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Monsanto is Messing With Animals’ Sperm

Animals exposed to the commonly-used pesticide Roundup are more likely to have an impaired sperm structure, suggests new research from the University of Caen, France. The scientists investigated th…

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7 Not-So-Healthy ‘Health’ Foods

Many people believe the best way to start the day is with a bowl of cereal, whole wheat toast with margarine and a glass of OJ. But many foods considered "healthy" are exactly the opposite. I agree…

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Mushroom-Freekeh Casserole (Recipe)

This is comfort food at its finest -- and, perhaps, its healthiest. Keep warm this winter with a satisfying mushroom and freekeh casserole. Don't have freekeh? Don't worry! Try quinoa, brown rice or b…

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6 Myths about Gluten-Free Diets (Slideshow)

  For decades, people with Celiac disease and other sensitivities to gluten have struggled to educate their friends and family about their condition, and even find the foods they need to eat a…

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Study Links Roundup to Obesity, Cancer, and More

A new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Entropy indicates that glyphosate—the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer—may be linked to gastrointestinal disorders, obesity, diabete…

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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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For the Love of Barley

Last week I made a shopping list mistake. I wrote down “1/2 lb bulgur” instead of the ½ lb of barley I really needed for the recipe I intended to make. I shopped, purchased what was on my list, and th…

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Why Are We Still Eating White Bread?

Here is a question for the gluten-tolerant of the group: Are you white or wheat? Actually this question could use some diversification. Maybe we could ask, “Are you white or spelt, amaranth, rye, or a…

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Top 12 Foods that Cause Inflammation

Everyday foods like bacon, eggs, coffee and dairy products are linked to inflammation. That might not sound like a big deal but when you consider that most chronic conditions like cancer, arthritis, d…

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Ancient Heritage Wheat Might Help the Gluten-Sensitive

By Sara Novak, TreeHugger Across the country, there’s a growing sentiment in favor of turning back to our roots, both in terms of how we grow our food and the heirloom seeds that we use to do it. H…

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