documentary hit the scene this week. In Organic We Trust takes a look beyond the organic label to see what it really takes to eat healthy and sustainably in this country. Its a great, thought-p…

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Can One Live on Food Stamps Alone?

The Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), which was a bit more recognizable in its former incarnation food stamps, provides some food security and assistance to over 46 million people …

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Holiday Good News

Urban farm in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo City Farmer News This Holy Season is not the appropriate time to dwell on bad news. So let us forget for a bit about the rapid expansion of GM crops and t…

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Aggressive Anti-Obesity Campaign Kicks Sodas to the Curb

New York City is no stranger to food controversies. Especially when these controversies are concerning (what is perceived as) government meddling in how and what people eat. There was the trans fat …

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good carbs such as rolled oats or a whole wheat bagel give you energy.

Thanks Ann for the article, video and excellent pointers to keep in mind.

Thanks for sharing.