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DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe (GMO-Free!)

Fall is coming, and for a lot of us that means delicious fall flavors, like cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and pumpkin. But wait! That innocent-looking pumpkin spice latte might just be hiding GMOs. It'…

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Oregon Voters Ban GMOs in 2 Counties

Voters in two Oregon counties this week overwhelmingly approved ballot initiatives prohibiting cultivation of genetically modified crops, despite a million-dollar agribusiness PR campaign against the …

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Delicious Girl Scout Cookie Recipes

Girl Scout cookies aren’t the healthiest cookie out there. They are highly processed and full of nasties like trans-fats, GMOs, and artificial flavors. But, luckily, you can easily make even more deli…

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What Exactly are ‘Agent Orange’ GMOs?

Last week, news broke that the USDA is recommending the approval of new, herbicide-resistant, genetically engineered corn and soybeans, sometimes referred to as "Agent Orange" GMOs. Here's what you n…

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GMOs Make Cows & Pigs Sick. What About Humans?

By now you’ve probably heard the words Genetically Modified Organism or GMO. You’ve probably gotten a good sense of what that means by now, too. You’ve also probably been told that only extremists are…

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17 Essential Reasons to Eat Organic Food

Organic food was the only option for thousands of years.  Now, with pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and genetically-modified foods, organic is still the best option.  Here are 17 reasons to eat or…

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Study Supports Eating Wheat, Despite the Gluten-Free Trend

As more Americans shun wheat in favor of gluten-free diets, a study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, January 2013, gives insight into why giving up grains may not be the answer…

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Healthy Foods Invade the Malls

Have you ever been to the mall and felt like there’s not a wide selection of food options for health-conscious individuals or those with special dietary needs? Well, feeling as though you’re an “organ…

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Polenta: A Simple Way to Enjoy Corn

There is a telling scene in the John Sayles film, Matewan, when the striking coal miners have set up a tent city outside of the West Virginia town. In the scene an Italian woman is moved to harshly …

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Bring Your Own Jars, Electric Cars and More about GMOs

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! We had a studio-full of fun this week. Green Dude Scotty was mostly back from vacation and we had Guest…

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