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Why Vertical Farming Might Be Our Planet’s Future

Explosive growth that will take place in the world’s urban centers as we reach 2050. To keep these people from starvation, architects and farmers have combined their talents to create Vertical Farming…

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A Super Health-Boosting Pumpkin Spice Latte

If you've read my recent article "The Ugly Truth about Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte" and are ready for a delicious beverage that's packed full of healthy and wholesome ingredients, then my recipe fo…

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Why Natural Is Not Always Healthier

With the pressures of daily life today, health-conscious folks are trying to fuel themselves with the safest, most nutritious foods. But before you reach for that tempting-looking package of  “natural…

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Need A Natural Energy Boost? Here Are 7 Food Strategies

Food is fuel for our bodies, and our bodies reflect what we put into them. By learning how to eat in ways that boost energy and combat fatigue, you can do a lot to optimize your mental and physical pe…

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What Makes Food “Natural” Anyway?

Last summer I made cheese. I did this, while donning a hairnet and wearing a lab coat in a very well-regulated facility, with an expert cheese maker never more than three feet away. All of the milk we…

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Chocolate Strawberry Royale

This sinfully delicious dessert is perfect for a romantic evening or to satisfy a chocolate craving. It can be whipped up in a matter of minutes. 6–10 strawberries 1 banana 1 large avocado 3…

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Urgent: Throw These Cooking Oils in the Trash

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock In the words of Fast Food Nation author Eric Schlosser: "If they have to put the word 'natural' on a box to convince you, it probably isn't." But thi…

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Everything You Think You Know About “Natural Food” is Wrong

Last month, the ice cream giant Ben & Jerry's seemingly took a fall from grace. Long regarded as a progressive ice cream producer and a lover of social advocacy and jam bands (as if they had an option…

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Trying to Get a Handle on the Cult of Trader Joe’s

There are few large-scale businesses that evoke such adoration and loyalty as Trader Joe's. Think about it. Name an airline, a car company, a department store, or an electronics brand (ok, maybe Apple…

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