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Could We Use Sex Chemicals — Rather Than Toxic Ones — to Protect Our Food?

Can chemicals that turn bugs on replace those that kill them? That's what farmers who use conventional pesticides are trying to figure out. If they succeed, it will be good news for people as well …

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Organic Foods Are Higher in Cancer-Fighting Antioxidants, New Study Shows

Foods grown without toxic chemicals aren't just good for the environment. A new study by Newcastle University in the UK shows that organic foods actually contain more cancer-fighting antioxidants and …

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Are Pesticides Making You Sick and Fat?

An apple a day might have kept the doctor away prior to the industrialization of food growing and preparation.† Unless itís a pesticide-free apple, not only is todayís apple not sufficient to keep the…

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Are You Harboring These Dangerous Products?

In cartoons, poisons are always easy to spot. If it's been a while since you watched Looney Toons, I'll help you out: they're in the dark bottles with skull-and-crossbones labels. Often, they create a…

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