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10 Probiotic-Rich Foods to Supercharge Your Diet

Most people know that yogurt (at least the unsweetened kind with live cultures) is a healthy option, but few people consider the many other foods rich in beneficial bacteria or yeasts that help boost …

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Does Eating Miso Help Protect Against Radiation?

Since the Fukushima nuclear disaster a few years ago, one of the common questions I hear is “does miso really protect against radiation?” The answer is “yes” and “no.” If you’re not familiar with m…

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Toxic Water: Fukushima Radiation Discovered in Canada

Researchers found radioactive metal along the coast of British Columbia, Canada believed to be linked to the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan. The discovery is causing alarm about the long-term imp…

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Fukushima and Radioactivity in Seafood

With prevailing westerly winds over Japan, radioactive fallout from the Fukushima nuclear power plant tragedy was detected throughout North America at levels comparable to those seen 25 years earlier …

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Radioactive Fruits and Vegetables?

According to “MSN Now,” “It might be wise to steer clear of vegetables from Japan's Fukushima area for, oh, say a few hundred years. A Korean website assembled this image collection of produce from…

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Radioactive Tuna May Raise Cancer Risk

A US nuclear professor says radioactive tuna caught off California can produce a small increase in cancer risks. Photo Credit via Wikimedia Commons. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "b…

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Japan Farmers Try for Radiation-Free Rice

Fukushima farmers were taking steps to decontaminate the soil as they planted this year's rice crop, hoping and praying for a harvest that will clear radiation tests. Photo Credit: Eric__I_E via Flick…

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Fukushima Evacuees Mourn Lost Pets

Fukushima residents remember the pets they lost when they evacuated the area surrounding Japan's damaged nuclear plant last year. Photo Credit: Matvey Andreyev. World News Videos by NewsLook …

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Local Food Thrives Amidst Japanese Radiation Fears

For Japanese shoppers, food safety was taken for granted until the Fukushima crisis. Now many have lost faith in government guarantees and fear that radiation could have contaminated their diet. …

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Journalists Explore Japan’s Fukushima Plant (video)

For the first time, media get a close up view of the remains of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi power plant that suffered a partial meltdown after a March earthquake and tsunami. google.load("jquery", …

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