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The Horrifying Truth About Avocados

Avocados are a truly spectacular food. Packed full of good fats,†carotenoids, folate, and yes, even cancer-fighting nutrients, some have argued that the avocado could be the world's most perfect food.…

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Salmonella in Your Spice Rack?

In the past there have been rampant salmonella outbreaks in lettuce, sprouts, and even peanut butter, but now itís time to be wary of a surprising source -- your spice rack. In a recently published st…

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5 Things I Learned About Trees & CO2

After spending a summer in the forests and rural villages of Mexico, the Ellis family shares what they learned†about their scientist dad and his work with carbon. By Jes Ellis We've been b…

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Our Yucatan Forest Journey With Mangroves and ‘Blue Carbon’

The Ellis family is spending the summer "Chasing Carbon" in Southern Mexico while Dad and Forest Carbon Scientist, Peter Ellis, works for The Nature Conservancy to measure the carbon stored and emitte…

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Move Over USA, Mexico is Now the Fattest

For the past decade or so, the United States was typified as a country of excess and indulgence. This sort of characterization appealed to many until it started to show along our waistline. For years …

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Chasing Carbon: Headed to Mexico with Scientist Dad

It's the end of the school year and I am about to lose my mind. Every day there is another Important Event that threatens to be forgotten but cannot be missed: baseball games, graduation ceremonies, p…

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Living Life as a Thank You – Book Giveaway!

We are giving away a copy of Living Life as a Thank You: The Transformative Power of Daily Gratitude, by Nina Lesowitz and Mary Beth Sammons. Check out this story of gratitude from the book, and then …

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Abortion Divides Mexicans on Papal Visit

The Pope's visit to Guanajuato this week will be celebrated by many, but definitely not by abortion campaigners. This Mexican state is the one of the strictest, banning abortion except in extreme case…

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Mexico Tackles Obesity

Mexico's health officials open a new clinic for obese patients, which offers not only affordable surgery but also advice on how to live healthy. Health Videos by NewsLook var nl_rand = "z4yJ…

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Mexican Drought So Bad, Even Drug Trade Is Taking a Hit

Severe drought reduces illegal marijuana and opium planting in Northern Mexico. The drought afflicting the area is described as the worst in 70 years. World News Videos by NewsLook var nl_ra…

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