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Quick Pocket Guide to Pesticides in Produce

Have a hard time remembering the "Dirty Dozen" fruits and veggies that have the most pesticides? Check out this handy, printable guide that will help you remember which fruits and veggies are best to …

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Don’t Worry So Much About Pesticides in Your Food. Really?

For years, along with the dog-eared crayon drawings and the adopted magnets from long-forgotten local businesses, I had an old and worn magazine clipping on my fridge that listed the “dirty dozen.” Th…

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Fresh Vegetables to Feed France’s Poor

A French charity has come up with an innovative way of cutting down on waste - and making sure the country's poor get enough to eat. Instead of throwing their unsold produce away, market traders have …

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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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5 Ways to Perk Up

"There's nothing magic about energy foods," says Nancy Clark, RD, author of Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook. Lots of foods without energy on their labels boost pep just as well as--or bet…

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How Healthy People Shop

By Alyssa Ford, Experience Life Turn on the local news, page through a magazine or scan a website, and you’re bound to be inundated with nutritional advice. The problem is that much of this a…

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Strawberry Season

While strawberries can be found at our local supermarkets year-round, we are fast approaching this familiar fruit’s natural season, when you can grow them yourself or go to local farms and pick your o…

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Eat Organic on a Budget? It Can Be Done!

Let’s start with full disclosure: I am not by nature a frugal shopper, nor a shopper on a budget. In fact, I’ve been known to make salespeople gawk at me when my bill gets tallied (like when I dri…

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Slow Food (2 videos)

In 1986 when McDonald's came to Rome, an Italian food lover named Carlo Petrini organized a movement in response to fast food. He called it Slow Food. It has now spread to over 150 countries. Slow…

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The Xtremely Odd Evolution of the Baby Carrot

If you were to ask the average American child what a carrot looks like, they would likely endeavor to describe something that more resembles a flame-colored finger: rounded at the edges and unifor…

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Soooo awsome, if only we humans were so free from prejudices...

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All very cute. I really enjoyed these, thanks!

Annie M, if we quit raising animals for 'food' and used all the land and water resources for feedin…