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U.S. Dietary Guidelines May Include Environmental Concerns for the First Time

For the first time, the governmental guidelines for how Americans should eat may include environmental considerations. The U.S.’s top nutritional panel has recommended that Americans eat less meat, bo…

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5 Foods to Watch Out for During the Government Shutdown

  The partial shutdown of the United States government is impacting the nation's food supply. Routine inspections by FDA employees aren't happening. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Pr…

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Over 10% Of America’s Diet is Fast Food

  Fast food is about as American as baseball and (McDonald's) apple pie. In fact, according to a new study, Americans get a whopping 11% of their calories from burgers, fries and 1,000 calorie…

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25 Handmade State Pride Crafts

In celebration of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World on October 12th, 1492 (celebrated as Columbus Day) we decided to round up some very cool handmade wares that sport some of your favori…

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If 7 Billion People Lived Like… (Infographic)

By Michael Graham Richard, TreeHugger Tim de Chant has created a great infographic that shows the ecological footprint that would be used if the whole world's population (estimated at 7 billion) l…

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Returning Farmland to Nature in Minnesota

Dale Aden is a third-generation farmer in the Midwestern US state of Minnesota. For years, he watched the Okabena Creek flood and destroy his crops and farmland. After the losses took their toll, Aden…

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Paula Deen’s Diabetes: A Deep-Fried Drug Endorsement

The year before he died of lung cancer, actor Yul Brynner taped a commercial for the American Cancer Society. "Now that I'm gone," he pleaded into the camera, "I tell you: Don't smoke, whatever you …

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